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18 February 2021

Greg Blackman speaks to Imec’s Paweł Malinowski about the institute’s new quantum dot SWIR sensor

Hyperspectral imaging can be used to check for blemishes on food packaging lines. Credit: Brillopak

18 February 2021

Matthew Dale finds out how vision is enabling smaller batch sizes to be processed on packaging lines

Vision Components MIPI modules can be connected to various embedded processors, including Nvidia Jetson boards

17 February 2021

Greg Blackman examines the effort that goes into creating an embedded vision system

17 February 2021

Keely Portway finds out how imaging is helping keep cyclists and pedestrians safe

14 December 2020

Greg Blackman looks at how SWIR spectral imaging can help reduce plastic pollution, both through environmental surveys and by improving sorting in recycling plants

14 December 2020

Keely Portway looks at some of the new imaging techniques advancing biological investigation

The highlighted objects on the left show scaling errors, rotation errors or translation errors, while the objects on the right are a truer representation. Credit: Zivid

14 December 2020

Matthew Dale explores the new 3D vision tools that are enabling automated bin picking

Tropical Storm Frank off the south western coast of Baja California, captured by Ames Research Centre's HDVis camera mounted on Nasa's Global Hawk unmanned research aircraft. Credit: NASA/NOAA

14 December 2020

Theia Technology’s Mark Peterson outlined the benefits of rectilinear lenses at AIA’s vision solutions conference. Greg Blackman reports

MVTec’s deep learning tool provides means to label data simply and efficiently

10 November 2020

Matthew Dale explores the software to simplify the management and labelling of deep learning data

Classification of nuts as good or bad using Specim’s FX17 camera

10 November 2020

Optical design is crucial in enabling wider adoption of hyperspectral imaging, finds Andy Extance

10 November 2020

Keely Portway surveys the latest advances in colour imaging, creating fresh opportunities in certain applications

An Illustration of the surface of PAN fibres (left) and carbon fibres after spreading (right). Credit: Fraunhofer IGCV and Chromasens

10 November 2020

Work is underway to build a vision system to detect defects in webs of composite materials

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