Saturday, May 03, 2014

PMD ToF Camera in Direct Sunlight

PMD posted a Youtube video demoing its CamBoard pico XS in direct sunlight. "The tiny CamBoard pico XS can perform in direct sunlight -- no matter if the sun is shining directly into the lens or fully illuminating the scene. Due to the patented SBI circuitry (suppression of background illumination) pmd Time-of-Flight chips, and respectively pmd-based 3D camera systems, are very robust against ambient light."


  1. I think this is the 2nd. demo they produce operation in sunlight.
    The question is whether they can support it at longer range as well, and with what total power consumption.

  2. Full sunlight but short distance...


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