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Autonomous Mobile Robots - where they are used and how vision forms an integral part of them...
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RGB IR cameras come with dedicated RGB as well as IR pixels unlike traditional image sensors, making them more suitable for night vision applications. Learn how these cameras are transforming some of...
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The frame rate you can achieve in a USB camera depends on the host bandwidth in addition to the sensor characteristics. Learn how to optimize the frame rate of a USB camera in order to ensure the most...
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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin is taking the market by storm with its superior AI performance of up to 275 TOPS. Learn all that you need to know about NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin, its technical specifications, and...
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NVIDIA Jetson Orin series is the latest set of processors released by NVIDIA with a maximum AI performance of 275 TOPS. Learn how Orin compares with its predecessors including Jetson AGX Xavier,...
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NVIDIA Isaac ROS is one of the most commonly used operating systems in the robotics world. Learn what NVIDIA Isaac ROS is, its functions, and how to get started with your development journey using...
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NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™ is the most powerful edge AI computer with a maximum performance of up to 275 TOPS. Do a deep dive into some of the most popular camera-based use cases of AGX Orin...
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HDR cameras are key to enabling embedded cameras to capture images in challenging lighting conditions. In this edition of the Camera Applications series, get to know some of the most popular embedded...
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The Isaac SDK has played a key role in improving time to market by helping product developers reduce the time of prototyping and productization. In this article, learn how to deploy the DepthVista (a...
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With every new sensor innovation, the ability of embedded cameras to capture detailed images became exponentially better. So, when 3D sensor technology gained sufficient maturity, it catapulted the...
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What are the two types of LiDAR technologies?...
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e-con Systems helped one of the largest smart farming solution providers in the US region maximize crop yield and optimize resources like water by automating critical and complex farming activities....
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Learn what ROS (Robotic Operating System) is and the benefits it offers to robot developers. Also develop an understanding of the different versions of ROS. Finally, you can have a look at the cameras...
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Why and where high frame rates are required?...
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Is there a need for airport kiosks?...
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Understanding key concepts related to auto white balance calibration...
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Retail automation paves the way for innovation in barcodes...
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What is an AI-enabled autonomous tractor? What are its functions?...
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How does an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) work?...
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What are Sony Exmor, Exmor R, STARVIS, and Exmor RS sensors?...
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What is lens vignetting?...
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How does the strobe function work?...
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HDR cameras are key to enabling embedded cameras to capture images in challenging lighting conditions. In this edition of the Camera Applications series, get to know some of the most popular embedded...
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What is low latency streaming - and why is it important?...
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We all know that the usage of cameras is rapidly increasing in the field of medical and life science applications. They are used to capture critical imaging information that requires key features like...
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Many camera-enabled medical devices need to operate in challenging lighting conditions. In this article, learn about some of those medical applications, the key camera features required for them, and...
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Understand why monochrome cameras can be a better choice in certain embedded vision applications......
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See why CMOS is already ahead of CCD - and what the future holds for both types of sensors in embedded vision.......
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Unearth expert insights on the differences between the two and learn how to choose a camera to overcome them.......
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GMSL is a high-speed serial interface used in automotive video applications, robotic devices, agricultural vehicles, etc. It is a SerDes technique that enables long-distance transmission. Compared to...
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Time of flight is one of the most popular depth-sensing technologies in the market today. Learn how time of flight cameras are helping autonomous mobile robots detect obstacles and seamlessly navigate...
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Get to know how to determine the resolving power of a lens with theoretical and practical calculations....
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Picking the right camera interface - from MIPI CSI-2 and USB 3.0 to GigE and GSML - can make or break your embedded vision application's performance....
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Qualcomm QCS610 is one of the most popular SoCs used for developing AI-based embedded vision applications. Learn how to use e-con Systems' QCS610-based smart AI vision kit to develop an end-to-end...
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Unearth the similarities and differences between these three sensors.......
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Setting the right exposure is key to delivering high-quality images in embedded cameras. Exposure compensation is a technique used to limit the exposure of a camera to achieve the desired frame rate....
