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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

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

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Cliff Cheng, senior director of automotive marketing at OmniVision Technologies, details its latest global shutter sensor for industrial and automotive imaging

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Harald Neubauer, Jürgen Ernst and Dr Michael Schöberl at Fraunhofer IIS describe the team’s prototype polarisation camera, which was presented at Image Sensors Europe in London in March

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Albert Theuwissen, founder of Harvest Imaging, outlines a project to classify performance characteristics of CMOS image sensors

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Matthew Dale explores how online supermarket Ocado is using 3D vision to automate its warehouses

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Sebastien Frasse-Sombet, product line manager at Sofradir, on new, more affordable SWIR detectors

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Andrew Williams explores the latest imaging technologies for traffic monitoring, including how AI could be used to make sense of all that data

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Chinese automation from Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision; Paul Wilson talks about self-driving delivery robots at the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference; and Thomas Lübkemeier updates on the EMVA's events calendar

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After presenting at Image Sensors Europe in London, Dr Piet De Moor, senior business development manager, imagers at Imec, discusses a multispectral time delay and integration image sensor based on CCD-in-CMOS technology

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Michael DeLuca, industrial solutions division of On Semiconductor, on the image sensor technology needs for machine vision

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Greg Blackman looks at novel imaging devices based on quantum science, and finds that the technology is closer to commercialisation than first expected