Engineering team invents a camera that powers itself
A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered—it can produce an ...
Sony inspired by biomimicry develops curved CMOS sensors
New theory could reduce number of sensors required for terahertz imaging systems
Terahertz imaging, which is already familiar from airport security checkpoints, has a number of other promising applications—from explosives detection to collision avoidance in cars. Like sonar or radar, ...
After touch screens, researchers demonstrate electronic recording and replay of human touch (w/ Video)
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego report a breakthrough in technology that could pave the way for digital systems to record, store, edit and replay information in a dimension that goes ...
Device for capturing signatures uses tiny LEDs created with piezo-phototronic effect
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology want to put your signature up in lights – tiny lights, that is. Using thousands of nanometer-scale wires, the researchers have developed a sensor device ...
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
Researchers develop a way to remotely detect landslides
Novel metamaterial sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance systems for ...
Toshiba smartphone camera sensor has eye on future
CyPhy Works takes wraps off long-endurance UAVs (w/ video)
3-D, after-the-fact focus image sensors invented
(PhysOrg.com) -- At the heart of digital photography is a chip called an image sensor that captures a map of the intensity of the light as it comes through the lens and converts it to an electronic signal.
Holodesk prototype puts life in computers (w/ video)
Quantum dots could boost performance of mobile phone cameras
Precocious GEM: Shape-shifting sensor can report conditions from deep in the body
Scientists working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the National Institutes of Health have devised and demonstrated a new, shape-shifting probe, about one-hundredth as wide as a human ...