Xiaomi claims the Mi 11 Ultra is the "world’s best photography smartphone." With few technical specs published, how do designers approach such claims?
April 02, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Companies like Sony and OmniVision continue to develop advanced CMOS image sensors, while the Emmys pay respect to Kodak as one of the forerunners in digital imaging.
March 11, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Polarimetric imaging could be a boon to machine vision. Now, Stanford researchers have developed a new type of light sensor inspired by an unlikely source.
March 05, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Apple appears to be moving farther into the health market with new patents targeting various metrics of health including AR/VR, glucose monitoring, and clinical sleep analysis.
February 15, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
A new crop of image sensors shows how device makers have been thinking out of the box with on-chip hardware "re-mosaic," curved image sensors, and more.
January 21, 2021 by Nicholas St. John
A new type of optical sensor developed at Oregon State University can closely mimic the human eye’s ability to perceive changes in its visual field, researchers claim.
December 16, 2020 by Luke James
This week, Belgian-company Imec introduced a prototype of a new SWIR sensor offering record small pixel pitch. How is this announcement representative of SWIR's growing place in machine learning?
December 16, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Apple's inclusion of a LiDAR-capable sensor in the iPhone 12 Pro opened doors for augmented reality applications. But using LiDAR with AR is not without its design challenges.
November 16, 2020 by Jake Hertz
These new devices are forging innovation in image sensor technology—speeding up industrial equipment, doubling up on pixels, and capturing both visible and invisible light.
July 24, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
By means of four wrist-mounted thermal cameras, the detailed positions of 20 points on the human hand can be tracked in real time.
July 23, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Optical sensors have made it big in the medical device industry. And with wearables taking on increasing roles for health monitoring, size is paramount.
July 11, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Scale AI says COVID-19 has shown the value of autonomous vehicles for no-contact delivery. They're making real-world road data available to train machine learning models to this end.
May 26, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
Researchers at TU Wien are at last addressing the need for instantaneous image recognition.
March 18, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
A new reference design based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 865 targets Infineon's time-of-flight sensor as the star of the show.
March 10, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
In this article, we will look at a retina-inspired photonic synapse that may further develop sensory AI systems.
February 17, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
These new components debuted at Sensors Expo ahead of a new dev board for optical sensor development.
July 02, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The AS7026 from ams brings medical-grade cardiovascular monitoring to mobile devices
February 28, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
The AS7341 can be used for optical-spectrum analysis and color matching in mobile phones and various other electronic devices.
February 26, 2019 by Robert Keim
An update on some new ams optical imaging sensors coming down the pipe in 2019.
January 20, 2019 by Mark Hughes
This technical brief discusses a parameter that conveys the sensitivity of an optical detector.
April 05, 2018 by Robert Keim
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