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01/12/2018
Food safety with AOTF NIR technology: detecting milk powder allergen

Food safety with AOTF NIR technology: detecting milk powder allergen

AOTF NIR technology can detect allergens in food. Here's an example of detecting milk powder in coconut milk powder samples to a few percent level.
01/10/2018
Comparison between Raman, MIR and NIR spectroscopy

Comparison between Raman, MIR and NIR spectroscopy

Here we show an infographic depicting the visual comparison between Raman, MIR and NIR spectroscopy. Free PDF download.
12/30/2017
Determine moisture content in breadcrumbs with AOTF NIR technology

Determining moisture content in breadcrumbs with AOTF NIR technology

High oleic peanuts have twice post-roast the shelf life of normal peanuts. A new study shows how AOTF NIR technology can be used to purify high oleic seeds and understand the natural variations of oleic acid content at kernel level.
12/05/2017
Increase shelf life of peanuts with AOTF NIR technology

How to increase shelf life of peanuts with AOTF NIR technology

High oleic peanuts have twice post-roast the shelf life of normal peanuts. A new study shows how AOTF NIR technology can be used to purify high oleic seeds and understand the natural variations of oleic acid content at kernel level.
11/13/2017

NIR analysis of ground coffee with the Luminar 5030 AOTF spectrometer

Can we use NIR analysis to distinguish between coffee types? Here we used the Luminar 5030 AOTF analyser for a quick classification.
11/12/2017
Optical Projection Tomography

Optical Projection Tomography

Optical Projection Tomography (OPT) is a 3D microscopy technique. OPT can measure both morphological structure of a specimen and its functional imaging in 3D.
11/04/2017

Animated 3D graphs with Matplotlib mplot3d toolkit

A worked example of a simple animated 3D scatter plot using the mplot3d toolkit of Matplotlib in Python.
09/28/2017

GPU accelerated FFT compatible with Numpy

GPU accelerated FFT and IFFT functions using Python and pycuda, designed to be fully compatible with the corresponding Numpy functions.
07/06/2017

NIR classification of macadamia kernels

Can we use NIR analysis to grade macadamias for quality? Check out our preliminary classification of kernels with the Luminar 5030.
06/12/2017

Unsharp masking with Python and OpenCV

A worked example of unsharp masking using OpenCV in Python.
04/26/2017
Time lapse photography with Python and OpenCV

Time lapse photography with Python and OpenCV

A simple example of time lapse photography using a USB camera driven by OpenCV in Python.
03/21/2017

The cricket thermometer: an introduction to Principal Component Analysis in Python

A simple worked example of Principal Component Analysis with Python.
02/01/2017

Interactive bubble charts with Python and mpld3

Create an interactive html bubble chart in Python
12/06/2016

Quantitative porosity analysis of volumetric data

Extract the quantitative pore size distribution from 3D scans of porous samples.
08/29/2016

Distributing Brimrose products in Australia and New Zealand

Instruments & Data Tools is the new distributors for acousto-optics components and NIR spectrometers of the Brimrose Corporation of America.
07/03/2016

Segmentation using k-means clustering in Python

Segmentation is used for feature extraction in images and volumes.In this post we discuss how to segment an image using k-means clustering.