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Sofradir and Ulis merge to streamline operations

05 June 2019

Sofradir and its subsidiary Ulis have merged to become one company called Lynred to shorten time-to-market of new products

Engineers – let us know what’s bothering you!

30 May 2019

Imaging and Machine Vision Europe is searching for engineers working with imaging to help shape the topics we cover. If you have opinions on what we should be covering, please fill out our reader survey. We'd love to hear from you!

Stemmer Imaging buys Infaimon for bin picking tech

28 May 2019

Stemmer Imaging has acquired Spanish firm Infaimon for a deal reported to be in the low tens of millions of euros

Dr Johannes Meyer (left) and EMVA president Jochem Herrmann

Light field inspection wins Johannes Meyer EMVA award

20 May 2019

Dr Johannes Meyer, a PhD graduate from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, has been presented with the European Machine Vision Association’s Young Professional Award

Join our reader panel to shape Imaging and Machine Vision Europe

15 May 2019

Imaging and Machine Vision Europe is assembling a panel of readers to help it improve the content it delivers – and is inviting vision integrators, vision end users, academic working groups, and vision innovators to apply

Photonic Vision develops lidar sensor with video

02 May 2019

UK start-up, Photonic Vision, has developed what it considers a disruptive approach to time-of-flight sensing for lidar, able to reach high sensitivity without avalanche multiplication

Terahertz imaging reaches 3,000fps

02 May 2019

The University of Durham's Lucy Downes presented a terahertz imaging method 100-times faster than any previous terahertz imager at the UK KTN's Intelligent Imaging meeting in London on 29 April

Cognex sees 'steeper than usual seasonal decline' in Q1 revenue

30 April 2019

Cognex's revenue in the first quarter of 2019 was $173.5 million, an increase of 2 per cent from Q1-18 but a decline of 10 per cent from Q4-18

Andy Wilson, VSD founding editor, dies

23 April 2019

Journalist Andy Wilson, the founding editor of Vision Systems Design, has died on 7 April. Wilson’s career reporting on industrial imaging spanned more than 30 years

Toy maker installs robot for sorting bricks

16 April 2019

Robot bin picking is being employed by a leading toy manufacturer based in Denmark to separate plastic building blocks during production

Zeiss acquires metrology firm Gom

12 April 2019

Gom’s technology, which includes non-contact 3D sensors and scanners for surface metrology, will now be part of Zeiss’s industrial metrology and quality assurance portfolio

Food waste tackled with smart vision system

09 April 2019

UK firm Winnow has launched an AI-enabled product incorporating vision that aims to help commercial kitchens reduce food waste

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