Control Vision Talks

The Control show organizer P.E. Schall and the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) continue their partnership and announce the third edition of the presentation forum ‘Control Vision Talks’ to take place during the 32nd Control – International trade fair for quality assurance in Stuttgart under the expert guidance of the, EMVA. 

The ‘Control Vision Talks’ 2018 will be held in Hall 6 / Booth 6529 during the first three show days and offer more than 30 presentations on applied machine vision and optical metrology for quality assurance in German or English language. Each of the days has a special thematic priority: 

  • Tuesday, 24 April: Machine Vision: From 2D to 3D
  • Wednesday, 25 April: Optical Metrology: From Offline to Inline
  • Thursday, 26 April: Spectral Imaging: Hyperspectral, CT and Infrared

The programme is supplemented by a panel discussion titled ´Inline computer tomography: Myth or Reality´ to be given in German on Wednesday 25 April at noon on the forum in Hall 6 / Booth 6529. Representatives of Delphi Deutschland, Fraunhofer IIS, Volume Graphics, Werth Messtechnik and Yxlon will dicuss the topic.

The ‘Control Vision Talks’ aim to demonstrate the advantages of machine vision and optical metrology for quality assurance in an application-oriented manner. Trade fair visitors have free access to the presentations and do not need to register. More information and the download link of the 2018 program can be found at


Greg Blackman explores the latest advances made in scientific CMOS sensors and asks whether CCDs still have a place in life science imaging


Denis Bulgin speaks to Mark Williamson and David Hearn, who both started their own vision companies in the UK 20 years ago and are both now at Stemmer Imaging


Matthew Dale investigates a new class of highly-efficient image sensor that’s just starting to find its way onto the commercial market, all based on the principles of biological sight


Andrew Williams on the uses and current state of hyperspectral imaging, along with the technique’s potential as an industrial inspection tool


Stemmer Imaging’s series of technology days included talks from various lens manufacturers. Here, we round up some of what was discussed at the event


Greg Blackman charts the meteoric rise of Chinese firm Hikvision, one of the top suppliers of video surveillance equipment that has now turned its sights on industrial vision