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CEA-Leti releases ultra-low power event-based imager

25 May 2021

The face recognition imager consumes 10,000 times less energy than a typical camera and processor. CEA-Leti is working with STMicroelectronics on the imager

Mats Gökstorp appointed chairman of Sick's executive board

20 May 2021

Dr Mats Gökstorp joined Sick in 2003 with the acquisition of Sick IVP. He was responsible for vision products in 2007, later looking after products and marketing

Adaptive Vision bought as Zebra enters vision market

19 May 2021

Zebra also announced a new portfolio of industrial scanners and smart cameras for track and trace and quality inspection

Bookings skyrocket but semicon shortage lengthens lead times

12 May 2021

Basler saw bookings up 27 per cent, but the company is 'suffering from the global shortage of semiconductor components'

Cognex revenue up 43% in first quarter

07 May 2021

The company recorded $239m in revenue, which is also a 7 per cent increase over the fourth quarter of 2020

Gpixel enters 3D market with time-of-flight sensor

06 May 2021

The GTOF0503 sensor features a 5µm three-tap iToF pixel, incorporating an array with a resolution of 640 x 480 pixels

Echolocation neural net gives phones 3D vision via sound

30 April 2021

The algorithm can deduce the shape, size and layout of a room by measuring the time it takes for sound from speakers to return to the phone's microphone

Image taken from an aircraft with an engineering model of Satellite Vu's space camera compared with typical optical photographs. Credit: Satellite Vu

Infrared imaging satellite to monitor energy efficiency at scale

26 April 2021

Satellite Vu has raised a £3.6m seed round to launch a satellite constellation capable of imaging the thermal footprint of any building on the planet every 1 to 2 hours

Nextlens' liquid lenses

Xiaomi smartphone integrates liquid lens

22 April 2021

The new generation of the Xiaomi Mix uses a liquid lens from Swiss firm Nextlens, sister company to Optotune

UKIVA conference to be virtual on 15 July

21 April 2021

The conference was held online last year in light of the pandemic, and it was hoped earlier in the year that it would take place in person in Milton Keynes this year

Xilinx launches SOM targeting vision AI in factories

20 April 2021

The Kria K26 SOM is built on top of the Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC architecture. It has 4GB of DDR4 memory and 245 IOs for connecting sensors

Basler partners with AWS on new vision platform

14 April 2021

The platform integrates the Nvidia Jetson TX2NX module with an edge-to-cloud software stack including AWS Panorama Device SDK

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