CD6 News CD6 News Sat, 24 Oct 2020 13:32:38 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 Ophthalmic instrumentation for tear film evaluation based on corneal reflex degradation The tear film is the first surface of the eye which is in contact with the air. When its normal function is altered dry eye appears, a multifactorial disease of the tears and ocular surface that results in symptoms of ... Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Automatic Hyperspectral Pest Counter Agriculture in the 21st century faces multiple challenges: it has to produce more food to feed a growing population with a smaller rural labour force, adopt more efficient and sustainable production methods and adapt to climate change. In particular, preventing ... Mon, 27 Jul 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Spectroscopic Evaluation of Red Blood Cells of Thalassemia Patients with Confocal Microscopy: A ... Hemoglobinopathies represent the most common single-gene defects in the world and pose a major public health problem, particularly in tropical countries, where they occur with high frequency. Diagnosing hemoglobinopathies can sometimes be difficult due to the coexistence of different causes ... Wed, 15 Jul 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Texture Evaluation of Automotive Coatings by Means of a Gonio-Hyperspectral Imaging System ... Sparkle and graininess are textural e ects that appear as intrinsic spatial features of coatings containing goniochromatic pigments, whereas others such as mottling are undesired outcomes. In this study, we present new methods for the evaluation of sparkle, graininess and mottling ... Mon, 15 Jun 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Geometric Model and Calibration Method for a Solid-State LiDAR This paper presents a novel calibration method for solid-state LiDAR devices based on a geometrical description of their scanning system, which has  variable angular resolution. Determining this distortion across the entire Field-of-View of the system yields accurate and precise measurements ... Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:00:00 +0100 INTELFOT - Intelligent photonics-based system for integrated pest management The consortium formed by CD6 and the company Comercial Química Massó S.A. has recently started the development of the INTELFOT project, which has the support of ACCIÓ (Agència per a la Competitivitat de l'Empresa of the Generalitat de Catalunya) through ... Wed, 20 May 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Development of an industrial system for recording diffraction-polarization gratings to be used ... ECOGRAB Project, under the funding program RETOS-Colaboración (RTC-2016-5277-5) and developed by Fagor Automation, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Técnicas de Gipuzkoa (CEIT), Snelloptics and CD6 UPC, is focused on replace a manufacturing system for linear encoders ... Thu, 14 May 2020 22:00:00 +0100 HYBRI3D: Technologies for multimaterial hybridization Hybri3D consists of the development, optimization and integration of different manufacturing technologies to obtain a multi-material hybrid manufacturing process. Specifically, the CD6 will analyze the feasibility of introducing specific optics in the DMD projection system in order to obtain a variable ... Sun, 22 Mar 2020 23:00:00 +0100 light! 005 - Photonic revolution in the health sector SECPhO photonics cluster has published the latest issue of light! magazine dedicated to the health sector. The publication includes articles from CD6 and Sensofar Medical, one of its spin-off companies: - "Diagnosis of eye disorders" (Fernando Díaz, CD6) - "Spectral image at ... Wed, 12 Feb 2020 23:00:00 +0100 Meritxell Vilaseca interviewed SEDOPTICA’s “Women, Optics and Photonics Area” opens 2020 interviewing Meritxell Vilaseca, Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Scientific Director of CD6, where she leads the VIsual Optics and SPECtral Imaging Group (VISPEC). Link to interview: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 23:00:00 +0100 Two CD6 projects awarded with research grants from the City Council of Terrassa In the last call of the research grant program for students of the university centers based in Terrassa, convened by the City Council of Terrassa, two projects promoted by CD6 have obtained funding. The projects are "Development of a polarimetric ... Tue, 26 Nov 2019 23:00:00 +0100 Photonic technologies for 3D detection The Sensors, Instrumentation and Systems Development Center (CD6 UPC) and BEAMAGINE, SL, spin-offs of the same center, have begun their participation in the European project VIZTA (Vision, Identification and Z-sensing Technologies and key Applications - Applications and In-depth vision and ... Fri, 25 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0100 TEAR-EVAL - Novel instrumentation for objective evaluation of tear film quality based on ... CD6 is working in a project to develop novel instrumentation for the objective evaluation of the tear film quality based on corneal reflex image degradation. The project aims to increase the Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) of previously developed basic research, ... Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0100 HYPAG - Hyperspectral imaging technology for precision agriculture applications CD6 has been working on a number of projects in the field of precision agriculture based on hyperspectral imaging (real-time soil evaluation, analysis of grain and seed quality and improvement of the efficiency of integrated pest control) . For example, ... Mon, 14 Oct 2019 22:00:00 +0100 SENSOFAR awarded with the The spin-off SENSOFAR has been recognized with the award to the best technology-based company. Created in 2001 from the Center for Sensors, Instrumentation and Systems Development (CD6) and led by Professor Ferran Laguarta, this is one of the first spin-offs ... Mon, 09 Sep 2019 22:00:00 +0100 PLEXOF - Development of a new industrial process to obtain photochromic beam splitters for ... The PLEXOF project, under the funding of the RETOS collaboration program (RTC-2016-5526-8) of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, for the development of a new, easily scalable process for manufacturing photochromic beam splitter filters based on nanotechnology, concluded its second ... Wed, 24 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0100 PICEO - Micro-injection machine for Photonic Integrated Circuits encapsulation with optical ... Under the funding of the program Convocatòria d’Industria del Coneixement for the year 2016, Modalitat B, Producte, of the Agencia de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR), the PICEO project ends after 18 months of successful development. At the ... Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0100 Railway infrastructure inspection with LIDAR In July 2019, the execution of the CIFIL project has been completed, in which CD6 has contributed by developing a tailored LIDAR system for the validation of railway catenary facilities. The biggest challenge of the project was to develop a ... Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:00:00 +0100 The PICEO project, finalist of the EARTO Innovation Awards. Under the funding of the program Industria del Coneixement for the 2016 call of the Agencia de Gestió d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR), and cofounded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the European Union within the framework ... Wed, 19 Jun 2019 22:00:00 +0100 WORKSHOP: Photonics 4 Optical Fiber Applications In the framework of the Spanish Meeting of Optoelectronics (OPTOEL2019, Zaragoza), Fotónica21 (CD6 being part of the Technical Secretariat) organizes the "Photonics 4 Optical Fiber Applications" Workshop that will take place on 3rd July 2019, from 3pm to 6.30pm. The ... Sun, 16 Jun 2019 22:00:00 +0100