Articles & News on Vision Systems

March Manufacturing Technology Orders Up From February

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March U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $399.83 million, up 30.3% from February’s $306.96 million but down 18.7% when compared with March 2014.

Global Factory Automation & Industrial Controls Market

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The overall automation market is expected to reach $125 billion by 2018 at a CAGR of 7.3%.

Vision provides Quality Control of Die Casting

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By Klara Steinschneider, EVT Vision systems can inspect the form and casting surface to detect scratches that indicate the form is wearing out.

Factory of the Future: From Vision to Reality

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By Andy Chang, NI The Factory of the Future is a research and technology initiative aimed to push emerging technologies to improve the competitiveness of manufacturing processes by leveraging cyber-physical systems and big data analytics to enable a smarter, operator-centric production.

Reinventing manufacturing with the latest technologies

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By Bill Lydon, Editor There is a great opportunity to leverage the latest technologies and compete in the global manufacturing landscape. The future lies in the convergence of product design, production planning, production engineering, production execution, and services.

Keyence system inspects parts at Fastener Depot

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Inspectors at Fastener Depot use a Keyence Image Dimension Measurement (IM) System to quickly and accurately check and gauge parts.

Using Network Cameras for safety

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By Andrea Sorri, Axis Communications Due to their superior image quality, connectivity, scalability, and scope for adding video analytics applications, network video cameras are increasingly replacing analog CCTV cameras to secure manufacturing facilities.

B&R to supply PCs to Datalogic

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Datalogic Automation will use B&R Automation PC 910 systems in its UX series of vision processors.

Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 2.6% in 2014

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November U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $378.06 million, down 15.5% from October and down 14.5% when compared with the total of $442.01 million reported for November 2013.

North American Machine Vision Market In Midst of Record Year

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This is the best nine month start by the North American machine vision market since AIA began tracking quarterly statistics in 2009.