Articles & News on Vision Systems

Cognex Corporation names Integro Technologies first certified Platinum partner system integrator

  • News

The new Certified Platinum status acknowledges System Integration companies that have experienced engineers on staff and have been trained on the latest technology available from Cognex.

Teledyne DALSA delivers image detectors to Univ. of Arizona asteroid mission

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Designed, constructed and tested over the last four years, the image sensors aboard OCAMS will behave in a manner similar to human eyes, from spotting the target asteroid from more than a million miles away to monitoring the sampling process just 10 feet from the surface of the asteroid.

Lighting Controllers – The Hidden Power Behind Automating Machine Vision

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By Peter Bhagat, Gardasoft Vision The ability of industrial vision systems to monitor, regulate, check, analyze, sort and classify with high precision, repeatability and safety makes vision an essential enabling technology in a host of automated manufacturing processes.

VDMA: Germany sees record machine vision sales in 2015

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In 2015, the German machine vision industry achieved record sales of 2 billion euros – a rise of 9 percent compared to the previous year. Sales in the industry have more than doubled in ten years.

Cognex and Carter Controls provide automatic ID readers for vitamin retailer warehouse

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The challenge for the integrator that designed and installed the automation system was to find an ID reader that could deliver near 100% read rates, handle line speeds of 30 packages per minute. They chose the Cognex DataMan 300 image-based ID reader

Bitflow sponsors Purdue engineering team in SpaceX Hyperloop competition

  • News

The primary goal of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition is to produce a fail-safe, passenger-friendly, scalable prototype that successfully levitates throughout the length of the track.

Microscan to host 3-day machine vision training course

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The course will be held at the Microscan headquarters in Renton, Washington, U.S.A., September 20-22, 2016 at 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM daily. Attendance is free and online registration is available; the course is recommended for users with intermediate to advanced experience in machine vision or programming.

ams announces acquisition of MAZeT vision sensing company

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The strategic acquisition extends ams’ market leadership in advanced optical sensors and strengthens ams’ position in emerging optical sensing applications.

VDMA Machine Vision and OPC Foundation to prepare OPC UA Machine Vision Specification

  • News

VDMA Machine Vision and the OPC Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the preparation of an OPC UA Machine Vision Companion Specification. The group will create a companion specification which will enable camera vision systems to be securely connected to controllers

Hexapod & Drone: Industrial & research applications for motion simulation

  • Case Study

Available in a variety of sizes with bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, different stiffness configurations, and supportive of loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg, PI hexapods have successfully tested a drone-mounted camera on PI’s H-840 hexapod