Camera design for machine vision Design How-To 12/19/2008 Post a comment The fundamental components of machine vision and a close look at camera requirements, including image sensor technology, architecture requirements, interface standards, resolutions, frame rates and signal processing.
Intel breaks record with optical CMOS device News & Analysis 12/7/2008 Post a comment Researchers from Intel Corp. have demonstrated a photo detector built in CMOS that the company claims is the highest performance optical component of its class to date, research Intel claims shows the way to designs that could increase the distance or lower power and cost of optical links.
Powerful gaming processor for machine vision Product News 12/2/2008 Post a comment The Cell/B.E. processor was primary developed for fast scene calculation in computer games. With optimized image acquisition components, Matrix Vision makes it possible to use this power for industrial image processing applications.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.