AMOLED foldable displays are at the forefront of mobile development; however, designers are asking, what’s new in µLEDs technology?
May 07, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
Learn how the Montreal Protocol influenced this chemical sensor released by NevadaNano, a company tackling sensor applications from vending machines to flying noses.
April 26, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
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
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 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
Once again, researchers have turned to natural phenomena to drive advances in electronics—this time, in hydrogen sensors.
December 07, 2020 by Luke James
Altimeters have taken off since the 1920s. Now, with piezoresistive ICs and LiDAR-like technology, they're more advanced than ever.
October 30, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
Researchers in Japan have turned to heterogeneous silicone to "bounce back" stretchable sensors that have been stretched a touch too far.
October 15, 2020 by Luke James
OmniVision claims this small form factor RGB-IR sensor may significantly advance medical imaging.
October 01, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
Researchers at Imec and Ghent University have embedded microelectronics into a biocompatible "smart contact lens" to remedy a host of vision problems, from keratoconus to general light sensitivity.
September 15, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a way of shrinking the devices used in quantum sensing systems.
August 26, 2020 by Luke James
CMOS imaging loses 75% of incident light. Quantum imaging retains up to 95% of its light. And that's only the start.
August 19, 2020 by Jake Hertz
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