Prabu Kumar

OpticsTechnology Deep Dive

Optical Zoom vs. Digital Zoom: See What Best Suits Your Embedded Vision Application

Prabu Kumar
There are two major approaches to camera-related magnification - optical zoom and digital zoom. One relies on manual adjustments while the other leverages software algorithms. Explore the differences, advantages, and limitations of both these approaches....
Sensor and ISPTechnology Deep Dive

What is gamma correction, and why is it so crucial for embedded vision systems?

Prabu Kumar
Gamma correction play a key role in ensuring that images appear correctly in the camera, taking into account the non-linear perception of brightness. Get to know how gamma correction works, why it's important for embedded vision systems and some of the challenges that need to be overcome....
Camera InterfaceTechnology Deep Dive

How Ethernet Cameras Are Making a Comeback with New, Powerful Features

Prabu Kumar
In this blog, you’ll get expert insights about the role of Ethernet cameras in embedded vision, their challenges, and the exciting features that continue to make PoE technology extremely valuable....
OpticsTechnology Deep Dive

Fixed-focus lens vs. autofocus lens: How to choose the best lens for your application

Prabu Kumar
In this blog, you'll learn about these two lens types with key insights into their attributes and best-use scenarios in the world of embedded vision....
Technology Deep DiveTime-of-Flight (ToF)

Everything you need to know about 3D mapping cameras

Prabu Kumar
3D mapping technology greatly improves imaging capabilities, empowering applications used in industries like manufacturing, healthcare, agriculture, etc. Learn about the types of 3D cameras, their key components, and benefits. Also get to know popular use cases of 3D mapping....
Camera InterfaceTechnology Deep Dive

The Role of Precision Time Protocol Synchronization in Ethernet Cameras

Prabu Kumar
Ethernet cameras rely on precise timing and synchronization for accurate data transmission. The Precision Time Protocol (PTP) ensures sub-microsecond accuracy, synchronizing time clocks among IP-connected devices. Gain expert insights into how precise timing and synchronization work within Ethernet cameras. Discover the critical role of PTP modes in preserving data integrity...
Sensor and ISPTechnology Deep Dive

What are the most effective methods to achieve High Dynamic Range imaging?

Prabu Kumar
The importance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) in new-age embedded vision applications has been steadily growing. They can capture fine details from scenes despite changing light conditions. Get expert insights to better understand the six main HDR techniques, their pros and cons, and practical use cases....
Sensor and ISPTechnology Deep Dive

The Role of Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) in 3D Time-of-Flight Cameras

Prabu Kumar
An Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) detects movements and rotations across six degrees of freedom, representing the types of motion a system can experience. When paired with ToF cameras, it ensures accurate spatial understanding and enhances robotic navigation systems. Get expert insights into how IMUs are redefining the capabilities of 3D...
Camera InterfaceTechnology Deep Dive

What is a PoE Camera & How Does It Help Ethernet-Based Vision Applications?

Prabu Kumar
PoE cameras combine power source and data connection capabilities through a single Ethernet cable. They can be integrated into intelligent embedded vision systems across different environments. Find out the real impact of PoE cameras on end applications, understand how they work, and more....
Sensor and ISPTechnology Deep Dive

Spectral sensitivity: A quick guide to understanding the impact

Prabu Kumar
Spectral sensitivity dictates how camera sensors respond to different wavelengths of light - impacting the accuracy of image capture. But, each application has unique requirements that demand specific spectral sensitivities. Find out more about spectral sensitivity, how it enhances embedded vision devices, and the factors that influence it....