Cameras / Imaging / Vision

Denso VisionSensor400x275DENSO Corporation has announced it expanded the detection angle of its vision sensor, increasing the sensor’s ability to recognize pedestrians and bicycles around a vehicle to improve road safety. The vision sensor is used on some grades of the Subaru Legacy Outback, announced in April 2022 for the North American market, and the Subaru Crosstrek, announced in September 2022 for the Japanese market.

 

VelodyneStanley400x275Velodyne Lidar has announced a multi-year agreement to provide its lidar sensors to Stanley Robotics, which develops an automated valet parking solution. The system uses autonomous handling robots to help parking lots improve the customer experience and increase the number of vehicles that can be stored.

 

InuitiveNU4100 400x275Israel-based Inuitive Ltd, which develops vision-on-chip processors, has announced the launch of its new NU4100, an expansion of its vision and artificial intelligence IC portfolio. Based on a unique architecture and advanced 12nm process technology, the NU4100 IC supports integrated dual-channel 4K ISP, enhanced AI processing and depth sensing on a single-chip, low-power design.

 

Aeva NVIDIA Sim400x275Aeva, which develops next-generation sensing and perception systems, has announced that its Aeries 4D lidar sensors are now supported on NVIDIA’s DRIVE simulation platform. Aeva’s Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) 4D lidar sensors detect 3D position, in addition to instant velocity for each point at distances up to 500 meters, bringing an added dimension to sensing and perception for safe autonomous driving.

 

OusterLidarOSO 400x275Ouster, which develops high-resolution digital lidar sensors, has announced a 3D industrial lidar sensor suite aimed at high-volume material handling applications. The line of high-resolution OS0 and OS1 sensors is configured to meet unique requirements of forklift, port equipment and autonomous mobile robot (AMR) manufacturers, with price points that enable adoption on high-volume production fleets, the company said.

 

IDS uEyeWarp10 400x275IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH, which manufactures industrial cameras and image processing technology, has announced it will display an array of new camera technologies at the VISION event in Stuttgart, Germany. The event is scheduled for Oct. 4-6, covering the latest in machine vision technologies.

 

SILC PointCloud400x275SiLC Technologies, which develops machine vision and silicon photonics, has announced that its Eyeonic Vision Sensor has demonstrated the ability to perceive, identify and avoid objects at a range of more than one kilometer. Earlier this year the company demonstrated a detection range of more than 500 meters at CES, and the company said it has now optimized its technology to go beyond 1,000 meters.

 

NexarMap400x275Israel-based Nexar, which develops AI computer vision, has announced the release of its Driver Behavioral Mapping data. The map gives insights for different road segments, driver types, weather, and road conditions. The company’s dashboard cameras capture a wide range of crowd-sourced driving data of actual human driving behavior, which is then aggregated and overlaid on a high-definition base map to be used for autonomous and assisted driving applications.

 

AeroVironmentMantis400x275AeroVironment has announced its Mantis i23 D, a multi-sensor daytime imaging payload that is compatible with the Raven B small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS). The Mantis i23 D is an enhanced daylight variant of its predecessor, the Mantis i23, and uses the same modular interface to allow for quick and simple swapping between payloads with no software updates required to avionics or ground control systems.

 

ValensLeopard A PHY400x275Leopard Imaging, which develops embedded vision systems, has announced a partnership with Valens Semiconductor, which provides high-speed connectivity systems for the automotive and audio-video markets. The partnership aims to design a camera module that will enable OEMs and Tier 1 providers to reduce the time to market for their A-PHY-based systems, a standard that can be used to support Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS).

 

OptimasQualityLab400x275Optimas Solutions, an industrial manufacturer and distributor that specializes in fastening and supply chain solutions, has announced the re-opening of its Quality Lab in Columbus, Ind., in order to provide general parts inspections and production part approval process (PAPP) evaluations.

 

LidarMapping400x275Nextech AR Solutions, which provides augmented reality (AR) and 3D model services, has announced that its ARway no-code spatial computing platform for the real-world metaverse is now adopting lidar technology to create hyper-accurate meshes for its software. The move to lidar enhances the ability of ARway to create high-quality meshes and spatial mapping solutions, the company said.

 

LSLidar 400x275Shenzhen, China-based LSLiDAR, which develops 3D sensing solutions, has announced the launch of its LS series 1550nm fiber laser automotive-grade lidar, designed to meet long-range and high-resolution sensing requirements for advanced driving and assistance (ADAS) Level 3+ applications.

 

FlirStereoCam400x275In this guide, machine vision engineers at Teledyne FLIR share an overview of stereo vision while taking you through all the necessary steps to design your own depth perception solution.

 

Aeva Aeries2 SICK400x275Aeva, which develops next-generation sensing and perception systems, has announced a strategic multi-year collaboration with SICK AG. The collaboration will bring Aeva’s Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) 4D lidar to several industrial sensing applications, including long-range sensing with its Aeries II sensor.

 

XfuseAI Board400x275Xfuse LLC, which develops customizable imaging and video technology, has announced it intends to deliver hardware and software tools to advance the next-generation of autonomous vehicles, robotics, and artificial intelligence applications. The company’s proprietary Phoenix HDR Image Signal Processing (ISP) technology supports multiple different sensor types simultaneously to fuse data-rich HDR video in real time, with minimal latency.