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Time-of-flight camera characterization with functional modeling for synthetic scene generation

Staying at the forefront of 3D sensing technology development requires continuous investment and innovation. Microsoft's paper : “Time-of-flight camera characterization with functional modeling for synthetic scene generation”, which was recently published in "Optics express" is a clear demonstration of the depth (pun intended) we go to ...

DS Smith, provider of sustainable packaging solutions, pilots digital 3D dimensioning to transform logistic operations

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable fiber-based packaging that improves transport and storage efficiency, boosts retail presentation and increases product sales for their customers worldwide. Headquartered in London, the company plays a central role in the value chain across sectors including e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods ...

Case Study: dnata digitally transforms air cargo ground operations with Microsoft 3D technology and Azure.

The aviation industry relies heavily on service providers to efficiently transport cargo between locations. Related processes which are part of what is known as ground operations, are poised to experience tremendous growth, according to Boeing’s World Air Cargo Forecast (2020-2039), “Overall, world air cargo traffic will more than double ...

Time of Flight Camera – System Overview

The Azure Depth Platform program is delighted to have Paul O’Sullivan - System Engineer, and Nicolas Le Dortz - System Engineer Manager at Analog Devices as our guest blog authors for this edition of the Azure Depth Platform blog. Paul O'Sullivan      Nicolas LeDortz Analog Devices (ADI) is building on the core Microsoft ToF pixel ...

Understanding Indirect ToF Depth Sensing

Now that you’ve had a chance to read the Intro to Indirect Time-of-Flight (ToF) post, let’s dig a little deeper into the mechanics behind the Microsoft implementation of time-of-flight depth sensing, as well as a couple functional advantages it presents. How does “Indirect” ToF work? To recap, “time-of-flight” refers to emitting ...

Raw-to-Depth: Advanced 3D Sensing

Brief: Microsoft ToF technology is now available to industry and Azure customers can access premium processing for enhanced 3D depth sensing that delivers improvements in spatial frequencies, ambience resilience, pixel resolution, processing time, and more. Microsoft has made a strategic decision to make its Time-of-Flight technology ...

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