Use our mobile site at: m.ITbriefing.net    Follow ITbriefing.net: Follow ITbriefing on Twitter   Follow ITbriefing via Facebook   Follow ITbriefing via RSS 
pmdtechnologies Showcases New 3D Time-of-Flight Depth Sensing Imager IRS238XC and Smallest 3D Camera Worldwide


 Tags:   News: Cameras & Photography                This was published: 8 Jan 2018 - 03:46 pm         Print article: Printer friendly page
          

pmdtechnologies Showcases New 3D Time-of-Flight Depth Sensing Imager IRS238XC and Smallest 3D Camera Worldwide - on DefenceBriefing.net

pmdtechnologies ag announced today that it will showcase its new 3D imager IRS238XC for the first time at CES in Las Vegas. The imager has been jointly developed by pmd and Infineon Technologies AG and addresses the rapidly growing market for 3D depth sensing. The demand for depth sensing in smartphones is significantly increasing since the launch of the iPhone X, which uses depth sensing technology for user facing applications like animojis or face authentication (FaceID).



This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180108006311/en/

3D depth sensing cameras for face authentication. (Photo: Business Wire)

3D depth sensing cameras for face authentication. (Photo: Business Wire)

As pmd’s 3D depth sensing technology has gained significant market access by being integrated in already launched devices like smartphones, AR headsets, intelligent home devices or robots, pmd has learned valuable lessons about market requirements and therefore the IRS238XC takes Time-of-Flight 3D cameras where the market expects integrable depth sensing to be.

The ease of the camera module layout and integration has been significantly improved by integrating dedicated functions to support the laser class 1 compliance of 3D depth sensing camera modules. The integrated MIPI interface and integrated digital logic make it easy and convenient to operate the 3D camera module. The IRS238XC features in each pixel the Suppression of Background Illumination (SBI) circuitry, which enables robust outdoor depth sensing in full sunlight. Additionally the 38.000 pixels of the IRS238XC provide a higher resolution than any existing integrable 3D depth sensing chip and are tuned to work also at 940nm wavelength to further improve outdoor operation.

Last but not least, reference camera modules for the IRS238XC, which are shown in pmd’s Suite at CES, are showcasing a footprint of 12mm x 8mm, including imager, lens, IR emitter and all relevant circuitries and therefore are the smallest 3D camera modules available worldwide.

“Having gained experience from shipping ToF chip products already since 2005 and from 2016 also in the consumer space for high numbers, we are happy to leverage the technology on the next level having a functional, highly-integrated new imager available at exactly the right point of time, as the market demand is increasing significantly,” says Dr. Bernd Buxbaum, CEO of pmdtechnologies ag.

The IRS238XC is addressing the demand for 3D depth sensing cameras for face authentication, for which software partners of pmd and Infineon offer corresponding application software. Notwithstanding, the IRS238XC is expected to be adopted for other devices like AR/VR headsets, robots, drones and intelligent home devices as well. Samples of the IRS238XC are already available and mass production is scheduled to start in Q4 2018. Requests are possible and more info available at Infineon.com/real3.

Established module maker partners, who have already proven that 3D cameras using imagers from pmd and Infineon can be produced in volumes with high yield and a most stable once-in-a-lifetime calibration, will also be available for taking modules, which use the new IRS238XC, to volume production accordingly.

To get a first glimpse of the revolutionary chip and the smallest 3D camera module worldwide, visit pmd at CES 2018, Westgate Hospitality Suites 1310, Tech East.

For meeting requests use events@pmdtec.com.

About pmdtechnologies ag

pmdtechnologies ag, a fabless IC company based in Siegen/Germany and San Jose/USA, is the worldwide leading 3D Time-of-Flight CMOS-based digital imaging technology supplier. Started up in 2002, the company owns over 200 worldwide patents concerning pmd-based applications, the pmd measurement principle and its realization. Addressed markets for pmd's 3D sensors are industrial automation, automotive and the wide field of consumer applications like AR/VR.

Further information is available at www.pmdtec.com.

Article source - Business Wire, all right reserved. Copyright 2018
Trademarks, logos, pictures and other items may be copyright of firms mentioned in this article.



 


Other related articles, tagged News: Cameras & Photography

· Mars Reel Enters Strategic Partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s Digital Media Company UNINTERRUPTED   (01/19/18)
· The Design Automation Conference Adds a Design Infrastructure Alley, Broadening the 2018 Exhibition Lineup   (01/19/18)
· Absolute Declares Quarterly Dividend   (01/19/18)
· Two Bit Circus Premieres VR Cinema at the 2018 edition of New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival   (01/19/18)
· Plan2Account Revolutionizes Healthcare Technology with Blockchain   (01/19/18)
· Global Unified Communication and Business Headsets Market 2017-2023 by Type and End-User - ResearchAndMarkets.com   (01/19/18)
· The Escape Pod Promotes Celia Jones to Chief Executive Officer   (01/19/18)
· Promethieus Launch is Tied to SHD Smart Home’s Use of Blockchain Security for Internet of Things Products   (01/19/18)
· Eaton Named to FORTUNE’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List   (01/19/18)
· Challenger Center to Work with International Space Station Astronauts to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Planned Lessons   (01/19/18)

