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Re: March 19 - Day TWO: Interfacing to and Processing Data From Image Sensors
jralvarez   3/19/2013 3:10:06 PM
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@Alaskaman66: on sensors optimized for particular applications.

Great question, and indeed there are infrared sensors and other types used for particular applications, but in the end it comes down to whether a market is large enough for sensor manufacturers to create such specialized sensors. In the meantime, as I alluded in my talk, you can create specialized hardware/software blocks that take advantage of your application. For example, extracting edges and background information directly and early in the sensor pipeline in order to better do object segmentation. Many of these blocks are available as IP cores.



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