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Jyrki Rosenberg (left) and Tapani Ryhänen, Emberion’s CEO and CTO respectively. Credit: Emberion

After raising €6m for its nanomaterial SWIR imagers, Emberion’s CEO and CTO, Jyrki Rosenberg and Tapani Ryhänen, speak about the technology and what the future holds

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Khronos and EMVA have formed a working group to develop an open API standard for camera control to improve interoperability

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Join us as we investigate neuromorphic sensing, otherwise known as event-based imaging. Speakers are Prophesee's Luca Verre and Josh Gibson at Cambridge Consultants

News

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25 January 2022

Owl's thermal ranging technology was initially designed to track missiles, but has been adapted for driver assistance systems to detect pedestrians

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20 January 2022

TriEye's Sedar system provides both HD SWIR imaging and 3D. The firm raised $74m for its technology late last year

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19 January 2022

Khronos and EMVA have formed a working group to develop an open API standard for camera control to improve interoperability

DeGould's Auto-compact inspection system. Credit: DeGould and Sony

19 January 2022

Jaguar Land Rover's Solihull plant employs an inspection system made by DeGould incorporating arch lighting, AI, and 61-megapixel Sony cameras

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18 January 2022

Ontario-based Dairy Distillery, which turns dairy by-products into vodka, has installed machine vision to add decision support to its labelling process

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12 January 2022

Jyrki Rosenberg, CEO of Emberion: 'We are disrupting multiple imaging markets by extending the wavelength range at a significantly more affordable cost.'

Imec researchers on-board the parabolic flight. Credit Imec

12 January 2022

Imec showed that its lens-free imaging for blood cell imaging could operate in microgravity and could be used for diagnostic testing of astronauts

Analysis & opinion

Analysis & opinion

Robot solutions at the Manufacturing Technology Centre. Credit: Manufacturing Technology Centre

13 December 2021

Responding to a report on UK adoption of robots and automation, UKIVA’s Neil Sandhu and Allan Anderson argue vision brings similar benefits for productivity

The board of VDMA Machine Vision; Mark Williamson third from left. Credit: VDMA Machine Vision

13 December 2021

As its new chairman, Mark Williamson sets out the priorities for VDMA Machine Vision

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09 November 2021

Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision, says there is increasing concern about chip supply bottlenecks and material shortages

Features

Features

The Matrox Meteor-II PCI frame grabbers, launched in 1997. Credit: Matrox

14 December 2021

This year saw Matrox celebrate its 45th anniversary. Greg Blackman speaks to co-founder Lorne Trottier about the imaging firm’s history

Paul Brown of Fera Science operating the hyperspectral drone camera at Big Wood, Suffolk. Credit: Gary Battell

13 December 2021

Greg Blackman speaks to Dr Michelle Hamilton at STFC RAL Space about mapping trees with spectral imaging

One of the early 3D deflectometry scanners used security cameras, but still produced a high-quality 3D surface profile. Credit: Isak du Preez/Axiscan

07 December 2021

Greg Blackman talks to Isak du Preez, who’s new approach to 3D deflectometry has attracted interest from BMW and other car makers

White papers

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From high-speed applications to tracking, vibration analysis and counting applications: event-based vision opens up new possibilities in numerous machine vision fields

Photometric stereo uses 3D surface orientation and its effect on reflected light to produce a contrast image accentuating local 3D surface variations, making complex inspections cheaper and more effective

Emergent Vision Technologies’ Zenith HZ-100-G 100GigE camera

The white paper presents a brief timeline of GigE Vision cameras; advantages of the interface; and information on using 10GigE up to 100GigE to stay on the leading edge of machine vision solutions in manufacturing and beyond

Webcasts

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Join us as we investigate neuromorphic sensing, otherwise known as event-based imaging. Speakers are Prophesee's Luca Verre and Josh Gibson at Cambridge Consultants

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This webinar looked at advances in infrared imaging, including colloidal quantum dot SWIR cameras, smart thermal cameras, and specifying optics for infrared

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A rapid tour through some of the fastest imaging equipment and technology out there, with speakers from Optronis, Euresys, Scorpion Vision, and Gpixel

Press releases

25 January 2022

Soft2tec manufactures and delivers camera-based tracking systems used for operator guidance in the automotive, aerospace and general industries

19 January 2022

Stemmer Imaging has received an order amounting to €12 million from a customer in the sports and entertainment segment

18 January 2022

Ceres T 1280 has been announced as the new thermographic long-wave infrared camera from Xenics

18 January 2022

Raptor has enhanced its range of cooled CCD cameras with the launch of the Eagle 1MP

18 January 2022

The Baumer Sensor Suite helps engineers to test, implement and evaluate IO-Link devices

18 January 2022

Lucid Vision Labs has launched the new Atlas SWIR IP67-rated 1.3MP and 0.3MP cameras

18 January 2022

Teledyne Flir has released a new version of Flir Research Studio software, as well as an Oryx 10GigE camera and Myricom card bundle

Tech Focus

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A look at the current market for lens technology and some of the latest products available

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A clinical diagnostics company, focused on quality control products and informatics, sourced CXV Global’s SmartFactory Vial Counter to transform their vial production process

Inside a branding machine. Credit: AT – Automation Technology

AT – Automation Technology develops 3D application for fruit and vegetable labelling

Two Matrox AltiZ 3D profile sensors (on the far left and right) scan each fish as it passes through the dual-sensor TUNASCAN system. Credit: Matrox Imaging

Matrox Altiz high-fidelity 3D profile sensor powers Tunascan vision system, sorting up to 20 tonnes of tuna per hour with accuracy rates approaching 100 per cent