03 August 2018

Ford is using motion tracking to analyse how its employees working on car assembly lines move, in order to design less physically stressful workstations

31 July 2018

Cognex has posted second quarter revenue of $211.3 million, an increase of 19 per cent compared to the same period last year

26 July 2018

A multispectral imaging device small enough to be installed on a nanosatellite is being developed in research led by the University of Strathclyde

24 July 2018

Israeli computer vision startup, Trigo Vision, has won $7 million in a seed funding round for AI technology that tracks items shoppers pick up in stores

19 July 2018

The transaction sees Basler gain Silicon Software’s image acquisition cards and software technology, including Silicon Software’s Visual Applets FPGA programming environment

09 July 2018

French research institute Leti has announced a pilot programme to characterise and assess lidar sensors for autonomous vehicles

09 July 2018

Basler has introduced a camera that it says is a direct one-to-one replacement of cameras that use Sony's discontinued ICX618 CCD sensor

03 July 2018

Deep learning technology will be in abundance at the upcoming Vision show in Stuttgart from 6 to 8 November, where first-time exhibitors Sualab, Deepsense, and Neadvance will show AI solutions

03 July 2018

A three-year EU research project, called Spirit, has begun that aims to reduce engineering costs when setting up inspection robots in factories

20 June 2018

North American sales of machine vision components and systems have reached $709 million in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 19 per cent year-on-year

19 June 2018

The OPC UA machine vision and robotics working groups have released the first versions of their companion specifications at the automation trade fair Automatica in Munich, Germany

15 June 2018

Camera maker Basler is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Ahrensburg-based company began as a two-man operation in the technical center in Lübeck, Germany



Greg Blackman on the deep learning software tools now being deployed in industrial imaging


Keely Portway looks at some of the miniature imaging technology used in endoscopes


Damir Dolar, managing director of Croatian firm Smartek Vision, spoke at the European Machine Vision Association’s business conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in June. Here, he gives his view on the European industrial imaging market


Matthew Dale discovers that polarised imaging could soon see a surge in uptake in industrial inspection, thanks to a new sensor from Sony


Active Silicon turns 30 in September. Greg Blackman speaks to founder Colin Pearce (below) on building the company and the importance of FPGA technology

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