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Live-streamed volumetric video technology will enable 3D holographic images of people, objects and environments to be beamed into the metaverse

Accenture invests in volumetric imaging to enhance Metaverse experience

27 January 2023

Live-streamed volumetric video technology will enable 3D holographic images of people, objects and environments to be beamed into the metaverse

OSK claims itself to be the first US-based commercial company to launch a fleet of persistent space-based satellite platforms equipped with best-in-class hyperspectral sensors (Image: Nvidia)

Satellites to monitor gas pipelines for leaks using hyperspectral imaging

27 January 2023

The technology will help the oil & gas industry meet its compliance and regulatory obligations, as well as help transition towards more sustainable operations

The new centre, based at Chromasens' headquarters, is extensively equipped to highlight the capabilities, expertise, products, and technologies of the TKH Vision group

Konstanz solution centre demos turnkey vision systems

27 January 2023

The new solution centre is extensively equipped to highlight the capabilities, expertise, products, and technologies of the TKH Vision group

PhyCV can perform real-time edge detection at 35 frames per second on a 4K video (Image: Zhou et al.)

Computer vision library uses physics-inspired algorithms

23 January 2023

The PhyCV library includes algorithms for applications including edge detection, low-light enhancement and colour enhancement

Researchers have been able to compensate for the disturbance entagled photons experience during propagation through a scattering layer and restore entanglement at the output

"Robust" entanglement to advance development of quantum imaging tech

23 January 2023

Researchers may have solved a key challenge of entanglement that could advance the development of quantum-enhanced imaging technologies

When combined with air drying, shortwave-infrared can be used to detect active dental cavities. This is possible because active cavities are porous and hold more water, which affects the infrared measurements around the affected area as the tooth dries. (Image: Chang et al.)

SWIR imaging shows promise for detecting active tooth decay

20 January 2023

Active cavities are porous and hold more water, influencing the infrared measurements around the affected area as the tooth dries

The prototype SWIR 3D camera operates at 1,130nm wavelength, making it a good fit for outdoor sensing applications (Image: Jabil)

Firms partner to develop "next-generation" 3D SWIR camera

19 January 2023

The new camera will be capable of operating in both indoor and outdoor environments up to a range of 20m

EOS SAT-1 will deliver valuable information for harvest monitoring, application mapping, seasonal planning and assessments that analyse information such as soil moisture, yield prediction and biomass levels (Image: Dragonfly Aerospace)

Satellite constellation to support sustainable agriculture with high-resolution multispectral imagery

18 January 2023

EOS SAT will deliver valuable information for harvest monitoring, seasonal planning and assessments of soil moisture, yield prediction and biomass levels

(a) FAST’s optical geometry (b) Automated optical inspection of FAST (c) Illustration of surface defects (dent and hole) (d) Results of defect detection. (Image: Li et al.)

Camera-equipped drones to automate inspection of largest single-dish radio telescope

17 January 2023

Drones equipped with high-resolution RGB cameras and deep-learning techniques are searching for defects on the Chinese FAST telescope

The new camera is easily configurable and could have applications in analysing combustion phenomena, detecting hazardous gases and characterising semiconductor materials (Image: INRS)

Ultrafast single-pixel camera to unlock applications in non-visible spectrum

16 January 2023

The new camera is easily configurable and could have applications in analysing combustion phenomena, detecting hazardous gases and characterising semiconductor materials

When connected to a laser beam, the new thin-film circuit produces finely tailorable terahertz-frequency waves. The device opens up a world of potential applications in optics, imaging and telecommunications. (Image: EPFL)

Chips using integrated photonic circuits could help close the 'terahertz gap'

13 January 2023

The chips show promise for a whole host of applications in optics, spectroscopy, imaging and telecommunications

The Innoviz360 is designed for OEMs looking to achieve level 4-5 automation in applications such as robotaxis, shuttles, trucks, and delivery vehicles. (Image: Innoviz)

New lidar solutions presented at CES 2023

07 January 2023

A range of new solutions for both autonomous driving and other sensing applications were presented in Las Vegas this week

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