Sensor Technology from an Unlikely Source Assists USA Track & Field Olympic Training

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

A velocity measurement system that captures an athlete in motion and automatically calculates performance metrics for coaches to use in training long jumpers seems like an ideal addition…

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Sensing in Home Monitoring and Control

Friday, January 27, 2012

Joyce Warrington of Ingersoll Rand Residential Solutions explains the sensing that can be incorporated in a home monitoring system at the 2012 International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in…

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How Sensor Fusion Impacts Systems

Monday, February 14, 2011

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Sensing in the AR.Drone Quadricopter

Friday, January 21, 2011

Controlled by a cell phone (iPhone/iPod, Touch/iPad and others), Parrot’s AR.Drone quadricopter uses pressure sensors (for altitude) and camera sensors for its control. At the 2011 International CES…

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A Short Demonstration of GM’s EN-V Capabilities

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

I attended the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and had the opportunity to look for sensors in a variety of applications. General Motors two-wheel EN-V…

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Legislating More Sensors

Sunday, December 26, 2010

If the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gets its way, backup cameras will be required on all new vehicles by 2014. Intended to prevent drivers from backing…

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Four Cameras and Xilinx FPGA Provide Surround View for Vehicles

Friday, October 29, 2010

At Convergence 2010, Xilinx’ Paul Zoratti explains how new vehicle applications for cameras are possible using field programmable gate array (FPGA) technology. With Xilinx SP605 evaluation board, four…

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Automotive Camera Module Operates in Low-Light Applications

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Melexis’ Mark White demonstrates the capability of the Melexis  automotive camera module  for night vision applications at Convergence 2010. With its high dynamic range and high sensitivity for…

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