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  • The issues include deficient infrared performance, which would hinder the sensor's ability to capture images at night; inadequate resolution of images to track people on the ground in real time; a 12- to 18-second delay in receiving images on the ground; and "unpredictable" system reliability and lack of system documentation.

    Air Force's new surveillance system for aerial drones not working as hoped

  • But CMOS chips initially had trouble delivering live video images due to overheating, the need to come up with a way of resampling images on the fly (converting them from the sensor's maximum capacity to the smaller resolution of HD video) and other problems.

  • They all recommended at least one basement motion sensor plus window alarms (set off if the window is opened) or glass-break alarms (set off if the window is broken) downstairs, though they differed on the sensor's placement.

    Buying a Sense of Security for the Home

  • The area being sampled needs to be of a known size, so the sensor's contribution to the whole can be weighted properly.

    Titusville « Climate Audit

  • ALEX ARDANS, CALIFORNIA ANIMAL HEALTH & FOOD SAFETY LAB: Something that strikes fear or really gets a laboratory sensor's are uptight is to hear of a large number of animals dying.

    CNN Transcript Apr 5, 2007

  • The sensor's located right at the base of this orange external fuel tank.

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2005

  • Once they arrived, there was a pattern in which they would have to park the vehicles, so as to screen them from the sensor's view.

    State Of War

  • A high-pitched whir, audible only to Vulcan ears mentally attuned to it, was the sole evidence of the sensor's activation.

    Web of the Romulans

  • As the ship passed over the surface of the new world, crossing the terminator into darkness, the sensor's beeps grew fainter and fainter.


  • The sensor also uses backside illumination design, as did the sensor in the iPhone 4, to maximize light hitting the sensor and minimize light reflected by the rest of the sensor's electrical components.

    Ars Technica


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