3D time-of-flight sensors

Learn about TI 3D depth sensing technology and implementation for industrial, automotive and consumer applications including gesture control, 3D scanning, robotic navigation, augmented reality and people counting. For additional information about 3D time-of-flight technology and design resources, please visit

1. 3D time-of-flight overview

# Title Duration
1.1 3D TOF robotics: obstacle detection, collision avoidance and navigation
Learn how 3D Time-of-Flight sensors are enabling consumer and industrial robots.
1.2 3D TOF occupancy detection: body tracking and people counting
3D Time-of-Flight sensors enable occupancy management and people counting applications, by efficiently locating and tracking people in an environment.
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2. Getting started with 3D time-of-flight sensors

# Title Duration
2.1 3D time-of-flight sensor theory of operation
Explore the theory of operation behind 3D time of flight sensors.
2.2 Recommended design process and resources
Learn about the 3D time-of-flight sensor development process and key resources to shorten your design cycle and speed time-to-market.
2.3 3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs
Learn how design parameters impact system performance.
2.4 Lens calibration for 3D Time of Flight systems
Learn how lens calibration works, a key step in producing accurate 3D point clouds.
2.5 3D Time of Flight system offset calibration
Learn how to perform system offset calibrations for 3D time-of-flight sensors.
2.6 3D Time of Flight illumination subsystem design and component selection
Learn about key illumination design considerations in 3D time-of-flight sensors.
2.7 PCB design and layout considerations for 3D Time of Flight systems
Review key considerations that go into illumination PCB design and layout for 3D time-of-flight sensors.
2.8 Optical design and lens selection consideration for 3D Time of Flight systems
Review optical design and lens selection considerations for 3D time-of-flight sensors.
2.9 Embedded processor selection and integration for 3D time of flight sensing
This video addresses selection and integration of embedded processors with operating system and software libraries for 3D time-of-flight solutions.
2.10 3D time-of-flight image filtering
This training video reviews commonly used filter algorithms for 3D time-of-flight sensors that are available as part of the Voxel SDK.
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3. 3D time-of-flight application deep dive

# Title Duration
3.1 Application deep dive: Robot navigation
Smarter robotics: 3D time-of-flight sensors enable autonomous robot navigation. 
3.2 Application deep dive: Gesture control
Deep dive on how 3D time-of-flight for gesture control enables hands-free operation of equipment: from home entertainment to operating room instrument...
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