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.

Dedicated night vision website

29 January 2008

Commercial Vision Systems, a division of Flir Systems, has its own website, providing a dedicated resource for those interested in night vision.

More varied tasks required to truly test computer vision

25 January 2008

Researchers have shown current tests of computer vision do not truly reflect the difficulties in viewing a natural, and varying, environment.

Photron APX-RS high speed camera wins award

22 January 2008

Photron has won an award from the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers for its contribution to science and measurement.

CCD microscope is a jeweller's best friend

22 January 2008

The MSX-500Di digital CCD microscope has enabled jewellery specialists Wharton to inspect, measure and electronically document precious gemstones handled by the company

UKIVA welcomes two new members

15 January 2008

The UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) has two new members: Spiral Scratch and Scorpion Vision.

Applied Vision hires new sales manager for North America

15 January 2008

Applied Vision (AVC) has appointed Joe R Nicholson as the company's sales manager for North America.

Sony appoints MVD to lead UK machine vision market expansion

14 January 2008

Sony Europe's Image Sensing Solutions division has appointed MVD as a distributor for the UK to expand the company's full range of machine vision camera modules.