Articles & News on Vision Systems

Scottish, Swiss scientists find imaging technique to reveal magnets' internal patterns

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In a new paper published in the journal Nature, scientists based in Scotland and Switzerland describe how they have used tomography and high energy x-rays, combined with a novel reconstruction algorithm, to peer inside and reconstruct the magnetic structure of a micrometer-sized 'pillar' of gadolinium-cobalt magnetic material for the first time.

Association for Advancing Automation announces fall lineup of three conferences

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Together, the three events address disciplines central to automation—robot safety, motion control, motor technologies, vision systems, and collaborative robots.

Bitflow sponsors Purdue University Hyperloop team at SpaceX competition

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The Purdue team made a solid showing at the first Hyperloop competition this January in held at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, CA, finishing 7th out of a field of 27 universities. The team spent the Spring semester refining its original pod in preparation for the second competition set for August 25-27, 2017.

Yaskawa Motoman announces Jorge Cosio as General Manager of Yaskawa Mexico

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In this position, Cosio will be responsible for the company’s strategic direction and sales growth in Mexico. Additionally, he will be responsible for the operation of Yaskawa’s three facilities located in Mexico (Aguascalientes, Apodaca and Queretaro).

Questions to Ask When Specifying a Frame Grabber for Machine Vision Applications

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Standardization has changed the game in many industries, making life easier for engineers and manufacturers alike. Nowhere has standardization been more keenly observed than in frame grabbers.

VDMA announces VDI/VDE/VDMA 2632 part 2 machine vision standard

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The directive now provides a recognised, international common basis if there is need for clarification among project partners. Furthermore, the directive will help mitigate language barriers: Each paragraph is printed in both languages side by side. The tables have the same structures in both languages.

Improving Plant Safety with Industrial Automation

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By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation With the introduction of driverless cars by brands such as BMW and Google, safety is being revolutionised through autonomy. But what can other industries learn from this? This article discusses how new technology and increased automation improves safety across sectors.

North American Robotics Market Surges 32 Percent in the 1st Quarter of 2017

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An all-time high total of 9,773 robots valued at approximately $516 million were ordered from North American robotics companies during the first quarter of 2017. This represents growth of 32 percent in units over the same period in 2016, which held the previous record. Order revenue grew 28 percent over the first quarter of last year

Matrox Imaging announces launch of Matrox Vision Academy

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Designed to better serve Matrox software users located around the world, the on-demand Matrox Vision Academy expands upon the current classroom-based on premise training sessions to help users build out skill sets and knowledge on their own timeline and from their preferred location.

Teledyne DALSA to preview LWIR camera platforms at AUVSI XPONENTIAL

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Teledyne DALSA will highlight its configurable LWIR camera platform at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL in booth #1231. The exhibition takes place May 9-11 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.