Quantum Dots Potential for Surveillance Cameras Explained

By Zach Segal, Published Sep 08, 2020, 08:14am EDT

Quantum dots are starting to be used in TVs for better images, but how will they impact the surveillance industry?

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IPVM investigates including a conversation with the CEO of a US-based quantum dot surveillance camera company.

Executive *******

******* **** *** ** used ** ************ ******* to ******* ******* ****** in **** ********** **** CMOS (******* *****) **** better ********** *** ***** prices **** ****** (********) sensors. **** ** ******* quantum **** **** * large ***** ** ************ and ******** ******, ** they *** ******* **** distinct ****** *** **** visible *** ***** **** infrared ***** (****). *** the ********** ** **** to **** ****, ****** current ********* ******* *** over *** **** ********* than **** *******. ***** ** ** likely *** ***** **** drop, ** ** *** clear ** ** **** drop ****** ** ****** mainstream.

What *** ******* ****

******* **** *** **** nanoparticles**** *** ****** * large ****** ** **** specific ******. ******* *********,*** ***** ******** **** a ***** ****. ******* of ***** ***** ****, they ****** ******* *******, making *** ***** **** leaves **** *** **** specific. *** **** ** the *** *********** ** its *****, ** ************* can ****** **** ** the ***** ** ***** choice.

Benefits ** ******* ****

******* **** *** ******* more *****, ****** ****** ******, and **** **** ****** different **********. ******* **** have **** ********* ***** absorption, **+%, ****** ***** sensors. *******-***** ******* ********* absorb **** **** **% of *****, */*** ** much. ******* **** **** produce ****** ****** ******* they *** **** ******** colors. **** ***** ****** differences ** ***** *** much **** ******* **** quantum **** **** ***** technology.

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**** *** **** **** to ****** ******* *** infrared *****. **** ******* can **** ****** ******* and ****-******** ***** *** InGaAs ***** **** ******** (SWIR) ******* *** ********* and ***** ***-**********. ** one ******* *** ****** could ******* **** *********** with **** ** ******* light ** ** ******* conditions ***** **** (***** wave ********) ** ******. And, **** *** **** expensive *** **** ****** resolution **** ****** *******.******** ****** ******* ***** **** good ****************, ****** ******* *** get ***** ****** ** night ******* ** *** SWIR ***** **** *******. SWIR ******* ** ** * times **** ********* ***** **** *** lower ********* ***** ******** by **** ******* *** SWIR ******* ******* *** contrasts ******* ** ******* light, ** ******* *** sharp *** ********.**** **** ***** ** able ** **** ******* some***, ****, *****, *** plastic******* ***** ********* **** visible ***** **, ** you *** *** **** images ******* ***** **********. Quantum **** ***** ** combine ***** ****** ******** with ****'* ******* ***** performance ******* **** ****** visible *** **** *****. They *** **** ******* than ****** ******* ******* they *** ***** ** inexpensive **** *******, *** are ***** **** **** expensive **** ******** **** sensors.

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Quantum **** **** ** **** **** *** *********

** ** **** ** use ******* **** ** cameras ******* **** *** unstable*** **** ** ***********, making ******* *** ******* very *********. ******* **** are ******** *** ******* in ***. ** ** hard ** ***** **** issue ** ******* ******* the **** **** ** be **** ** **** light ** **** ****** easily ** *********. ******* dots *** **** ** manufacture ******* *** ************ or ************* **** ****** the ***** ** ***** they *** ****** *** emit. ***** ****** **** quantum *** ******* **** more ********* **** **** cameras, **-****, *** **** are**** ********* **** ********** InGaAs *******. *******, ** ********* of ***** *** ********* and ********** *** *******, the ***** ** ******* dot ******* ***** ************ drop. **********, ** ***** be **** *** **** end-users ** ******* *** high ***** ******** ******* ** ******* exist**** ******* ********** *** most ***-*****.

