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Flir revenue up 2% to $1.9bn for 2020

02 March 2021

Revenue for the company's Industrial Technologies unit was $1.16bn, an increase of 5.9 per cent compared to the prior year, largely because of demand for elevated skin temperature solutions

Teledyne e2v and Yumain collaborate on AI vision

02 March 2021

Teledyne e2v and Yumain aim to make AI technology more accessible by addressing challenges associated with AI

Active Silicon bought for £6.3m by electronics firm Solid State

01 March 2021

Through the acquisition Solid State will be able to further its operations in machine vision, while Active Silicon will have resources to develop its embedded computing and AI capabilities

Amazon launches vision service for manufacturing

01 March 2021

Amazon Lookout for Vision is a cloud service, providing a machine learning model that customers can train with their images to spot production defects

Khronos and EMVA to explore embedded vision standards

22 February 2021

Participants in the Embedded Camera API Exploratory Group will discuss requirements for new interoperability standards to accelerate market growth and reduce development costs

Embedded World to host free-to-attend vision panel discussion

19 February 2021

On 4 March, panellists from Basler, MVTec, Sick, and Amazon Web Services will discuss developments in embedded vision during the Embedded World digital show. IMVE's Greg Blackman will moderate

Swivel chair and screen at 40m - picture taken with a 32 x 16-pixel sensor. Credit: Pointcloud and ORC

Silicon photonics lidar raises 3D imaging performance

18 February 2021

Researchers in Southampton, UK and San Francisco have developed a lidar sensor that could pave the way for low-cost, high-performance 3D imaging

The Ceneri Base Tunnel

High-speed video in tests of new Alps train tunnel

12 February 2021

Video recorded at 2,800 frames per second has been used to test high-speed trains travelling through the newly opened Ceneri Base Tunnel in Switzerland

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

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