Keyword: Imaging

Sensors/​Data Acquisition

News: Photonics/Optics

Image sensors convert light into electrical signals and measure light intensity, but for machine vision to improve significantly—essential to advances in autonomous vehicles,...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers formulated and synthesized the bio-inks, with the goal of creating create an ultra-soft, thin, and stretchable material for biosensors that is capable of seamlessly interfacing with the surface of organs.
Facility Focus: Information Technology

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established in 1754 as King's College on the grounds of Trinity Church in Manhattan, Columbia, is the...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The millimeter-sized flat lens can be used in wearable displays for virtual reality, which requires compact, lightweight, and cost-effective components.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Researchers at Oxford University have used a sapphire optical fiber – a thread of industrially grown sapphire less than half a millimeter thick – that can withstand...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Engineers have remotely determined the temperature beneath the surface of certain materials using a new technique called depth thermography. The method may be useful in applications where...

INSIDER: Connectivity

High-resolution solid-state lidar using an array of MEMS switches will reduce its cost to match that of inexpensive, chip-based cameras and radar systems — removing a major barrier...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.
Application Briefs: AR/AI
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The camera could have uses in faster disease diagnosis and thinner cellphones.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The camera captures pulse and respiration signals from a video of a person’s face.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope successfully launched on December 25 on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America. A joint effort with ESA...

INSIDER: Unmanned Systems

Self-flying drones and autonomous taxis that can safely operate in fog may sound futuristic, but new research at Sandia National Laboratories’ fog facility is bringing the...

Briefs: Imaging
The "AOM" performs complex observations with ten observation modes and 175 strategies.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Biological insights of fruit fly eye movements could enhance robotics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Engineers have developed a sensor system and manufacturing process for smart contact lenses. The sensor system contains a photodetector for receiving optical information, a temperature sensor for...

Products: Software
Rugged laptops, DC-DC converters, CMOS sensors, and more.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The camera combines lasers, computers, and terahertz waves to see “unseen” details.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
UAVs can land on moving unmanned ground vehicles without GPS.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Sensing and learning can be combined to create novel cameras for artificial intelligence systems.
Briefs: Imaging
This is a novel remote sensing instrument with myriad applications.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
See top suppliers and manufacturers in over 20 categories, including high-speed cameras, sensors, and optical components.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

On isolated mountaintops across the planet, scientists await word that tonight is the night. The complex coordination between...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Unmanned aircraft present a range of optics challenges.
Products: Motion Control
Infrared lens testers, fiber optic transceivers, spectral radiometers, and more.
Application Briefs: Lighting
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See leading manufacturers in a variety of sensor topic areas, including radar and encoders.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Applications include planetary exploration and imaging systems used in surveillance, navigation, and target recognition.