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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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Special Reports: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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...

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.
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
NASA Spinoff: Electronics & Computers
Hot Water on Demand
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
These engines will allow upper stage rockets for space missions to become lighter, travel farther, and burn more cleanly.
The intelligent camera features all three resolutions: spatial, temporal, and spectral.
This technology could be a low-cost, in-home alternative to blood draws and clinic-based screening tools.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
High-Power, Portable Terahertz Laser
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
A medical patch can be folded around minimally invasive surgical tools and delivered through airways, intestines, and other narrow spaces.
These technologies help compress 3D camera files and automate focus and exposure settings.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Completely Flat Fisheye Lens
The single piece of glass produces crisp panoramic images.
Briefs: Imaging
Plenoptic Camera
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.
The GVC1001 computer features dual 10-GigE ports for gigabit Ethernet camera or other sensor inputs.
Robotics researchers are developing exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Technology Leaders: RF & Microwave Electronics
Light Field Imaging Technology
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
Technology Leaders: Nanotechnology
Micro-Cameras Bring New Video Applications into Focus
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Researchers are tapping into dynamically controlled LEDs to create a simple illumination system for 3D imaging.
Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Hyperspectral Cameras and Data Quality
Any hyperspectral system needs to maintain a stable and accurate radiometric and spectral calibration.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Add LiDAR to ADAS for Pedestrian Safety
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
Imagine being able to snap a picture of extremely fast events on the order of a picosecond.
Application Briefs: Transportation
The Sensing Systems That Make ADAS Work
See what kinds of sensors are supporting self-driving vehicles.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Keeping Drones Flying When a Motor Fails
Onboard cameras can be used to keep damaged quadcopters in the air and flying stably, even without GPS.
With a smartphone camera, a new diagnostic test provides a positive or negative COVID-19 result in 15 to 30 minutes.
Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Product of the Month: March 2021 Tech Briefs
By design, new 3D scanners are motionless during inspection.

When SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule splashed down off the Florida coast in August following its first crewed mission, the two astronauts inside could not exit the capsule...

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) and NASA’s Solar Orbiter Heliospheric Imager (SoloHI) recently recorded an image showing three of the four inner rocky planets. The...

Ultra-thin and flexible metalenses could replace traditional camera lenses.

Bandpass Filters

MidOpt® (Palatine, IL) introduced the BP450 Indigo Bandpass and the BN450 Narrow Indigo Bandpass, two new filters designed for multi-application use. The...

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