News tagged with camera system

Perfect welds for car bodies

Surface welding instead of penetration welding, allows a laser to produce a weld that is only visible on one side. But how do you control the laser power to prevent it burning a hole through the sheets of metal? A new camera ...

dateMay 11, 2011 in Engineering
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Smart fences recognize bad airport neighbors

A perimeter-protection system created by a team from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering took Best Paper prize at the IEEE Homeland Security Conference in November 2010, and is now moving to deployment at a Florida airport, ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Engineering
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Imaging the planet-sized companion of a nearby star

( -- Of the nearly 500 extra-solar planets that have been confirmed to date, only about a dozen have actually been seen in images. Because planets are so much fainter than their host stars, special techniques ...

dateOct 15, 2010 in Astronomy
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Vigilant camera eye

An innovative camera system could in future enhance security in public areas and buildings. Smart Eyes works just like the human eye. The system analyzes the recorded data in real time and then immediately flags up salient ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Engineering
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