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Dr. Lau received his B.Sc. degree (with highest distinction) in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 1995 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Delaware, Newark, in 1999. Today, he is an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. Prior, he was a DSP Engineering at Aware, Inc., and an Image and Signal Processing Engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His research interests include 3-D imaging sensors, 3-D fingerprint identification, and multispectral color acquisition and display. His published works in halftoning include the introduction of the green-noise halftoning model as well as stochastic moire. Aside from his academic work, Daniel is also the Chief Technology Officer for Seikowave Inc, a oil and gas services company focused on developing ruggedized, handheld, 3-D scanners for use in oil and gas pipeline inspection.

 

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Posted by Daniel Lau on Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:20:00 EST in Console/PC, Serious
In this article, I review the basic methodologies of the two profoundly different sensors and show that the new sensor isnít just a higher resolution camera but a dramatically improved approach to 3-D sensing.



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Comment In: [Blog - 01/13/2014 - 03:01]

As a Professor of image ...

As a Professor of image and signal processing, let me also chime in that SIMD instructions are vitally important for high performance processing. And compiler technology has not reached a point where I can rely on it to convert my non-vector for loops into sufficiently optimized SIMD instructions. There 's ...

Comment In: [News - 12/11/2013 - 07:58]

I 'm really going to ...

I 'm really going to miss TR. I feel in love with video games after the release of Resident Evil 2 on a friends PS1, and that led me to Nocturne. Now I know that Nocturne doesn 't compare with any of the RS series and has major issues with ...

Comment In: [Blog - 11/27/2013 - 10:20]

The pattern is a repeating ...

The pattern is a repeating tiled pseudo-random dot pattern specifically designed for this application and is created by reflecting the laser source off a diffractive grating. The laser has to be class 1 for consumer use. Diffractive gratings are very inexpensive to make in quantity. For the most part, there ...

Comment In: [News - 09/26/2013 - 08:30]

This was the obvious conclusion ...

This was the obvious conclusion of the case for EA. Without any easy way to sign all players to a licensing arrangement like having an NFLPA for college players , there was no way EA could manage an NCAA football title. And without player likeness, there is little to no ...

Comment In: [News - 09/18/2013 - 09:02]

Help me to better understand ...

Help me to better understand the rules of the program, because I thought I understood it until now. I thought the purpose of the Kickstarter campaign was to acquire the funds that you needed to complete the game with no other funding, and that the Ouya fund was a gift ...

Comment In: [News - 09/03/2013 - 05:11]

I 'm sure there was ...

I 'm sure there was more going on behind the scenes regarding Bethesda 's decision to not support the Wii U than is being described here however, the lack of third party support is telling.