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White Papers: Imaging
Learn to Design Advanced Industrial Imaging Solutions

Download our FREE comprehensive tutorials on designing industrial imaging solutions with leading-edge technology from Avnet, Xilinx and ON Semiconductor. The application notes cover...

White Papers: Imaging
Automated Optical Inspection (AOI): 101

Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) is a process that uses digital cameras to inspect every square millimeter of your printed circuit board for defects and errors. In concert with human inspection, AOI...

Special Reports: Imaging
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...

Articles: Transportation
Automated X-Ray Inspection
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
New autonomous robotic devices can survey hazardous or difficult-to-reach sites faster than humans.
This tool could help surgeons better treat tumors and brain diseases.
Movements of individual particles of light are reconstructed to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.
Products: Electronics & Computers
New on the Market: June 2021
Vision systems, signal generators, AC-DC converters, and more.
The inexpensive cameras are easy to produce.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Using Neural Networks for Faster X-Ray Imaging
Artificial intelligence is used to decode X-ray images faster, which could aid innovations in medicine, materials, and energy.

The promise of personalized medicine involves a simple device that keeps each person apprised of their level of health, identifies even trace amounts of undesirable biomarkers...

Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Products of Tomorrow: June 2021
Head-up displays, health-monitoring sensors from NASA, and a pollen sponge.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Product of the Month: June 2021 Tech Briefs
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
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...

White Papers: Imaging
The Right Machine Vision System Software: Buy vs. Build

Hardware is the common first step in developing a vision system. However, without the proper software support, challenges will quickly mount. Any organization with a need for a...

Photonics has the potential to transform all manners of electronic devices by storing and transmitting information in the form of light, rather than electricity. Using...

Fiber optic technology is the holy grail of high-speed, long-distance telecommunications. Still, with the continuing exponential growth of internet traffic,...

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...

Uncooled Thermal Lens

British threat detection specialist Silent Sentinel (Hertfordshire, UK) has expanded its Aeron Ranger suite of cameras to include a brand-new 25-150mm Long...

Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
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.
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials being formed at the nanoscale.
NASA Spinoff: Robotics, Automation & Control
Hot Water on Demand
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
White Papers: Imaging
Photobiological Safety Measurements

In recent decades, advances in materials science and technology have substantially improved the quality of lighting products. LEDs, in particular, have become more rugged, with higher efficiencies and...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
High-Resolution Multi-Spectral Camera
The intelligent camera features all three resolutions: spatial, temporal, and spectral.
Medical instruments equipped with a soft electronics system improve diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in minimally invasive surgeries.
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.

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