VISION News 07 2020 powered by inspect

 
 

Dear readers,

The vast majority of mechanical engineering industries are confident of returning to the nominal sales level of 2019 in the medium term. This is the key message of the sixth VDMA flash survey on the corona pandemic, in which 658 member companies took part. "80 percent of our members expect to achieve nominal sales levels like 2019 again by 2022 at the latest. About 40 percent of the companies with annual sales of less than 250 million euros expect this step to be successful as early as 2021. The larger companies are somewhat more sceptical in this respect; only 22 percent of companies with annual sales of 500 million euros or more show this confidence," says VDMA Chief Economist Dr. Ralph Wiechers. Read more about it here.

Also in the News: Atlas Copco is allowed to acquire Isra Vision, supplier of surface inspection and 3D imaging solutions. The last outstanding regulatory approval was granted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) on June 11, 2020. Find out more here.

This month, the spotlight is on products from Creaform, Lucid Labs and Active SiliconThey are definitely worth a look.

Best Regards,

Florian Niethammer
Project Manager VISION

Andreas Grösslein
Webmaster inspect online

 
 
 
 
 
 

Features

 

Creaform introduces Metrascan Black

 

Creaform announced the release of the latest version of the Metrascan 3D lineup, the company’s advanced optical CMM scanner designed specifically to perform metrology-grade 3D measurements and inspections — right on the ...

 
 
 

Deep Learning Just Got Easier

 

Good news for all machine vision users: With HALCON 20.05, training for all deep learning technologies can now be performed on the CPU of standard industrial PCs. This greatly increases customers' flexibility regarding the ...

 
 
 

New 2K Triton line scan cameras

 

Lucid has introduced a new Triton 2K line scan camera with IP67 for industrial applications. The Triton line scan camera is the latest addition to the Triton series and has the monochrome line scan sensor "2K AMS Dragster ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Topstories

 

Ensure Product Quality, Improve Diagnostics, and Accelerate First Article Inspections

 

How can the automotive and aerospace industries ensure product quality without impacting productivity, improve diagnostics while limiting production downtime, and accelerate first article inspections in a context of limited resources and ...

 
 
 

Easy to Use and Powerful Software Platform Package

A versatile software that provides scalability, high performance, and ease of use makes the ...

 
 
 

Robot Vision Guidance for Automated Assembly Applications

Today’s industrial robots require a pre-programmed motion plan. This is because without ...

 
 
 

Choosing the Best Lighting Configuration for an Application

Lighting is a hugely important consideration in machine vision, including the choice of form ...

 
 
 

Choosing the Right Sensor Type

To ensure you get the right camera for your application, FLIR designs and manufactures machine ...

 
 
 

Spinning Disk Confocal Microscopy

Spinning disk confocal microscopy allows for fast and efficient imaging of live samples, dynamic ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

News

 

New Chief Sales Officer at B&R

 

Luca Galluzzi (52) will join the management team of the automation supplier B&R on August 1. He succeeds Peter Gucher as Sales Director, who is going into well-deserved retirement after 34 years at B&R. In his new role as Chief ...

 
 
 

EMVA: First online business conference was very successful

As the planned business conference in Sofia, Bulgaria, was cancelled due to the Corona crisis, EMVA ...

 
 
 

Fraunhofer IPK is a new member of the Fraunhofer Vision Alliance

In the Fraunhofer Vision Alliance with the central office in Fürth, specialist departments from 15 ...

 
 
 

VDMA Survey: Mechanical engineering industry optimistic despite difficult order situation

The vast majority of mechanical engineering industries are confident of returning to the nominal ...

 
 
 

Edmund Optics is now selling some Cailabs products exclusively

Cailabs, a manufacturer of photonics products, and Edmund Optics have joined forces: The reflective ...

 
 
 

Corona crisis causes a sharp drop in sales at Balluff

The current global economic uncertainties and transformation processes in key industries are also ...

 
 
 

Sensor and Measuring Technology: Slight sales losses in the first quarter

The AMA Association for Sensor and Measuring Technology surveys its 450 members on a quarterly ...

 
 
 

Sick AG: Reinhard Bösl retires from the board

Sick bids farewell to its long-standing board member Reinhard Bösl. His contract expires after 13 ...

 
 
 

Atlas Copo can take over Isra Vision

Atlas Copco is allowed to acquire Isra Vision, supplier of surface inspection and 3D imaging ...

 
 
 

Edmund Optics and Schott expand collaboration

Edmund Optics and Schott expand their strategic partnership to give customers access to ...

 
 
 

Messe Stuttgart prepares for autumn trade fairs

After the three-month compulsory corona break, Landesmesse Stuttgart is now turning its attention ...

 
 
 

Evision Systems and Allice Messtechnik sign distribution agreement for analysis technology

The distributor of measurement and test technology Evision Systems and the distributor Allice ...

 
 
 

Leuze: Sensor manufacturer does without the "electronic" in the name

The sensor manufacturer Leuze Electronic is now dispensing with the second part of its name and is ...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Events

 

Vision

Date:
Oct. 05 - Oct. 07, 2021
Place:
Stuttgart, Germany
Website:
http://www.vision-messe.de
 
 
 
 
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