Analysis & opinion

23 November 2020

As AMD buys Xilinx and Nvidia acquires Arm, we ask two industry experts what this could mean for the vision sector

10 November 2020

Greg Blackman explores the efforts underway to improve connectivity in factories

06 November 2020

Greg Blackman reports on how the heads of AIA, VDMA Machine Vision, EMVA, and UKIVA assess the impact of the pandemic on the vision sector

26 October 2020

Vision Ventures’ director Dr Chris Yates on what the future holds for M&A activity in machine vision

23 September 2020

As a new academic year begins, Greg Blackman finds out what students taking image processing courses in two universities have in store

Géraldine Andrieux, CEO of Blumorpho

23 September 2020

Ahead of the Inpho Venture Summit in October, Blumorpho CEO, Géraldine Andrieux, discusses how startups should approach pitching for venture capital funding in these uncertain economic times

15 September 2020

Greg Blackman speaks to Simon Beveridge, managing director of UK-based vision integrator Siga Vision, about installing vision systems during Covid-19

Some of Luminate's third cohort of startups. Credit: Luminate

24 August 2020

On 14 September, 10 photonics startups from Luminate's business accelerator will present their technology during The Optical Society’s virtual conference. Greg Blackman asks Luminate MD, Sujatha Ramanujan, how these young companies are coping during Covid-19

Credit: Messe Stuttgart

13 August 2020

Greg Blackman gathers opinion from the vision community on the impact the cancellation of Vision Stuttgart has on product releases and connecting with customers

A point cloud of a National Research Council Canada artefact superimposed on a CAD model. Credit: NIST

31 July 2020

How do you choose a 3D vision system for a robot cell? Geraldine Cheok and Kamel Saidi at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the USA discuss an initiative to define standards for industrial 3D imaging

SWIR imaging can show bruising in fruit that wouldn't be evident with a visible camera. Credit: Sony

22 July 2020

Edmund Optics’s Thomas Armspach-Young and Boris Lange consider the optics needed to get the best out of Sony's new short-wave infrared image sensors

What kind of economic development do you expect during and after this crisis?

22 July 2020

Findings from a two-part survey, conducted by the European Machine Vision Association, on the effects the Covid-19 pandemic could have on the machine vision industry