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Lasers for Machine Vision and Inspection

Alrad Imaging

ALRAD IMAGING is one of Great Britain's foremost vision distributors for Machine Vision, Industrial Inspection, Scientific, Research and Microscopy applications. We sell a very wide range of CCD and CMOS cameras, lenses, frame grabbers, imaging software, lighting solutions for imaging applications and a whole range of Machine Vision accessories.

Osela

Osela is a specialized manufacturer of lasers for 3D machine vision applications. The STREAMLINE, ILS and COMPACT industrial laser platforms are available from 1mW to 3W in violet, blue, green, red or IR, from the single line, multiple lines, dot matrix, and custom patterns including our new Random Pattern Projector.

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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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