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

22 May 2019

Greg Blackman reports on the discussion around embedded vision at the European Machine Vision Association’s business conference in Copenhagen, Denmark in mid-May

Test image at 940nm

21 May 2019

Imec is working to industrialise thin-film photodetector stacks on CMOS in order to fabricate low-cost infrared image sensors, as the Belgian institute’s Dr Paweł Malinowski explains

15 April 2019

Greg Blackman reports on CSEM's Witness IOT camera, an ultra-low power imager that can be deployed as a sticker. Dr Andrea Dunbar presented the technology at Image Sensors Europe in London in March

05 April 2019

Greg Blackman reports on the complexities of training AllGo Systems' driver monitoring neural networks, which the firm's VP of engineering, Nirmal Kumar Sancheti, spoke about at the Embedded World trade fair

28 March 2019

Greg Blackman reports from the Image Sensors Europe conference in London, which took place from 13 to 14 March

22 February 2019

Ron Low, Framos head of sales Americas and APAC, reports from Framos Tech Days at Photonics West in San Francisco where Sony Japan representatives presented image sensor roadmap updates

20 February 2019

Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance, discusses the four key trends driving the proliferation of visual perception in machines

19 February 2019

Greg Blackman reports on CEA Leti's new image sensor, shown at Photonics West, which contains onboard processing and is able to image at 5,500 frames per second

19 February 2019

Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision, writes about the importance of free trade for the machine vision sector, and what the VDMA is doing to promote this

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