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Computer vision firm raises £1.2m to develop waste sorting system

16 December 2020

Recycleye’s vision system is capable of detecting and classifying items in waste streams, broken down by material, object and brand

Basler raises 2020 sales forecast after strong Q4

16 December 2020

The company increased its forecast from €165m to a sales corridor of €169m to €171m for the current financial year


Photoneo's 3D vision tech wins robotics award

16 December 2020

MotionCam-3D has a depth map resolution of 1,120 x 800 pixels in dynamic mode, and is able to process 15 million points per second

Automatica Sprint to run in June, while US Automate postponed

14 December 2020

Automate organisers have switched to a virtual event in 2021, while the Automatica show is to hold a condensed version in Munich in June alongside Laser World of Photonics

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Imec releases prototype SWIR sensor with 1.82µm pixel pitch

10 December 2020

The sensor is based on a thin-film photodetector monolithically integrated on a custom Si-CMOS readout circuit

Spectral imaging firm Specim acquired by Konica Minolta

30 November 2020

With the acquisition, Konica Minolta adds Specim’s technology and customer base to its sensing business, based in The Netherlands

EMVA to collaborate with photonics association EPIC

26 November 2020

The partnership between the European Machine Vision Association and the European Photonics Industry Consortium will bring together their respective members

Benedikt Karolus, COO of HD Vision Systems

HD Vision Systems wins Vision Start-up competition

17 November 2020

HD Vision Systems was founded in 2017 and is now conducting a number of pilot projects with its Lumiscan camera

Stemmer Imaging sales down 13% this year

12 November 2020

The firm generated €77.4m so far this year; third quarter revenue was €25.2m, 10 per cent above the previous quarter

Ernst Rauscher dies aged 74

10 November 2020

Ernst Rauscher founded vision firm Rauscher in Munich, Germany in 1984. He was one of the pioneers of the vision industry

Basler sales up 5% for first 9 months of year

10 November 2020

Orders taken by the company have weakened over the second and third quarter of 2020, but the expectation is an improvement in Q4

Japanese Century Arks releases event-based camera

05 November 2020

The Silky EvCam is designed to address a range of industrial machine vision applications, such as high-speed counting and vibration monitoring