Thermal Imaging and Vision Systems

ABB and Nüvü to deliver exo-planet cameras for NASA future telescope

A two-year contract awarded to ABB from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will see key ABB/Nüvü Caméras technology fly onboard the space telescope in 2025, on course to capture the first spaceborne images of planets outside our solar system. The Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, NASA’s future space observatory, is due …

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Responding to the market need for quality

The current situation means that manufacturers in all industry sectors are modifying their manufacturing processes. Here Yonatan Hyatt, CTO and co-founder of Inspekto, the company that developed Autonomous Machine Vision (AMV), explains how this technology is pushing the boundaries of artificial intelligence (AI) to respond to market needs. The success …

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BMW chooses Inspekto to bring AI to the factory floor

The BMW plant in Steyr, Austria, is the BMW Group’s largest engine plant worldwide. At the facility, the top priorities are quality, efficiency and the transformation to Industry 4.0 through the implementation of digital technologies at shop floor level. To improve all three, plant managers embraced Autonomous Machine Vision, a …

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Teledyne Imaging’s virtual event to showcase latest solutions for industrial imaging

Teledyne Imaging will host a multi-session virtual event 17-19 November to introduce its newest and most innovative imaging solutions. Online sessions led by subject matter experts from across the Teledyne Imaging group will cover topics such as machine learning and AI, extreme high-resolution and high-speed imaging, 3D sensing, non-visible and …

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Acrovision chooses thermal imaging camera from Micro-Epsilon for its fever screening system

Acrovision, a UK-based systems integrator of factory and warehouse automation, vision inspection systems and direct part marking and identification technologies, has chosen the thermoIMAGER TIM QVGA-HD-T100 thermal imaging camera from Micro-Epsilon as part of its infrared thermal detection system, the AFS-100. The system provides end users with a reliable, versatile, …

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AMETEK Surface Vision partners with PPE manufacturers to help reduce the spread of infection through nonwoven technology

AMETEK Surface Vision is supporting nonwoven material manufacturers as they deliver Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at unprecedented rates. High-quality nonwoven materials are essential for PPE used by frontline workers and the general public, providing critical air permeability while protecting against airborne particles. With nonwoven production lines running at full capacity …

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Three ways AMV benefits plastic injection moulding

Traditionally, plastic injection moulding is a difficult application for machine vision. The highly reflective surface of plastics is hard to illuminate correctly, and the fact that the same production line can create items of different colours and shapes is problematic for traditional solutions, only capable of inspecting one product at …

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Automate image-based inspection with artificial intelligence

High demands on products as well as high time and cost pressure are decisive competitive factors across all industries and sectors. Whether in the food or automotive industry quality, safety and speed are today more than ever before factors that determine the success of a company. Zero-defect production is the …

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WEG acquires AI and machine vision start-up

As part of its increasing investment in digital technologies, WEG has acquired control of a new artificial intelligence (AI) business. Mvisia is a Brazil-based machine vision start-up that specialises in applying AI tools in industry. WEG’s acquisition of the start-up is part of the company’s strategy to grow its digital offering and meet Industry 4.0 demands. With the new agreement, WEG owns a 51 per cent share of the capital of Mvisia, with the potential to increase its participation …

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