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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

Organisers of Laser World of Photonics China have confirmed the show will take place from 3 to 5 July in Shanghai. It will be the first physical event in the machine vision calendar held during the coronavirus pandemic

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and ASTM Committee E57 have released proceedings on a workshop to define the performance of 3D imaging systems for robots in manufacturing

News

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

Credit: The Rijksmuseum

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

26 May 2020

Organisers of Laser World of Photonics China have confirmed the show will take place from 3 to 5 July in Shanghai. It will be the first physical event in the machine vision calendar held during the coronavirus pandemic

26 May 2020

Biotech firm AIinnoBio HK, has invested in Newsight Imaging's spectrometer-on-chip solution to develop an at-home virus detection device

19 May 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and ASTM Committee E57 have released proceedings on a workshop to define the performance of 3D imaging systems for robots in manufacturing

Members of the Teledyne e2v CCD fab team

19 May 2020

Teledyne e2v's UK CCD fabrication site expects to have manufactured several times the forecasted annual demand for the CCD77-358 devices by the end of this quarter

Analysis & opinion

Credit: Flir Systems

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

05 May 2020

Stemmer Imaging's David Hearn has died after a long illness. Mark Williamson, corporate marketing director at the company, looks back at Hearn’s career

Features

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

InGaAs and event-based sensors still rely on silicon CMOS readout ICs

15 April 2020

Greg Blackman explores the work being done on InGaAs sensors, along with other types of novel sensor that could find their way into the machine vision market

09 April 2020

Oliver Fähnle, of Fisba, says optimising optical systems relies on communities in the supply chain talking to one another

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

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

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.

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