Articles & News on Vision Systems

Process monitoring: How network video can improve production continuity

  • Feature

By Andrea Sorri, Axis Communications With the arrival of network video, plant operators can integrate security, safety and production control in one single system. With HDTV image quality, network cameras can provide detailed and clear images - allowing remote operators to virtually place themselves at any location of the plant or process and see what is happening at any given time.

North American Machine Vision Market Posts Record First Half in 2014

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$1.04 billion is the best first half performance by the North American machine vision market since AIA began tracking quarterly statistics in 2009.

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.