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IDS up 20 per cent in 2018; 50 per cent growth in Asia

30 January 2019

IDS plans to create around 60 new jobs in 2019, opening a new innovation and tech centre in the second quarter of the year

TowerJazz releases world's smallest global shutter pixel

28 January 2019

Image sensor foundry, TowerJazz, has released a global shutter CMOS image sensor with a pixel size of 2.5µm, the smallest global shutter pixel in the world, the company stated

Beijing scientists break 3D imaging speed barrier

25 January 2019

Researchers at the Beijing National Research Center for Information Science and Technology have demonstrated 3D imaging at record speeds of 500,000 fps

Robot sales up 27 per cent in Indian car production

23 January 2019

India’s automotive sector is investing in robotics and automation, according to new figures from the International Federation of Robotics

Face recognition combats chimp trafficking

22 January 2019

New software called ChimpFace is helping conservationists identify illegal trade in chimpanzees using face recognition

Sofradir invests €150m to advance infrared sensors

21 January 2019

Sofradir and its subsidiary Ulis are investing €150 million in the French initiative Nano 2022 to develop the next generation of infrared detectors

Kenya rangers turn to thermal cameras to stop rhino poaching

11 January 2019

The World Wildlife Fund and Flir Systems are supplying rangers across 10 parks and game reserves in Kenya with thermal imaging cameras in an effort to stop illegal rhino poaching

Teledyne buys Princeton, Photometrics and Lumenera

03 January 2019

Teledyne Technologies has acquired the scientific imaging businesses of Roper Technologies, including Princeton Instruments, Photometrics and Lumenera, for $225 million

Computer vision to transform Israeli supermarket chain

12 December 2018

Shufersal, Israel’s largest supermarket chain, has signed an agreement to install computer vision startup Trigo Vision’s automated retail platform across its 272 stores

German vision sector static in 2018 following strong 2017

12 December 2018

The VDMA expects turnover in the German machine vision industry to remain static in 2018, at €2.6 billion. This follows growth of almost 18 per cent in 2017

Vision Stuttgart visitors up 14 per cent

12 December 2018

The number of visitors to the Vision Stuttgart trade fair in November increased by 14 per cent compared to the 2016 event

Ambienta buys Image S to repeat Lakesight project

11 December 2018

The private equity fund Ambienta, which recently sold Lakesight Technologies, has bought Image S, an Italian distributor of machine vision products

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