CD6 News CD6 News Thu, 15 Apr 2021 15:18:48 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 New integrated strategies to reduce the use and impact of pesticides on grapevines and olive trees The Agricultural Machinery Unit (UMA), and the Centre for Sensors, Instruments and Systems Development (CD6) of the UPC are participating in the European project NOVATERRA, to develop new strategies to eliminate or significantly reduce the use of the pesticides that ... Thu, 28 Jan 2021 23:00:00 +0100 Two CD6 projects awarded with the Terrassa City Council Research Grants Two projects for UPC student studies that are part of projects developed at CD6 have won Research Grants from Terrassa City Council. The final Master's thesis by Maialen Aldape Beitia, entitled "New diagnostic test for Alzheimer's based on eye movements ... Sun, 29 Nov 2020 23:00:00 +0100 Workshop on LIDAR Technology and Applications On November 27, the ALTER-ETSIT chair organizes a workshop on LIDAR technology (Laser Imaging, Detection And Ranging) in which representatives of the European Space Agency (ESA), ONERA and the UPC  will participate (Adolf Comerón and Santiago Royo of CD6). More ... Sun, 22 Nov 2020 23:00:00 +0100 Study of the myopia-accommodation relationship. Cause or effect? In 2000, 23% of the world population was myopic and 3% high myopic, numbers that are estimated to increase to 50% and 10% by the year 2050. One of the factors that has been studied as a possible cause of ... Thu, 29 Oct 2020 23:00:00 +0100 PATRONUS: Novel industrial process for Speckle pattern sheets The PATRONUS project ("New industrial process for the manufacture of speckle pattern sheets"), funded by the RETOS-Colaboración program (RTC2019-007422-4) has begun in September of this year and brings together 4 national partners such as SNELLOPTICS, TECNAN, the Technological Center Lurederra ... Sun, 25 Oct 2020 23:00:00 +0100 3D Skin Tumor Analyzer Skin cancer represents an outstanding challenge from both social and economic points of view, being the most common desease in caucasians. The first step of the clinical workflow for skin cancer care is the diagnosis of the lesion. The two ... Sun, 04 Oct 2020 22:00:00 +0100 Outputs of the HYPAG project (Hyperspectral imaging technology for precision agriculture ... The HYPAG project (Hyperspectral Imaging Technology for Precision Agriculture Applications) has been carried out within the framework of the 2019 call for grants for the “Excellence in Knowledge and Technology Transfer Program” of UPC. The project will be completed this ... Wed, 23 Sep 2020 22:00:00 +0100 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