Articles & News on Vision Systems

YXLON announces Thomas Wenzel as General Manager

  • News

On December 1, 2018, Thomas Wenzel will take over the management of the IXS division from Matthias Barz, who has led it since July 2018 as interim manager and who will continue to assist with the initiated measures until their completion

Improving Productivity with Facial Recognition

  • Feature

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation Technology has rapidly caught up with the human ability to read faces, progressing to a stage where facial recognition could improve industrial security.

Cognex helps GM Canada develop chain drive stretching system based on vision sensors

  • Case Study

Working with Cognex, engineers at automotive manufacturer General Motors of Canada Company (GM Canada) developed a chain drive stretching system that measures every link in real time and automatically marks non-compliant links without slowing or stopping the line

Challenging Machine Vision Misconceptions

  • Feature

By Harel Boren, CEO, Inspekto As the machine vision industry goes on to embrace Autonomous Machine Vision, misconceptions remain. This article explains the truth behind some common machine vision misconceptions.

VDMA Machine Vision group announces results of board elections

  • News

At the members’ assembly of the VDMA Robotics + Automation Association, the VDMA Machine Vision sector group (VDMA MV) elected a new Board for a three-year term. Klaus-Henning Noffz, CEO of Silicon Software GmbH, Mannheim, was elected Chairman

Kistler announces addition of SMETEC to Kistler Group

  • News

The German company is part of the Kistler Group with immediate effect. The Swiss measurement technology experts thereby are expected strengthen their portfolio in the area of optical measurement technology.

EMX Industries announces Joe Williams as new CEO

  • News

Joe Rozgonyi, who founded EMX in 1987, has made the decision to sell his stock and transition the company so he can retire. He will remain a consultant to the executive management team. Joe Williams, who also invested alongside Watervale in the transaction, will lead the company as CEO.

AVEVA announces partnership with Canon to advance smart manufacturing

  • Feature

By combining AVEVA’s industrial automation and information management capabilities with Canon’s imaging technology, the two companies can develop new solutions to facilitate Smart Manufacturing operations.

Bitflow announces "Imaging Technologies in Food and Beverage Inspection" webinar

  • News

Participants will have an open and candid discussion with two experts in the machine vision industry -- Raf Vandersmissen, Product Manager at Xenics and Mark Williamson, Managing Director at Stemmer -- and take away ideas for addressing specific imaging challenges, tips on how to employ the new technology, and increase the efficiency of their systems.

Zivid names Thomas Embla Bonnerud as CEO

  • News

Thomas Embla Bonnerud arrives at Zivid from Nordic Semiconductor where he served for more than 17 years, most recently as Director of Strategy and Investor Relations, including the company’s overall product and market strategy.