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VDMA and A3 surveys suggest automation key post Covid-19

20 April 2020

Machine vision members of the VDMA have provided a reasonably upbeat assessment of the vision market, as countries continue to combat the coronavirus pandemic

UKIVA has changed its Machine Vision Conference to an online technology hub

AIA, UKIVA and EMVA organise online vision resources

16 April 2020

The AIA in the USA will run its Vision Week from 18 to 22 May; the EMVA will host a one-day virtual business conference on 26 June; and UKIVA will open its Technology Presentation Hub on 14 May

Embedded vision market mapped with online tool

15 April 2020

The embedded vision and visual AI industry map is a resource for embedded vision professionals to identify prospective customers, suppliers and partners

Computer vision helps enforce social distancing

06 April 2020

Zensors' algorithms analyse feeds from CCTV cameras to provide real-time data on the number of people in an area and whether safe distances are maintained between them

Flir's new A400/A700 camera

Flir prioritises thermal sensor for body temp screening

06 April 2020

Flir Systems has launched a thermal sensor that it is prioritising for tasks that combat the spread of Covid-19, such as screening people for fever

Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stemmer sees 'explosion' in food sector orders amid Covid fears

02 April 2020

Stemmer Imaging has said that the company at this point sees 'a softening' in the markets it serves, but that this is 'not catastrophic' at the moment

High-speed camera reveals sneeze aerosols travel 7-8m

02 April 2020

Research at MIT and Toho University in Japan, using high-speed imaging, has shown how aerosols from a sneeze and from speech can travel in the air

The 3D imaging system is able to inspect at a rate of up to 45,000 flatbreads per hour. Credit: Scorpion Vision

3D vision keeps UK stocked with tea

31 March 2020

Imaging firm Scorpion Vision is doing its bit to make sure supermarket shelves are stocked with items including tea, flatbreads, and sprouts

Basler grows in 2019, but faces uncertain times

31 March 2020

Basler has recorded growth in its 2019 group sales, amounting to €162m compared to €150m in 2018

PIA Ningbo workers preparing the production line to make surgical masks

Labs, machine shops, cleanrooms - we need your PPE

27 March 2020

The need for PPE increases as the number of cases of Covid-19 escalates, while PIA Ningbo has purchased two abandoned production lines to make surgical face masks

David Hearn, Stemmer Imaging UK MD, dies

24 March 2020

Hearn was managing director of Stemmer Imaging UK from 2009 until retiring in July 2019

Infervision's InferRead AI system. Credit: Infervision

AI aids doctors assess Covid-19 CT scans

23 March 2020

Infervision's coronavirus AI system has now been installed at the Campus Bio-Medico University Hospital in Rome to screen and diagnose Covid-19 patients

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