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Single-pixel detectors used to make 3D images without a camera

By Damir Beciri
18 May 2013

single-pixel-detector-3d-imageResearchers at the University of Glasgow’s School of Physics and Astronomy have found a way to make sophisticated 3D images without using conventional digital cameras. Their system uses simple, cheap detectors which have just a single pixel to sense light instead of the millions of pixels used in the imaging sensors of digital cameras. The… »

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Robotic ferret will reduce human trafficking?

By Damir Beciri
15 June 2009

robotic-ferretThe 3-year project ‘Cargo Screening Ferret’ began in October 2008 and it involves researchers from the University of Glasgow, Loughborough University, City University London and defense and security specialists Qinetiq. The ferret will offer major advantages in combat against human trafficking. Currently, it is very difficult to detect people hidden in freight containers. Sensors on… »