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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

LMI buys FringeAI to add AI inspection to 3D portfolio

29 January 2021

FringeAI will form a new AI solutions group within LMI. It offers an AI/IIoT solution package that includes deep learning, edge devices and cloud services

Z-Laser bought by Boston-based private equity firm

27 January 2021

Z-Laser will serve as the core and initial asset in Union Park Capital’s newly created holding company, Exaktera

Industrial camera market to grow 7.4% over next five years

27 January 2021

According to a new report from Yole Développement, the industrial camera market is predicted to grow from US$3.6bn in 2020 to US$5.5bn in 2026

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