As interconnects become an increasingly challenging system bottleneck, some researchers—and even larger corporations like Intel—believe silicon photonics to be a light at the end of the tunnel.
one day ago by Jake Hertz
New research proposes a smart glass technology that could save energy in buildings by up to 35%.
April 09, 2021 by Jake Hertz
With research in the past fifteen years, prosthetic retinas have moved from the realm of science fiction to science possible.
March 23, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
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
At just the width of a human hair, a new type of cable from MIT and Raytheon is said to be ten times faster than USB.
March 03, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Coherent is stirring up a major bidding war reaching over $6.4 billion as companies clamor for the photonics leader.
February 18, 2021 by Jake Hertz
As more engineering teams look to incorporate e-paper displays into their products, proper evaluation tools can help designers cut power and boost memory.
February 17, 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
ON Semiconductor’s new smart camera is a blend of many of the company's embedded devices, including sensors, cameras, and BLE connectivity.
February 10, 2021 by Jake Hertz
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
Since the initial hype of Google Glass has died down in recent years, many AR companies have used the CES stage to resurge excitement in AR smart glasses. Here are the latest advancements from CES 2021.
January 18, 2021 by Jake Hertz
According to the researchers, this new type of optical neuromorphic processor can operate more than 1,000 times faster than any previous type of processor.
January 17, 2021 by Luke James
In semiconductor research, diamonds are much more than jewelry. A new study suggests that strain engineering may be the key to unlocking the optoelectronic merits of this material.
January 16, 2021 by Luke James
Partially funded by DARPA, Tower Semiconductor is creating a new foundry process for integrated-laser-on-silicon photonics.
January 12, 2021 by Luke James
Coining the term "fiber optics" in 1955, physicist Narinder S. Kapany conducted research that had resounding effects across multiple disciplines, including electrical engineering.
January 11, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
A recent report from IDTechEx predicts that the transparent electronics industry will be worth over $20 billion by 2041. What is this technology and why does it have such a great potential upside?
January 02, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Nanowires are seeing drastic advances in academia, emphasizing the promise that they offer the optoelectronics industry.
December 30, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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
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