News

Arne Dehn takes over from Christof Zollitsch as Stemmer CEO

28 February 2019

Arne Dehn has been appointed CEO of Stemmer Imaging. Dehn will take over as CEO from Christof Zollitsch, who will resign from the company’s executive board at his own request

Cognex logistics sales up 50% in 2018; electronics sector down

19 February 2019

Cognex grew 5 per cent in 2018 compared to 2017, posting revenue of $806 million for the year. The logistics sector performed particularly well, growing 50 per cent year-on-year

Imago releases camera based on neuromorphic sensor

14 February 2019

Machine vision camera maker Imago Technologies has built an industrial camera based on a vision sensor from Prophesee that operates along similar principals to human vision, rather than capturing frames like a standard CMOS sensor

EMVA calls for award entries and embedded vision presentations

14 February 2019

The European Machine Vision Association has announced a call for papers for its Young Professional award, as well as a call for presentations for its Embedded Vision Europe conference in October

Flir buys robotics firms Endeavor for $385m and Aeryon Labs for $200m

14 February 2019

Endeavor Robotic Holdings builds unmanned ground vehicles, while Aeryon Labs develops aerial systems

IDS up 20 per cent in 2018; 50 per cent growth in Asia

30 January 2019

IDS plans to create around 60 new jobs in 2019, opening a new innovation and tech centre in the second quarter of the year

TowerJazz releases world's smallest global shutter pixel

28 January 2019

Image sensor foundry, TowerJazz, has released a global shutter CMOS image sensor with a pixel size of 2.5µm, the smallest global shutter pixel in the world, the company stated

Beijing scientists break 3D imaging speed barrier

25 January 2019

Researchers at the Beijing National Research Center for Information Science and Technology have demonstrated 3D imaging at record speeds of 500,000 fps

Robot sales up 27 per cent in Indian car production

23 January 2019

India’s automotive sector is investing in robotics and automation, according to new figures from the International Federation of Robotics

Face recognition combats chimp trafficking

22 January 2019

New software called ChimpFace is helping conservationists identify illegal trade in chimpanzees using face recognition

Sofradir invests €150m to advance infrared sensors

21 January 2019

Sofradir and its subsidiary Ulis are investing €150 million in the French initiative Nano 2022 to develop the next generation of infrared detectors

Kenya rangers turn to thermal cameras to stop rhino poaching

11 January 2019

The World Wildlife Fund and Flir Systems are supplying rangers across 10 parks and game reserves in Kenya with thermal imaging cameras in an effort to stop illegal rhino poaching

Pages