Articles & News on Vision Systems

Vision Components offers free VCLIB image processing library

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VCLIB software library contains all standard image processing algorithms as well as ready-to-use algorithms for a number of inspection tasks and provides users with the option of in-house programming.

Stereo 3D machine vision cameras help robot bin picker

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BsAutomatisierung in Rosenfeld,Germany, uses Ensenso 3D vision cameras in its robotic bin-picking cells to pick individual, randomly aligned parts out of a container and pass them on to downstream production processes.

Medigus camera goes into space

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micro ScoutCam 1.2 is being used as the borescope camera on VIPIR, a robotic, maneuverable, borescope inspection tool that is being tested as part of the Robotic Refueling Mission.

Association for Advancing Automation adds Members

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RIA now has 334 company members, AIA is also at 334 members and MCA consists of 111 members.

Chromasens releases 3DPIXA 3D Camera Toolkit

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The toolkit allows for easy integration and application development of 3DPIXA stereo camera within the National Instruments LabVIEW environment.

Manufacturing Technology Race - Leveling the Playing Field

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By Bill Lydon, Editor Manufacturers worldwide are in a productivity race enabled by a wide range of new automation technology. In order for your company to remain competitive, it needs to apply new technology to grow and survive in the world economy. To do this, manufacturing companies must stay up to date on the latest developments.

IMPERX appoints Barry Wolt Senior Camera Design Engineer

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Wolt has a BSEE degree from University of Washington Seattle with follow-on graduate coursework at Washington, and has extensive hardware design experience in the aerospace as well as commercial sectors.

Embedded Vision Growth Predicted

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Shipments of embedded vision devices in the automotive, industrial automation, physical security and business intelligence markets are forecast to exceed 14 million units in 2018, up from almost four million units this year.

Robots create jobs in Electronics Industry

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According to a report by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), from 2008 to 2011 robotics created up to 80,000 jobs in the electronics sector.

FLIR cameras detect coal self-combustion hazards in Holland

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Dutch bulk terminal company is using FLIR thermal imaging cameras to help monitor coal temperatures that signal potential self-combustion hazards before they have a chance to erupt.