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ON Semi Presentation on SPAD Sensors

AutoSens publishes ON Semi – Sensl presentation “The Next Generation of SPAD Arrays for Automotive LiDAR” by Wade Appelman, VP of Lidar Technology: Image Sensors World

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Thesis on Small Size Stacked SPAD Imagers

Edinburgh University publishes a thesis “Miniature high dynamic range time-resolved CMOS SPAD image sensors” by Tarek Al Abbas that explores the small pixel pitch SPAD sensors: “The goal of this research is to explore the hypothesis that given the state of the art CMOS nodes and fabrication technologies, it is …

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Adasky Explains Why Visual World is Confusing for AI

Adasky presentation at Autosens Detroit 2019 shows that sometimes visible light images can be confusing for AI. Thermal camera is claimed to resolve these ambiguities: Image Sensors World

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LiDAR News: Velodyne, Aeye, Livox, Velodyne

BusinessWire: Velodyne introduced the Puck 32MR, a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, shuttles and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The Puck 32MR has a range of 120m and a 40-deg vertical FoV. “We are proud to announce the Puck 32MR as the latest addition …

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Corephotonics Files Another Lawsuit against Apple on 10 Patents Infringement

AppleInsider: Israeli-based Corephotonics, recently acquired by Samsung, files its 3rd lawsuit accusing Apple in infringing on its 10 patents: 9,661,233 “Dual aperture zoom digital camera“10,230,898 “Dual aperture zoom camera with video support and switching / non-switching dynamic control“10,288,840 “Miniature telephoto lens module and a camera utilizing such a lens module“10,317,647 …

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Artilux Presents its GeSi 3D Sensing Tech Featuring 50% QE @ 1550nm

CEChina, EEWorld: After first unveiling its GeSi sensors in October 2018 and presenting them at IEDM 2018, Artilux formally announces its new Explore Series for wide spectrum 3D sensing. By operating at longer wavelength light than conventional solutions, the new Explore Series delivers exceptional accuracy, reduces the risk of eye …

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e2v Promotional Videos

Teledyne e2v publishes a number of promotional videos on its image sensors: Image Sensors World

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More Autosens Videos: Sony, Valeo, Geo, ARM

Autosens publishes more video presentations from its latest Detroit conference in May 2019. Sony’s Solution Architect Tsuyoshi Hara presents “The influence of colour filter pattern and its arrangement on resolution and colour reproducibility:” Valeo’s Patrick Denny presents “Addressing LED flicker:” GEO Semiconductor’s Director of Imaging R&D Manjunath Somayaji presents “Tuning …

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Samsung Officially Unveils 108MP Sensor for Smartphones

Samsung introduces 108MP ISOCELL Bright HMX, the first mobile image sensor in the mobile CIS industry to go beyond 100MP. The new 1/1.33-inch sensor uses the same 0.8μm pixel from the recently announced 64MP. The ISOCELL Bright HMX is the result of close collaboration between Xiaomi and Samsung. The pixel-merging …

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Omnivision’s CTO Presentation on Automotive RGB-IR Sensors

Autosens publishes Omnivision CTO Boyd Fowler presentation “RGB-IR Sensors for In-Cabin Automotive Applications.” Another Autosens video by Robin Jenkin, Principal Image Quality Engineer, NVIDIA updates on P2020 standard progress. Image Sensors World

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Huawei Demos Fingerprint Sensor Under LCD Display

Gizmochina: Huawei presents a prototype of IR camera-based fingerprint sensor under LCD display. Most of other under-display sensors work with OLED displays. The demo posted on Twitter says: “This is an LCD screen fingerprint technology based on the infrared camera solution, which can basically ignore the LCD panel type and …

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Himax Updates on its 3D Sensing Efforts

GlobeNewsWire: Himax Q2 2019 earnings report updates on the company’s 3D sensing projects: “Himax continues to participate in most of the smartphone OEMs’ ongoing 3D sensing projects covering structured light and time-of-flight (ToF). As the Company reported earlier, in the past, its structured light-based 3D sensing total solution targeting Android …

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Samsung 108MP Sensor to Feature in Xiaomi Smartphone

NextWeb, DPReview: At a briefing in China, Xiaomi announces it is to become the first manufacturer to use Samsung’s new 108MP ISOCELL sensor. The maximum resolution of that sensor will be 12,032 x 9,024 pixels: Thanks to TS for the pointer! Image Sensors World

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IHS Markit: Hynix CIS Sales to Rise 10x in 3 Years

IFNews: IHS Markit reports that multi-camera smartphones and ToF solutions adoption benefits most image sensor manufacturers but in different degree. Hynix CIS sales are forecasted to jump 10x from 2018 to 2020, while other companies are expected to grow by 20-50%: Under-display selfie cameras is in development by major smartphone …