Editor's picks

Dan McCarthy, contributing editor for the Association for Advancing Automation in the US, reports on training programmes available for the modern machine vision engineer

Following speaking at Embedded Vision Europe, Pierre Gutierrez, lead machine learning researcher at Scortex, writes about the challenges of deploying deep learning on the factory floor

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News

12 December 2019

Coffee bean supplier, Miko Coffee, has installed an optical sorting machine to reduce the amount of foreign material in its beans

06 December 2019

Cobey McGinnis at the University of North Carolina Charlotte has been recognised with the Norman Edmund Inspiration Award for work on a single-pixel hyperspectral camera

06 December 2019

Flir Systems has made a strategic investment in Providence Photonics, a provider of software used to quantify gas emissions

Heart-shaped flow lines are formed in the flow cytometry setup. Copyright Zellmechanik Dresden

21 November 2019

Scientists at the Dresden University of Technology have developed a high-speed imaging technique able to analyse cell samples 10,000 times faster than conventional methods

19 November 2019

A project to improve vocational learning through an interactive, imaging-based workstation is underway in Germany, coordinated by Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

Dr Jonathan Taylor, University of Glasgow

15 November 2019

A time-lapse 3D video of a zebrafish heart growing over a day has been captured for the first time by a new microscope imaging technique

13 November 2019

A centre of hyperspectral and remote sensing has been set up by Headwall and high-precision agriculture firm Geo-Konzept

Analysis & opinion

12 December 2019

A year before the Vision 2020 trade fair, Florian Niethammer, at Messe Stuttgart, assesses the changes taking place in the machine vision market

10 December 2019

How do users choose the best lens for an imaging system? The answer is Modulation Transfer Functions, Edmund Optics’ Dr Boris Lange explained in our latest webcast

09 December 2019

Dan McCarthy, contributing editor for the Association for Advancing Automation in the US, reports on training programmes available for the modern machine vision engineer

Features

22 November 2019

Matthew Dale explores Industry 4.0 and machine vision’s role in the connected factories of the future

Surface-based matching in Halcon, from MVTec Software

22 November 2019

Greg Blackman looks at the latest techniques to capture and analyse 3D image data

22 November 2019

Keely Portway finds out how vision is being used to gather data about consumers

The preferred connector for version 2.0 is the micro-BNC. Credit: Active Silicon

22 November 2019

Chris Beynon, Active Silicon’s CTO and technical chair for the CoaXPress standard, gives an update on what’s new in v2.0

Webcasts

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

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

White papers

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.

17 September 2019

APS-C format sensors provide higher resolution and performance without having to go full frame. They promise relatively compact and affordable high resolution systems. To realise the full potential of a sensor like this, however, requires the right lens.

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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