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Optical metasurfaces create tiny polarisation camera

18 July 2019

Scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a compact snapshot polarisation camera based on diffraction gratings containing nanoscale structures

High-speed cameras reveal insect flight control

18 July 2019

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are using high-speed cameras to study how insects use visual information to control flight

EU Tulipp platform to ease embedded vision development effort

18 July 2019

Embedded system designers now have a reference platform for vision-based development work, thanks to a €4 million Horizon 2020 project called Tulipp, which has recently concluded

Work from quantum imaging hub's first three years was showcased at an event in London on 22 November 2017. Credit: Dan Tsantilis and EPSRC

Quantum imaging hub to build on success with £28m funding

18 July 2019

The UK quantum enhanced imaging hub, Quantic, has secured £28 million in UK funding to continue development of sensing and imaging equipment using quantum technologies

Japanese firm Macnica completes ATD Electronique acquisition

18 July 2019

Joining the Macnica group will enable ATD to enhance its system-level design support for imaging applications

Vision to cut downtime for pharma production line changes

27 June 2019

Crest Solutions has carried out a study to identify how vision technology can reduce downtime during pharmaceutical production line changeovers

Reconstruction of traffic signs with high-resolution colour non-line-of-sight imaging using conventional CMOS cameras sensors

Computer vision for seeing around corners presented at CVPR

21 June 2019

Carnegie Mellon University showed a non-line-of-sight imaging technique able to compute millimetre- and micrometre-scale shapes of curved objects

SPIE acquires Xmark Media to run Photonex UK trade fair

21 June 2019

The organiser of Photonex, Xmark Media, has been bought by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics

Lidar creates 3D effects for Game of Thrones

13 June 2019

Lidar technology from Teledyne Optech has helped create visual effects and 3D spatial data acquisition for HBO’s Game of Thrones

SWIR and depth sensors up for Laser World of Photonics award

12 June 2019

Trinamix, SWIR Vision Systems and Emberion have been shortlisted within the imaging and sensors category of Laser World of Photonics’ first innovation award

Lettuce imaging is tip of the iceberg

11 June 2019

Researchers at Earlham Institute have developed a machine learning platform to categorise lettuce crops using computer vision and aerial images

Graphene sensor at Laser Munich to lower cost of SWIR imaging

10 June 2019

Graphene Flagship partner, Emberion, is launching a VIS-SWIR graphene photodetector at Laser World of Photonics. The technology has been shortlisted for an innovation award at the Munich trade fair

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