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Re: Day 2: Fundamentals of Image Sensors for Embedded Vision
flared0ne   9/11/2012 2:38:55 PM
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Listening to it right now... Just finished going through the slides (MUCH prefer the PDF instead of powerpoint; good move). Was amused -- you remember yesterday I asked about LeapMotion? They are doing a 3D sensor play with jawdropping precision (repeatable position-determination of 0.01 millimeters, ten micrometers). THEY aren't saying a whole lot about how they do it, but the only bit I'm missing at this point is whether they are using more than one CCD sensor (some element of triangulation, possibly). Infrared light, lenseless, shadowmask, calibrate with an empty field-of-view speckle pattern which is constantly applied to NEW sensor frames; the intellectual property is the algorithms which extract position and distance data from the sensor stream.



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