Imaging

Cameras

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.

Latest Briefs & News

Briefs: Test & Measurement
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Autofocus, Waterproof Lenses

Edmund Optics® (EO) (Barrington, NJ) offers the TECHSPEC® LT Series and TECHSPEC® Cw Series fixed focal length lenses. TECHSPEC® LT Series fixed...

Special Reports: Imaging
Machine Vision/Camera Advances - July 2021

Advances in cameras and image sensors are transforming the factory floor, while also enabling exciting new applications in space robotics, medicine, and more. Read all about it in this compendium of...

Briefs: AR/AI
Dangerous “butterfly” landmines can be detected using low-cost drones and infrared cameras.
Products: Robotics, Automation & Control
Temperature transmitters, robotic tool changers, epoxy adhesives, and more.
Special Reports: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: Imaging
Exoskeleton legs are capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using artificial intelligence technology.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Editor Ed Brown explores what’s ahead for MEMS automobile navigation systems.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Over the last 75 years, sensors have played an increasingly significant part in the advancement of medicine.

Briefs: Transportation
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Q&A: Sensors/Data Acquisition
New autonomous robotic devices can survey hazardous or difficult-to-reach sites faster than humans.
Briefs: Transportation
The inexpensive cameras are easy to produce.
Special Reports: Automotive
ADAS/Connected Car - June 2021

Today's Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and connected cars are paving the way for tomorrow's automated vehicles. To help you keep pace with the latest technology developments, we present this...

INSIDER: Imaging

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create...

Articles: Imaging
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A heat source near the optical path can introduce image warping that locally shifts the position of the image content. Learn how to fix the flaw.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
Briefs: Power
These engines will allow upper stage rockets for space missions to become lighter, travel farther, and burn more cleanly.
Briefs: Imaging
The intelligent camera features all three resolutions: spatial, temporal, and spectral.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This technology could be a low-cost, in-home alternative to blood draws and clinic-based screening tools.
Briefs: Imaging
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
5 Ws: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A medical patch can be folded around minimally invasive surgical tools and delivered through airways, intestines, and other narrow spaces.
Briefs: Imaging
These technologies help compress 3D camera files and automate focus and exposure settings.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.

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