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Stemmer Imaging acquires Data Vision

Stemmer Imaging acquires Data Vision

Machine vision leader Stemmer Imaging has acquired Data Vision by means of an asset deal. Data Vision is a highly specialised provider of imaging and machine vision solutions in the Netherlands. This acquisition further strengthens the position of Stemmer Imaging in the Benelux countries. Data Vision, a business unit of Batenburg Mechatronica, is one of […]

By February 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Keynote speech for UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

The first Keynote presentation for the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will be delivered by Henry Harris-Burland, VP marketing from Starship Technologies, creators of self-driving delivery robots. He will give a presentation outlining the capabilities of the robot and discuss the future, what they’ve learned so far, the challenges they have faced, social acceptance […]

By February 2, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

Registration opens for UKIVA Machine Vision conference

On 16 May, UKIVA hosts its second annual machine vision event: Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition, at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes, UK. It’s free to attend and registration is now open. The Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition will present 60 technical seminars and an exhibition of the latest vision technology and services from the […]

By February 1, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
TM Robotics offers tips for choosing a 3D vision system

TM Robotics offers tips for choosing a 3D vision system

With four times as many as colour receptors as humans, the Mantis shrimp has the most impressive eyes in nature. Manufacturers have long relied on human vision for complex picking and assembly processes, but 3D vision systems are beginning to replicate the capability of human vision in robotics. Here, Nigel Smith, managing director of Toshiba […]

By January 15, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Scorpion Vision announces Hikvision camera seminar

Scorpion Vision announces Hikvision camera seminar

Scorpion Vision has announced a seminar highlighting its comprehensive range of Hikvision/Hikrobot machine vision cameras. Taking place on 25 January at Bristol Robotics Laboratories, delegates will be treated to presentations by industry leading professionals as well as the opportunity to see the cameras in action first hand, with a range of demonstrations throughout the day. […]

By January 10, 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Ocado reveals robotic system for picking groceries

Ocado reveals robotic system for picking groceries

Ocado Technology, a division of online supermarket Ocado, has revealed a new robotic system capable of picking a wide range of grocery products from the 50,000 different items available on Ocado.com. The new system uses a proprietary computer vision system designed by the Ocado Technology robotics research team to calculate grasping points for a given […]

By December 1, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Scorpion Vision appoints new sales director

Scorpion Vision appoints new sales director

Scorpion Vision is delighted to announce that Julian Parfitt has joined the company as sales director. With over 18 years’ experience in the global imaging and machine vision industry, Julian will be heading up the components division of Scorpion Vision, responsible for sales and marketing of the full range of imaging brands. Paul Wilson, managing […]

By October 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Omron showcases robotics and automation at Motek

Omron showcases robotics and automation at Motek

At Motek 2017 Omron is presenting holistic automation solutions from a single source that allow manufacturing companies to achieve sustainable process optimizations in the fields of handling, intralogistics, and manufacturing. Omron’s ‘i-Automation’ concept represents intelligent, integrated, and interactive solutions that unlock untapped potential in terms of productivity and quality in industrial processes. Its key focus […]

By August 4, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sick’s camera takes 3D images in a snapshot

Sick’s camera takes 3D images in a snapshot

Sick has launched the Visionary-T, its first robust, industrial imaging camera to capture high-resolution 3D data with a single ‘snapshot’, whether the object is stationary or moving. The Sick Visionary-T uses high-resolution Time-of–Flight (TOF) technology to achieve superior quality 3D imaging for vision applications. Unlike 3D vision systems based on laser triangulation, the 3D image […]

By July 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Sick highlights sensing innovations at PPMA

Discovering how smart sensor technologies help to deliver manufacturing flexibility and predictive maintenance in Industry 4.0-enabled manufacturing and logistics environments will be the focus for Sick UK’s stand at the PPMA Show. Sick will be unveiling the latest Smart Sensors in its rapidly-expanding portfolio of intelligent solutions for real-time data sharing and IO-Link connectivity. Sick […]

By July 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
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