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Cognex expects its revenue to continue to decline in the third quarter 2019, because of lower revenue predicted from consumer electronics and weakness in Europe and Asia

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

Matthew Dale explores the high-resolution imaging solutions emerging for inspecting OLEDs and other electronic displays

News

Managing directors Jan-Erik Schmitt (left) and Oliver Sidla

20 August 2019

Vision Components and its Austrian partner, SL Solutions, have founded Carrida Technologies, a subsidiary that aims to develop vehicle and number plate recognition

The forum will be held at the Palais de la Bourse in Lyon

14 August 2019

Speakers from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, CEA-Leti, and Hamamatsu Photonics will give keynote presentations at the European Machine Vision Forum, to be held in Lyon, France from 5 to 6 September

13 August 2019

Cognex expects its revenue to continue to decline in the third quarter 2019, because of lower revenue predicted from consumer electronics and weakness in Europe and Asia

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander, took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera. Credit: NASA

23 July 2019

On the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing on 20 July 1969, Zeiss has described how, in less than nine months, it built the camera lens used to capture the iconic images during the Apollo 11 mission

Credit: Science and Harvard SEAS

18 July 2019

Scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a compact snapshot polarisation camera based on diffraction gratings containing nanoscale structures

18 July 2019

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are using high-speed cameras to study how insects use visual information to control flight

18 July 2019

Embedded system designers now have a reference platform for vision-based development work, thanks to a €4 million Horizon 2020 project called Tulipp, which has recently concluded

Analysis & opinion

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

20 June 2019

The UK is up to 20 per cent less productive than its major competitor countries because it is not investing in automation, Mike Wilson at the British Automation and Robot Association said at UKIVA's machine vision conference in Milton Keynes. Greg Blackman reports

Zeiss's Smartzoom 5 digital microscope can remove glare from images by using angular illumination

23 May 2019

Reporting from the EMVA’s business conference in Copenhagen, Greg Blackman discovers how angular illumination and computational imaging can dramatically improve the resolution of a system

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

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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