Analysis & opinion

20 January 2017

Following the launch of an online embedded vision development hub, Basler’s Mark Hebbel discusses the role embedded computing could play in industrial imaging and the company’s strategy for adapting to this technology

04 January 2017

A look at some of the gadgets incorporating imaging that will be launched at CES 2017, taking place this week in Las Vegas

19 December 2016

This year has been a busy one for the vision sector, with numerous acquisitions, embedded computing becoming more prominent, and greater interest in 3D and hyperspectral imaging. Greg Blackman looks back at a packed 2016

01 December 2016

Updates from Ian Alderton, UKIVA chairman; Anne Wendel, director VDMA Machine Vision; and Thomas Lübkemeier, EMVA

22 November 2016

Greg Blackman sums up some of the main talking points at the recent Vision trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany

21 November 2016

Greg Blackman walks the show floor at Vision 2016, where innovations for Industry 4.0 and new image sensor technology were on display

17 November 2016

Greg Blackman at the Vision trade fair in Stuttgart finds that embedded image processing looks set to transform the vision industry

13 October 2016

With the acquisition of Point Grey, Flir Systems has made a strategic move in the machine vision sector, argue Dr Eric Mounier and Pierre Cambou at market research firm Yole Développement

19 September 2016

Five companies have been shortlisted for the Vision Award at the upcoming Vision trade fair. Imaging and Machine Vision Europe looks at the technology chosen by the jury

01 September 2016

Yesterday, Brazil's Senate voted to impeach President Dilma Rousseff for manipulating the budget. Yet despite the country being in the midst of a recession, Brazil is still a huge market for automated solutions, writes J. Rizzo Hahn, CEO of Brazilian automation company, Pollux Automation

12 July 2016

Denis Bulgin speaks to two senior members of the UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) - Mark Williamson, former UKIVA chairman, and Paul Wilson, UKIVA vice chairman - to examine the prospects for the UK and European vision markets following Britain's decision to leave the EU

28 April 2016

Greg Blackman reports from the Control trade fair in Stuttgart, Germany, where multisensor inspection systems and 3D scanners, all using vision technology, were on display



Rob Ashwell looks at the advances being made in scientific image sensors and how these are furthering our understanding of the brain


Shigeki Masumura, president and CEO of Machine Vision Lighting, and winner of the 2016 Vision Award


Recycling is becoming big business, and hyperspectral cameras are exactly the right tool to help sort the growing volumes of waste, as Matthew Dale discovers


Greg Blackman gets to the bottom of Industry 4.0, and asks how machine vision will fit into the factories of the future


Smart Vision Lights has built its company, originally from designing custom illumination, as Greg Blackman finds out