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Greg Blackman reports on new hyperspectral technology presented at the Photonex show in the UK, and how the imaging technique is being used for forestry and food sorting

Sualab’s Suakit machine vision software uses neural networks to detect atypical and irregular defects that are not easily captured by a traditional rule-based machine vision system

Conceptual image. Credit: Canon

Rugby fans are now able to watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup, currently taking place in Japan, from angles and viewpoints not possible with conventional cameras, thanks to a multi-camera system from Canon

News

17 October 2019

Sualab’s Suakit machine vision software uses neural networks to detect atypical and irregular defects that are not easily captured by a traditional rule-based machine vision system

15 October 2019

Thorlabs has purchased US-based Operations Technology (Optek), a designer and manufacturer of large-format, granite-based video and x-ray dimensional measurement systems

04 October 2019

Each pixel in Prophesee’s Metavision sensor only activates if it detects a change in the scene – an event – which means low power, latency and data processing requirements

26 September 2019

Stemmer Imaging has published earnings for the 2018/2019 financial year, along with an advisory note to its customers about the company’s preparations in light of the risk of a no-deal exit of Britain from the EU

Conceptual image. Credit: Canon

26 September 2019

Rugby fans are now able to watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup, currently taking place in Japan, from angles and viewpoints not possible with conventional cameras, thanks to a multi-camera system from Canon

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

Analysis & opinion

17 October 2019

Greg Blackman reports on new hyperspectral technology presented at the Photonex show in the UK, and how the imaging technique is being used for forestry and food sorting

26 September 2019

Wolfgang Pomrehn, collaborative robotics product manager at Bosch Rexroth, says deep learning could reduce the engineering effort of introducing new products to a manufacturing line by three quarters

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

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

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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