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Andy Wilson, VSD founding editor, dies

23 April 2019

Journalist Andy Wilson, the founding editor of Vision Systems Design, has died on 7 April. Wilson’s career reporting on industrial imaging spanned more than 30 years

Toy maker installs robot for sorting bricks

16 April 2019

Robot bin picking is being employed by a leading toy manufacturer based in Denmark to separate plastic building blocks during production

Zeiss acquires metrology firm Gom

12 April 2019

Gom’s technology, which includes non-contact 3D sensors and scanners for surface metrology, will now be part of Zeiss’s industrial metrology and quality assurance portfolio

Food waste tackled with smart vision system

09 April 2019

UK firm Winnow has launched an AI-enabled product incorporating vision that aims to help commercial kitchens reduce food waste

Open-source project builds robot vision for shiny objects

09 April 2019

Contract R&D organisation, Southwest Research Institute, has developed a vision solution that improves robot handling of shiny metallic objects, which it is showing at Automate in Chicago

Label-free biosensing one step closer using hyperspectral camera

04 April 2019

Scientists at the Swiss technical university, EPFL, have combined hyperspectral imaging with metasurfaces – artificial materials covered in millions of nano-sized elements – to develop a label-free biosensing platform

AIA elects new board members

03 April 2019

David Dechow (pictured), Edward Roney, Ghislain Beaupré, and Jeremy Bergh have been elected to serve two-year terms on the board of directors of AIA, the Association for Advancing Vision and Imaging

Pig expressions studied with face recognition

03 April 2019

Scientists at the University of the West of England are using face recognition to detect different emotional states in pigs in order to alert farmers to any health and welfare problems

Engineering awareness campaign includes Hawk-Eye vision tech

02 April 2019

A campaign to raise awareness among young people about careers in engineering has drawn up a list of seven technologies rarely recognised as feats of engineering

Spectral sensing to build picture of natural disasters

28 March 2019

An Earth observation satellite containing a hyperspectral imager has been launched into Space in a five-year programme spearheaded by the Italian Space Agency

EMVA calls for speakers for academic-industry forum

28 March 2019

The European Machine Vision Association has announced a call for papers for its Machine Vision Forum, to be held in Lyon from 5 to 6 September

Basler growth static in 2018; focus on China in 2019

21 March 2019

Basler’s sales in 2018 remained the same as in 2017, amounting to €150.0 million

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