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Automatica to co-locate with Laser World of Photonics

30 June 2022

The exhibitions will take place from 27 to 30 June 2023 in Munich, Germany, and then held together every two years

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Automation orders up 38% in 2022, but growth slow

30 June 2022

In 2021, German robotics and automation turnover increased by 13 per cent to €13.6 billion, according to the VDMA; machine vision rose by 16 per cent

Luca Verre, CEO of 2021 winner, Prophesee collecting the Vision award. Credit: Ingrid Mazzega

Vision Stuttgart invites entries for Vision Award

23 June 2022

The organisers of the Vision show in Stuttgart are accepting submissions for the Vision Award, the prize for innovation in machine vision

Saccade's system can scan with variable resolution to view certain regions in higher quality. Credit: Saccade Vision

Saccade to launch MEMS 3D vision at Automatica

16 June 2022

We spoke to Saccade Vision’s CEO, Alex Shulman, about the firm's MEMS triangulation system, which can vary the resolution and direction of each 3D scan

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ST releases first 3D sensor with meta-optics

09 June 2022

Metalenz's planar optics are now being manufactured on silicon wafers alongside electronics in ST’s semiconductor front-end 300mm fab in Crolles, France

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Arm releases ISP for IoT vision

08 June 2022

The Mali-C55 image signal processor is ideal for markets such as security and surveillance, but Arm said it does also see interest from the industrial sector

From left: Hardy Mehl (Basler), Davide Nardelli (AT), Alberto Randazzo (AT) and Alexander Temme (Basler). Credit: Basler

Basler buys Advanced Technologies for Italian presence

20 May 2022

The acquisition is part of Basler’s strategy to transform the company from a camera maker to a full-range provider

Karsten Roth (left) receiving the award from Chris Yates, EMVA president. Credit: EMVA

Karsten Roth recognised for advance in anomaly detection

19 May 2022

We speak to Karsten Roth after he won an EMVA award for PatchCore, anomaly detection AI technology that outperforms competitor methods

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Cognex Q1 sales up 18%, but signs of growth slowing

06 May 2022

Robert Willett, Cognex CEO, said: 'We are currently hearing from customers that automation projects are taking longer to deploy... because of supply chain challenges'

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Basler to acquire French distributor i2S

04 May 2022

Basler will purchase a 25.1 per cent stake in i2S on 1 July, and the remaining stake on 1 July 2024

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Robots get to grips with laundry automation

25 April 2022

German start-up Sewts has built a robot cell to automate the process of loading industrial laundry folding machines

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Toshiba Teli and TriEye launch SWIR CMOS camera

25 April 2022

TriEye’s Raven SWIR sensor provides HD resolution with a 7µm pixel pitch, and is sensitive over a wavelength range of 0.4µm to 1.6µm