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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.

Articles: Imaging
Despite additive manufacturing's popularity, there are still several technological barriers that must be addressed to understand the process.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The Teledyne e2v Optimom 2M combines the latest innovations in imaging and optics into one turnkey imaging solution by mounting a proprietary image sensor onto a board with a fixed lens and optional Multi Focus lens technology.
Products: Motion Control
New products on the market in November 2022.
Issue Archive: Imaging
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Special Reports: Imaging
Machine Vision & Camera Technology - October 2022

In this report just released by the editors of Tech Briefs and Photonics & Imaging Technology, you'll read about the world's fastest camera (.5 trillion frames per second!); an innovative...

Articles: Motion Control
This article looks at two real-world applications in which machine vision and motion control work in harmony to solve different manufacturing challenges.
Briefs: Medical
Instead of surgically removing a sample of skin, sending it to a lab, and waiting several days for results, your dermatologist takes pictures of a suspicious-looking lesion and quickly produces a detailed, microscopic image of the skin. This could become routine in clinics.
Products: Power
New on the market in September 2022.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The millimeter-sized flat lens can be used in wearable displays for virtual reality, which requires compact, lightweight, and cost-effective components.
Briefs: Design
Researchers built electroluminescent soft artificial muscles for flying, insect-scale robots.
Articles: Imaging
This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow.
Special Reports: RF & Microwave Electronics
Special Report: Optics & Photonics Innovations - July 2022

The most powerful telescope ever launched, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will peer back in time to the birth of the universe's first stars. Learn about its highly advanced optics...

Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Rugged Computing & Electronics - June 2022

From the battlefield to the extremes of space, electronics and computing advances enable missions in the harshest conditions. Keep pace with the latest developments in this compendium of recent...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Super temporal resolution microscopy allows imaging of fluorescent molecules 20 times faster than traditional lab cameras normally allow. A general method has been developed to let a...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Robots are good at making identical repetitive movements such as a simple task on an assembly line. But they lack the ability to perceive objects as they move through an environment. A...

Briefs: Imaging

Traditional glassmaking techniques can be costly and slow, and 3D printing glass often results in rough textures, making them unsuitable for smooth lenses. Using a new...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers have developed a robot that uses radio waves, which can pass through walls, to sense occluded objects. The robot, called RF-Grasp, combines this powerful sensing with more traditional computer vision...

Question of the Week: Photonics/Optics
Will inserting lenses inside blood vessels become a practical tool for diagnosing disease?

Researchers have developed a camera-like imaging device that can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images to help scientists better understand the causes of heart attack and heart disease progression and could lead to improved...

Articles: Imaging

Where the ability to detect mid-wave infrared (MWIR) radiation is mission critical, readiness and the importance of long, maintenance-free infrared (IR) system operation is vital. In...

Articles: Communications

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Technology Leaders: Imaging

There is already a wide body of work in which assessments of various motion capture systems have produced a wide range of different results. These studies produce useful and relevant results for...

Products: Photonics/Optics
Plasma Deposition Process

Alluxa, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) recently introduced its next-generation SIRRUS™ plasma physical vapor deposition (PVD) platform offering full spectral coverage from ultraviolet (200 μm) to...

Blog: Imaging
A reader asks an expert how self-driving cars can operate without LiDAR.
Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
3D micro-printing was used to develop this small, flexible scope for looking inside blood vessels.
Briefs: Imaging
With an imaging speed of 0.5 trillion frames per second, the camera is claimed to be the world's fastest.
INSIDER: Imaging

Two-Axis Laser Scan Head

Aerotech Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released the AGV-XPO, a high-dynamic, two-axis laser scan head that combines low-inertia, high-efficiency motors with ultra-high resolution position feedback...

Technology Leaders: Semiconductors & ICs
InGaAs is interesting, but is it useful?
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
See how hyperspectral imaging adds value to food inspection systems.

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