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Dr Jonathan Taylor, University of Glasgow

Growing zebrafish heart imaged in 3D for first time

15 November 2019

A time-lapse 3D video of a zebrafish heart growing over a day has been captured for the first time by a new microscope imaging technique

Hyperspectral centre founded for precision agriculture

13 November 2019

A centre of hyperspectral and remote sensing has been set up by Headwall and high-precision agriculture firm Geo-Konzept

From left: Ralf Grasmann, Tobias Thullner, Uwe Hagmaier

Uwe Furtner steps down at Matrix Vision

13 November 2019

Uwe Hagmaier will join the company’s management team as the new division manager of research and development

From left: Dr Christopher Scheubel, Patrick Bilic, and Dr Andreas Franz

Framos establishes AI spin-off Cubemos

08 November 2019

The Cubemos entity focuses on deep learning and AI development, helping industrial customers to integrate AI vision solutions

Alveo U50 accelerator card

Xilinx prepares for SPS show with vision demos

05 November 2019

Xilinx will be exhibiting its Alveo accelerator cards, the latest release being the Alveo U50, along with a new software platform called Vitis that takes a customer’s AI model and optimises it for the firm's SoCs

LMI gains FocalSpec tech through TKH acquisition

01 November 2019

The TKH Group has bought optical metrology firm FocalSpec to add to its portfolio of machine vision technologies

Cognex revenue falls 21% due to weak electronics market

01 November 2019

The result reflects lower sales to customers in consumer electronics, particularly smartphone manufacturing. Revenue from automotive and other industrial markets also continued to weaken

OmniVision releases world's smallest, 0.5mm sensor

24 October 2019

The OV6948 sensor, measuring 0.575 x 0.575mm, is designed for medical imagers, including reusable medical imaging equipment

Imec lowers infrared cost with monolithic quantum dot IR sensor

24 October 2019

Imec says the new production method promises an order of magnitude gain in fabrication throughput and cost compared to processing conventional infrared imagers

Drag and Bot robot software integrates Basler camera drivers

24 October 2019

It is now possible to operate Basler 2D cameras in robotic applications through Drag and Bot’s graphical user interface

Cognex strengthens deep learning IP with Sualab acquisition

17 October 2019

Sualab’s Suakit machine vision software uses neural networks to detect atypical and irregular defects that are not easily captured by a traditional rule-based machine vision system

Thorlabs acquires video measurement company

15 October 2019

Thorlabs has purchased US-based Operations Technology (Optek), a designer and manufacturer of large-format, granite-based video and x-ray dimensional measurement systems

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