inspect-online en Active Silicon eröffnet neuen Produktions- und Vertriebsstandort Active Silicon hat einen neuen Produktions- und Vertriebsstandort in Langley, Großbritannien, eröffnet. Der neue Standort liegt ideal am Verkehrsnetz angebunden mit Nähe zu Autobahnen, Zuganbindung nach London und nicht einmal 15 km nach Heathrow Airport. Die gesamte Endmontage, Test, Inspektion und das Versorgungsketten-Management wurde nach Waterside Court, Langley verlagert und unsere Mitarbeiter konnten das modern ausgestattete Gebäude nun beziehen. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:13:00 +0000 Zeiss kauft GOM Zeiss hat GOM gekauft, einen Anbieter von Hard- und Software für die automatisierte 3D-Koordinatenmesstechnik, das Portfolio für industrielle Messtechnik und Qualitätssicherung seiner Sparte Industrial Quality & Research. Sowohl Zeiss als auch GOM verzeichneten in den vergangenen Jahren ein starkes Wachstum und haben sich erfolgreich am Markt behauptet. Ziel ist, diese führende technologische Position – insbesondere im Bereich optischer Digitalisierungssysteme – gemeinsam weiter auszubauen. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:10:00 +0000 European Machine Vision Forum 2019 announces Key Note Speakers The European Machine Vision Forum is happy to announce three key note speakers at the annual event 2019 which takes place 05 - 06 September 2019 in Lyon/France. The first key note titled „The Future of Image Sensing - More Intelligence or More Sensing?“ will be given by Prof. Peter Seitz, Senior Technologist Europe at Hamamatsu Photonics. Fri, 12 Apr 2019 11:04:00 +0000 M&A Trends and Purchase Prices in the Vison Industry In the prospering vision industry, M&A transactions are becoming more and more popular. Yet, it takes more than just money to ensure such transactions are successful. Munich-based Arthos Corporate Finance is giving insight into those market developments. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:54:00 +0000 How to Reduce the Workload of a Traditional CMM and Solve Bottleneck Issues While CMM used to be the means of choice for quality inspections in earlier times, 3D scanning has become a valid alternative. Which option between buying a new CMM or opting for a portable 3D scanner offers the best return on investment? Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:34:00 +0000 High-Defintion Long-Reach Video Transmission Maintaining image quality when receiving analog and digital video over extended distances has proved to be challenging. Various technology solutions and hardware have been explored and developed to address latency, resolution and cost issues. This paper will look at these options, and which solutions best address these challenges. It examines high-definition, real-time image acquisition using long cables and how it is possible to transmit video digitally over twisted pair cables up to 150m and coax cables up to 700m, with fiber optic offering the option of many kilometers. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:24:00 +0000 Canon and Stemmer Imaging partner to directly serve the machine vision industry Stemmer Imaging has signed an agreement with Canon Europe for the distribution of the renowned Canon professional camera and large format lenses portfolio into the industrial imaging marketplace across Europe. This new partnership is focussed primarily at making it easier for the industrial market to take advantage of Canon’s high-performance EF format lenses. To achieve this Canon will share detailed technical lens data to Stemmer Imaging making it possible to apply its extensive technical expertise to provide fully engineered machine vision solutions containing Canon lenses. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:17:00 +0000 Matrox Imaging Launches New Training Website with Course Offerings Matrox Imaging announces the launch of its new Matrox Vision Academy website. With the aim of easier navigation, the new Matrox Vision Academy website offers the option of keyword-based searching, as well as a simplified menu-driven interface that includes convenient access to new video content. Moreover, an ever-expanding series of courses provide clear, sequential training on specific topics. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:12:00 +0000 Photoneo Opens a New U.S. Branch for Its Leading-Edge 3D Vision Technology Photoneo, the developer and provider of unique, state-of-the-art 3D vision systems for advancing automation, is opening a new location in Boston, MA. The move is part of the company’s overall growth strategy and will provide local support to U.S. clients. “There is a big traction on the market and we can see that our customers appreciate our approach and solutions because of the top-notch quality of our products. We are opening a new branch in the U.S. Tue, 09 Apr 2019 11:09:00 +0000 Noncontact Measuring of Aspheric Lenses  For manufacturers, testing the aspheric shape accuracy is a considerable challenge: It requires measuring the tiniest deviations in shape in the nanometer range while making short measuring and setup times possible. For this reason, the metrology company Mahr developed a tilted wavefront interferometer which only needs 20 to 30 seconds to measure the entire surface. Mon, 08 Apr 2019 14:42:00 +0000 GenICam Chair and Vice-Chairs reelected During the meeting of the GenICam Standard Group end of March in Suzhou/China the Chair and Vice-Chairs were elected for another regular three year period. The previous incumbents were unanimously re-elected. Dr. Fritz Dierks (Basler) remains Chairman of the GenICam Standard Group and is assisted by the three Vice-Chairmen Rupert Stelz (STEMMER IMAGING), Stéphane Maurice (Matrox Imaging) and Christoph Zierl (MVTec Software). Mon, 08 Apr 2019 11:49:00 +0000 10 GigE: High-speed for your machine vision task Learn more about application benefits and requirements on system architecture when using 10 GigE cameras! Within GigE Vision compliant interface, 10 GigE cameras are easy to integrate and with 1.1 GB/s bandwidth, they’re ideal for high-resolution, high-throughput applications. This allows the cameras to meet the ever-increasing application requirements of present-day image processing. Interesting for you? Download the free White Paper. Sun, 31 Mar 2019 11:55:00 +0000 European Machine Vision Forum: Call for Papers The European Machine Vision Forum is an annual event of the European Machine Vision Association (EMVA). The aim is to foster interaction between the machine vision industry and academic research and through this is accelerate innovation by translating new research results faster into practice. Focal topic of the 2019 European Machine Vision Forum taking place 05 - 06 September in the Palais de la Bourse Lyon, is Photonics and Machine Vision: Going Deep into Integration. Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:50:00 +0000 Lucid to Demonstrate Helios 3D Time of Flight and 31.4 MP Atlas 5GBASE-T PoE Cameras at Automate 2019 Lucid Vision Labs will be demonstrating its latest GigE Vision industrial cameras at Automate in Chicago, IL, from April 8-11th, 2019. Automate is the broadest automation solutions event in North America with over 450 exhibitors showcasing their latest innovations in robotics, vision and motion control. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 13:23:00 +0000 Yxlon and Japanese Nagoya Electric Works announce collaboration for the Semicon Industry YXLON has announced a collaboration with the Japanese company Nagoya Electric Works (NEW). The collaboration includes the development and distribution of specialized X-ray systems for the semiconductor industry. Tue, 26 Mar 2019 12:59:00 +0000 IDS integrates Sony Sensor IMX273 in all camera families The 1.6 MP Global Shutter CMOS sensor has high sensitivity, noise and high dynamic range. Integration with the uEye camera provides you with a new USB 3.1 camera that delivers up to 247 fps. They are particularly well suited for the construction of small appliances and for use in space-critical applications for their space requirements. Sony Pregius sensor integrated in the entire uEye portfolio Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:30:00 +0000 Call for Papers: EMVA Young Professional Award 2019 The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award honoring the exceptional and innovative work of a student or young professional in image processing. The aim of the European Machine Vision Association is to further promote innovation in the machine vision industry, to contribute to the important aspect of image processing discipline, and to build a bridge between research and industry. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:12:00 +0000 Photonfocus looks back on an excellent 2018 fiscal year The financial year 2018 was extremely successful for Photonfocus AG. Sales increased by 23% compared to the previous year. The management has more than exceeded the estimated profit. This brilliant result was achieved through the constant development of the product portfolio, as well as through the expansion of distribution partnerships and the strengthening of the sales team of Photonfocus AG. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:07:00 +0000 Embedded Vision Europe 2019: Top speakers can submit presentation proposals The European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) organized from 24.-25. October 2019 at the ICS International Congress Center Stuttgart the second European Embedded Vision Europe Conference (eVe 2019). The event partner here is Messe Stuttgart. As the only conference in Europe dedicated exclusively to this breakthrough technology, Embedded Vision Europe demonstrates the power of embedded hardware and software platforms, introduces applications and target markets for embedded vision, and provides a high-level communication platform. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:46:00 +0000 MVTec supported the Smart Green Island Makeathon 2019 MVTec participated in the Smart Green Island Makeathon 2019. The Munich-based supplier of machine vision standard software supported the event, which took place from 20 to 23 February in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, as Silver Sponsor. At the competition, organized by the company ITQ GmbH, 270 participants from 70 universities from 21 countries were able to demonstrate their technical talent. The participants had the task of developing prototypes for smart, green and innovative products within a short time in teamwork. Tue, 12 Mar 2019 14:36:00 +0000 Edmund Optics introduces liquid M12 lens series Edmund Optics´ liquid lens M12 lens series utilizes the Varioptic liquid lens to enable the user to quickly focus anywhere between the minimum working distance and infinity. With the optical design being optimized to account for the liquid lens, this lens series offers high image quality on large sensor formats of 1/2” or even 1/1.8”, depending on focal length. With the liquid lens being positioned at the aperture stop, all lenses operate at a very fast F/2.4. Sun, 10 Mar 2019 21:49:00 +0000 High-speed thermal imaging cameras in MWIR and LWIR The Flir X6900sc and X6900sc SLS are exceptionally fast and highly sensitive infrared cameras for scientists, researchers and engineers. With extended triggering capabilities and internal RAM recording capability with an additional SSD hard drive, these cameras offer everything you need to capture world-class stop-motion images of high-speed events, both in the lab and at the test site. Sun, 10 Mar 2019 06:02:00 +0000 Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne e2v join as Teledyne Imaging at Vision China Shanghai Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne e2v, both Teledyne Technologies companies are pleased to announce their combined presence as Teledyne Imaging at Vision China Shanghai 2019. Located in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the companies will display their most advanced vision solutions in booth W5-5100, from March 20-22, 2019. Teledyne e2v will highlight the following CMOS image sensors: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 15:41:00 +0000 Hikvision 31MP CXP camera with new Sony sensor IMX342 Hikvision MV-CH310-10XM area scan camera adopts with Sony Pregius IMX342 global CMOS sensor. In addition to a wide dynamic range, high quantum efficiency, and low noise, Pregius also improves pixel sensitivity and the quality of images taken under dim light. The 31 MP Hikvision camera has a resolution of 6.464 x 4.852 with pixel size of 3.45 µm and can transfer up to 17.9 fps at full resolution. Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:34:00 +0000 Stemmer Imaging with new CEO On 1 March 2019, Arne Dehn will take over the position of CEO Stemmer Imaging AG from current CEO Christof Zollitsch. Together with the proven Executive Board team of Martin Kersting (CTO) and Lars Böhrnsen (CFO), the new CEO Arne Dehn will lead technology provider Stemmer Imaging into the future. Christof Zollitsch will resign from the Executive Board at his own request. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:07:00 +0000