17 November 2017

Two instances of ASIC technology were presented at Stemmer Imaging’s UK technology forum on 16 November at Silverstone. Greg Blackman reports

13 November 2017

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis and the University of Illinois have designed a camera inspired by the eyes of a mantis shrimp, which can record both colour and polarisation image data

09 November 2017

Two Active Silicon frame grabbers are being launched on a scientific balloon high into the Earth’s atmosphere as part of a research project to explore Earth-like exoplanets

07 November 2017

Profile measurement and surface inspection company, Nextsense, has passed €10 million for the first three quarters of 2017

06 November 2017

Part 3 of the standard VDI/VDE/VDMA 2632, which gives guidelines on machine vision integration, has been published by the Association of German Engineers, VDI, and the VDMA

01 November 2017

Researchers at the University of Zurich and the Swiss research consortium NCCR Robotics are using eye-inspired cameras to guide drones in low-light conditions

31 October 2017

Flir Systems has reported revenue of $464.7 million and net earnings of $63.5 million for the third quarter of 2017, up 15 per cent and eight per cent respectively compared to the same period last year

31 October 2017

Large orders in the consumer electronics industry and strong performance in the automotive and logistics sectors have led to machine vision firm Cognex experiencing record results in the third quarter of 2017

30 October 2017

A robotics event to inspire young people to follow a career in engineering is to be held at the Museum of Science and Industry, in Manchester, UK on 13 November

26 October 2017

The first public run of the Bloodhound SSC land speed record car has taken place at Cornwall airport, reaching 200mph in eight seconds. Cameras onboard were supplied by Stemmer Imaging

18 October 2017

A microscope to image neurone activity and a 3D-printed fluorescence microscope were among the projects recognised by Edmund Optics in its 2017 educational award scheme

18 October 2017

Teledyne e2v has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to supply CCD image sensors for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope



Artificial intelligence seems to be sweeping the world and neural networks are now starting to find their way into the industrial imaging market. Greg Blackman investigates 


Wilhelm Stemmer, who has recently retired and sold his shares in Stemmer Imaging, the company he founded 30 years ago


Matthew Dale explores how 3D cameras are granting robots the gift of sight


Rob Ashwell finds that logistics, healthcare and research are turning to consumer imaging systems for their needs