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16 February 2018

Ahead of his presentation at the Embedded World conference in Nuremberg, Germany on 28 February, Adam Taylor from Adiuvo Engineering and Training specifies what engineers need to consider when building an embedded infrared vision system for IoT and IIoT

09 February 2018

Matthew Dale reports from a VDMA CEO round table event, where European vision firms were warned that they must adapt to compete in emerging markets

06 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from SPIE Photonics West, where the first image sensors based on graphene-CMOS integration were on display

11 December 2017

Martin Schwarzbauer, at PCO, and Bernd Jähne, at HCI, Heidelberg University, discuss the need for quasi lossless image data compression from 16-bit images to 8-bit or less

11 December 2017

Professor Dr Bernd Jähne at HCI, Heidelberg University, and an EMVA board member, argues that an open lens-camera communication standard would greatly benefit the machine vision community

30 October 2017

Camera systems measuring millimetres and costing only one dollar are now possible thanks to electronic and optical developments in wafer-level technology, Ams's Antonio Gomes said at Embedded Vision Europe in Stuttgart. Matthew Dale reports

19 October 2017

Matthew Dale reports from EMVA’s debut Embedded Vision Europe conference in Stuttgart, where deep learning ‘at the edge’ was discussed

05 October 2017

Greg Blackman listens to Professor Dr Albert Theuwissen's invited talk at the European Machine Vision Forum in Vienna, where he updates on the latest stacked CMOS image sensors

12 September 2017

The machine vision industry is on the verge of entering a new era, one based on embedded processing, according to Basler’s CEO Dr Dietmar Ley. Greg Blackman reports from the European Machine Vision Forum in Vienna

11 August 2017

The heavens open on Jessica Rowbury as she looks at the science behind the sweet smell of summer rain

14 July 2017

Mathew Daniel at data management software provider Sciemetric Instruments explains the importance of centralised data collection in factory automation, and why image data is a key part of that

12 July 2017

Tolga Birdal at the Technical University of Munich is co-organising a 3D vision workshop at the ICCV computer vision conference in October. Here, he argues that 3D vision's strength - geometry - is also what's holding it back

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Greg Blackman explores the latest advances made in scientific CMOS sensors and asks whether CCDs still have a place in life science imaging

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Denis Bulgin speaks to Mark Williamson and David Hearn, who both started their own vision companies in the UK 20 years ago and are both now at Stemmer Imaging

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Matthew Dale investigates a new class of highly-efficient image sensor that’s just starting to find its way onto the commercial market, all based on the principles of biological sight

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Andrew Williams on the uses and current state of hyperspectral imaging, along with the technique’s potential as an industrial inspection tool

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Stemmer Imaging’s series of technology days included talks from various lens manufacturers. Here, we round up some of what was discussed at the event

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Greg Blackman charts the meteoric rise of Chinese firm Hikvision, one of the top suppliers of video surveillance equipment that has now turned its sights on industrial vision