Analysis & opinion

14 November 2019

Danny Reed, head of education and skills, PPMA Best, on the charity’s work to increase the number of female engineers

MVDK evaluation board with MIPI CSI-2 sensor and CXP interface board. Credit: Euresys

07 November 2019

Greg Blackman finds that purchasing IP cores for FPGAs is one way to reduce time-to-market for camera production

01 November 2019

Dominique Bonnisseau and Corinne Tsamba from Tematys advise on the questions technology firms should ask in order to grow their business

17 October 2019

Greg Blackman reports on new hyperspectral technology presented at the Photonex show in the UK, and how the imaging technique is being used for forestry and food sorting

26 September 2019

Wolfgang Pomrehn, collaborative robotics product manager at Bosch Rexroth, says deep learning could reduce the engineering effort of introducing new products to a manufacturing line by three quarters

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

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