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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

25 June 2017

Greg Blackman reports from the European Machine Vision Association's business conference in Prague, where embedded vision and the threat from Chinese manufacturers were both discussed

21 June 2017

Anne Wendel, director of the VDMA Machine Vision group, discusses the VDMA’s new campaign promoting the EU called Europe Works

08 June 2017

Retailers are using complex vision analytics to track shoppers, from entering a store to the point of purchase. RetailNext’s Mark Jamtgaard spoke at the Embedded Vision Summit about an embedded system for just such a purpose. Greg Blackman reports

24 May 2017

Neural networks will be the common language of the future for computer vision, according to Professor Jitendra Malik from UC Berkeley. Greg Blackman listened to his keynote at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara

23 May 2017

Dyson's 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner relies on vision to navigate its way around a home. Mike Aldred from Dyson spoke about the product's development at the UKIVA machine vision conference in Milton Keynes, and Greg Blackman was there to hear the presentation

04 May 2017

Greg Blackman reports from the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara, where Allied Vision launched its new camera platform

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Greg Blackman asks what it takes to commercialise new imaging technology

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Embedded vision, deep learning, and Industry 4.0 could all have a big impact on the machine vision sector in the future. Three experts give their opinions

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Andrew Williams explores the production and automation markets in China, India and other fast-growing nations

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Pierre Cambou, imaging activity leader at Yole Développement, analyses the merger and acquisition landscape for machine vision

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Following a successful European Machine Vision Forum, which brought together representatives from industry and research, Professor Bernd Jähne at the HCI, Heidelberg University and a board member of the European Machine Vision Association, argues collaboration between industry and academia is now more important than ever