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25 May 2017

A vision analysis system from Kinatrax has helped keep baseball pitchers from the Chicago Cubs team that won the 2016 World Series injury-free. Greg Blackman reports from a talk Steven Cadavid at Kinatrax gave at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara

22 May 2017

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a way to project holograms depicting the environment based on a Wi-Fi signal

22 May 2017

North American sales of machine vision systems and components have increased 10 per cent year-on-year to $597 million in the first quarter of 2017

22 May 2017

A VDMA protocol for machine vision integration has become an official G3 standard after being recommended by the G3 consortium

22 May 2017

Automation company Wenglor Sensoric has purchased ShapeDrive, a Munich-based provider of 3D vision measurement technology

19 May 2017

Lakesight Technologies has acquired line scan imaging company Chromasens, which joins Tattile and Mikrotron in the Lakesight group

12 May 2017

Collaborators from three London universities are researching how an artificial vision system inspired by the human eye could be used to guide robots in a £1.3 million three-year EPSRC project

04 May 2017

Allied Vison has introduced a camera platform targeted at the embedded vision market, with a list price starting at €99 and an ASIC image processing module

03 May 2017

Virtual reality imaging startup, Lucid VR, has won the Embedded Vision Alliance’s Vision Tank competition at this year’s Embedded Vision Summit

28 April 2017

The Embedded Vision Alliance has launched a service for its members to help build products using computer vision, which will be announced at the Embedded Vision Summit in Santa Clara, California from 1 to 3 May

25 April 2017

A trial using deep learning algorithms has shown that artificial intelligence has the potential to assist technicians and detect human errors in medical image handling

25 April 2017

Edmund Optics was founded as Edmund Salvage in 1942, receiving surplus optical supplies from the US army in Philadelphia

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Gareth Powell, marketing manager for the high performance imaging division at e2v

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Matthew Dale speaks to Specim about the burgeoning industrial spectral imaging camera market

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Rob Ashwell on the advances being made in robot guidance, from the rise of robotics in warehouses to lighting control for robot-vision systems

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Greg Blackman looks at the intricacies of inspecting fabrics, a market that offers big returns on investment for an automated vision system if it can deal with product variation

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Matthew Dale finds that optical inspection techniques are improving upkeep and the running of rail networks