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18 October 2018

Israeli start-up Inspekto has won US $10 million of investment for its QA inspection equipment

18 October 2018

Retailers in the US and UK are expected to trial an age verification vision system at checkouts for customers buying age-restricted items

18 October 2018

Stemmer Imaging has acquired a stake in Perception Park, the Austrian hyperspectral software provider

17 October 2018

An €8.5 million European project to bring artificial intelligence development to low power cloud and edge devices has reached the midway point in its three-year duration. Professor Oscar Deniz Suárez described the project at the European Machine Vision Forum in Bologna in September

16 October 2018

Lakesight Technologies has been acquired by the TKH Group, the Netherland’s-based company that owns Allied Vision, NET, and LMI Technologies

15 October 2018

SLAMcore, a UK developer of Simultaneous Localisation and Mapping (SLAM) algorithms for robots and drones, has raised $5m in funding in order to help it deliver its technology market

15 October 2018

The VDMA Machine Vision sector group has elected a new board for 2018-2021 at a members’ assembly of the VDMA Robotic and Automation Association

11 October 2018

The Vision trade fair, to take place in Stuttgart, Germany from 6 to 8 November, is to feature a networking initiative financed by the European Commission. Business Beyond Borders aims to help SMEs become more active internationally

11 October 2018

Engineers at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy are developing a vision system that can infer what a human is going to do in order for a robot to operate more effectively with its human co-workers. Professor Paolo Rocco spoke about the project at the European Machine Vision Forum in Bologna, Italy

11 October 2018

The Italian tyre manufacturer Pirelli has built a prototype inspection system to improve quality control during the production of its tyres. Pirelli's Vincenzo Boffa described the system at the European Machine Vision Forum in Bologna, Italy in September

27 September 2018

French company Isorg, which specialises in printed organic photodetectors and large-area image sensors, has raised €24 million in a Series B financing round

27 September 2018

Embedded vision will be one of the big talking points at the upcoming Vision show in Stuttgart, with many exhibitors displaying embedded products or those for embedded systems

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

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

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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

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

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