Vision

New possibilities for automated inspection

New possibilities for automated inspection

A new 3D vision system is said to make inspecting parts in 3D as easy as using a 2D smart camera. While optical inspection in 3D previously required a great deal of programming but offered few benefits, Cognex’s new technology brings better image quality, simplified application development, and a wide range of true 3D inspection […]

By April 18, 2021 Read More →
Machine Vision Conference rescheduled for 15 July

Machine Vision Conference rescheduled for 15 July

The 2021 UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition (MVC 2021) is now scheduled to take place at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, UK on 15 July 2021. MVC 2021 will feature keynote speakers and an impressive technical seminar programme covering eight different themes, supported by an exhibition of the latest vision technology; all in an […]

By March 10, 2021 Read More →
Simple first vision system for collaborative robots

Simple first vision system for collaborative robots

Walt Machine specialises in high-precision optical work for scientific camera assemblies. Each spring Walt Machine must meet a massive challenge: deliver around 6000 camera housings in two months’ time, with only one CNC machine. Being able to deliver this massive order in time implies that Walt Machine president, Tommy Caughey, needs to hire a full-time […]

By March 4, 2021 Read More →
Omron exhibits new technologies in a virtual interactive platform

Omron exhibits new technologies in a virtual interactive platform

Omron has launched a virtual exhibition that enables visitors to walk through a 360 degree virtual tour, guiding them around ‘the factory of the future’ – one in which different innovations have been introduced to increase flexibility, enhance efficiency and boost productivity. The virtual exhibition highlights, in particular, six new technologies that can be used […]

By February 9, 2021 Read More →
Neil Sandhu appointed new chairman of UKIVA

Neil Sandhu appointed new chairman of UKIVA

Neil Sandhu, product manager for imaging, measurement, ranging and systems at Sick UK has formally been appointed chairman of UKIVA during the vision association’s online AGM. Sandhu takes over from Allan Anderson, managing director at ClearView Imaging, who had completed a two-year cycle as chairman. Anderson was elected at the same meeting to once again […]

By February 8, 2021 Read More →
Knowledge platform for image processing with 2D, 3D and AI

Knowledge platform for image processing with 2D, 3D and AI

Following the maxim that knowledge increases when it is shared, IDS is making its expertise as one of the leading manufacturers of digital industrial cameras free of charge and directly accessible on a new platform. In addition to online events, useful tools such as calendars and live chats, the IDS Vision Channel also offers a […]

By January 25, 2021 Read More →
Breakthrough makes 3D inspection as easy as 2D vision

Breakthrough makes 3D inspection as easy as 2D vision

Cognex Corporation introduces the In-Sight 3D-L4000 embedded vision system. Featuring 3D laser displacement technology, this first-of-its-kind smart camera allows engineers to quickly, accurately, and cost effectively solve a range of inspections on automated production lines. “Until now, 3D has been too expensive and complicated to solve inspection applications for most customers,” John Keating, 3D business […]

By January 20, 2021 Read More →
Ensure your logistics operations are prepared for the future

Ensure your logistics operations are prepared for the future

The pandemic has drastically changed consumer behaviour and has sped up what was already an upward trajectory for the adoption of online purchasing and digitalisation. In order to thrive, businesses need to ensure continuity of supply, the ability to implement remote staffing and social distancing and an agile supply chain with the capacity to meet […]

By January 7, 2021 Read More →
Baumer vision sensors win top award for helping robots ‘see’

Baumer vision sensors win top award for helping robots ‘see’

Providing the right vision sensor for robotic applications which provide maximum functional and operational flexibility combined with easy process integration has become an increasingly important focus for sensing and instrumentation specialist Baumer. Its expertise in this area of making robots ‘see’ has recently been acknowledged by the jury of the 2021 ‘Inspect Awards’ which every […]

By December 2, 2020 Read More →
Comau technology for the production of the new fiat 500

Comau technology for the production of the new fiat 500

Comau is proud to have participated in the production of the New 500. The company has provided FCA and the Fiat brand with advanced automation solutions and its know-how in the development of innovative industrial processes to produce FCA’s first fully electric vehicle, a Made in Turin product. The path started symbolically in July 2019 […]

By November 26, 2020 Read More →