Editor's picks

Imaging and Machine Vision Europe will host a live panel discussion featuring the heads of VDMA, EMVA, AIA and UKIVA to discuss vision's response to the Covid 19 crisis - 3pm (UK), 4pm (Europe), 10am (ET)

Zensors' algorithms analyse feeds from CCTV cameras to provide real-time data on the number of people in an area and whether safe distances are maintained between them

Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stemmer Imaging has said that the company at this point sees 'a softening' in the markets it serves, but that this is 'not catastrophic' at the moment

News

06 April 2020

Zensors' algorithms analyse feeds from CCTV cameras to provide real-time data on the number of people in an area and whether safe distances are maintained between them

Flir's new A400/A700 camera

06 April 2020

Flir Systems has launched a thermal sensor that it is prioritising for tasks that combat the spread of Covid-19, such as screening people for fever

Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

02 April 2020

Stemmer Imaging has said that the company at this point sees 'a softening' in the markets it serves, but that this is 'not catastrophic' at the moment

02 April 2020

Research at MIT and Toho University in Japan, using high-speed imaging, has shown how aerosols from a sneeze and from speech can travel in the air

The 3D imaging system is able to inspect at a rate of up to 45,000 flatbreads per hour. Credit: Scorpion Vision

31 March 2020

Imaging firm Scorpion Vision is doing its bit to make sure supermarket shelves are stocked with items including tea, flatbreads, and sprouts

31 March 2020

Basler has recorded growth in its 2019 group sales, amounting to €162m compared to €150m in 2018

PIA Ningbo workers preparing the production line to make surgical masks

27 March 2020

The need for PPE increases as the number of cases of Covid-19 escalates, while PIA Ningbo has purchased two abandoned production lines to make surgical face masks

Analysis & opinion

27 March 2020

Newly elected EMVA president Chris Yates considers what the future might hold for machine vision

18 March 2020

Michał Czardybon, CEO of Adaptive Vision, on how to handle data and image annotation when working with deep learning

11 March 2020

Raghava Kashyapa, CEO of Indian vision firm Qualitas Technologies, writes about the benefits and challenges of implementing machine vision in the cloud – and what this holds for manufacturing in India

Features

The Harvesters (1565), by Pieter Bruegel the Elder

24 February 2020

Greg Blackman speaks to Dr Richard Dudley about the National Physical Laboratory’s 3D imaging rig, which will be scanning wheat in crop breeding trials this summer

Cubert's Ultris 20 hyperspectral snapshot camera provides a more reliable alternative for aerial surveillance than conventional line scan cameras

24 February 2020

Matthew Dale explores the emerging alternatives to push broom hyperspectral imaging

24 February 2020

Keely Portway on the importance of vision for robots working in warehouses

Visualisation of the movements of road users in the city of Umeå. Besides counting the tracking over multiple counting lines, Viscando also analysed the tendency for traffic conflict. Credit: Viscando

12 February 2020

Greg Blackman explores the vision and AI technology transforming our roads, as the transport sector gathers for the Intertraffic Amsterdam trade fair

Webcasts

07 April 2020

Imaging and Machine Vision Europe will host a live panel discussion featuring the heads of VDMA, EMVA, AIA and UKIVA to discuss vision's response to the Covid 19 crisis - 3pm (UK), 4pm (Europe), 10am (ET)

30 October 2019

This webcast, now on-demand, covers an event-based camera for high-speed imaging, multi-shot lighting, and using the MTF of lenses for vision system design

02 October 2019

The EPIC webinar on hyperspectral Imaging will focus on the hyperspectral imaging hardware and its use in applications from microscopes and spectrometers to airborne or satellite sensors

White papers

17 March 2020

Philipp Huber, Hans-Joachim Gelke and Matthias Rosenthal, from the Institute of Embedded Systems at Zurich University of Applied Sciences, describe a method for direct data transfer between a GPU and FPGA for real-time imaging

13 March 2020

When optical designers attempt to compare the performance of optical systems, a commonly used measure is modulation transfer function. In order to understand the significance of MTF, consider some general principles and practical examples for defining MTF including its components, importance, and characterisation

02 December 2019

Learn what kinds of inspection become possible with computational imaging. Includes a detailed overview of CI techniques used in machine vision and the components needed, and six application examples.

Press Releases