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Electronics and e-commerce help Cognex grow 12% in 2020

12 February 2021

Cognex's revenue was $811m for the year, a 12 per cent year-on-year increase thanks to higher revenue from consumer electronics and e-commerce

Lacera wafer

Teledyne introduces large-area CMOS for scientific imaging

10 February 2021

The firm's Lacera technology delivers greater than 90 per cent quantum efficiency and low noise architecture with up to 18-bit readout

NIT releases 7.5µm pitch SWIR sensor through stacking tech

09 February 2021

French firm New Imaging Technologies has joined the effort to produce SWIR image sensors with smaller pixels

Neil Sandhu

Sick's Neil Sandhu elected UKIVA chairman

05 February 2021

Sandhu takes over from Allan Anderson, managing director of ClearView Imaging, who has served two years as chairman

LMI buys FringeAI to add AI inspection to 3D portfolio

29 January 2021

FringeAI will form a new AI solutions group within LMI. It offers an AI/IIoT solution package that includes deep learning, edge devices and cloud services

Z-Laser bought by Boston-based private equity firm

27 January 2021

Z-Laser will serve as the core and initial asset in Union Park Capital’s newly created holding company, Exaktera

Industrial camera market to grow 7.4% over next five years

27 January 2021

According to a new report from Yole Développement, the industrial camera market is predicted to grow from US$3.6bn in 2020 to US$5.5bn in 2026

Photonfocus launches global shutter UV camera

25 January 2021

The new model has a quantum efficiency of 40 per cent from 170nm to 820nm, and is designed for applications such as semiconductor wafer inspection

In a public area, LEDs could be used for general lighting, visible light communication and 3D video surveillance. Credit: Emma Le Francois, University of Strathclyde

Researchers' LED control algorithm simplifies 3D imaging

25 January 2021

It is hoped the photometric stereo imaging approach could open up new ways for robots to sense their environment

Terry Arden

Terry Arden steps down as CEO of LMI

19 January 2021

Mark Radford, LMI’s chief operating officer, will succeed Arden as CEO. Arden will continue on a part-time basis with LMI

Teledyne buys Flir in $8bn deal

04 January 2021

The acquisition adds Flir's thermal and infrared imaging technologies to Teledyne's visible imaging capabilities

Isra Vision gains Perceptron 3D tech after Atlas Copco acquisition

21 December 2020

Perceptron's 3D measuring solutions complement Isra Vision's 3D vision systems and, together, they offer products for automating key applications along the automotive production line

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