oa CSIR Science Scope - Going further than the eye can see : optronics
|Article Title||Going further than the eye can see : optronics|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Jun 2006|
|Pages||30 - 32|
As our sense of vision is the most advanced of the senses, it plays a central role in our perception of our surroundings. While vision is limited to the visual band of the electromagnetic spectrum, imaging can be performed in almost the entire spectrum by the use of specifically designed sensors. Some familiar examples are x-rays, radar and ultrasound. It is therefore not surprising that image processing plays a role in many different application areas.
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