Keyword: Autonomous vehicles

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Briefs: Imaging
A research team has developed a 3D imaging sensor that has an extremely high angular resolution — it can distinguish points of an object separated by an angular distance, of as little as 0.0018°. The sensor operates on a unique angle-to-color conversion principle.
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Briefs: Imaging
Engineers have created full-motion video technology that could potentially be used to make cameras that peer through fog, smoke, driving rain, murky water, skin, bone, and other media that reflect scattered light and obscure objects from view.
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5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
MIT alumnus-founded FarmWise uses autonomous machines to snip weeds while preserving crops, eliminating the need for herbicides.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Research reveals that expertly timed lasers shined at an approaching LIDAR system can create a blind spot in front of the vehicle.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This technology will pave the way for new applications of integrated semiconductor lasers in LiDAR.
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Briefs: Software
A new area of artificial intelligence called analog deep learning promises faster computation with a fraction of the energy usage.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Researchers at University of Central Florida have developed an artificial intelligence device that mimics the retina of the eye.
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Briefs: Imaging
Traditional time-of-flight LiDAR has many drawbacks that make it difficult to use in many 3D vision applications.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Using state-of-the-art indium phosphide transistors and a basic computer and mirrors, researchers were able to produce images of concealed bodies.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Bulky, heavy LiDAR systems in self-driving cars could be replaced with a single chip.
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Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Aviation is emerging aggressively from the pandemic to turn setbacks into comebacks.
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Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensor technology design and manufacturing demands continue to rise to the needs of our continuously connected world.
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Application Briefs: AR/AI

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

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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...

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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
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Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
An expert compares Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems with Time of Flight tech.
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Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
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Articles: Software
SAE WCX 2022 will convene the engineering community to connect, learn, and collaborate on the biggest issues facing the mobility industry.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These “living machines” hold potential for applications from medical treatments to improving the environment.
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Application Briefs: Motion Control
OPTIMISM, the full-scale engineering model of Perseverance, is helping NASA assess the risk of potential driving hazards on Mars.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mechanical control and modulation of light on a silicon chip could enhance LiDAR.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new robot developed by Caltech researchers LEO carves out a new type of locomotion somewhere between walking and flying.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
UAVs can land on moving unmanned ground vehicles without GPS.
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Application Briefs: Aerospace
A mobile robot will go to the South Pole of the Moon — with help from radiation-hardened avionics.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
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Briefs: AR/AI
The multi-legged robots are capable of maneuvering in challenging environments.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
It can also find the nearest electric wall outlet to recharge without human assistance.
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