inspect-online en EMVA Announces Keynote Speaker at 16th EMVA Business Conference in Dubrovnik The EMVA announces Mr. Jeremy White giving his keynote titled ‘The Rise of Artificial Intelligence’ at the 2018 edition of the EMVA Business Conference taking place June 7-9 in Dubrovinik/Croatia. Jeremy is executive editor of Wired, the influential technology and trends magazine that covers innovation and the businesses that are building the future. He is in charge of analyzing and identifying emerging trends and technological shifts that will impact consumers and businesses alike. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:30:00 +0000 Hikvision receives Red Dot Award 2018 Hikvision's MR-Q3-LR series of intelligent warehouse robots stood out from the submissions from 59 countries and won the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018. The robots boast concise and versatile design. By adopting the concept of "handling complexity by simplicity", Hikvision's MR-Q3-LR series of intelligent warehouse robots provides excellent technical performance and human-machine interaction capabilities. In addition, the exquisite workmanship and the flexible customization feature also help the series win the heart of the jurors. Mon, 16 Apr 2018 09:39:00 +0000 VISION Award 2018: Visionaries wanted Innovative companies have now the chance to submit developments in the field of industrial vision for the 2018 VISION Award. Deadline is the July 20th. Traditionally, the jury of experts will compile a shortlist of the most interesting developments from all submissions, which will be published on the VISION homepage and printed in short in the VISION catalog. Thu, 12 Apr 2018 08:57:00 +0000 How to simplify Machine Vision on Embedded Devices MVTec and Toradex introduced HPeek in the Toradex Easy Installer tool. HPeek allows users to easily check the performance of their embedded device for typical machine vision applications without cost. The Toradex Easy Installer allows installation of the complete demo with one click. HPeek enables evaluation of the functionality of MVTec Halcon, the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated environment (HDevelop). Wed, 11 Apr 2018 12:10:00 +0000 Hikvisions Way to Europe Hikvision has recently signed an agreement with MaxxVision about the distribution of Hikvision´s machine vision portfolio in the German (DACH) market. What can we expect from the new play on the market and where can we see the first products? We asked these and other questions Shawn Huo, General Manager of International Business, Hikvision. Mr. Huo, Hikvision is well-known as a leading supplier of video surveillance equipment. Please tell us a little more about your specific portfolio for the machine vision market. Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:58:00 +0000 Michal Czardybon confirms talk at EMVA Conference 2018 The EMVA is happy to announce Michal Czadybon, General Manager at Adaptive Vision, talking about ‘Deep Learning in Industrial Quality Inspection: Experiences from the field’ at the 2018 edition of the EMVA Business Conference. Wed, 04 Apr 2018 06:45:00 +0000 New EX series cameras with GlobalReset rolling shutter sensors for cost-sensitive applications The new rolling shutter cameras of the EX series integrate the latest CMOS sensors from Sony and ON Semiconductor. With resolutions of 5 and 10 megapixel, these sensors deliver low noise, low heat generation and an excellent price-performance ratio. Especially in cost-sensitive applications they contribute towards a reduced system costs. Tue, 03 Apr 2018 19:11:00 +0000 Faro introduces new Design ScanArm 2.0 Accelerate your product design lifecycle with the new Design ScanArm 2.0! Discover Faro's High-Resolution ScanArm for Reverse Engineering & CAD-Based Design Applications. The new generation of the Faro Design ScanArm 2.0 provides turnkey solutions to capture real-world parts, prototypes and objects. Collect accurate, cost-effective and digitized data to be converted into virtual 3D CAD models for product design processes. Benefit from: Tue, 03 Apr 2018 19:03:00 +0000 Basler confirms record annual result and expects a stable development in 2018 Basler AG is presenting its audited annual report 2017. In fiscal year 2017, group’s sales recorded an extraordinarily strong growth of 54 % to € 150.2 million (previous year: € 97.5 million). Thus, Basler grew more than two times stronger than the German industry for image processing components which grew by 24 %. This is statistically recorded by the VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, German Engineering Federation) and represents a key indicator for the global market development. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:49:00 +0000 Framos Sensor Tech Days 2018 The third Framos Sensor Tech Days conference, held from May 15 to 16 in Hamburg, Germany, will offer the ideal platform for vision system developers to share information and exchange ideas. This workshop will feature exclusive presentations by Sony Japan, ON Semiconductor, Intel and Xilinx on current vision developments, new products and technologies and future trends and innovations. The conference will focus on Embedded Vision, Industrial Automation and a broad variety of lead-edge applications, as well as talks on effective equipping, suitable lens solutions and 3D imaging. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:28:00 +0000 PI Appoints Head of Segment Marketing for Microscopy & Life Sciences With effect from March 1, Dr. Thomas Bocher has taken over the responsibility at PI (Physik Instrumente) for global business development in the field of Microscopy & Life Sciences. The creation of this new, strategic function in this growing segment is intended to support the PI Group in its systematic strategy for growth. Mon, 26 Mar 2018 09:58:00 +0000 Yxlon International Receives NPI Award Yxlon International been awarded a 2018 NPI Award in the category of First Article Inspection for its Cheetah EVO PLUS Scalable X-ray Inspection System for Laboratory Applications. The award was presented to the company during a Tceremony that took place at the San Diego Convention Center during the IPC Apex Expo. The Cheetah EVO range of X-ray inspection solutions was created to achieve a simple goal: the very best image in the shortest time, in each of the market sectors. