Vision Components supports young robot builders

11 February 2008

Vision Components has sponsored the Hands on Technology society, which runs the First Lego League robot competition in Germany.

Firstsight Vision director joins Visual Information Engineering committee

11 February 2008

Firstsight Vision director Mark Williamson has joined the committee of the Institute of Engineering and Technology's Visual Information Engineering technical and professional network (TPN).

Presidential election results for AIA

08 February 2008

Michael Cyros, president of Allied Vision Technologies, has been elected 2008 president of the Automated Imaging Association (AIA). He succeeds John Merva, vice president of business development at CCS America, who served for three years as president and remains on the board.

Vision Show 2008 returns to Boston

08 February 2008

The Vision Show, North America's largest machine vision trade show and conference, will return to the Hynes Convention Centre in Boston, 10-12 June 2008.

AIA goes East to the China International Machine Vision Exhibition

08 February 2008

The Automated Imaging Association (AIA) will again participate in an International Pavillion at the China International Machine Vision Exhibition, to be held on 20-22 March 2008.

GigE validation framework brings products to market

08 February 2008

Using a new validation framework, 17 camera, software and frame grabber manufacturers have developed or are developing GigE Vision products that can publicly test the interoperability of their products.

Thermography forum pulls in the crowds

07 February 2008

The 4th Japanese Forum on Thermography, organised by Cedip Infrared Systems, attracted more than 70 participants from leading academic institutions and companies from the automotive, electronics, steelworking and photonics sectors.

Edmund Optics moves German offices

04 February 2008

Edmund Optics has announced the move of its German sales office to larger facilities in Karlsruhe, to accommodate its growing sales, technical and administrative staff numbers.

Navitar buys Special Optics

04 February 2008

Navitar has acquired Special Optics, a privately-owned manufacturer of optical assemblies for long range surveillance, laser scanning, laser projection, UV, visible, and infrared applications.

FPGA training webcast available

31 January 2008

Matrox Imaging has released a series of webcasts of its FPGA training programs on the company’s website. The on-line training is intended for software developers who need to interface, control and create FPGA configurations with Matrox Imaging’s hardware and software products.

TM Robotics and PCS Industries partner up

31 January 2008

TM Robotics has signed a contract with PCS Industries to offer customers a variety of vision equipment and software products.

Robot gets picky with Powerlink

31 January 2008

A Galileo Sphere robot is using the open communication protocol Powerlink in drive control and pick-and-place applications.