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Basler growth static in 2018; focus on China in 2019

21 March 2019

Basler’s sales in 2018 remained the same as in 2017, amounting to €150.0 million

Quantum dot SWIR to compete with InGaAs

21 March 2019

The first shortwave infrared camera built on quantum dot sensor technology has been launched by US firm SWIR Vision Systems

Chinese vision market ¥8.39bn in 2018, up 21%

08 March 2019

Sales in the Chinese machine vision market reached ¥8.39 billion (€1.11 billion) in 2018, growing 21.6 per cent compared to 2017, according to figures from the China Machine Vision Union

Intel releases SLAM camera for warehouse navigation

06 March 2019

Intel has launched a camera with simultaneous localisation and mapping built-in. The tracking camera fuses visual and inertial sensor inputs

Basler wins award at Embedded World show

01 March 2019

Basler's embedded vision development kit, which won an Embedded World award, along with numerous other vision technology for embedded processing, was on display during the Embedded World trade fair at the end of February in Nuremberg, Germany

Arne Dehn takes over from Christof Zollitsch as Stemmer CEO

28 February 2019

Arne Dehn has been appointed CEO of Stemmer Imaging. Dehn will take over as CEO from Christof Zollitsch, who will resign from the company’s executive board at his own request

Cognex logistics sales up 50% in 2018; electronics sector down

19 February 2019

Cognex grew 5 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017, posting revenue of $806 million for the year. The logistics sector performed particularly well, growing 50 per cent year-on-year

Imago releases camera based on neuromorphic sensor

14 February 2019

Machine vision camera maker Imago Technologies has built an industrial camera based on a vision sensor from Prophesee that operates along similar principals to human vision, rather than capturing frames like a standard CMOS sensor

EMVA calls for award entries and embedded vision presentations

14 February 2019

The European Machine Vision Association has announced a call for papers for its Young Professional award, as well as a call for presentations for its Embedded Vision Europe conference in October

Flir buys robotics firms Endeavor for $385m and Aeryon Labs for $200m

14 February 2019

Endeavor Robotic Holdings builds unmanned ground vehicles, while Aeryon Labs develops aerial systems

IDS up 20 per cent in 2018; 50 per cent growth in Asia

30 January 2019

IDS plans to create around 60 new jobs in 2019, opening a new innovation and tech centre in the second quarter of the year

TowerJazz releases world's smallest global shutter pixel

28 January 2019

Image sensor foundry, TowerJazz, has released a global shutter CMOS image sensor with a pixel size of 2.5µm, the smallest global shutter pixel in the world, the company stated

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