Tech Briefs article – Time-of-Flight: Highly Reliable 3D Imaging for Challenging Applications

1st September 2022

Time-of-flight (ToF) technology enables new applications in multiple markets, resulting in a market boom for time-of-flight CMOS sensors over the last few years. This is mainly driven by the consumer and automotive markets, but also by prosumers — amateurs who purchase equipment with quality or features suitable for professional use. Overall, the technology is being used in industries such as robotics, logistics, construction mapping, and more recently, intelligent transportation systems (ITS).

There are multiple technologies based on the time-of-flight concept. Generally, all of them are synchronized with a light source and estimate the distance by calculating the time taken for the light to travel from the camera to the object and then back again.

Click here to read the full Tech Briefs article by Teledyne e2v’s Yoann Lochardet, Marketing Manager 3D and Sergio Morillas, Business Manager for 3D products and applications.