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Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
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...

Blog: Robotics, Automation & Control
Robotics researchers are developing exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Near-eye displays, optical inspection systems, UV glass, and more.
INSIDER: Robotics, Automation & Control

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) working in collaboration with colleagues at Carnegie Mellon University, the University of St Andrews and the University...

Products: Imaging
Multi-sensor imaging systems, eyesafe laser finders, machine vision algorithms, and more.
Facility Focus: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Stennis now is testing RS-25 rocket engines for the Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry humans back to the Moon.
Briefs: Materials
Real-time terahertz imaging with a single-pixel detector.
Briefs: Imaging
Video can be recreated from motion-blurred images and new cameras may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.
Briefs: Imaging
Ultrafast Camera Captures Transparent Objects and Phenomena
The camera can take up to 1 trillion pictures per second of transparent objects, shockwaves, and other phenomena.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
New surveillance sensors are able to perform better than ever under unpredictable and dynamic lighting conditions.
Products: Lighting
High-speed cameras, ultra-stable mounts, automated inspection systems, and more...
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
By observing humans, robots learn to perform complex tasks such as setting a table.
Facility Focus: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Rensselaer Engineering focuses on solving the “grand challenges” facing humanity.
Facility Focus: Software
This NASA center hosts the world’s greatest collection of wind tunnels and flight simulation facilities
Briefs: Data Acquisition
Apps could take up less space on a smartphone and apps could download instantly.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their collaborators have developed a way to retrofit the transmission...

Briefs: AR/AI
This system places virtual objects within real-world backgrounds on cellphone screens and lets people interact with those objects by hand as if they were really there.
Briefs: Aerospace
This program enhances images and videos for smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Briefs: Imaging

Understanding how cars, planes, bridges, and other structures handle vibrations and dynamic loads can be critical to their design and performance. Researchers have developed a new way to...

Articles: Materials
Program managers and engineers in the military markets need to know about the emergence of new display technologies in the consumer sector.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Automated Object Detection in an Image

Recent developments in machine vision have demonstrated remarkable improvements in the ability of computers to properly identify objects in a viewing field. Most of these advances rely on color-texture analyses that require target objects to possess one or more highly distinctive, local features that can be...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

A robot is being developed that tracks facial movements to perform human tasks. The robot resembles large, squiggly arms holding tiny cameras. Sitting in a rolling office chair across from one of the arms, the robot's...

Products: Test & Measurement
Fully Automated Beam Monitoring System

Ophir-Spiricon (North Logan, UT) has announced Ophir® BeamWatch® Integrated, a fully automated, non-contact laser...

Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Real-time 3D lidar is poised to be the third leg of the trifecta of sensor technologies enabling both advanced driver-assistance (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles. The other two pieces are cameras and radar. David Hall,...

Blog: Aerospace
An industry expert tells a Tech Briefs reader what's over the next hill regarding military UAVs.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics

New adversarial techniques developed by engineers at Southwest Research Institute can make objects “invisible” to image detection systems that use deep-learning algorithms. These techniques...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Fuel economy is a key factor in worldwide energy-consumption. One way to improve fuel economy is using driver feedback to promote efficient habits (eco-driving). Emerging research is looking into...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Innovators at NASA’s Glenn Research Center have developed a hybrid telescope antenna system — Teletenna — to deliver high-data-rate communication over great distances. Teletenna has...

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