Analog/Mixed Signal

Vayyar Introduces Revolutionary Camera-less Imaging Sensors

21 June 2018

Vayyar, a Tel Aviv-based startup, makes radio wave imaging devices able to support dozens of transceivers, which transmit on wide and flexible frequency bands. The devices combine signals to create high-resolution 3D images.

The new, more powerful, sensors integrate more antennas than ever before (72 transmitters and 72 receivers) to offer longer range and a higher quality image of events in real-time. The first CMOS imaging radars for commercial use, these chips remove the need for bulky, expensive radar systems that cost upwards of a hundred thousand dollars and offer an alternative at a fraction of the price.

Source: VayyarSource: Vayyar

As shown in the video, applications for these sensors are limitless and are already in use across multiple industries.

Some potential uses include:

  • Get a 360 view of the inside and outside of a car, and detect a person’s posture and location
  • Use in smart homes or in elderly care to identify a fallen individual, or alert caregivers about abnormalities observed during sleep, all ensuring privacy by capturing no optic data
  • Detect cancer masses in the earliest stages in breast cancer patients
  • Provide robots with spatial awareness when working in environments with humans, increasing efficiency and safety using 3D imaging for manufacturing lines
  • Help retailers understand purchase intent by indicating when customers approach a shelf
  • Quantify composition of different liquids, such as fat, protein and lactose levels in milk, and alcohol levels in drinks
  • Monitor ground moisture and manage irrigation to help the agriculture sector avoid over-watering and conserve water in times of droughts


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