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3D vision market to reach $1.63bn by 2020, says report

27 November 2015
The 3D machine vision market is expected to be worth $1.63 billion by 2020, according to report from market research firm MarketsandMarkets


Infrared imaging identifies skin to support face recognition

26 November 2015
A research team at the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences has developed a skin detection process based on infrared imaging to support biometric systems


Third quarter North American vision sales contract 11 per cent

26 November 2015


VDMA and VDI cooperate on vision standard

25 November 2015


On Semi buys Fairchild for $2.4bn; Cmosis acquired by Ams for €220m

20 November 2015


How bats land upside down revealed with high-speed imaging

17 November 2015


Algorithm engineered that can spot hidden feelings

17 November 2015


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