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Sony releases event-based sensors with Prophesee

10 September 2021

The industrial sensors, with a 4.86μm pixel pitch, are the result of work with Prophesee presented last year at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference

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Basler Q2 orders double, while semicon shortage bites

05 August 2021

Basler recorded a 30 per cent increase in sales in the first half of the year, posting revenue of €115.2m

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Silina curves 275 CMOS sensors in world-first demo

26 July 2021

Being able to curve multiple image sensors simultaneously opens up the ability to scale the process. Curving a sensor improves image quality without complex lenses

The 2018 winners Photoneo. Credit: Messe Stuttgart

Vision Stuttgart invites entries for Vision Award

26 July 2021

Interested parties have until the 11 August to submit their entries for the prize for innovation in machine vision

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Industry to meet in Stuttgart as Vision given green light

12 July 2021

The trade fair will take place from 5 to 7 October. Florian Niethammer at Messe Stuttgart said: 'We are sensing enormous anticipation'

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Prophesee attracts investment from Sinovation and Xiaomi

06 July 2021

The involvement by Sinovation and its founder Dr Kai-Fu Lee strengthens Prophesee's presence in China

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Excelitas buys PCO to gain scientific camera tech

30 June 2021

Michael Ersoni, Excelitas executive vice president, said the acquisition will enable Excelitas to provide 'deeper end-to-end customer solutions across the life science and industrial markets'

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Omnidirectional time-of-flight sensor to open up robotics use

23 June 2021

A new time-of-flight depth sensor with a field of view of 360° x 60° has been announced by optical design firm Jabil Optics

Investment in automation equipment is being made in battery production. Credit: Kuka

VDMA predicts 11% rise in automation sales this year

14 June 2021

The VDMA pointed to a number of green technologies – including plans for the sixth largest solar power plant in the world to be built in Turkey – that are driving growth in automation equipment sales

Enis Ersü retires as CEO of Isra Vision

10 June 2021

Enis Ersü founded Isra Vision 36 years ago as a spin-off from the Technical University of Darmstadt

Founding member Gabriele Jansen steps down from EMVA board

07 June 2021

Jochem Herrmann has also stepped down from the EMVA board, while Christoph Garbe, CEO at HD Vision Systems, is among those that have been newly elected

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Rome trials vision AI to tackle congestion

27 May 2021

The vision devices use Sony's IMX500 sensor, which is able to run AI algorithms on the chip to provide real-time information about free parking spaces and other transport data

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