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Imaging on the right tracks

News image21 August 2014
A train mounted camera system is helping the UK's rail network inspect track conditions, whilst in france a vehicle mounted Lidar system is being used for 3D laser mapping of railways


On Semiconductor buys Aptina for $400m

19 August 2014
Following on from acquiring Truesense Imaging in April of this year, On Semiconductor has completed its purchase of Aptina Imaging for approximately $400 million in cash


Face tracking and animation system transforms models' faces

19 August 2014


16 million UK government grant for medical imaging facility

15 August 2014


Cmosis acquires Awaiba

13 August 2014


Olmec UK nominated for two awards

12 August 2014


e2v acquires CMOS company AnaFocus for 34.2m Euros

4 August 2014


Analysis & Opinion

Integrator standard targets vision end-users and suppliers alike

1 September 2014
Greg Blackman speaks to Markus Maurer about a new standard specification sheet the VDI and VDMA Machine Vision are designing to help integrate vision systems

The drug discovery challenge and how imaging can help

20 August 2014
Nate Holmes, product manager for machine vision and motion control at National Instruments, finds that sophisticated imaging systems are required for high-content screening used in drug discovery. Here, he reports from the Vision Summit at this year's NIWeek, which took place in Austin, Texas at the beginning of August

Optimising industrial vision with computer vision

18 August 2014
Computer vision expert, Scott Krig at Krig Research, explains how understanding 'feature descriptor metrics' can help optimise image processing in industrial vision