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22 June 2018

Robot bin picking has been worked on for a number of years, and while it has been shown to be possible it’s only now that the technology is coming to fruition. Greg Blackman looks at what was on display at Automatica

29 May 2018

After speaking at AutoSens Detroit on 16 May, Nadav Haas, product manager at Israeli firm Newsight Imaging, gives his opinion on why the company’s CMOS solution is a good fit for lidar sensing in autonomous driving

24 May 2018

Data is now a fiercely guarded asset for most companies and, as the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, Framos’ Dr Christopher Scheubel discusses potential new business models based on 3D vision data, following a talk he gave at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara this week

18 May 2018

Dr Christos Theoharatos, chief scientific officer at Irida Labs, describes an imaging system for monitoring the melt pool in additive manufacturing, developed as part of a Horizon 2020 project

23 April 2018

Spin-out firm SWIR Vision Systems is to commercialise colloidal quantum dot infrared sensors, which, the company says, could displace InGaAs technology. Dr Ethan Klem, Allan Hilton, and George Wildeman from the company discuss the performance, fabrication, and cost trade-offs of CQD sensors versus InGaAs

26 March 2018

Michał Czardybon, general manager at Adaptive Vision, gives his view on how to make the most of deep learning in industrial vision

23 March 2018

Lidar could become an important part of autonomous driving and potentially a huge market opportunity for laser and detector manufacturers, as Greg Blackman discovers at the Image Sensors conference in London

08 March 2018

Migrating software code from a PC to an embedded system to run vision applications presents various challenges. Following a presentation he gave at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany last week, Frank Karstens, field application engineer at Basler, gives his advice on the task

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

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Keely Portway looks at the changing relationship between human and robot in industrial environments, and the latest vision innovations involved in bringing them together

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In the run up to the Fifa World Cup, Greg Blackman examines how video analysis is used to improve the performance of top athletes