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Prophesee releases industrial-grade neuromorphic sensor

04 October 2019

Each pixel in Prophesee’s Metavision sensor only activates if it detects a change in the scene – an event – which means low power, latency and data processing requirements

Sales up 8.3% at Stemmer Imaging, as no-deal Brexit plans made

26 September 2019

Stemmer Imaging has published earnings for the 2018/2019 financial year, along with an advisory note to its customers about the company’s preparations in light of the risk of a no-deal exit of Britain from the EU

Conceptual image. Credit: Canon

Multi-view, 3D video brings Rugby World Cup to life

26 September 2019

Rugby fans are now able to watch highlights from the Rugby World Cup, currently taking place in Japan, from angles and viewpoints not possible with conventional cameras, thanks to a multi-camera system from Canon

Combined ranging and spectral camera launched at Autosens

18 September 2019

3D sensing company, Outsight, has introduced a 3D semantic camera that combines lidar ranging with hyperspectral material analysis. The camera was introduced at the Autosens conference in Brussels

OmniVision and Arm show automotive sensor at AutoSens

16 September 2019

OmniVision Technologies will be showing an automotive camera module at the AutoSens conference in Brussels from 17 to 19 September, built using OmniVision’s OX03A1Y image sensor with an Arm Mali-C71 image signal processor

SVS-Vistek acquired by TKH to join vision conglomerate

16 September 2019

SVS-Vistek has been bought by TKH Group, which owns Allied Vision, Chromasens, Mikrotron, NET and Tattile

Hyperspectral scanner finalist for US opioid detection challenge

13 September 2019

A hyperspectral imaging system built by US research centre Battelle, using Headwall sensors, has been chosen as a finalist for the Department of Homeland Security’s Opioid Detection Challenge

Kessler steps down as CEO of Jos Schneider Optische Werke

11 September 2019

Dr Thomas Kessler has announced he will step down as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke at the end of 2019

Jeffrey Chew, CEO of ADE, and Jean-François Delepau, chairman of Lynred

Lynred secures IR sensor order from Taiwan system builder

09 September 2019

Taiwan-based ADE Technology has announced it will integrate infrared detectors from Lynred into a system ADE is developing for monitoring elderly people

Hamamatsu mass produces InAs-GaSb mid-IR detector

09 September 2019

Hamamatsu Photonics claims it is the first company to mass produce a mid-infrared detector that doesn’t use mercury and cadmium, which are restricted under the European Commission’s RoHS directive

Lorne Trottier acquires Matrox ownership

09 September 2019

Trottier takes control of Matrox's three divisions: Matrox Imaging, Matrox Graphics, and Matrox Video

OPC UA vision specification to ease smart factory integration

04 September 2019

Part one of the OPC UA Machine Vision companion specification has been released by the VDMA and OPC Foundation

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