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The ultimate know-how on how liquid lens cameras work, their use cases, and what separates them from VCM cameras...
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Expert insights on the MIPI interface and how MIPI cameras work, and a quick history lesson too!......
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Learn how an IR-cut filter works and why your embedded vision application might need it...
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Do you know how CMOS sensor size is measured? Did you know how to choose the right sensor size for your embedded vision application?...
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Find out what causes lens vignetting, its different types, and some of the industry best practices for correcting it.....
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Multipath interference is one of the biggest challenges faced in time of flight cameras. In this article, learn what multipath interference means, and the 3 methods you can use to minimize it....
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Go backstage on NIR imaging and understand the role of NIR cameras in embedded vision applications...
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See in detail the role played by pixels in embedded vision and the advantages of pixel binning.......
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Demystify how SNR is calculated and develop an understanding of the practical steps to improve SNR....
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GMSL cameras come with long-distance support while still maintaining low latency, which is crucial for many industrial applications....
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e-con Systems launches NileCAM81_CUOAGX, a 4K HDR GMSL2 multi-camera solution for NVIDIA Jetson AGX Orin™ / AGX Xavier™ based on the onsemi® 1/2-inch AR0821 sensor....
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Choosing the right lens is one of the most critical steps in ensuring the effective functioning of an embedded camera system. In this article, learn in detail the 7 key factors you need to consider...
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Telepresence robots deliver next-gen video conferencing experiences by working in combination with devices like PCs, laptops, smartphones, or tablets. Look at the various functions of cameras in...
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M12 lenses are one of the most common types of lenses used in embedded cameras. Learn everything you need to know about their advantages, factors to consider while integrating them into your embedded...
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Zoom is one of the most critical features in many popular embedded vision applications. Learn everything you need to know about zoom – from its types to how each of them works and the...
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Find out how to work with the ROS2 Foxy on the Nvidia Jetson AGX Orin. Then, learn to use NileCAM81, our 8MP GMSL2 camera, and build a perfect robotic application....
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Smart surveillance devices in parking lots and smart traffic systems need to read license plates to identify vehicles. See how you can use See3CAM_24CUG, e-con Systems’ Full HD global shutter...
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Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) technology is enabling healthcare providers with the ability to ensure a faster and more accurate diagnosis. Discover the benefits of NXP i.MX8 series of processors for...
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NIR-based retinal imaging is critical in diagnosing diabetic retinopathy, vascular occlusions, macular degeneration, etc. Get detailed info on retinal imaging and why e-con Systems’ See3CAM_CU27...
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Each decade has brought along embedded vision innovation to modernize sports broadcasting. Today, it’s all about automated AI-driven sports broadcasting. Uncover everything you must know about...
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Intelligent Transport System (ITS) use cases like ALPR, traffic monitoring, and parking lot management rely on cameras to perform people & vehicle counting, facial recognition, demography...
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Vision-based gesture recognition - Technology and applications Of the many advanced technologies the embedded vision world is accustomed to, Gesture recognition is a recent addition which has been...
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After numerous successful deployments of its GMSL2 cameras, e-con aims to continue its leadership in offering high-performance long-distance camera modules with the launch of its first FPD-Link III...
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e-con Systems has joined hands with Texas Instruments to launch its first FPD-Link III camera. This new long-distance camera combines the power of e-con’s Full HD global shutter FPD-Link III...
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Some of the modern embedded vision applications in medical and life sciences require the device to perform AI analyses on the edge. This in turn requires the camera to have the capability to deliver...
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Modern IVD (In-vitro diagnostics) devices use cameras and AI in various pre-analytic tasks. Get the know-how on how cameras and AI algorithms work together to automatically classify test tubes in IVD....
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RouteCAM_CU20 is a 2MP HDR GigE camera that comes with superior low light and NIR performance. In this article, get to know all the embedded vision applications where this PoE camera would be a...
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Telepresence robots have played a key role in easing communication and remote working. This would not have been possible without high-quality embedded cameras...
