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3D sensing company, Outsight, has introduced a 3D semantic camera that combines lidar ranging with hyperspectral material analysis. The camera was introduced at the Autosens conference in Brussels

SVS-Vistek has been bought by TKH Group, which owns Allied Vision, Chromasens, Mikrotron, NET and Tattile

Limited data is a common problem when training CNNs in industrial imaging applications. Petra Thanner and Daniel Soukup, from the Austrian Institute of Technology, discuss ways of working with CNNs when data is scarce

News

18 September 2019

3D sensing company, Outsight, has introduced a 3D semantic camera that combines lidar ranging with hyperspectral material analysis. The camera was introduced at the Autosens conference in Brussels

16 September 2019

OmniVision Technologies will be showing an automotive camera module at the AutoSens conference in Brussels from 17 to 19 September, built using OmniVision’s OX03A1Y image sensor with an Arm Mali-C71 image signal processor

16 September 2019

SVS-Vistek has been bought by TKH Group, which owns Allied Vision, Chromasens, Mikrotron, NET and Tattile

13 September 2019

A hyperspectral imaging system built by US research centre Battelle, using Headwall sensors, has been chosen as a finalist for the Department of Homeland Security’s Opioid Detection Challenge

11 September 2019

Dr Thomas Kessler has announced he will step down as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke at the end of 2019

Jeffrey Chew, CEO of ADE, and Jean-François Delepau, chairman of Lynred

09 September 2019

Taiwan-based ADE Technology has announced it will integrate infrared detectors from Lynred, formerly Sofradir and Ulis, into a system ADE is developing for monitoring elderly people

09 September 2019

Hamamatsu Photonics claims it is the first company to mass produce a mid-infrared detector that doesn’t use mercury and cadmium, which are restricted under the European Commission’s RoHS directive

Analysis & opinion

26 July 2019

Limited data is a common problem when training CNNs in industrial imaging applications. Petra Thanner and Daniel Soukup, from the Austrian Institute of Technology, discuss ways of working with CNNs when data is scarce

20 June 2019

The UK is up to 20 per cent less productive than its major competitor countries because it is not investing in automation, Mike Wilson at the British Automation and Robot Association said at UKIVA's machine vision conference in Milton Keynes. Greg Blackman reports

Zeiss's Smartzoom 5 digital microscope can remove glare from images by using angular illumination

23 May 2019

Reporting from the EMVA’s business conference in Copenhagen, Greg Blackman discovers how angular illumination and computational imaging can dramatically improve the resolution of a system

Features

26 July 2019

Matthew Dale explores the high-resolution imaging solutions emerging for inspecting OLEDs and other electronic displays

26 July 2019

As car makers install production lines for electric vehicles, Greg Blackman looks at how vision is currently used in their factories

26 July 2019

Keely Portway investigates how vision technology is being used in the dental sector, from initial diagnosis, to quality control of prostheses

26 June 2019

Matthew Dale explores how machine vision integrators are responding to new demands in the pharmaceutical industry

Webcasts

14 May 2019

The webcast explores the latest equipment for imaging in the shortwave infrared, including a SWIR camera based on a colloidal quantum dot sensor

04 October 2018

Covering infrared and hyperspectral techniques, this webcast looks at how imaging technologies are being used across a wide range of food and beverage applications

04 July 2018

In this webcast, our panel of experts tackle some of the greatest challenges for machine vision integrators when it comes to illumination

White papers

17 September 2019

From smartphones to self-driving cars, our world is filled with computers that rely on machine vision to record, observe, and analyse their surroundings. Due to the increasingly demanding performance requirements of these machine vision systems, there is almost always a need for more resolution. 

01 July 2019

An overview of SWIR technology and principals. Contains examples and suggestions for practical implementation of SWIR imaging in machine vision systems.

 

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