Editor's picks

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

Leonardo da Vinci's Virgin of the Rocks. Copyright: The National Gallery, London

Giorgia Marucci from Pro-Lite Technology visits the National Gallery in London to find out how hyperspectral imaging was used to reveal the history behind Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks

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News

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

Ansys simulation

07 January 2020

Flir Systems and Ansys have collaborated to add a thermal imaging dataset to Ansys’s driving simulator for engineers building autonomous vehicles

The Moon landing was 50 years old in 2019. Zeiss lenses were used to capture this image

23 December 2019

The last year has been one of consolidation for the machine vision industry, along with a slowdown in the markets that machine vision serves

18 December 2019

Yates succeeds Jochem Herrmann, who has held the role of EMVA president since 2015 and has decided to step down to spend more time with his family

One Box Vision also makes inspection systems for packaging lines

18 December 2019

The engineering firm One Box Vision developed the vision system for quality control of printed sheets such as those used on dashboards

Analysis & opinion

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

13 January 2020

Vassilis Tsagaris and Dimitris Kastaniotis at Irida Labs say an iterative approach is needed to build a real-world AI vision application on embedded hardware

Leonardo da Vinci's Virgin of the Rocks. Copyright: The National Gallery, London

20 December 2019

Giorgia Marucci from Pro-Lite Technology visits the National Gallery in London to find out how hyperspectral imaging was used to reveal the history behind Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks

Features

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

19 December 2019

Bob McCurrach, director of standards development at AIA, updates on the progress being made in GigE Vision

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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