20 June 2018

North American sales of machine vision components and systems have reached $709 million in the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 19 per cent year-on-year

19 June 2018

The OPC UA machine vision and robotics working groups have released the first versions of their companion specifications at the automation trade fair Automatica in Munich, Germany

15 June 2018

Camera maker Basler is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Ahrensburg-based company began as a two-man operation in the technical center in Lübeck, Germany

11 June 2018

The European Machine Vision Association has presented its 2018 Young Professional Award to Doris Antensteiner, a researcher at the Austrian Institute of Technology

06 June 2018

The Rosalind Franklin Institute, based in Oxfordshire, UK, has begun a project to build the world’s most advanced high-speed video camera for imaging tissue in cancer research

23 May 2018

Airbus technicians have seen efficiency gains of 90 per cent when using vision to inspect dents in aircraft bodywork compared to manual methods

23 May 2018

Algolux, a provider of machine-learning stacks for autonomous vision, has closed a $10 million series A funding round led by General Motors Ventures. Its technology has also won best automotive solution at the Embedded Vision Summit

22 May 2018

A robot designed to kill salmon has been installed in a fish farm in Norway to automate its slaughterhouse. Tordivel's Thor Vollset described the system at the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference in Milton Keynes on 16 May

18 May 2018

An asset management company, The Carlyle Group, has entered into discussions to acquire a majority stake in HGH Infrared Systems

15 May 2018

On Semiconductor has acquired SensL Technologies, a producer of silicon photomultipliers, single photon avalanche diodes, and lidar sensing products

14 May 2018

Italian vision company VisLab, now part of semiconductor firm Ambarella, is celebrating the 20-year anniversary of MilleMiglia in Automatico, one of the world’s first tests of an autonomous vehicle on public roads

10 May 2018

Israeli firm Newsight Imaging is to produce CMOS image sensors for high-volume automotive lidar markets using TowerJazz’s foundry in Israel



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