Editor's picks

Image from the event-based sensor

Sony and Prophesee have developed a stacked event-based vision sensor, it was announced at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco

Vision China and Laser World of Photonics China have been postponed in accordance with guidelines from the health authorities of the Shanghai city government

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

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

News

Image from the event-based sensor

19 February 2020

Sony and Prophesee have developed a stacked event-based vision sensor, it was announced at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco

18 February 2020

Vision China and Laser World of Photonics China have been postponed in accordance with guidelines from the health authorities of the Shanghai city government

14 February 2020

The purchase adds surface inspection and 3D machine vision to the Swedish industrial group's portfolio as its customers move towards digital manufacturing

07 February 2020

Inspekto, Outsight and WaveOptics all won Prism Awards at SPIE’s flagship event, Photonics West, in San Francisco

17 January 2020

The lens-free technology from CEA-Leti, which digitally reconstructs microscope images and will be presented at SPIE Photonics West, opens up fast, automated cell screening

08 January 2020

More than 300 exhibitors have booked stand space at the Vision trade fair, set to take place from 10 to 12 November in Stuttgart, Germany

Chromasens 3DPixa stereo line scan camera

07 January 2020

The machine is able to inspect a complete bearing at 80 parts per minute, at 5µm height resolution, and simultaneously in colour and 3D

Analysis & opinion

Panelists from left: Christian Vollrath, Wenglor Sensoric; Rainer Schönhaar, Balluff; Peter Keppler, Stemmer Imaging; Andreas Waldl, B&R; and Dr Klaus-Henning Noffz, Basler

11 February 2020

Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision, reports from SPS 2019 in Nuremberg, where vision system simplicity was discussed

27 January 2020

Prior to speaking at the Embedded World trade fair, The Khronos Group’s president, Neil Trevett, discusses the open API standards available for applications using machine learning and embedded vision

20 January 2020

Generating growth from research and development can be a challenge. Julian Heaton, at Innovate UK, looks at the support available from the UK government to encourage innovation

Features

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

The sensor of SWIR Vision Systems' Acuros CQD 1920 camera

19 December 2019

Matthew Dale finds that new sensor technologies based on quantum dots are set to bring down the cost of shortwave infrared imaging

19 December 2019

Greg Blackman explores the cameras used to capture extremely rapid events

19 December 2019

Keely Portway finds out how vision technology is playing a role in medical diagnosis

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

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

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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