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Sony Exmor vs STARVIS sensors; a detailed comparison

Prabu Kumar
Exmor, Exmor R, STARVIS, and Exmor RS are four highly popular series of Sony sensors in markets like industrial, retail, medical, etc. Get a detailed comparison of these sensors in terms of their structure and architecture....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

What is Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)? Why is SNR important in embedded cameras?

Prabu Kumar
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) measures the strength of the desired signal relative to the background noise. Demystify how SNR is calculated and develop an understanding of the practical steps to improve SNR....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

What is pixel binning – how does it work and what are its advantages?

Prabu Kumar
Pixel binning is a one-of-a-kind solution to help achieve enhanced sensitivity for small pixel size cameras. See in detail the role played by pixels in embedded vision and the advantages of pixel binning....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

A short guide to why monochrome cameras have the edge over color cameras

Prabu Kumar
Many assume color cameras are a better fit for every embedded vision application than monochrome cameras. But the reality could be different. Understand why monochrome cameras can be a better choice in certain embedded vision applications...
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CMOS sensors vs CCD sensors: why CMOS sensors are ruling the world of embedded vision?

Prabu Kumar
CCD and CMOS sensors come with their own benefits. The main difference lies in recreating images from electric signals. See why CMOS is already ahead of CCD - and what the future holds for both types of sensors in embedded vision....
Optics Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

What is NIR imaging and how do NIR cameras work?

Prabu Kumar
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 role of NIR cameras in embedded vision applications....
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Differences between rolling shutter artifacts and motion blur

Prabu Kumar
It’s an industry myth that both motion blur and rolling shutter artifact can be eliminated using the same type of camera. The reason is these terms are often wrongly understood. Unearth expert insights on the differences between the two and learn how to choose a camera to overcome them....
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!...
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....