One of the most pressing technological problems of today is that we are using more and more tools designed to help our daily lives, yet many of them are not fit for it because it doesn’t matter how we use them. From smartwatches to high-tech refrigerators and washing machines to state-of-the-art agricultural machinery, we could mention a myriad of tools here. Without a user with the right skills, these tools are in many cases not even worth as much as their predecessors, as a wrong program choice can cause the tool to do the opposite of what we wanted. It is precisely these problems that we are forced to face in practice when exploring the future possibilities of the increasingly widespread near-infrared (NIR) technique.
In the previous issue, we explained how important it is... →