Tag: "cameras" at medical news
New perspective on brain function now possible
... brain functions. But even though researchers' PET cameras
can produce images of other important neurotransmission systems, such as the dopamine and serotonin systems, until now it has not been possible to capture images of the glutamate system. This is because there has not been any suitable tracer that can...
Mid Sweden University leads development of digital color x-rays
...t. The readout electronics for each pixel in the cameras
picture sensor must be squeezed into an area of 55...ys to enhance the quality of color x-rays. These cameras
will have higher resolution and be able to show more colors of higher quality. In connection with ...
Research agreement to advance new imaging technology
... data from the University's nuclear medicine gamma cameras
will be run through the T.I.E.S. software so that scientists can compare it with the image generated using standard technologies. The technology is applicable to other types of scanners as well. The company plans to have its first image enhancemen...
Fiber-based light source promises improvements in food inspection
...tisfactory items. The problem is current line-scan cameras
lack ideal light sources to image objects properly... the source. The bright rectangle allows line scan cameras
to sort products at higher speeds with improved accuracy. The new fiber-based light source combi...
Holographic images use shimmer to show cellular response to anticancer drug
... difficult to make film," Nolte said. "But the CCD cameras
kept getting better and better and reached the point where we could make the transition from holographic film to the CCD." Light waves have peaks and valleys that offer information about depth undetected by the human eye. By shining a second laser ...
New device could revolutionize eye disease diagnosis -- creating eye maps on the high street
...field of view and resolution of the large "Fundus" cameras
typically used in hospital settings to examine eyes. The new digital ophthalmoscope would also be around 10 times cheaper than a Fundus camera. This technology will be a powerful tool in the hands of specialist eye doctors, but it will also revol...
Better designed roadway intersections can boost older drivers' performance
...collected data on the cars stability and speed and cameras
recorded the drivers head movements. In addition, evaluators who sat in the passenger seat recorded data on the participants driving behaviors such as yielding, signaling, visual scanning, adjustment to stimuli/traffic signals and gauging the distanc...
Advances in breast imaging
...disease can occur, she says. Conventional gamma cameras
cannot be easily adapted for breast imaging. Inste...tigators used new, small semiconductor-based gamma cameras
and incorporated them into a new breast imaging system. Images obtained with these gamma cameras
Transforming knowledge into economic benefits -- EPSRC's First Knowledge Transfer Challenge Awards
...nics from iPod components to low cost sensors for cameras
University of Leeds State of the art mobility aids to better detection of counterfeit banknotes University of Manchester Major advances in getting different computer systems to talk to each other Newcastle University Tackling pollution legac...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...g system), a digital compass, a head tracker, four cameras
and light sensor, and special headphones called bone phones. The researchers selected bone phones because they send auditory signals via vibrations through the skull without plugging the user's ears, an especially important feature for the blind who ...
Utah study shows minivans, trucks pose greater risk of backing over children in driveways
...y and about establishing rules for safe play. Rear cameras
and sensors are available to warn a driver that a child or other obstacle is behind a vehicle. "But there is no substitute for walking behind (or at least looking behind) your vehicle before getting in and putting the car in reverse," Mann said. Th...
Infants can organise visual information at just four months
... screen onto which images were projected. Overhead cameras
recorded how long each infant looked at images on the screen. The infants were shown an array where the stimuli were arranged by similarity in either horizontal lines or vertical columns. For example, for grouping by shape, an array of horizontal lin...
Let me hear your body talk: UH scientists mine biomedical data
...ing information from visible and infrared spectrum cameras
to obtain a unique biometric signature of a person...d will include thermal cameras, 3-D geometry video cameras
and multimodality brain activity scanners. This hybrid system will be capable of integrating MRI an...
Study indicates speed cameras could curb US road deaths
...an 42,000 road deaths per year in the 1990s. Speed cameras
for detecting and deterring high travel speeds on ...st 15 years. In Queensland, Australia, 2,500 speed cameras
were introduced between 1997 and 2001, resulting in a 31% drop in fatal crashes. The researchers fo...
For orthopedic injuries, a robot that follows patients as they move
...that is intended for targeting. The patch, several cameras
placed around the room and a networked computer command the robots to hone in on and track the joint. In a slightly spooky demonstration, using a graduate student instead of a patient, the camera-tipped hand followed the student's thigh as he walked ...
Alcohol-deterrent drugs help patients achieve high rates of long-term abstinence
...here is with speed cameras. We know that inactive cameras
also deter but only because drivers can't know they are inactive unless they put them to the test. In both contexts, people are reluctant to make the experiment." Although ADs are the focus of this study, said Ehrenreich, other treatment components ...
Carnegie Mellon, Pitt demo technology to help elderly at CAST exhibition in Washington
...captures video material from more than three-dozen cameras
running continuously in the public spaces of these facilities and can automatically detect and catalog various movements, activities and behaviors. SMARTWheel, a wheelchair wheel that collects data as it moves, including the average force it takes ...
'Smart' buildings to guide future first responders
...ion, heat, biochemical and other sensors and video cameras
directly to fire and police dispatchers who then can communicate detailed information about the scene to first responders. NIST recently released video presentations that demonstrate how an "Intelligent Building Response" program would work. The vide...
Large sinus tumors can be removed endoscopically, study finds
...copic approach, Dr. Kountakis uses tiny scopes and cameras
to enter the natural opening of the nose where he obliterates the growth with a device that pulverizes and suctions. At points where it adheres to the sinus lining, he also removes the lining then uses a diamond drill to eliminate errant cells in the...
Robotic technique shows promise in weight-loss surgery, Stanford study finds
...surgery. In both instances, specialized tools with cameras
attached are inserted through small holes in the p...d visualization, as opposed to the 2-D fiber optic cameras
used in the conventional tools. The robotic arms also have highly flexible wrists, making precise ma...