Electronics

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Electric potential

Rob Coppinger looks at the inspection systems found on electronics production lines, both visible and X-ray variants, and finds that, when it comes to manufacturing electronics, throughput is everything

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Thin and fast

Line scan cameras are the go-to solution for high-speed and high-resolution inspection applications across several industries - but even in such a thoroughly established branch of machine vision, vendors are pushing developments at an impressive pace, as Stephen Mounsey discovers

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Inspection in HD

Inspecting the various components and production steps that go into ensuring every pixel on an LCD high definition TV - all two million of them - is fully operational is something that cannot be achieved without machine vision, as Greg Blackman discovers

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Greg Blackman on the deep learning software tools now being deployed in industrial imaging

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Keely Portway looks at some of the miniature imaging technology used in endoscopes

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Damir Dolar, managing director of Croatian firm Smartek Vision, spoke at the European Machine Vision Association’s business conference in Dubrovnik, Croatia, in June. Here, he gives his view on the European industrial imaging market

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Matthew Dale discovers that polarised imaging could soon see a surge in uptake in industrial inspection, thanks to a new sensor from Sony

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Active Silicon turns 30 in September. Greg Blackman speaks to founder Colin Pearce (below) on building the company and the importance of FPGA technology

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