April/May 2017

ANALYSIS & OPINION

News from VDMA

Embedded vision was one of the major trends at the 2016 Vision show in Stuttgart, writes Anne Wendel. For the classical machine vision industry, it seems to be the new hot topic, but how does the other side, the embedded community, view vision technology?

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Connected cities

Urban areas are being transformed by the Internet of Things and other information and communication technologies. Andrew Williams looks at how digital security cameras will fit into these smart cities

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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