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VISION 2011 program and exhibition promise a focus on 3-D machine vision

VISION 2011 will feature the latest 3-D machine-vision products, systems, and applications, including  image-acquisition devices as well as 3-D imaging software for evaluating and presenting 3-D data. Machine-vision specialists will present information on which 3-D image-acquisition methods are suited for specific applications. Robotics

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Webcast: 10 things to consider when designing a machine vision system

Designing a machine vision system requires experience in optical, electrical, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer programming. In a free webcast on July 18, Perry West, founder and president of Automated Vision Systems, Inc., will provide in-depth details regarding vision systems design and installation and will cover ten of …

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Bosch Rexroth IndraLogic PLC provides multiple machine control functions in one environment

Bosch Rexroth’s IndraLogic XLC programmable logical controller (PLC) family enables scalable, controller-based and embedded PC solutions in conjunction with the IndraControl device platform. Robotics

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Basler acquires Silicon Software

Basler has announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Silicon Software, effectively immediately, in a move that expands the company’s product portfolio for computer vision applications. Boards & Software

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Autonomous vehicles: U.S. Department of Transportation chief urges public education

In this week’s roundup from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), which highlights some of the latest news and headlines in unmanned vehicles and robotics, learn about a keynote address from the Automated Vehicles Symposium, in which U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao urged the autonomous vehicle …

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Robot ‘dives’ into nuclear reactors to provide real-time inspection

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, professor Harry Asada is working on a direct monitoring robot inspector designed to dive into nuclear reactors and swim through underground pipes. Robotics

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Ten more important considerations for designing a machine vision system

Designing a machine vision system requires experience in optical, electrical, and mechanical engineering, as well as computer programming. In a free webcast held on July 18, Perry West, founder and president of Automated Vision Systems, Inc., provided in-depth details regarding vision systems design and installation, while covering 10 more of …

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3-D camera streams live from space

A camera developed for the European Space Agency (ESA; Paris, France) has produced live-streaming 3-D images from the International Space Station (ISS) images for the first time. Robotics

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Innovations in machine vision: Featured 2018 Innovators Awards honorees

Vision Systems Design’s Innovators Awards program celebrates the disparate and innovative technologies, products, and systems found in the machine vision and imaging market. This gallery provides a look at some of the honorees of this year’s program, starting with a Platinum honoree from 2018. Boards & Software

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Unmanned systems: trans-Atlantic RPA flight, landmark UAS mapping mission

In this week’s roundup from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), which highlights some of the latest news and headlines in unmanned vehicles and robotics, learn about a trans-Atlantic flight completed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.’s MQ-9B SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), a landmark unmanned aerial system …

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Machine vision comes to Scotland

One of the major international conferences on computer vision and related areas — the 22nd British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) — will be held in Dundee, Scotland, between August 29 and September 2. Robotics

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Machine vision and imaging brand preference and awareness study 2018

To gain a better understanding of where vendors in the machine vision and imaging community stand, we conducted an online study of more than 500 members of our global audience. Boards & Software

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Researchers deploy hyperspectral camera on underwater robot for Great Barrier Reef monitoring

Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have deployed an underwater robot carrying a hyperspectral camera in trials that would enable greater monitoring of the Great Barrier Reef. Non-Industrial Vision

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Robot inspects nuclear reactors

A major challenge in inspecting underground pipes for nuclear reactors is identifying corrosion. Currently, plant inspectors use indirect methods to monitor buried piping, such as generating a voltage gradient to identify areas of corrosion or using ultrasonic waves to screen lengths of pipe for cracks. Robotics