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Emilie Viasnoff, Business Development Director

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Trends in Imaging Design: Why Do We Need Optical Design Kits for Flat Optics?

By Emilie Viasnoff, Business Development Director, Synopsys Optical Solutions; Maryvonne Chalony, Applications Engineer, Synopsys Optical Solutions; and Larry Melvin, R&D Engineer, Mask Solutions and Smart Manufacturing

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Posted in AR/VR, Current Events and Trends, Photonic Solutions


Trends in Imaging Design: Using Image Simulation to Design Cameras

Learn how digital twins, through image simulation, can enable better, more streamlined specifications and virtual testing of imaging systems.

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Posted in CODE V, Current Events and Trends, LightTools, RSoft Photonic Device Tools


How Digital Twins Will Dramatically Reduce Field Testing for Autonomous Vehicles

Explore how digital twin technology for optical sensors will accelerate the adoption of autonomous vehicles by reducing the need for field testing.

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Posted in Current Events and Trends, LiDAR


Trends in Imaging Design: Why AR/VR Needs Disruptive, Smart Imaging Systems

Vision is so important to humans that almost half of your brain’s capacity is dedicated to visual perception. It’s no surprise that hyperscalers such as Meta, Microsoft, and Apple have bet on augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) – starting with augmented vision – to become the new machine-human interface. Since our eyes are the second most complex organ after our brains, it makes sense for AR/VR to replace personal computers and smartphones. However, many technical hurdles remain in electronics (the brain) and optics (the eyes). In my first blog post on trends in imaging design, I discussed how digital twins will foster mass customization and data optimization through end-to-end simulation of imaging systems, from manufacturing and testing to user experience virtualization. In this blog post, I will focus on how AR/VR is driving innovation in imaging design. Whoever thought that digital twins include only mechanical, thermal, or electrical components are missing the need for AR/VR systems to develop disruptive, optical, smart imaging systems.

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Posted in AR/VR, Current Events and Trends


Trends in Imaging Design: Using Digital Twins to Optimize Imaging Systems

In the early years of computing, the most common data types were text and numbers. During the last 20 years, we have seen an exponential increase in the use of multimedia data types such as images and videos. In 2017, over 1.2 trillion photos were taken with consumer electronics, and multimedia data accounts for half of the data generated and consumed worldwide. The growth of image data is a direct consequence of the dissemination of imaging systems in multiple domains, from medical systems to smart mobile devices, automotive to manufacturing, and aerospace to defense and security.

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Posted in AR/VR, Automotive, Current Events and Trends