Osram promises better facial recognition with IR VCSELs

Osram Opto Semiconductors is launching a new product family with Bidos PLPVQ 940A, its first Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) for new areas of application such as 3D sensing and facial recognition for mobiles. [via] This announcement comes shortly after the acquisition of US specialist Vixar. The VCSEL acts...