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Traffic Signals and Intersections: An Innovative Approach
Traffic Signals and Intersections: An Innovative Approach
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Horiba – a leading manufacturer of spectroscopy and material analysis solutions. Most people have experienced the frustration of traffic signals. The lights change at the ...
RADAR and LiDAR for Remote Sensing and Object Tracking
RADAR and LiDAR for Remote Sensing and Object Tracking
Both LiDAR and RADAR are well-established methods of detection and remote sensing. Some systems benefit from using radar while others are better served using LiDAR. In some cases, the two techniques may ...
Laser Welding: A Highly Efficient Automation Method
Laser Welding: A Highly Efficient Automation Method
Welding is a process that fuses two materials together by heat and/or pressure. Metals and plastics are the most common materials welded together. Surprisingly wood can be welded too although the actual ...
Interferometric and Non-Interferometric Setups for Testing Optical Surfaces
Interferometric and Non-Interferometric Setups for Testing Optical Surfaces
Testing the quality of optical surfaces can reveal defects and imperfections in optical surfaces. These imperfections can induce aberrations in optical systems. Consequently, identifying to what extent the ...
Radiation Shielding: Rocks as a Concrete Replacement
Radiation Shielding: Rocks as a Concrete Replacement
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Horiba – a leading manufacturer of spectroscopy and material analysis solutions. What is Ionizing Radiation? Ionizing radiation is a type of radiation where the energy ...
Seasonal Depression Solutions from Smart Lighting
Seasonal Depression Solutions from Smart Lighting
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Connet Laser– a leading manufacturer of fiber lasers and amplifiers. Seasonal Affective Disorder Especially in these pandemic times, getting outside has been advertised as ...
Artificial Vision as it Relates to Robotics and Object Tracking
Artificial Vision as it Relates to Robotics and Object Tracking
Today’s blog post is sponsored by DataRay – Advancing the technology of laser beam analysis since 1988 The world of machine learning and artificial intelligence is an evolving field. How close ...
Lasers In Dental Surgeries: A Replacement for Drills?
Lasers In Dental Surgeries: A Replacement for Drills?
When having a dentist appointment, drills, brushes, and x-rays are all things that come to mind. Lasers, however, are not the number one apparatus thought of when sitting back in the chair. This is because ...
Laser Levels used in Construction and Landscaping
Laser Levels used in Construction and Landscaping
Today’s blog post is sponsored by RPMC Lasers – leading laser distributor in the US, focused on industrial, medical, life science, and defense markets One of the benefits of lasers are their versatility. ...
Electronic Readers: Using Lighting For A New Wave of Books
Electronic Readers: Using Lighting For A New Wave of Books
Today’s blog post is sponsored by Gentec-EO– a leader for all your laser beam measurements. Electronic readers, more commonly known as E-Readers, have grown in popularity since they give users easy access ...