18 October 2017

A microscope to image neurone activity and a 3D-printed fluorescence microscope were among the projects recognised by Edmund Optics in its 2017 educational award scheme

18 October 2017

Teledyne e2v has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to supply CCD image sensors for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

13 October 2017

Julian Parfitt, Scorpion Vision’s sales director, gave a rundown of Hikvision’s machine vision product line at Photonex on 12 October

10 October 2017

Canadian machine learning company, Algolux, has won the ‘Most exciting startup’ award at the AutoSens show in Brussels on 20 September

06 October 2017

The German engineering association, VDMA, has raised its 2017 forecast from 10 to 18 per cent growth in machine vision turnover in Germany, corresponding to €2.6 billion

02 October 2017

Speakers from Intel and Qualcomm will deliver the two keynote presentations at the first Embedded Vision Europe conference, to be held from 12 to 13 October in Stuttgart, Germany

25 September 2017

Researchers at University College London have developed a new piece of software that enables the use of low-cost thermal cameras attached to mobile phones to track the rate of a person’s breathing

25 September 2017

An Israeli start-up firm has developed a far infrared thermal camera for autonomous vehicles that is able to detect people, animals or objects in the road using deep learning computer vision algorithms

20 September 2017

A monitoring system that gives real-time information on the wear occurring on rail wheels to enhance rail safety is under development as part of the Wheelwatcher EU Horizon 2020 programme

18 September 2017

Matrix Vision has become part of the Balluff Group, a sensor and automation specialist with headquarters in Neuhausen, Germany

12 September 2017

The North American machine vision market has shown record performance in the first half of 2017, demonstrating sales totalling $1.241 billion, an increase of 11 per cent

01 September 2017

Spectris has sold its code reading business Microscan Systems to Omron for a total cash consideration of $157 million



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Andrew Williams explores the production and automation markets in China, India and other fast-growing nations


Pierre Cambou, imaging activity leader at Yole Développement, analyses the merger and acquisition landscape for machine vision


Following a successful European Machine Vision Forum, which brought together representatives from industry and research, Professor Bernd Jähne at the HCI, Heidelberg University and a board member of the European Machine Vision Association, argues collaboration between industry and academia is now more important than ever