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Get the latest news, product developments, and technical briefs for advanced camera technologies. Design engineers will find applications in infrared cameras, and ultra-thin camera designs.

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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Prompted by conversations regarding soft robotics, a research group has developed a design for a new sensor using 3D electrodes inspired by the folding patterns used in origami, able to measure a strain range of up to three times higher than a typical sensor.
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INSIDER: Imaging

Recording crystal-clear images of fast movements like falling water droplets or molecular interactions requires ultra-fast cameras that are capable of capturing millions of images...

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INSIDER Product: Photonics/Optics

LWIR Thermal Imaging Cores

LightPath Technologies Inc. (Orlando, FL), has introduced through its subsidiary Visimid Technologies, new high framerate long wave infrared...

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Briefs: Lighting
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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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new patented software system can find the curves of motion in streaming video and images from satellites, drones, and far-range security cameras and turn them into signals to find and track moving objects as small as one pixel.
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Special Reports: Medical
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Camera & Imaging Innovations - August 2023

Read about the latest breakthroughs in AI-based machine vision, hyperspectral imaging, x-ray tomography, high-speed cameras, and more in this compilation of recent articles from the editors of Tech...

INSIDER: Software

Researchers from UCLA and the United States Army Research Laboratory have laid out a new approach for enhancing artificial intelligence-powered computer vision technologies by...

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Blog: Imaging
Engineers at the University of Waterloo have discovered a new way to program robots to help people with dementia locate objects they need but have lost.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The "AOM" performs complex observations with ten observation modes and 175 strategies.
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Briefs: Motion Control
Inspired by the human finger, MIT researchers have developed a robotic hand that uses high-resolution touch sensing to accurately identify an object after grasping it just one time.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers are tapping into dynamically controlled LEDs to create a simple illumination system for 3D imaging.
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Application Briefs: Imaging
Manufacturers can meet industry requirements thanks to the exact inspection of the individual components that is continuously improved using AI.
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Briefs: Imaging
Vision sensing systems are needed to improve operations in many industrial applications, where they can be arranged to detect the presence, position, and other characteristics of objects and products.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Using a new fabrication method, researchers developed a single-lens telescope and captured clear images of the lunar surface — achieving greater resolution of objects and much farther imaging distance than previous metalenses.
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Articles: AR/AI
In the age of industry digital transformation, visual data has received minimal focus yet can have significant impacts on a company's success.
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Briefs: Imaging
A team at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has recently been assessing the potential for using a small, portable observation drone in remote regions.
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INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Photonics West 2023 featured the 15th annual gathering of the Prism Awards, a ceremony hosted by SPIE that honors and recognizes industrial innovation in...

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INSIDER: Imaging

NASA will launch Israel’s first space telescope mission, the Ultraviolet Transient Astronomy Satellite (ULTRASAT). ULTRASAT, an ultraviolet observatory with a large field...

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Products: Software
See what's new on the market in February 2023, including connectors for energy storage systems, power supplies, and more.
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Briefs: Materials
The design may enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night-vision goggles.
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The conference will showcase the latest innovations in lasers, photonics, optics, optoelectronics, biophotonics, biomedical optics, 3D printing, and more.
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Products: Power
See the new products for January 2023, including a chip-on-tip video borescope camera, a line scan imaging system, and more.
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Articles: Photonics/Optics
It began full scientific operations July 11, following six months of instrumentation cool-down, calibration, and other commissioning activities.
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Products: Internet of Things
See what's new on the market, including a pressure transmitter, a new pressure instrument, new confocal controller, and more.
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Briefs: Imaging
Combining high-speed camera and interferometer technology enables the detection of electrical pulses travelling through nerve cells.
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Briefs: Imaging
Researchers at University of Central Florida have developed an artificial intelligence device that mimics the retina of the eye.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The assembly can simply be mounted in front of a camera to enable focusing schlieren imaging capability.
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Articles: Imaging
Despite additive manufacturing's popularity, there are still several technological barriers that must be addressed to understand the process.
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