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Gigapixel camera for dark energy studies passes acceptance test

21 July 2016
A 1.2 gigapixel camera subsystem built for a ground-based telescope to study dark energy has successfully completed a factory acceptance test


Elbit Systems awarded $19m for Uruguay security system

20 July 2016
Elbit Systems has been awarded $19 million from the Maldonado District Administration in Uruguay to provide security camera coverage over an area of 2,000km2


High speed imaging helps researchers understand football knuckleball effect

13 July 2016


VDMA and OPC Foundation to prepare OPC UA vision standard for Industry 4.0

12 July 2016


Dashcam with vision algorithms developed to reconstruct road accidents

7 July 2016


Altec Engineering builds vision system for inspecting hearing aid components

5 July 2016


Thermal cameras used in Tour de France for detecting hidden motors

4 July 2016


Analysis & Opinion

Brexit uncertainty hurts European vision market, says UKIVA

12 July 2016
Denis Bulgin speaks to two senior members of the UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) - Mark Williamson, former UKIVA chairman, and Paul Wilson, UKIVA vice chairman - to examine the prospects for the UK and European vision markets following Britain's decision to leave the EU

Multisensor systems and 3D scanning on display at Control

News image28 April 2016
Greg Blackman reports from the Control trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, where multisensor inspection systems and 3D scanners, all using vision technology, were on display

Automation fuels job growth in US

12 November 2015
A report from the Association for Advancing Automation (A3) has linked increases in the use of robots in manufacturing with higher employment in the USA. Bob Doyle at A3 looks at the reasons for the trend