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Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. / TAOS


Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions, Inc. / TAOS has published these technical articles:

(Optoelectronics)
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This presentation is intended to be an introduction to the basics of light and color. The viewer is introduced to light as an electromagnetic quantity, and to the mechanisms by which light interacts... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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The purpose of this paper is to give a brief overview of colorimetry. Colorimetry is the science of measuring color and color appearance. The main focus of colorimetry has been the development of... (View Full Article)
(Inspection Tools and Instruments)
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A common requirement in the field of color sensing is that of color identification, or sorting of objects by color. Typically this type of application is simpler than a general-purpose color... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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The TAOS TSL3301 linear optical sensor array with analog-to-digital converter simplifies acquisition of 102-pixel, single-dimension images using simple 8-bit microcontrollers. All communication with... (View Full Article)
(Industrial and Engineering Software)
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The software in the TCS230EVM consists mainly of two components: firmware in the BASIC Stamp providing the low-level hardware interface, and a Windows application to perform color space conversion,... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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There are 3 primary components of noise in a light to voltage converter: * Thermal noise of the feedback resistor. * Shot noise of the photo current. * Circuit noise. The TSL257 uses a 50 M? resistor... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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The TSL230 is a device that generates a digital clock source that changes in direct proportion to the amount of light incident on it. The shortest description of its use is this: Light comes into the... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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The TAOS TCS230 is a small, highly integrated color sensing device packaged in a clear plastic 8-pin SOIC. It reports, as analog frequency, the amount of shortwave (blue), mediumwave (green), longwave... (View Full Article)
(Microprocessors and Microcontrollers)
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The TSL2550 is designed for use with broad wavelength light sources and uses two photodiodes for deriving illuminance (i.e. lux). The first photodiode (Channel 0) is sensitive to both visible and... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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The TSL2550 Ambient Light Sensor simplifies the acquisition of ambient light intensity and spectral content information through the use of on-board analog-to-digital conversion and SMBus interface.... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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Automatic Backlight Control is a technique for adjusting brightness to compensate for the surrounding lighting conditions. An Light To Digital sensor (LTD) is used to measure the ambient light level... (View Full Article)
(Encoders and Resolvers)
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The purpose of an encoder is to act as a position feedback device as part of an integrated control system. The encoder is an electro-optomechanical device that attaches to a rotating shaft providing... (View Full Article)
(Encoders and Resolvers)
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What type of optical encoding technique can be used with linear sensor arrays to perform position sensing with high accuracy, with high tolerance to wobble and misalignment? Binary encoded disks are... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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What type of SELFOC Lens Array is best for a particular scanning application? A SELFOC Lens Array (SLA) is a compact image transfer device that is ideal for use with Texas Advanced Optoelectronic... (View Full Article)
(Fiber Optics)
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Alternating Current (AC) powered light sources have variations in light output. This variation or flicker may affect a light sensor's output, which creates unwanted variations in light measurements... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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Electronic components have been incorporated into medical equipment designs for years. An aging and expanding population is not only accelerating the development of medical equipment with a higher... (View Full Article)
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Pulse Oximetry is a state-of-the-art, non- invasive method of determining the percentage of hemoglobin (Hb) saturated with oxygen. Hemoglobin is the oxygen-carrying constituent of blood. Knowing what... (View Full Article)