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
The B5L is a TOF method-based distance image sensor module that offers real-time 3D sensing of distance to humans or objects.
In partnership with Omron Electronic Components
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
The 2018 Consumer Electronics Show debuted a variety of sensors. This article looks at LIDAR, microspectrometers, and Infrared cameras.
January 13, 2018 by Mark Hughes
The AS7261 is a highly integrated sensor that provides optical measurements via a digital interface.
March 23, 2017 by Robert Keim
Use data from an RGB sensor to improve the accuracy of illuminance measurements.
January 15, 2016 by Robert Keim
Learn how to translate the output of a photosensor into an illuminance measurement.
January 13, 2016 by Robert Keim
Tekronix and IEMN announce the world's fastest wireless to optical bridge.
June 10, 2015 by Jennifer A. Diffley
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