Current ******* *** ************ ******

**** ****** ******* ** an ******************* ******* **** **** out ******** ************* ******* ********** *** *******. **** claim ******* **** ****** smaller ***** *****, ******-********** sensors, *** ***** $ per ***** **** ************************* **** *** **** cameras. **** ****** *******'* sensors ** ****** **** lower ********** **** ****** sensors ******, ** ***** low-light *********** ***'* ** good. **** *** **** sensors *** *** * layer ** ******* **** to ****** **** ***** absorption ***** ******* ***** down ******** ** ****** sensors. **** ********* **** allows *** ****** ********** than **** ****** *******. SWIR ****** ******* **** IPVM **** **** *** the **** ********* ** 1080p ** **** ************ cameras *** *** **** to **** **** ** a ***** **** ** competitive **** **** ****** 640 * *** *******. SWIR ****** ******* **** us ***** *** * 512 ****** ****** ** ~$10,000, ***** ** **** expensive *** ************ ***-***** but **** **** ***~$**,*** *** * ********** SWIR****** ***** **** * FLIR *** ****** ******. SWIR ****** ******* **** IPVM **** **** ******* they *** ***** ****** down ************ ******* ***** technology **** *********** **** sensors *** ********** *********** material ** **** ******* dots.

**** ****** ******* ********* ******* *** ****** performs ****** **** ********** SWIR ******* *** * lower ***** *** ***** allow *** **** ******* to ****** ** *** fields:

******** ***** **** ** cameras ******* **** **** 6X *** ***** ********** compared ** ****** *** cameras, ********** ****** *****-**-**** and ******** ******* ** users **** *** **** to ******* *** ****** details,

*** ****** ** *** quantum ***-***** ***** ******** is ** **** ** the *********, **** ********** and ****-*********** ******* ** new ************ ********* ******** detection, ******* ****** *******, multi-spectral *******, ******* *******, defense *** ************, ********** driving, *** ****.

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Quantum *** *** *** ****

******* *** *** *** here *** ************* ******, but *** ** **** as **** ****************.*******,***, *** ****** **** quantum *** *** *** (QLED ***) **** *** better **** *********** *** TVs *** **** ******** more *********.**** **** ***'* ******* dot*** **** ****** ** much **** **************** **** ******** ****:

** ** ****-**-**** *********** it [*** * ****** QLED **] **** ****** to *** ********* *** by **** **** ** than *** ***** *'** tested **** ****.

** ********,******************* ********** *** **** emissive ******* **** ********* LEDs, ***** ***** ** better *** ******* **** OLED, ******** **** *** a *** ***** ****.

Quantum *** ******* ***** **** ****

***** ******** ******* ********** ******** ********** ** 2017 **** ***** ** add ******* **** ** iPhones *** ******** *** plan ** **** ****** cost. ***** * **** quantum **** *** **** more ********* **** **** even **** ******** ** scale, **** ***** ****** as ************* ********** *** improved *** ***** *** brought ****.

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*** **** **** ** quantum *** ******* **** probably **** **** ***** for ***. *******, ********** and ***** **** ***** help ****** ******* *** research *** ***** ************* costs, ****** **** **** affordable *** ************ *******. This ***** **** ** competitively ****** ******* **** can ******* **** ****** visible ***** *** **** conditions.

Comments (6)

**** ****** ** **** for ******** *** **** real *** ************!

****, *** ******** ** a *** ***** ***** discussions ** *** ****** whom ***** ** ****/***** "hype ***********"...

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***** *** *********. * am **** *** ******* the *******.

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**** **** ** ***** ago * *** ******** photonics *** ********* ** massive **** ******* *******, some **** ****** ** liquid ********. ** *** hard ** ******* ** an ******** "*****" **** that "*****" *******... *** here **** ***.

******* **** ** * CCTV **** ********** *** potential, **** ***** **** use-cases ** ****** ****** and ***** *** ******* of ***** *******. **, say, * ***** ** shall ***.

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******* ****. ***** *** I ******* ** **** much.

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***** *** ******. * am **** *** ******* the *******.

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**. ****** *** ******* excellent *******.

** ***** **** ********* to ****** ***** **********? I ***'* *** *** numbers ****** *** **********, but **** * */*" imager, * ********* *** DS-2CD2042WD-I ****** ****** ***** to **** ****** **** measure ***** * ******* across. **** ** *** shortest ** ***** * micron. *'* *********** **** you ***** **** ** have ** ******* **** quality **** ** ***** to ******* **** * much ****** ***** **********.

**** ** *** ***** is *** ******* ***** resolution **** * **** sensor ** ****** ** benefit ****?

****** *****!

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