The axisymmetric V-bending device used to measure the weakest direction of fracture strains in sheet metal. The CMOS camera and ring light are marked by (6). (Image: Beerli et al.)

CMOS camera used to study deformation of automotive sheet metal

The work could not only help ensure future passenger safety, but also aid ongoing efforts to reduce vehicle weight and increase fuel efficiency

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Cognex buys SAC to gain lighting tech

The acquisition expands Cognex’s footprint across industries that manufacture at high speed with minimal tolerance for safety-critical failures, such as automotive and consumer electronics


The charge for battery business

David Stuart asks where the opportunities lie for vision firms selling into electric vehicle battery production


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