>>>More articles  >>>

Latest tech videos:



· Mars Reel Enters Strategic Partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter"s Digital Media Company UNINTERRUPTED (2018-01-19 23:06)
Mars Reel Enters Strategic Partnership with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s Digital Media Company UNINTERRUPTED - on DefenceBriefing.net

Mars Reel, a leading provider of premium coverage of the most exciting athletes and teams in high school basketball, has aligned with digital media company UNINTERRUPTED to continue its growth and extend its brand into broader development, distribution, and storytelling opportunities. The rapidly growing company has also recently secured $2.7 million in financing as part of an initial $4.7 million round of funding from influential investors, including LeBron James, Maverick Carter, hip-hop artist Nas, Translation founder and CEO Steve Stoute, former global chief of AMC, Sundance and MGM Bruce Tuchman, and Lead Investor Robert Hisaoka.


· The Design Automation Conference Adds a Design Infrastructure Alley, Broadening the 2018 Exhibition Lineup (2018-01-19 21:46)
The Design Automation Conference Adds a Design Infrastructure Alley, Broadening the 2018 Exhibition Lineup - on DefenceBriefing.net

The Design Automation Conference (DAC), the premier conference devoted to the design of electronic circuits and systems, will this year showcase exhibits and presentations centered on information technology (IT) infrastructure, which is a crucial element in the creation of electronic systems and components. Behind the scenes of every electronic product design effort is a team of professionals, using sophisticated hardware and software, that ensures that the computing bandwidth, availability, licensing, security and storage needs are in place so that project teams can execute. The design infrastructure ecosystem is made up of IT and design professionals who manage these complex computing resources and the hardware and software products and services that are required so that design teams can accomplish their mission.


· Absolute Declares Quarterly Dividend (2018-01-19 21:26)
Absolute Declares Quarterly Dividend - on DefenceBriefing.net

Absolute®, the endpoint visibility and control company, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of CAD$0.08 per share on its common shares, payable in cash on February 23, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 2, 2018.


· Two Bit Circus Premieres VR Cinema at the 2018 edition of New Frontier at Sundance Film Festival (2018-01-19 21:26)

Today Two Bit Circus, an experiential entertainment company, premieres a VR Cinema at the 2018 edition of New Frontier at the Sundance Film Festival, January 18-28 in Park City, Utah. The VR Cinema will feature the official New Frontier Mobile VR lineup.


· Plan2Account Revolutionizes Healthcare Technology with Blockchain (2018-01-19 20:06)
Plan2Account Revolutionizes Healthcare Technology with Blockchain - on DefenceBriefing.net

Plan2Account, an innovator of asset recovery in the healthcare industry, is revolutionizing healthcare technology through utilization of blockchain to improve Payor contracts and eligibility platforms. Blockchain, the very same technology that makes Bitcoin’s security code structurally sound, is the framework of Plan2Account’s (P2A) server.


· The Escape Pod Promotes Celia Jones to Chief Executive Officer (2018-01-19 18:46)
The Escape Pod Promotes Celia Jones to Chief Executive Officer - on DefenceBriefing.net

Independent agency The Escape Pod announced today that it has promoted Celia Jones to Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Jones will be charged with stewarding The Escape Pod’s next phase of growth, elevating its integrated capabilities, identifying new revenue streams, and attracting top talent to build on the agency’s unique culture of creativity and independence. Jones will report to Norm Bilow, Co-founder and Managing Director of The Escape Pod Group, which also encompasses digital agency ORA Interactive, experiential agency OutCold, Gravity Well editorial and creative staffing service GoShortlist.com.


· Promethieus Launch is Tied to SHD Smart Home"s Use of Blockchain Security for Internet of Things Products (2018-01-19 18:26)
Promethieus Launch is Tied to SHD Smart Home’s Use of Blockchain Security for Internet of Things Products - on DefenceBriefing.net

Lomiko Metals Inc. (“Lomiko”) (TSX-V: LMR, OTC: LMRMF, FSE: DH8C) announces details of the strategy for 25% owned Promethieus Cryptocurrency Mining Corporation (“Promethieus” or “the Company”) www.promethieus.com, a cutting-edge cryptocurrency mining company and 25% owned subsidiary SHD Smart Home Devices Corporation (“SHD Devices”) www.shddevices.com, an Internet of Things (“IoT”) Company. Promethieus has posted a downloadable PowerPoint that describes key aspects of the company under Quicklinks.


· Eaton Named to FORTUNE"s 2018 World"s Most Admired Companies List (2018-01-19 18:26)
Eaton Named to FORTUNE’s 2018 World’s Most Admired Companies List - on DefenceBriefing.net

Power management company Eaton today was named one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE magazine.


