October 2021

Technology Deep Dive

Embedded Vision vs. Machine Vision: Busting the myth

Prabu Kumar
Is embedded vision the same as machine vision? That’s one of the most common questions in the world of vision. Demystify these two distinct technologies and better understand embedded vision and machine vision....
Our Product Insights

Similarities and differences between Sony STARVIS IMX290, IMX327, and IMX462

Suresh Madhu
The Sony STARVIS series offers image sensors with excellent low light performance. Of the many STARVIS sensors, IMX290, IMX327, and IMX462 are some of the most popular ones. In this blog, unearth the similarities and differences between these three sensors....
Camera Applications Our Product Insights Smart Traffic

Automatic number plate recognition with e-con Systems’ global shutter camera and Raspberry Pi 4

Vinoth Rajagopalan
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 color camera, and Raspberry Pi 4 to build a PoC solution for edge AI-based ANPR devices....
Camera Applications Point-of-care (POC)

Build your next point-of-care medical device with i.MX8 and e-con cameras

Balaji S
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 medical POCT devices and find out why e-con Systems’ cameras are a perfect fit....
Camera Applications Point-of-care (POC)

How vision-enabled point-of-care(POC) devices are transforming the medical industry

Balaji S
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 AI-based trends in point of care testing that are shaping the future of healthcare....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

Why do image sensors not come with integrated Image Signal Processors?

Prabu Kumar
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 OmniVision integrate an ISP in their image sensors? Get expert insights!...
Camera Applications Our Product Insights Smart Traffic

IMX327 based camera solution for smart traffic management system

Vinoth Rajagopalan
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 vision system without IR lighting or switch using its Sony STARVIS IMX327-based camera solution....
Autonomous Mobile Robots Camera Applications

Embedded vision in industrial robotics: Use cases transforming Industry 4.0

Gomathi Sankar
Even three years ago, over 2.7 million robots were operating in factories worldwide. Clearly, embedded vision is playing a massive role in Industry 4.0. Get the know-how on the impact of robotic vision in Industry 4.0, its major applications, and their industrial use cases....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

Liquid lens Autofocus vs Voice Coil Motor (VCM) Autofocus

Prabu Kumar
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 before you pick between these two? Get a detailed comparison....