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Combined ranging and spectral camera launched at Autosens

18 September 2019

3D sensing company, Outsight, has introduced a 3D semantic camera that combines lidar ranging with hyperspectral material analysis. The camera was introduced at the Autosens conference in Brussels

OmniVision and Arm show automotive sensor at AutoSens

16 September 2019

OmniVision Technologies will be showing an automotive camera module at the AutoSens conference in Brussels from 17 to 19 September, built using OmniVision’s OX03A1Y image sensor with an Arm Mali-C71 image signal processor

SVS-Vistek acquired by TKH to join vision conglomerate

16 September 2019

SVS-Vistek has been bought by TKH Group, which owns Allied Vision, Chromasens, Mikrotron, NET and Tattile

Hyperspectral scanner finalist for US opioid detection challenge

13 September 2019

A hyperspectral imaging system built by US research centre Battelle, using Headwall sensors, has been chosen as a finalist for the Department of Homeland Security’s Opioid Detection Challenge

Kessler steps down as CEO of Jos Schneider Optische Werke

11 September 2019

Dr Thomas Kessler has announced he will step down as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke at the end of 2019

Jeffrey Chew, CEO of ADE, and Jean-François Delepau, chairman of Lynred

Lynred secures IR sensor order from Taiwan system builder

09 September 2019

Taiwan-based ADE Technology has announced it will integrate infrared detectors from Lynred, formerly Sofradir and Ulis, into a system ADE is developing for monitoring elderly people

Hamamatsu mass produces InAs-GaSb mid-IR detector

09 September 2019

Hamamatsu Photonics claims it is the first company to mass produce a mid-infrared detector that doesn’t use mercury and cadmium, which are restricted under the European Commission’s RoHS directive

Lorne Trottier acquires Matrox ownership

09 September 2019

Trottier takes control of Matrox's three divisions: Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video

OPC UA vision specification to ease smart factory integration

04 September 2019

Part one of the OPC UA Machine Vision companion specification has been released by the VDMA and OPC Foundation

Teledyne e2v’s Flash sensor

New 3D sensor from e2v; Omnivision shrinks global shutter pixels

03 September 2019

Teledyne e2v has launched its Flash CMOS sensor family for 3D laser profiling, while Omnivision Technologies introduced a backside-illuminated global shutter sensor with 2.2µm pixels

Managing directors Jan-Erik Schmitt (left) and Oliver Sidla

Vision Components launches Carrida ANPR subsidiary

20 August 2019

Vision Components and its Austrian partner, SL Solutions, have founded Carrida Technologies, a subsidiary that aims to develop vehicle and number plate recognition

The forum will be held at the Palais de la Bourse in Lyon

Photonics developments for vision to be discussed at Lyon forum

14 August 2019

Speakers from the National Institute of Applied Sciences in Lyon, CEA-Leti, and Hamamatsu Photonics will give keynote presentations at the European Machine Vision Forum, to be held in Lyon, France from 5 to 6 September

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