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China still strong in thermal imaging, report finds

07 December 2022

Chinese firms shipped 38% of thermal imagers globally in 2022, according to a new report from Yole Intelligence

The system assesses the radioactivity and physical characteristics of nuclear waste, and then sorts and segregates it into appropriate containers (Image: Cyan Tec)

Autonomous nuclear waste sorting enabled via 2D & 3D vision

30 November 2022

The advanced solution will help increase recycling rates and reduce the number of waste containers sent for disposal

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Visionary.ai gets funding for video enhancement tech

22 November 2022

The investment from National Grid Partners enables the Israeli start-up to accelerate the adoption of its AI-based vision enhancement solution

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Optics firm Navitar bought by Ametek

09 November 2022

Ametek, a manufacturer of electronic instruments, purchased Navitar and RTDS for $430 million

Illustration showing terahertz illumination stimulating quantum dots inside nanoscale holes (shown as illuminated rings). The light is detected by a CMOS sensor. Courtesy of the researchers and MIT

Terahertz quantum dot camera developed by MIT

08 November 2022

In addition to being sensitive to terahertz radiation, the imager can capture information about the polarisation of terahertz waves

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Cognex revenues down; Basler on the up

07 November 2022

Cognex's Q3 revenue was down 26% on last year, while Basler's nine-month sales have increased by 25%

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Ambarella and eInfochips team up on AI vision design

07 November 2022

EInfochips, an Arrow Electronics company, will provide design resources for Ambarella’s CVflow edge AI system-on-chip platform

Numurus’ CEO, Jason Seawall

Robot and sensing software firm secures $2m

25 October 2022

Numurus' open source software suite focuses on edge artificial intelligence, sensor and data abstraction, and system interfacing to reduce development time

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Computer vision takes flight for pilot awareness

17 October 2022

An eye tracking and gesture recognition system for pilots has been developed by the Swiss institute CSEM

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Camera Link HS upgrades to 25Gb/s in new release

17 October 2022

The new version of the Camera Link HS standard was announced at The Vision Show in Boston

Harald Wuest (centre) receiving the award from Anne Wendel, director of VMDA Machine Vision, and Messe Stuttgart's Florian Niethammer. Credit: Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH

Digital twin firm, Visometry, wins Vision start-up award

17 October 2022

Visometry’s Twyn software is an AR platform for quality inspection; users annotate a CAD model against which the real part is compared

Dr Yossi Rubner, Kitov's founder and CTO

Kitov CAD robot planning tech wins Vision Award

05 October 2022

The company’s CAD2Scan software takes information from a CAD model, including geometric and component specifications, and uses it to plan a robot inspection task

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