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Your destination for advances in imaging systems, machine vision, visualization software, and human-machine interfaces (HMIs) technologies. Design engineers can access news, technical briefs, applications, and product developments.

Products: Imaging
A new power supply from Bicker Elektronik has a backup battery that bridges power failures, brownouts, and flicker.
Briefs: Materials
Complete integrated circuits with more than 1,000 organic electrochemical transistors can be screen-printed.
Briefs: Materials
Thanks to its flexibility and adhesion, the biodegradable display can be worn directly on the hand.
Special Reports: 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: Robotics, Automation & Control
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...

INSIDER: Data Acquisition

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...

INSIDER: Imaging

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

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

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...

INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

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...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Learn about the benefits of SWIR imaging, from food inspection to surveillance.
Briefs: Imaging
A flexible, free-standing THz sensor array images blind ends of irregularly shaped objects.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Fiber coatings measurement, single-frequency laser, optical filters, and more.
NASA Spinoff: Electronics & Computers
With a clever design by NASA, waiting for hot water could be a thing of the past.
Briefs: Imaging
These engines will allow upper stage rockets for space missions to become lighter, travel farther, and burn more cleanly.
Products: Imaging
Cable ties, milling software, snap-action switches, and more.
Briefs: Imaging
Northwestern researchers have developed a new microscopy method that allows scientists to see the building blocks of “smart” materials being formed at the nanoscale.
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: 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: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
5 Ws: Robotics, Automation & Control
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: Imaging
This camera enables multi-spectral imaging for metrology.
Products: AR/AI
The GVC1001 computer features dual 10-GigE ports for gigabit Ethernet camera or other sensor inputs.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Medical instruments equipped with a soft electronics system improve diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in minimally invasive surgeries.
Briefs: Materials
This nanoparticle-based adhesive is visible in common imaging techniques such as computed tomography (CT).
Briefs: Imaging
The micro-display could enable smartphones and televisions with resolutions of more than 10,000 pixels per inch.

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