Thermal Imaging and Vision Systems

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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Thermal imaging to screen for elevated skin temperature

A thermal imaging camera can be an effective screening device for detecting individuals with an elevated skin temperature. This type of monitoring can provide useful information when used as a screening tool in high-traffic areas to help identify people with an elevated temperature compared to the general population. That individual …

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What is deep learning and how can it benefit manufacturing?

In Christopher Nolan’s 2010 masterpiece Inception, the protagonist is a corporate spy who steals information by infiltrating people’s dreams, exploring the different layers of his victims’ subconscious to find a path to the desired information. Deep learning, a specialised form of machine learning, works in a similar way, recreating the complex …

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Microthermography InfraTec Webinar 2020

Quantum Design UK and Ireland invites you to register for another of its free-to-attend webinars, this time on Microthermography – organised alongside one of Quantum Design’s IR camera partners, Infratec. Taking place on 18 August 2020 from 3:00pm to 4:00pm BST, this time the webinar will be exploring some further topics: InfraTec …

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MVTec strengthens distribution in Russia

MVTec Software has advanced its strategic international growth initiative. With its new distribution partner CameraIQ, the Munich-based company is now gaining a stronger foothold in the growing Russian market. The partnership is aimed at strategically expanding MVTec’s distribution network in this region and increasing its local visibility among Russian customers. …

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AMETEK Land launches VIRALERT 3 human body temperature screening system for buildings and facilities

AMETEK Land has launched a new human body temperature screening system to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. Developed over 10 years by AMETEK Land experts, the VIRALERT 3 provides real-time infrared thermal imaging from a safe social distance, scanning for elevated temperatures that could indicate infection. …

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SensoPart awarded in Vision Systems Design 2020 Innovators Awards Program

SensoPart‘s VISOR Robotic vision sensor has been recognised among the best in machine vision by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2020 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies. “With the new features of the VISOR Robotic like the 2D …

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Thermavis launches Multi-Person Thermal Scanner to protect workers from COVID-19

The Thermavis Multi-Person Thermal Scanner, a new thermal scanner which accurately reads the skin temperature of up to six people at once, has launched in the UK following £3 million investment in research and development (R&D). Its primary function will be to help businesses and organisations quickly and efficiently detect individuals who …

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