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Lens-free microscope promises to speed medical diagnostics

17 January 2020

The lens-free technology from CEA-Leti, which digitally reconstructs microscope images and will be presented at SPIE Photonics West, opens up fast, automated cell screening

B&R and Beckhoff to exhibit at Vision Stuttgart for first time

08 January 2020

More than 300 exhibitors have booked stand space at the Vision trade fair, set to take place from 10 to 12 November in Stuttgart, Germany

Chromasens 3DPixa stereo line scan camera

High-speed stereo vision deployed for ball bearing inspection

07 January 2020

The machine is able to inspect a complete bearing at 80 parts per minute, at 5µm height resolution, and simultaneously in colour and 3D

Ansys simulation

Thermal dataset added to simulator for building autonomous cars

07 January 2020

Flir Systems and Ansys have collaborated to add a thermal imaging dataset to Ansys’s driving simulator for engineers building autonomous vehicles

The Moon landing was 50 years old in 2019. Zeiss lenses were used to capture this image

The best of 2019

23 December 2019

The last year has been one of consolidation for the machine vision industry, along with a slowdown in the markets that machine vision serves

Chris Yates elected EMVA president

18 December 2019

Yates succeeds Jochem Herrmann, who has held the role of EMVA president since 2015 and has decided to step down to spend more time with his family

One Box Vision also makes inspection systems for packaging lines

Auto part maker raises productivity with sheet inspection cell

18 December 2019

The engineering firm One Box Vision developed the vision system for quality control of printed sheets such as those used on dashboards

Coffee supplier ups yield with optical sorter

12 December 2019

Coffee bean supplier, Miko Coffee, has installed an optical sorting machine to reduce the amount of foreign material in its beans

Hyperspectral research wins Edmund Optics award

06 December 2019

Cobey McGinnis at the University of North Carolina Charlotte has been recognised with the Norman Edmund Inspiration Award for work on a single-pixel hyperspectral camera

Flir gains gas analysis tech with Providence Photonics investment

06 December 2019

Flir Systems has made a strategic investment in Providence Photonics, a provider of software used to quantify gas emissions

Heart-shaped flow lines are formed in the flow cytometry setup. Copyright Zellmechanik Dresden

High-speed camera cuts cell analysis from days to minutes

21 November 2019

Scientists at the Dresden University of Technology have developed a high-speed imaging technique able to analyse cell samples 10,000 times faster than conventional methods

Cameras key part of KoBeLU learning workstation

19 November 2019

A project to improve vocational learning through an interactive, imaging-based workstation is underway in Germany, coordinated by Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich

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