Analysis & opinion

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02 July 2020

Christoph Hellmann Santos, of the ROS Industrial Consortium Europe and Fraunhofer IPA, explains why more industrial users are now building robots through the open source software platform, Robot Operating System

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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

27 April 2020

The appetite for vision and automation remains strong, but there is still a lot of uncertainty at the present time, were the views of the heads of the AIA, EMVA, VDMA Machine Vision, and UKIVA in a webinar

Chinese hospitals have ordered 2,000 UVD robots from Blue Ocean Robotics since the start of the pandemic. Credit: Blue Ocean Robotics

09 April 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of robotics and automation in many areas of manufacturing and society, according to CEOs of robotic firms in a webinar run by A3

27 March 2020

Newly elected EMVA president Chris Yates considers what the future might hold for machine vision

18 March 2020

Michał Czardybon, CEO of Adaptive Vision, on how to handle data and image annotation when working with deep learning

11 March 2020

Raghava Kashyapa, CEO of Indian vision firm Qualitas Technologies, writes about the benefits and challenges of implementing machine vision in the cloud – and what this holds for manufacturing in India

28 February 2020

Paul Wilson, managing director of Scorpion Vision, describes what it takes to install a 3D robot vision system in a Chinese foundry

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