Bandpass Optical Filters Explained

2021-11-15T10:30:31-05:00

Filters are devices that allow specific stuff to pass through them and reject or block the rest. In the context of optical communication, optical filters are used for pretty much the same thing. Optical filters promote the transmission of different wavelengths while absorbing those that [...]

Bandpass Optical Filters Explained2021-11-15T10:30:31-05:00

Monitoring Livestock Using Imaging Systems

2021-10-13T11:10:41-04:00

Gone are the days when managing and monitoring livestock was entirely dependent on manual labor. Technological advancements have relieved the farmers from such physically demanding and time-consuming tasks. The farms and barns have transformed into modern spaces as they are now outfitted with high-end cameras, [...]

Monitoring Livestock Using Imaging Systems2021-10-13T11:10:41-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 4 — Public Safety

2021-09-27T13:47:52-04:00

In the first three parts of the series “Drones at Work,” we looked at how Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or drones are being used in industries such as agriculture, construction, and wildlife biology around the world. The final segment of this series discusses the role [...]

Drones At Work: Part 4 — Public Safety2021-09-27T13:47:52-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 3 — Animal Population

2021-09-27T13:47:27-04:00

Parts one and two of «Drones at work» discussed the use of drones in agriculture and surveying, respectively. But did you know that researchers are also using thermal sensor-equipped drones to count animal populations?  […]

Drones At Work: Part 3 — Animal Population2021-09-27T13:47:27-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping

2021-09-27T13:49:59-04:00

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping Part 1 of  “Drones at Work” focused on drones in the agriculture industry. We learned about how drones are constantly proving to be excellent commercial resources for farmers, significantly improving efficiency and reliability. In part 2, [...]

Drones At Work: Part 2 — Surveying & Mapping2021-09-27T13:49:59-04:00

Automotive Industry Automation

2021-09-27T13:53:15-04:00

With the increasing number of automobiles on the road, the competition in the automotive industry is rising as well. Every automaker strives to make more automobiles—in 2019, almost 92 million automobiles were manufactured globally. However, with such a high number of automobiles in production, the [...]

Automotive Industry Automation2021-09-27T13:53:15-04:00

Hole Inspection With Machine Vision

2021-09-27T13:10:07-04:00

The manufacturing industry keeps evolving and advancing in terms of technological developments. In the past, humans were involved in every aspect of manufacturing; the industry thrived on manual labor. Yes—machines provided manufacturers with some sort of [much needed] relief. However, human intervention in pretty much [...]

Hole Inspection With Machine Vision2021-09-27T13:10:07-04:00

Laser-Based Defense Technology

2021-08-23T16:03:55-04:00

NATO, Russia, and China have been engaged in a new arms race for quite a while. The top prizes now include hypersonics, railguns, and lasers. After years of study and development, not to mention billions of dollars spent, the three technologies are now finally starting [...]

Laser-Based Defense Technology2021-08-23T16:03:55-04:00

Looking For Water On The Moon With Lasers Lenses

2021-08-23T14:24:05-04:00

A briefcase-sized device housing a powerful laser sounds like a sci-fi gadget, but it is precisely what NASA intends to deploy to search for water and ice on the surface of the Moon. The proposed CubeSat, dubbed «Lunar Flashlight», will play a key role in [...]

Looking For Water On The Moon With Lasers Lenses2021-08-23T14:24:05-04:00
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