10 ways non-visible imaging technology is being deployed today

Nov. 22, 2017
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: In this slideshow on non-visible imaging— which is one of the four topics covered in our Next Generation Vision Systems special focus—we look at 10 recent applications of non-visible imaging, ranging from the use of ultraviolet illumination in inspection applications to an infrared camera equipped-drone that was used to collect samples of gas from inside Italy’s Mount Etna volcano.

Non-visible imaging, including infrared,multispectral, and hyperspectral imaging techniques, involve the capture of images across various parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, including near-infrared, shortwave infrared (SWIR), medium wave infrared (MWIR), and long wave infrared (LWIR.)

In this slideshow on non-visible imaging— which is one of the four topics covered in our Next Generation Vision Systems special focus—we look at 10 recent applications of non-visible imaging, ranging from the use of ultraviolet illumination in inspection applications to an infrared camera equipped-drone that was used to collect samples of gas from inside Italy’s Mount Etna volcano.

About the Author

James Carroll

Since joining the team 2013, James covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles for each issue of the magazine, James managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.


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