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Dr Johannes Meyer (left) and EMVA president Jochem Herrmann

Light field inspection wins Johannes Meyer EMVA award

20 May 2019

Dr Johannes Meyer, a PhD graduate from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, has been presented with the European Machine Vision Association’s Young Professional Award

Photonic Vision develops lidar sensor with video

02 May 2019

UK start-up, Photonic Vision, has developed what it considers a disruptive approach to time-of-flight sensing for lidar, able to reach high sensitivity without avalanche multiplication

Terahertz imaging reaches 3,000fps

02 May 2019

The University of Durham's Lucy Downes presented a terahertz imaging method 100-times faster than any previous terahertz imager at the UK KTN's Intelligent Imaging meeting in London on 29 April

Cognex sees 'steeper than usual seasonal decline' in Q1 revenue

30 April 2019

Cognex's revenue in the first quarter of 2019 was $173.5 million, an increase of 2 per cent from Q1-18 but a decline of 10 per cent from Q4-18

Andy Wilson, VSD founding editor, dies

23 April 2019

Journalist Andy Wilson, the founding editor of Vision Systems Design, has died on 7 April. Wilson’s career reporting on industrial imaging spanned more than 30 years

Toy maker installs robot for sorting bricks

16 April 2019

Robot bin picking is being employed by a leading toy manufacturer based in Denmark to separate plastic building blocks during production

Zeiss acquires metrology firm Gom

12 April 2019

Gom’s technology, which includes non-contact 3D sensors and scanners for surface metrology, will now be part of Zeiss’s industrial metrology and quality assurance portfolio

Food waste tackled with smart vision system

09 April 2019

UK firm Winnow has launched an AI-enabled product incorporating vision that aims to help commercial kitchens reduce food waste

Open-source project builds robot vision for shiny objects

09 April 2019

Contract R&D organisation, Southwest Research Institute, has developed a vision solution that improves robot handling of shiny metallic objects, which it is showing at Automate in Chicago

Label-free biosensing one step closer using hyperspectral camera

04 April 2019

Scientists at the Swiss technical university, EPFL, have combined hyperspectral imaging with metasurfaces – artificial materials covered in millions of nano-sized elements – to develop a label-free biosensing platform

AIA elects new board members

03 April 2019

David Dechow (pictured), Edward Roney, Ghislain Beaupré, and Jeremy Bergh have been elected to serve two-year terms on the board of directors of AIA, the Association for Advancing Vision and Imaging

Pig expressions studied with face recognition

03 April 2019

Scientists at the University of the West of England are using face recognition to detect different emotional states in pigs in order to alert farmers to any health and welfare problems

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