· Challenger Center to Work with International Space Station Astronauts to Complete Christa McAuliffe"s Planned Lessons (2018-01-19 18:06)
Challenger Center to Work with International Space Station Astronauts to Complete Christa McAuliffe’s Planned Lessons - on DefenceBriefing.net

Challenger Center, a leading science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education organization, today announced that several of the lessons Christa McAuliffe planned to perform aboard the Challenger shuttle during the Teacher in Space mission will be completed aboard the International Space Station (ISS) this year. Challenger Center, in collaboration with NASA and STEM on Station, will work with astronauts Joe Acaba, currently aboard the ISS, and Ricky Arnold, scheduled to arrive in March, to film the lessons.


· Arrow Electronics Again Named to FORTUNE"s Most Admired Companies List (2018-01-19 17:26)
Arrow Electronics Again Named to FORTUNE’s Most Admired Companies List - on DefenceBriefing.net

FORTUNE today named global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 18th time. For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow placed first in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.


· Barrow Neurological Institute, IBM, MDSL and Raytheon Executives Elected to Arizona Technology Council"s Board of Directors (2018-01-19 17:26)
Barrow Neurological Institute, IBM, MDSL and Raytheon Executives Elected to Arizona Technology Council’s Board of Directors - on DefenceBriefing.net

The Arizona Technology Council today announced it has appointed Dr. Randall Porter, director, Barrow Acoustic Neuroma Center; Daman Wood, COO, MDSL; Calline Sanchez, vice president, IBM; and Eugene Jaramillo, deputy to the vice president of RMS supply chain management, Raytheon Missile Systems, to its board of directors. All four were elected unanimously to serve three-year terms at the Council’s quarterly board meeting held January 18.


· Linda Sarsour, Women"s March Co-Chair and Prolific Muslim-American Feminist Activist, Brings Her Voice to Maven"s Diverse Coalition (2018-01-19 17:06)

Feminist and civil rights activist Linda Sarsour, the co-chair of the Women’s March, is bringing her commentary to digital media network Maven (ticker symbol MVEN).


· CITE 2018 Launched "China Night” in Las Vegas before CES 2018 (2018-01-19 17:06)
CITE 2018 Launched “China Night” in Las Vegas before CES 2018 - on DefenceBriefing.net

This year CES was jokingly said to be short for “China Electronics Show”, for around 1/3 of its exhibitors were from China. However, the real China electronics show would be CITE (China Information Technology Expo), which is the largest comprehensive electronic information show in Asia and is expected to gather approximately 2,000 Chinese innovative enterprises in Shenzhen on April 9-11 this year. On January 8, CITE joined hands with China’s Consulate General in San Francisco to hold the “China Night” in Bellagio Las Vegas Hotel to increase CITE’s brand awareness and promote the exhibitors’ technologies and applications.


· SC Media Announces 2018 SC Awards Finalists (2018-01-19 16:26)

SC Media has announced the finalists for the 2018 SC Awards. Now in its 21st year, SC Awards is recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, organizations, products and services. The finalists were chosen by an expert panel of judges with extensive knowledge and experience in the cybersecurity industry. Winners will be announced at the SC Awards gala on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco.


· Turkcell Will Play an Active Role in Setting Global 5G Standards (2018-01-19 16:26)
Turkcell Will Play an Active Role in Setting Global 5G Standards - on DefenceBriefing.net

Turkcell (NYSE: TKC) (BIST:TCELL) has become a member of 3GPP, the most influential global organization in developing the standards in 5G, which is targeted for commercial launch in 2020. By becoming a member of 3GPP, Turkcell will assume an active role aiming at remarkable contributions in the development phases of 5G, viewed as the technology of the future. Turkcell’s many years of experience will be instrumental in 5G standardization activities along with other global players.


· Telecommunications Service Network Has Licensed SPIRIT DSP Mobile Software Video Engine (2018-01-19 16:26)
Telecommunications Service Network Has Licensed SPIRIT DSP Mobile Software Video Engine - on DefenceBriefing.net

SPIRIT DSP, mobile voice and video over IP software engines provider, with software products serving more than 1 billion people in 100+ countries, announces today that Telecommunications Service Network (TSN), VoIP carrier focused on international wholesale and retail voice terminations and switch partitioning, has licensed SPIRIT DSP mobile software video engine.


· ScanSource Named to FORTUNE Magazine"s 2018 List of "World"s Most Admired Companies" (2018-01-19 16:26)
ScanSource Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s 2018 List of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ - on DefenceBriefing.net

ScanSource, Inc., (NASDAQ-NMS: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, today announced that it has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s 2018 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. The annual survey, which is given to thousands of senior executives, directors and financial analysts from more than 600 global companies, identifies the organizations with the strongest reputations within their industries and across industries.




© Website copyright Incandore Limited 2012. All rights reserved. All content copyrights / trademarks remain the property of their respective owners.