Industrial Sensors

In a previous life, at Leuze electronic, Erin McDermott worked on the optical system development of IR distance measurement sensors, machine vision sensors, and 2D matrix code readers. She also developed an in-house S.O.P. for creating reflectance models (BRDF: Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function) for use in ASAP (optical simulation software) from measured samples.

Just as with visible light, ray trace simulations work great at predicting performance of infrared systems, to allow virtual prototyping before any real, physical parts are put together. You can also use optical simulations for root cause analysis within the manufacturing process of your sensor when it stops working like you want it to.

To discuss the needs of the non-imaging subsystem for your widget, schedule a free consultation with Erin here.

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