News tagged with infrared sensors

Scanning Earth, saving lives

A high-speed camera for monitoring vegetation from space and combating famine in Africa is being adapted to spot changes in human skin cells, invisible to the naked eye, to help diagnose skin diseases like ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Weight loss program for infrared cameras

Infrared sensors can be employed in a wide range of applications, such as driver assistance systems for vehicles or thermography for buildings. A new camera is providing a test bed for development of new ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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China's pollution seen from space

Scientists said on Friday they had mapped ground-level air pollution in China from space for the first time, a feat that should help the fight against a notorious health hazard.

dateJan 17, 2014 in Environment
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Invention allows clear photos in dim light

Cameras fitted with a new revolutionary sensor will soon be able to take clear and sharp photos in dim conditions, thanks to a new image sensor invented at Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

dateMay 30, 2013 in Nanophysics
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