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:16:00 +0000 UKIVA: Venturer Driverless Cars Project Announced For Second Keynote Professor Tony Pipe, Deputy Director at Bristol Robotics Laboratory, UWE will get the morning session of the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition underway with a Keynote presentation about the Venturer driverless cars project. The Venturer Consortium, led by SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins, consists of ten public, private and academic experts, including BAE Systems, Williams and Bristol Robotics Laboratory. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:05:00 +0000 Lucid Establishes EMEA Subsidiary in Germany Lucid Vision Labs, Inc. is pleased to announce its new German subsidiary, Lucid Vision Labs GmbH, based in Ilsfeld, Baden-W├╝rttemberg, Germany that has commenced operations effective March 1, 2018. The new office is led by Torsten Wiesinger, General Manager of EMEA at Lucid. Lucid is a new company that designs and manufactures innovative machine vision cameras and components that utilize the latest technologies to deliver exceptional value to customers. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:50:00 +0000 Optical Sensor System for Targeted Cleaning in Hygiene-Sensitive Areas A new Mobile Cleaning Device is able to identify cleaning requirements, determine the relevant parameters for need-based and efficient cleaning and then carries them out autonomously. The Mobile Cleaning Device (MCD) developed by Fraunhofer IVV Dresden has an optical sensor system for soiling detection that enables it to handle the entire cleaning process. For this purpose, the MCD is moved through the installation on the system conveyor belt. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:15:00 +0000 New High-Speed Trilinear Camera JAI announced the addition of a new high-speed trilinear color line scan camera to its Sweep Series camera family. The new SW-4000TL-PMCL features a custom CMOS trilinear imager with 4K (4,096 pixels) resolution and a maximum full line rate of 66 kHz for 24-bit non-interpolated RGB output. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:35:00 +0000 New Manta Models Allied Vision expands its Manta camera family with two new models incorporating second generation Sony IMX CMOS sensors with Pregius global shutter pixel technology. The Manta G-158 incorporates the IMX273 sensor, offering a resolution of 1.58 megapixels and a frame rate of 75.3 fps at full resolution. The Manta G-040 is equipped with the IMX287 sensor delivering a resolution of 0.40 Megapixels and a frame rate of 286 fps at full resolution. Slightly higher frame rates can be achieved in burst mode. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:30:00 +0000 MaxxVision takes over distribution of Hikvision MaxxVision and Hikvision have agreed on an cooperation in the field of image processing for the German-speaking countries. Since the beginning of the year, the cooperation between the Stuttgart-based distributor of image processing components MaxxVision and Hikvision, one of the world's largest camera manufacturers, has been responsible for the marketing of its machine vision portfolio in the DACH region. Hikvision's image processing portfolio includes among others the following components: Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:20:00 +0000 IPO of Stemmer Imaging "Not just a milestone, but a turning point," said the CEO of Stemmer Imaging AG, Christof Zollitsch, about the company's IPO - the culmination of 40 years of success. In the presence of founder and namesake Wilhelm Stemmer, the share went on the market at 9:20 a. m. at a starting price of 36.00 euros. As the first IPO in 2018 on the Frankfurt trading floor, Stemmer sets a clear positive sign for image processing. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 10:10:00 +0000 New CX Series Cameras with Rolling Shutter Sensors The new GigE and USB 3.0 rolling shutter CX series cameras in compact 29 x 29 mm housing with latest Sony CMOS sensors deliver resolutions of up to 20 megapixel. Thanks to low noise, low heat generation and an excellent price-performance ratio, the new models are first choice for cost-sensitive applications that require low-price cameras with high resolution and image quality comparable to a global shutter sensor, reducing system cost. Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:53:00 +0000 Embedded Vision Alliance Announces Keynote Speakers for 2018 The Embedded Vision Alliance  announced the keynote speakers for the 2018 Embedded Vision Summit, which will take place May 22 - 24, in Santa Clara, California. Legendary inventor Dean Kamen and globally renowned computer vision expert Dr. Takeo Kanade will take the stage at the 8th annual Embedded Vision Summit, which is the industry’s only event focused exclusively on deploying computer vision in systems, applications and devices. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 05:29:00 +0000 Call For Papers: EMVA Young Professional Award 2018 The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award to honor the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision or computer vision. It is the goal of the European Machine Vision Association to further support innovation in our industry, to contribute to the important aspect of dedicated machine vision education and to provide a bridge between research and industry. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:54:00 +0000 VDMA and Silicon Software host the next International Vision Standards Meeting From 14 to 18 May, about 150 technical experts from all over the world will meet at the VDMA in Frankfurt, Germany, to work on standards for machine vision and discuss new standardisation initiatives for the future. Hosting organisation is Silicon Software, in cooperation with VDMA Machine Vision. “Standards are the turbocharger of growth for our industry. Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:01:00 +0000 3D Inspection System Examins Connector Pin Height The global market for the Connectors industry is estimated to reach USD 80.3 billion by 2022, driven by the growing demand for reliable, fail-safe electronics in a wide range of industries, including automotive, aerospace, and defense/ military. Faulty connectors buried deep within a major electronic subsystem in a car or an airplane can have catastrophic results. Failures in inspection systems can lead to loss of life and costly, massive product recalls. A new 3D inspection system could be the solution. Save lives, reduce costs Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:38:00 +0000 10GigE Increases Fairness in Sports In sports and entertainment, 10GigE cameras deliver the necessary Full HD and 4K UHD resolution to support refereeing decisions and deliver slow-motion replays for the spectators. Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:31:00 +0000