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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 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

Cognex revenue down 6% due to weak electronics sector

13 August 2019

Cognex expects its revenue to continue to decline in the third quarter 2019, because of lower revenue predicted from consumer electronics and weakness in Europe and Asia

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander, took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera. Credit: NASA

One giant leap: Zeiss recalls Moon landing lens work

23 July 2019

On the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing on 20 July 1969, Zeiss has described how, in less than nine months, it built the camera lens used to capture the iconic images during the Apollo 11 mission

Credit: Science and Harvard SEAS

Optical metasurfaces create tiny polarisation camera

18 July 2019

Scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a compact snapshot polarisation camera based on diffraction gratings containing nanoscale structures

High-speed cameras reveal insect flight control

18 July 2019

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden are using high-speed cameras to study how insects use visual information to control flight

EU Tulipp platform to ease embedded vision development effort

18 July 2019

Embedded system designers now have a reference platform for vision-based development work, thanks to a €4 million Horizon 2020 project called Tulipp, which has recently concluded

Work from quantum imaging hub's first three years was showcased at an event in London on 22 November 2017. Credit: Dan Tsantilis and EPSRC

Quantum imaging hub to build on success with £28m funding

18 July 2019

The UK quantum enhanced imaging hub, Quantic, has secured £28 million in UK funding to continue development of sensing and imaging equipment using quantum technologies

Japanese firm Macnica completes ATD Electronique acquisition

18 July 2019

Joining the Macnica group will enable ATD to enhance its system-level design support for imaging applications

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