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What is LiDAR technology? How does LiDAR help in depth measurement?

Prabu Kumar
LiDAR is one of the most popular technologies used for depth measurement the offers excellent range and accuracy. Go deep into how LiDAR cameras work and the key markets in which they have gained momentum....
Sensor and ISP Technology Deep Dive

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....
Technology Deep Dive

What is low latency camera streaming?

Prabu Kumar
Low latency streaming ensures there are only negligible lags while capturing high-quality, real-time images. Discover four important factors that affect low latency streaming and the use cases where it can make a huge difference....
Optics Technology Deep Dive

What is lens vignetting – and how to eliminate it in embedded cameras?

Prabu Kumar
Lens vignetting is the reduction of brightness/saturation from an image’s center to its four corners. Find out what causes lens vignetting, its different types, and some of the industry best practices for correcting it....
Optics Technology Deep Dive

What is an IR-cut filter – and why do embedded vision applications need it?

Prabu Kumar
An IR-cut filter is a mechanical shutter that blocks or delivers light in the IR spectrum to enable true color reproduction. Learn how an IR-cut filter works and why your embedded vision application might need it....
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....
Optics Technology Deep Dive

What is a liquid lens camera and how does it work?

Prabu Kumar
Liquid lenses have been the backbone for autofocus cameras used in many new age embedded vision applications. So, get the ultimate know-how on how liquid lens cameras work, their use cases, and what separates them from VCM cameras...
Technology Deep Dive

What is an AI camera? How AI cameras can unlock analytical power with deep learning

Prabu Kumar
ML/DL-driven AI camera systems are powering embedded vision applications by helping make intelligent real-time decisions. Discover their main functions and viable use cases, and see why e-con Systems’ SmarteCAM is the smart AI camera for the future....
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...