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Vision AI systems powered by Embedded Vision are disrupting many industries and markets such as Automotive, Industrial and Robotics. These Vision AI systems evolve into a new domain of Embedded Vision...
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Field of view and focal length are two of the most important lens parameters. As simple as they are, not many understand them thoroughly. Learn what they mean, how the two are related, and why it is...
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Ethernet and GMSL2 are interfaces used for long-distance transmission in embedded vision applications. They both come with their own advantages and disadvantages. Learn what ethernet and GMSL2 cameras...
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GMSL2 and FPD-Link III are two of the most popular camera interfaces used for high-bandwidth long-distance transmission. In this article, do an in-depth comparison of all their features, camera...
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Digital pathology is one of the domains within the medical space that is fast-changing with the help of AI-enabled embedded vision solutions. This article discusses in detail how the two technologies...
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Remote patient monitoring is one of the key applications in the medical space where cameras and AI are changing the way in which care is delivered. Check out this article to learn how the two...
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The role of AI-driven imaging in healthcare has become critical, given its applications in remote patient care, telemedicine, and rehab. Learn how AI and embedded vision are revolutionizing patient...
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Embedded vision has been transforming agriculture by enabling autonomous mobile robots to 'see' their environment for the purposes of picking & harvesting, plowing, weed & bug detection, etc....
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Embedded camera solutions have transformed the Remote Patient Monitoring landscape, potentially saving millions of lives. Know about the role of cameras in RPM systems and all the must-have camera...
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Privacy has been one of the biggest concerns in remote patient monitoring. Learn how time of flight cameras can enable AI-based applications in remote patient monitoring systems such as fall detection...
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Modern microscopes let lab technicians capture high-quality images and perform detailed analyses. But did you know that monochrome cameras are a better choice than color cameras? Get to know why...
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Service robots are used in hospitals, hotels & restaurants, construction sites, office buildings, and even households. Interested in learning how cameras help these autonomous devices perform their...
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There's no doubt that cashier-less experiences are at the front and center of the smart retail revolution - bringing speed and accuracy. Understand how embedded vision fuels smart trolleys and smart...
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Over 92% of consumers switch brands when faced with bad customer experiences. It’s why smart retail is a must-have strategy. Discover the role of embedded vision in the smart retail revolution,...
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Patrol robots are used for unmanned security and surveillance. Cameras help them in autonomous navigation, detecting theft and intrusion, and identifying people. Learn everything you need to know...
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Delivery robots are used to automate last-mile delivery by picking and delivering packages. See how cameras help these autonomous devices to capture depth, image, and video data for the purposes of...
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Robots automating warehouse operations has been instrumental in accelerating the 4th industrial revolution. Embedded vision has contributed to this transformation by powering warehouse robots with...
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Global shutter cameras help capture fast-moving objects without any rolling shutter artifacts. Get to know how they enhance the performance of auto farming vehicles and robots. Also learn the most...
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Despite Time-of-Flight technology taking wings in the 1990s, it has only recently started to mature. Now, with one laser pulse, they can measure depths using infrared light. Unravel in-depth...
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AMRs are autonomous robots that can navigate a space independently without the guidance of a human or a predefined path. They are the successors of AGVs (Autonomous Guided Vehicles) which depended on...
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Learn about the key factors to be considered while choosing a camera for your medical device. From optics to resolution and spectral performance, we cover everything you need to know about a medical...
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Choosing a camera for autonomous mobile robots is easier said and done. It requires you to consider a multitude of factors. But we have made it easy for you. Whether you are developing a warehouse...
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Automated Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) is a big part of smart city management as it ensures more citizen security and streamlines transport. Know its key use cases and uncover the three top factors...
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Smart cart systems, equipped with multi-camera synchronization, are changing the retail landscape. See how to implement a synchronized multicamera system in smart carts the right way while overcoming...
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Surround view systems (SVS) are one of the most popular embedded vision applications where a multi-camera is used. Dive into this article to learn how you can smoothly integrate a multi-camera system...
