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2010-09-20 21:46:06

Image sensors which are used as electronic parking aids in cars or for quality control in production systems have to be able to withstand the often very high temperatures that prevail in these environments. Research scientists have produced a CMOS chip which functions even at a temperature of 115 degrees Celsius.More and more car manufacturers are equipping their vehicles with image sensors "“ e.g. to register the presence of pedestrians or vehicles in the blind spot or to detect...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.