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Sofradir invests €150m to advance infrared sensors

21 January 2019

Sofradir and its subsidiary Ulis are investing €150 million in the French initiative Nano 2022 to develop the next generation of infrared detectors

Kenya rangers turn to thermal cameras to stop rhino poaching

11 January 2019

The World Wildlife Fund and Flir Systems are supplying rangers across 10 parks and game reserves in Kenya with thermal imaging cameras in an effort to stop illegal rhino poaching

Teledyne buys Princeton, Photometrics and Lumenera

03 January 2019

Teledyne Technologies has acquired the scientific imaging businesses of Roper Technologies, including Princeton Instruments, Photometrics and Lumenera, for $225 million

Computer vision to transform Israeli supermarket chain

12 December 2018

Shufersal, Israel’s largest supermarket chain, has signed an agreement to install computer vision startup Trigo Vision’s automated retail platform across its 272 stores

German vision sector static in 2018 following strong 2017

12 December 2018

The VDMA expects turnover in the German machine vision industry to remain static in 2018, at €2.6 billion. This follows growth of almost 18 per cent in 2017

Vision Stuttgart visitors up 14 per cent

12 December 2018

The number of visitors to the Vision Stuttgart trade fair in November increased by 14 per cent compared to the 2016 event

Ambienta buys Image S to repeat Lakesight project

11 December 2018

The private equity fund Ambienta, which recently sold Lakesight Technologies, has bought Image S, an Italian distributor of machine vision products

Basler and Congatec partner on embedded vision

11 December 2018

Basler has entered into a partnership with Congatec, a vendor of embedded computer boards and modules

3D and vibration imaging tech finalists of SPIE Prism Awards

03 December 2018

Ajile Light Industries, Leica, and RDI Technologies have been shortlisted for SPIE’s Prism Award in the category of imaging and cameras

Camera deployed as sticker opens up IoT sensing

27 November 2018

Swiss R&D centre CSEM has built a camera that can be deployed like a sticker

Ams and Qualcomm to build 3D phone camera

27 November 2018

Ams and Qualcomm Technologies have announced intent to build a 3D camera for mobile phone applications

EMVA and Sofradir elected to Photonics21 board

27 November 2018

Fraunhofer IFF’s Dr Dirk Berndt and Sofradir‘s Patrick Abraham have both been elected to the Photonics21 board of stakeholders

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