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BitFlow ceases production of analogue frame grabbers

5 February 2016
Frame grabber manufacturer BitFlow has discontinued production of two of its analogue boards


London to trial driverless cars

News image29 January 2016
London is to trial its first driverless cars on the streets of Greenwich this summer. The vehicles will use camera and laser sensors to navigate through their surroundings


GenApi 3.0 standard released with embedded vision functionality

28 January 2016


Toshiba robot to decommission Fukushima power plant

26 January 2016


Subsea ToF camera prototype developed for marine surveys in murky water

25 January 2016


Private equity firm to establish vision company after buying Mikrotron

25 January 2016


Photonics West recognises imaging innovations

14 January 2016


Analysis & Opinion

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

Bedding down with embedded vision

14 July 2015
With recent new product releases offering support for GPUs, more vision engineers are starting to design embedded systems. Greg Blackman reports on the rise of embedded vision

Vision industry now ready for lighting standard

29 June 2015
Having been talked about for many years, a standard for machine vision lighting is once again on the agenda. Peter Bhagat of Gardasoft Vision explains why the signs are good for it to now come to fruition