Credit: The Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt’s The Night Watch in 44.8-gigapixel detail

27 May 2020

The composite picture of The Night Watch, made of 528 exposures stitched together digitally, makes it possible to zoom in on individual brushstrokes and even particles of pigment in the painting

Laser World of Photonics China to go ahead in July

26 May 2020

Organisers of Laser World of Photonics China have confirmed the show will take place from 3 to 5 July in Shanghai. It will be the first physical event in the machine vision calendar held during the coronavirus pandemic

Newsight CMOS tech wins investment for virus detection

26 May 2020

Biotech firm AIinnoBio HK, has invested in Newsight Imaging's spectrometer-on-chip solution to develop an at-home virus detection device

NIST and ASTM work to define 3D vision standards

19 May 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and ASTM Committee E57 have released proceedings on a workshop to define the performance of 3D imaging systems for robots in manufacturing

Members of the Teledyne e2v CCD fab team

Teledyne e2v sees CCD orders surge for Covid-19 diagnostics

19 May 2020

Teledyne e2v's UK CCD fabrication site expects to have manufactured several times the forecasted annual demand for the CCD77-358 devices by the end of this quarter

Sony releases industrial SWIR sensors with 5μm pixels

12 May 2020

The sensors boast a pixel pitch of 5μm thanks to Sony's stacking technology using a copper-to-copper connection. They also deliver high quantum efficiency even in the visible range

Chris Yates joins M&A advisory firm Vision Ventures

05 May 2020

As director of Vision Ventures, Yates will support corporate transactions for both the buy and sell side of merger and acquisition projects

Cognex sees disruption amid Covid-19 uncertainty

28 April 2020

Cognex's revenue declined 4 per cent in Q1-20, but said the Covid-19 outbreak had only a modest adverse impact on business in the quarter. It expects further decline in Q2-20

Cameras record 81% drop in Bristol road use during lockdown

27 April 2020

Data from Fusion Processing's TrafficTrak camera and radar system counted an average of 422 vehicles per day using the road during lockdown

MVTec opens Shanghai branch

27 April 2020

A ceremonial opening of the branch is scheduled for 3 July at the MVTec booth during Vision China Shanghai 2020

Haag-Streit acquires Vrmagic for eye exam simulator

27 April 2020

The acquisition follows a four-year long technology collaboration on the development of a simulator for ophthalmology slit lamp examinations, the Eyesi Slit Lamp

Stuttgart's Robert Bosch Hospital trials people screening tech

21 April 2020

A non-contact method to monitor people entering the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart for signs of coronavirus is being trialled by Fraunhofer IPA and Fraunhofer IAO