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New-age embedded vision applications require the use of sophisticated AI and deep learning algorithms. Learn how to run a deep learning model on Texas Instruments’ TDA4VM starter kit using e-con...
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National Instruments' LabVIEW has all the features to build an automated test system with ease and speed. It's why e-con Systems' UVC-compliant USB cameras can be quickly integrated with NI's LabVIEW...
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Integrating cameras into Point-of-Care Testing (POCT) devices is a fast-emerging medical technology trend. Dive deep into the different types of vision-enabled POC devices and follow the recent...
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Camera enabled smart traffic systems traditionally required an IR switch if they had to operate in the night. See how e-con Systems equipped a top smart traffic manufacturer with a low-light embedded...
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IMX335 and IMX415 are two popular sensors from Sony. Used in many embedded vision applications, they have many similarities and differences. Read this article to learn everything about the features,...
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The birth of multi-camera systems can be attributed to the rapid twin evolution of processing platforms and cameras. While advancements in processors made edge-based analytics possible, new-age...
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Smart trolleys and smart checkout systems are autonomous retail devices that help automate the retail checkout process. Find out the most critical camera features you must consider while selecting an...
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Autofocus is a highly crucial feature across many embedded vision applications. So, they require autofocus lenses like a liquid lens or a Voice Coil Motor (VCM). But what are the factors to consider...
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Picking the right camera for an automated blood collection tube classification system is a daunting task, especially given the challenges such as skewness in placement, varying lighting, and multiple...
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NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Orin™ is the most powerful edge AI computer with a maximum performance of up to 275 TOPS. Do a deep dive into some of the most popular camera-based use cases of AGX Orin...
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Embedded vision systems have been a tested and proven solution in mature technologies such as Industrial automation, Quality management and control systems. Advancement in modern computation...
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Automated AI-based analytics is fast gaining momentum in sports broadcasting, given their benefits to viewing audiences as well as coaches and players. Get insights on the crucial role of embedded...
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Embedded vision has become a big deal in reinventing post-operative and at-home care across telemedicine, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), and rehabilitation. Uncover how cameras are used to make life...
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Vision systems for pedestrian detection look to capture good quality images in low light or ‘no light’ environments. Find out how you can carry out pedestrian detection using See3CAM_CU27...
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Debayering is one of the most basic image processing techniques. Learn everything you need to know about the process. Also learn the image processing tasks carried out by an image signal processor in...
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Depth sensing cameras are used in new-age autonomous vehicles to help them seamlessly navigate their environments. Learn all that you need to know about depth-sensing cameras, the types, their working...
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The SerDes technique has been revolutionary in terms of improving the quality of image transfer in camera-enabled embedded systems. But what are SerDes cameras? What is their working principle? Where...
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Time of flight cameras have revolutionized depth mapping and made autonomous navigation in agricultural vehicles, autonomous mobile robots, AGVs, etc. seamless. Learn what a time of flight sensor is,...
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RGB-IR cameras leverage a Color Array Filter (CFA) with dedicated pixels for visible and IR light – eliminating the need for a mechanical switch and preventing color corruption. Get a closer...
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Edge-based AI processing has given rise to many new-age embedded vision applications. But what exactly is edge AI? What are its benefits compared to traditional cloud-based computing? Check out this...
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Field Of View (FOV) is one of the most important factors to consider while selecting and integrating a camera into your device. In this article, learn what the term means, the factors that determine...
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NIR imaging has a unique sensitivity profile to project distant objects with a clear vision and are particularly useful in night vision applications. Go backstage on NIR imaging and understand the...
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Telehealth and telemedicine are often interchangeably used - but the fact’s that each serves different purposes. Get deep-dive insights on what differentiates telehealth from telemedicine and...
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Modern microscopes use cameras to capture minute details of test samples – thereby improving the accuracy and speed of diagnosis. In this article, learn why e-con’s 4K HDR camera module...
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Image Signal Processors (ISPs) help convert RAW image data into a high-quality output with noise reduction, gamma correction, auto exposure, etc. So, why don’t manufacturers like Sony or...