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2012-05-04 09:19:16

They can be deployed as additional surveillance resources during major events, or as high-resolution 3D street imaging systems. Intelligent swarms of aerial drones are a universally useful tool for police, crisis managers and urban planners. Special 3D sensors developed by Fraunhofer researchers ensure fl awless aerobatics and prevent collisions. Like a well-rehearsed formation team, a flock of flying robots rises slowly into the air with a loud buzzing noise. A good two dozen in number,...

2012-04-22 22:20:12

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced the completion of the successful transfer of its CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology from its Migdal Haemek, Israel facility to its US fab in Newport Beach, California providing multi-sourcing to better address its customers' growing needs. TowerJazz's CIS process has already been running in high volume in its Israeli plants, and is now available in its Newport Beach, CA...

2012-04-10 02:26:49

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its OV6922 CMOS image sensor has been designed into Ambu's aScope 2, a single-use intubation scope intended for medical procedures such as difficult intubation and percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT). Ambu's disposable aScope 2 flexible videoscope can reduce the risk of cross-contamination when...

2012-03-21 02:26:43

CHELMSFORD, England and MIGDAL HA'EMEK, Israel, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- e2v, the global provider of high performance imaging solutions and TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced the increased production of e2v's Ruby low light CMOS imaging sensors and the ELiiXA+ high speed multi-line scan camera using TowerJazz's advanced CMOS Image Sensor (CIS) technology. e2v offers market leading systems and sensors for machine vision and industrial cameras integrating...

2012-03-20 06:20:20

TESSENDERLO, Belgium, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The MLX90620 FIRray sensing device from Melexis, utilizes the company's innovative non-contact temperature measurement technology to create a highly cost-effective thermography solution. Covering a -20degree(s)C to 300degree(s)C temperature range, this 16 x 4 element far infrared (FIR) thermopile sensor array produces a map of heat values for the target area in real time, avoiding the need to scan the area with a single point...

2012-03-13 04:32:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced its TS11IS hybrid CMOS image sensor (CIS) process offering, a combination of 0.11um and 0.16um platform. The process will allow customers to design higher resolution high-end sensors with smaller pixels and enhanced performance. The TS11IS combines TowerJazz's 0.16um CMOS for periphery circuits and its 0.11um pushed design rules for the pixel array. The process is targeted...

2012-02-17 14:00:00

Findings Published in Circulation Research Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Photometrics' high-performance Evolve 128 EMCCD camera was used in the first single camera, multi-parameter cardiac imaging system. Oxford University and University of Michigan researchers employed the system to measure the electrophysiological function of adult human stem cell-derived heart tissue. The findings were published as part of a review titled, “Optical Imaging of Voltage and Calcium in Cardiac...

2012-02-14 15:27:23

Arizona State University researchers are finding ways to improve infrared photodetector technology that is critical to national defense and security systems, as well as used increasingly in commercial applications and consumer products. A significant advance is reported in a recent article in the journal Applied Physics Letters. It details discovery of how infrared photodetection can be done more effectively by using certain materials arranged in specific patterns in atomic-scale...

2012-02-07 06:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its participation in a multi-disciplinary consortium tasked with developing innovative CMOS-compatible, high-temperature sensors that help reduce carbon emissions and drive energy consumption savings. The European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7ICT) is...

2012-01-31 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its 10-megapixel CMOS image sensor, the OV10810, has been named the best image sensor of 2011 by Electronic Design Magazine, as part the publication's annual 'Best Electronic Design' awards. Determined by staff editors, the awards recognize the most significant designs and innovations of the year across fifteen...