Keyword: Imaging and visualization

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Robotic vision has come a long way, reaching a level of sophistication with applications in complex and demanding tasks, such as autonomous driving and object...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Researchers have developed tiny optical elements from metal nanoparticles and a polymer that could replace traditional refractive lenses to realize portable imaging systems...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Researchers have created a device that enables them to electronically steer and focus a beam of terahertz electromagnetic energy with extreme precision....

Q&A: Semiconductors & ICs

Professor Kenneth K. O. and his colleagues at The University of Texas at Dallas and Oklahoma State University have developed an innovative and affordable terahertz imager microchip that can enable...

Briefs: Communications
3D nanometer-scale metamaterial structures hold promise for advanced optical isolators.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Optical Signals can be retrieved from inherent background noise using Talbot effect to amplify them.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
Briefs: Imaging
An algorithm that assesses the location of a metal implant and determines the best position of the scanner to avoid distortion.
Briefs: Imaging
A research team demonstrated a way to recover phase information.
Briefs: Imaging
With an imaging speed of 0.5 trillion frames per second, the camera is claimed to be the world's fastest.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.
Technology Leaders: Semiconductors & ICs
InGaAs is interesting, but is it useful?
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biological insights of fruit fly eye movements could enhance robotics.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Any hyperspectral system needs to maintain a stable and accurate radiometric and spectral calibration.
Articles: Test & Measurement
The COVID crisis is propelling the camera industry toward disruptive transformation.
Application Briefs: Connectivity
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A driver’s ability to see and avoid other vehicles is essential to safe driving. The same is true...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Laser engineers are leveraging new materials, unusual gain mechanisms, and innovative cavity designs to push laser performance into new regimes. Pulse lengths are getting...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

How much gold remains to be mined on Earth? How about the lesser-known element, indium, necessary for computer and smartphone displays? With known sources of some essential metals facing...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

There are many different types of filters in machine vision that can be utilized to improve or change the image of the object under inspection. It is important to understand the different technologies behind the...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

The successful exploitation of hyperspectral imaging sensors depends on the availability of accurate and complete spectral signature libraries. Coupled with the appropriate spectral...

Application Briefs: Imaging

Hyperspectral imaging has grown increasingly popular over the past ten years in military, industrial, and scientific arenas. The ability to precisely characterize the color of a viewed...

Briefs: Physical Sciences
Interactive 3D Mars Visualization

The Interactive 3D Mars Visualization system provides high-performance, immersive visualization of satellite and surface vehicle imagery of Mars. The software can be used in mission operations to provide the most accurate position information for the Mars rovers to date. When integrated into the mission data...

Application Briefs: Motion Control

In the general construction industry, many different parts are cut from sheet metal and then welded together on a large machine or vehicle. The trouble arises when the sheets are...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

Designers of medical equipment using lasers must be careful in their selection of optical components in order to ensure safe and reliable operation. The high power density and narrow wavelength range of...

Briefs: Information Technology

The spatial standard observer is a computational model that provides a measure of the visibility of a target in a uniform background image or of the visual discriminability of two images. Standard observers have...