inspect-online en Mantis Stereo Microscope - Incomparable 3-dimensional view Mantis is an ergonomic eyepiece-less stereo microscope from Vision Engineering, offering superb optical perform Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:12:00 +0000 Fetura+ Advanced Zoom Lens System for Automated Imaging Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies company, will showcase the enhanced Fetura+ high-speed zoom lens at VISION 2018. The programmable lens system for magnifications from 0.045x to 41x is infinity-corrected on both sides of the zoom optomechanics and features improved contrast in the edges of the FoV. The mechanics and electronics are engineered for superior stability and focus repeatability throughout an extended service life of over one million zoom cycles. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:08:00 +0000 CCS features high-performing OLED Series, Intelligent Lighting, and other new technologies at VISION Stuttgart CCS returns to VISION Stuttgart with highperformance developments in core illumination technology, as well as in important drivers for the lighting sector: seamless integration of lighting and real-time lighting data. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:06:00 +0000 Smartek Vision becomes Framos Embedded Engineering Framos announces that Smartek Vision will become part of the Framos Group. As Framos Embedded Engineering, the Croatian team will focus on Embedded Vision development, custom solutions, IP and sensor modules. The newly incorporated vision manufacturer Smartek Vision was founded in 2001 and is located in Cacovec, Croatia. Bought by Framos in 2014, the complete facilities including all 30 employees now become an integrated part of the Framos group, operating as their Embedded Engineering department. Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:00:00 +0000 Yxlon wins Global Technology Awards Yxlon has been awarded two prestigious Global Technology Awards in the categories of Metrology and Inspection, X-ray for its Cheetah EVO PLUS X-ray Inspection System and the FF35 CT Metrology System. The awards were presented to the company during a ceremony which took place during SMTA International. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:28:00 +0000 Inline Quality Inspection of textile and industrial fabrics Industrial fabrics need to have specific characteristics according to industrial standards. Inspection units examine kilometers of textile to detect any defects affecting the reliability and quality of the fabrics. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:02:00 +0000 Stemmer Imaging acquires stake in Perception Park Stemmer Imaging is expanding its portfolio and acquires a stake in a software specialist, namely Perception Park GmbH, the Austrian provider of the data processing platform Perception System & Studio. The company is consolidated retroactively from 1 October 2018. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:45:00 +0000 EU initiative to promote networking at VISION The European Commission-funded matchmaking initiative "Business Beyond Borders" (BBB) is supporting VISION, the leading world trade fair for machine vision (6.-8.11.2018 in Stuttgart), with a comprehensive networking offer, thereby facilitating the initiation of international business contacts. Both visitors and exhibitors should have the opportunity to find partners for international cooperation suited to their profile and requirements, and thus further benefitting from the event. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:34:00 +0000 GCPR 2018: AI and Machine Learning in Focus The German Working Group for Pattern Recognition (DAGM) looks back on the successful implementation of the 40th German Conference on Pattern Recognition (GCPR 2018). This year's conference took place from 9 to 12 October at the University of Stuttgart. For the second time, the GCPR was co-hosted with the International Symposium on Vision, Modeling and Visualization (VMV 2018), the annual meeting of the Computer Graphics Department of the German Informatics Society (GI). The conference was organized by Prof. Dr. med. Andrés Bruhn and Prof. Dr. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:27:00 +0000 Framos partners with Rhonda Software to Strengthen Embedded Vision Development Framos adds Rhonda Software to its trusted supplier and partner network to complete the embedded vision and module offering. Framos completes its broad imaging portfolio from single sensors to complete embedded vision systems by worldwide partnering with Rhonda Software, one of the primary product development companies for Ambarella based ISPs, SoCs and SoMs, to support customers with facilitated and accelerated platform options to develop cutting-edge vision solutions. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:20:00 +0000 Prof. Dr. Carsten Steger is new spokesman of the Technical Committee of the DAGM Prof. Dr. Carsten Steger, Director of Research at MVTec, has been elected spokesman of the Technical Committee of the German Association for Pattern Recognition (DAGM). He is the first industry representative with a distinguished scientific background to hold such a high-profile position in the association’s history. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:15:00 +0000 How spending 20 mins at Alysiums Vision booth can boost your application The Vision Show in Germany is just around the corner and it's time to talk about Alysium's Highlights for this year’s show. First of all, where can you find Alysium this year? The Company will be exactly at the same spot as the last years in Stuttgart: Hall 1, Booth G18. By the way, if you still have no ticket for the Show, send an e-mail. Alysium is happy to provide you a Day Ticket Code to register yourself free of charge. A+ CameraLinkHS AOC Assemblies: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 13:06:00 +0000 Work on Embedded Vision Standard has started The work on a common embedded vision standard has begun. With an impressive support from machine vision industry players and associations the first meeting of the respective standard group took place on 22-23 August in Hamburg. Currently involved companies in this new standard initiative include 3M, Adimec, Allied Vision, Basler, Baumer, FLIR, Framos, ON Semi, Sensor2Image, Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation, and Stemmer Imaging. The Japan Industrial Imaging Association (JIIA) was present as well as the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA). Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:37:00 +0000 Dahua Technology Entrusts Laser 2000 as the distributor for Dahua Machine Vision Products Dahua Technology authorising Laser 2000 to be the distributor of Dahua Machine Vision Products. Customers can now buy Dahua Machine Vision products at Laser 2000. At present, Dahua’s machine vision product portfolio includes area scan cameras, line scan cameras, smart cameras, code reading cameras, 3D measurement cameras, and industrial lenses covering a wide range of resolutions from 0.3MP to 50MP. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:37:00 +0000 Dahua Machine Vision Products Certified as Compatible by MVTec Dahua Technology has participated in MVTec’s Image Acquisition Partner program, and now its machine vision products with GigE and USB 3.0 interface are compatible with MVTec’s Halcon and Merlic software. MVTec software users are now able to enjoy Dahua Technology’s cutting-edge technologies. Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:21:00 +0000 Edge or Cloud: It’s All Embedded From May 21 to 24, the Santa Clara Convention Center again hosted the annual Embedded Vision Summit, gathering over 1,000 computer vision experts, users and investors from all the world. inspect met Jeff Bier, founder of the Embedded Vision Alliance and organizer of this particular event. inspect: Jeff, what was your overall impression of this year´s Embedded Vision Summit? Compared with past Summits, what was new, what was different? Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:33:00 +0000 Vitronic inspires Europe Vitronic was identified as one of the 1000 companies by the London Stock Exchange Group that inspired Europe. In order to be included in the list of 1000, the companies had to record a steady and strong sales growth over a period of at least three years, thus clearly outperforming their competitors. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 13:27:00 +0000 Powerful Embedded Laser Profiler Vision Components has developed new 3D laser scanners with powerful integrated electronics. The VCnano3D-Z-series embedded vision systems are compact, lightweight, and easy-to-integrate in OEM applications. They are based on Xilinx Zynq SoC with integrated FPGA for point cloud calculation, large amounts of data are processed without delay.Thus, full processor power remains available for application-specific tasks. The laser profilers provide scan rates of up to 2 kHz. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 08:40:00 +0000 Embedded vision systems on the advance "Embedded vision systems have continued to develop at a rapid pace and are now an integral part of the machine vision industry. They are therefore permanent fixtures in the product range of many exhibitors at Vision. They open up hitherto undeveloped application areas and therefore conform precisely to the motto "Be Visionary‘ of Vision 2018," enthused Florian Niethammer, Vision Project Manager at Messe Stuttgart. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:46:00 +0000 Online Event "Precise Camera Module Manufacturing and Testing" The increased demand for camera systems used in safety-related and automated object recognition and classification, results in new and higher requirements for the characterization of camera modules. With ProCam Align Smart Trioptics offers a solution to actively align, assemble and test complex camera modules in order to control and overcome critical issues in the production. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:45:00 +0000 SWIR lenses save development time With the Optem Fusion modular microscopy platform, OEMs can immediately configure an accurate system without months of development time. Now, Qioptiq complements high-resolution lenses for all SWIR cameras currently available on the market. This makes it possible, for example, to detect microcracks in wafers in the semiconductor industry. The specially designed lenses for the short-wave infrared spectrum (SWIR) are ideal for hyperspectral imaging. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:40:00 +0000 New GigE cameras with integrated JPEG image compression save bandwidth, CPU load and storage space Baumer is enhancing the LX series with 2, 4 and 25 megapixel cameras with integrated JPEG image compression and frame rates of up to 140 fps. With the GigE cameras, you can save all down the line: from bandwidth through CPU load to storage space – this simplifies the system design and reduces integration costs. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:32:00 +0000 Sensor + Test: More international exhibitors, new conference cycle from 2019 The complete short analysis of the Sensor + Test 2018 with all key figures and the results of the visitor and exhibitor survey is now available for download on the fair's website. Remarkably, the proportion of international exhibitors reached 40%, an unprecedented record. From 2019 onwards, the accompanying congresses on the leading trade fair for sensor technology, measuring and testing technology will alternate in a new structure and in a new cycle. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:44:00 +0000 Omron opens customer and technology center in Stuttgart How can productivity gains be realized through high automation? At Omron's new Innovation Center in Stuttgart, customers are invited to try out technologies and work together to implement improvements. A demonstrator with a complete automation environment including mobile intralogistics is available for this purpose. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:28:00 +0000 "Non-contact measuring technology" at Control 2019: Submit exhibits now As part of the leading international trade fair for quality control in Stuttgart, the special show "Non-contact measuring technology" will be held again in 2019. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:23:00 +0000