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CCD versus CMOS Update

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Wed, Apr 22, 2015

For the past few weeks we have provided some updates on the performance of the latest CCD and CMOS industrial image sensors.

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Topics: CCD vs. CMOS

New Rugged CMOS cameras from Adimec at SPIE DSS 2015

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Mon, Apr 20, 2015

This week at the 2015 SPIE DSS, Adimec (booth #929) introduces the expanded TMX series of rugged COTS cameras for the global security market to include global shutter CMOS image sensor-based versions.  

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Topics: New Adimec Products

New CMOS HD Daylight Cameras at SPIE DSS 2015

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Wed, Apr 8, 2015

At the 2015 edition of the SPIE Defense and Security Symposium event in Baltimore, MD., held April 21st through April 23rd Adimec will display and discuss the enhancements to its TMX series of rugged full HD COTS cameras to provide full motion video in daylight on airborne payloads, long-range observations systems, and other sensor system architectures. 

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Topics: New Adimec Products

CCD versus CMOS in global security applications

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

With the move from standard resolution to HD for full motion video in global security applications to improve detection, recognition, and identification capabilities, there is then the question of what HD image sensor and camera are the best. 

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Topics: CCD vs. CMOS

What can you do with 4 electrons of read noise now from a CMOS industrial camera – half of that of a CCD

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Fri, Mar 20, 2015

We talked about the improved sensitivity of latest generation CMOS image sensors compared to CCD – see here for the details.  For the CCD and CMOS image sensors we measured quantum efficiency and read noise, we also collected video and images at various light levels from our subsequent cameras.

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Topics: CCD vs. CMOS

Rugged Cameras for Airborne Payloads

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Thu, Mar 19, 2015

Airborne sensor systems on manned or unmanned vehicles provide wide area observation, autonomous tracking, coordinate generation, positive identification from the air to the ground, and more.

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Topics: New Adimec Products

Adimec demonstrates CMOSIS and ON Semi high-resolution camera series and other imaging advances at AIMEX 2015

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Tue, Mar 10, 2015

Machine vision, healthcare, and global security cameras demonstrated in TS Corp and JUN Vision booth #P100

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Topics: New Adimec Products

12 Megapixel metrology camera for semiconductor and electronics metrology and inspection

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Wed, Mar 4, 2015

The Adimec QUARTZ Q-12A180 12 Megapixel camera offers 187 full fps utilizing the CMOSIS CMV12000 image sensor.  It also includes the most advanced implementation of the CoaXPress interface.

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Move from CCD to CMOS in medical imaging systems

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Tue, Feb 24, 2015

In the latest edition of Imaging & Machine Vision Europe, Adimec's development of high resolution CMOS cameras for medical imaging sytems in ophthalmology, including those for cataract surgery, were discussed.  We also share our thoughts on the move from CCD to CMOS for more and more medical applications.

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Topics: Applications, CCD vs. CMOS

Hyperspectral Imaging, high full well cameras for FFOCT, and fast metrology cameras at Photonics West 2015

Posted by Gretchen Alper on Thu, Feb 19, 2015

Photonics West 2015 was the biggest one ever with over 21,000 attendees.  For Adimec, we had the opportunity to demonstrate and discuss several new innovations including the fastest high-resolution metrology cameras, a high-speed, extreme high full well CMOS CoaXPress camera for FFOCT, and real-time, accurate hyperspectral snapshot cameras.  Thanks for visiting us and for the inspiring conversations.  In case you missed us, here is a short video with and overview.

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Topics: New Adimec Products