Broadcom AFBR-S50 ToF laser light sensor measures up to 10 meters
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Broadcom AFBR-S50 ToF laser light sensor measures up to 10 meters

The AFBR - S50 is a multipixel distance and motion measurement sensor. It has an integrated 850nm vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) which uses a single voltage supply of 5V. It's measurement rates are quick and as fast as 3 kHz, which is a distinguishing feature. However,...

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Chirp Microsystem Made The Smallest And Most Accurate Ultrasonic Time-of-Flight Sensors
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Chirp Microsystem Made The Smallest And Most Accurate Ultrasonic Time-of-Flight Sensors

Recently Californian startup Chirp Microsystems officially announced two discrete ultrasonic Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensors, the CH-101 and CH-201, with maximum sensing ranges of 1m and 5m, respectively. Both chips have a 3.5x3.5mm package and they are powered by same ASIC or...

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8×8 pixel Time-of-Flight sensor is only 2.65×2.7mm
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8×8 pixel Time-of-Flight sensor is only 2.65×2.7mm

Swiss company Espros has completed its cwTOF imager family with the epc611, its smallest Time-of-Flight sensor to date, measuring only 2.65x2.7mm and delivering a 8x8 pixel field. by Julien Happich @ eenewseurope.com: Sampling now and in volume production at TSMC, the chip can either...

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MappyDot – Micro Smart LiDAR Sensor
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MappyDot – Micro Smart LiDAR Sensor

Blecky @ hackaday.io: MappyDot is a smart ranging sensor which provides system designers with the ability to measure accurate distances on drones and robotic platforms for collision avoidance, area mapping, distance measurement, gesture recognition and motion sensing. The MappyDot...

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LED-based time-of-flight IC for object detection and distance measurement
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LED-based time-of-flight IC for object detection and distance measurement

by Lee Goldberg @ edn.com: Although Intersil's ISL29501 time-of-flight (ToF) signal processing IC doesn't have anything to do with the lighting applications I normally cover, I felt compelled to bring it to your attention because it's one of the most innovative LED applications...

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