At the members‚Äô 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
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.
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.
By combining AVEVA‚Äôs industrial automation and information management capabilities with Canon‚Äôs imaging technology, the two companies can develop new solutions to facilitate Smart Manufacturing operations.
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.
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‚Äôs overall product and market strategy.
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YELLOWSTONE LIVE, shows the Yellowstone park‚Äôs ecosystem in real-time over a four night period. With more geysers in the park than any other place on earth, the production team from Plimsoll Productions wanted to tell the story with as much detail as possible. They turned to Fluke infrared cameras.
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SYSTEMATIX developed a VGR solution. Using a discrete distance measurement sensor, a Cognex In-Sight 8000 vision system with PatMax RedLine pattern-search capability mounted on a vertical slide, and a 6-axis robot, SYSTEMATIX built the work cell.
The OPC UA Vision companion specification is now available free of charge as VDMA Specification number 40100 (as release candidate version). The OPC UA Robotics companion specification is now available free of charge as VDMA Specification number 40010 (as draft version).
North American sales of machine vision components and systems increased 19% year over year to $709 million in the first quarter of 2018, setting an all-time record for quarterly sales, according to new statistics issued by AIA, the industry‚Äôs trade group.
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