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Christoph Hellmann Santos, of the ROS Industrial Consortium Europe and Fraunhofer IPA, explains why more industrial users are now building robots through the open source software platform, Robot Operating System

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Norwegian seafood firm, Lerøy, has installed hyperspectral cameras on processing lines to sort fish. The system is able to measure the amount of blood in white fish, which gives a grade of quality

How will the world feed 10 billion people by 2050 with no new land for agriculture? Greg Blackman speaks to machine builder Bühler about how optical sensing can maximise yield in grain processing

News

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02 July 2020

Norwegian seafood firm, Lerøy, has installed hyperspectral cameras on processing lines to sort fish. The system is able to measure the amount of blood in white fish, which gives a grade of quality

23 June 2020

VDMA Robotics and Automation stated that the 'coronavirus crisis has highlighted how vulnerable industrial production has become in global value chains'

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17 June 2020

The $5m funding will speed up the availability of Slamcore's products, including its SDK, a toolkit for developers to build, test and deploy solutions using Slamcore algorithms and off-the-shelf sensors

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09 June 2020

Hyperspectral imaging is being used in a research programme at hospitals in Maryland and New York to investigate the prognostic value of skin findings associated with Covid-19 infection

02 June 2020

Isra Vision's revenue fell nine per cent to €64.6m over the first half of its financial year, with impacts from Covid-19 in Asia from January, and in America and Europe towards the end of the second quarter

29 May 2020

The job cuts are part of steps Cognex is taking to lower expenses because of deteriorating market conditions. The firm's CEO and chairman will waive their salaries, and the company’s board of directors have waived their cash fees for the remainder of the year

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27 May 2020

The composite picture of The Night Watch, made of 528 exposures stitched together digitally, makes it possible to zoom in on individual brushstrokes and even particles of pigment in the painting

Analysis & opinion

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02 July 2020

Christoph Hellmann Santos, of the ROS Industrial Consortium Europe and Fraunhofer IPA, explains why more industrial users are now building robots through the open source software platform, Robot Operating System

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07 May 2020

As demand for thermal imaging rises during the coronavirus pandemic, Greg Blackman asks how effective thermal cameras are at screening people for signs of fever

05 May 2020

Greg Blackman speaks to Kieran Edge at the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, about new vision projects and the presentation he is to give for UKIVA's vision technology hub, to be broadcast on 14 May

Features

04 June 2020

How will the world feed 10 billion people by 2050 with no new land for agriculture? Greg Blackman speaks to machine builder Bühler about how optical sensing can maximise yield in grain processing

Two robots have been installed at Aalborg University Hospital in Denmark. Credit: Kuka

04 June 2020

Keely Portway looks at how robots are automating procedures in hospital testing laboratories, and how imaging underpins this

A setup for photometric stereo imaging in which multiple lights are used to illuminate an object from different directions. Credit: Advanced illumination

04 June 2020

Matthew Dale explores the power of computational imaging, all made possible by clever illumination

The panel discussion at the Embedded World trade fair

15 April 2020

Matthew Dale looks at what it will take to increase the adoption of embedded vision

Webcasts

15 April 2020

Imaging and Machine Vision Europe hosted a live panel discussion featuring the heads of VDMA, EMVA, AIA and UKIVA to discuss vision's response to the Covid 19 crisis

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

12 June 2020

This paper will analyse the benefits and drawbacks of traditional image processing and deep learning. It aims to provide clarity on the subject of deep learning, which can then help data scientists and industries choose the most suitable method depending on the task.

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

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