Thermal Imaging and Vision Systems

AMETEK appoints regional sales manager to dual role in Canada

AMETEK Surface Vision, a world leader in automated online surface inspection solutions, has appointed Éric Charette-Béchamp as its regional sales manager for Canada. In addition to AMETEK Surface Vision, he will also serve as Regional Sales Manager for AMETEK Land, reflecting the close application and market synergies between the surface …

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Portable polarisation-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security, atmospheric chemistry and more

When the first full-length movie made with the advanced, three-color process of Technicolor premiered in 1935, The New York Times declared “it produced in the spectator all the excitement of standing upon a peak … and glimpsing a strange, beautiful and unexpected new world.” Technicolor forever changed how cameras — …

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TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

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FLIR Thermal Studio software for thermographers to automate thermal image processing

Advanced batch video and image processing streamlines workflows and is available as free trial . Flir Systems introduces Flir Thermal Studio, a thermal image analysis and reporting software designed to manage large sets of thermal images and videos. Engineered for thermographers who use Flir thermal handheld cameras, optical gas imaging …

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Inspekto and Cosmo EU announce partnership at Control 2019

To offer the latest in quality management to its clients, Cosmo EU will showcase live the Autonomous Machine Vision INSPEKTO S70 system at Control 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany, from May 7 to 10. Cosmo EU is an international leading industrial testing company, with more than 40 years of experience in …

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Bringing the Apple experience to industrial manufacturing

The first mover into the Autonomous Machine Vision category, Inspekto, has launched its rich suite of applications for the INSPEKTO S70 system. Inspekto heads to Germany to share the news of how Autonomous Machine Vision brings the flexibility needed to increase per-line productivity and profitability to an extraordinary extent. Available from 7 May …

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Inspekto wins Gold Vision Systems Award in Chicago

Thanks to its originality, innovation and impact on bottom line productivity, the world’s first Autonomous Machine Vision system, the INSPEKTO S70, has been honoured with a Gold Award in the Vision Systems category of the Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards. Presented on April 8 at Automate in Chicago, Illinois, the prestigious award …

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Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices

Imagine pointing your smartphone at a salty snack you found at the back of your pantry and immediately knowing if its ingredients had turned rancid. Devices called spectrometers can detect dangerous chemicals based on a unique “fingerprint” of absorbed and emitted light. But these light-splitting instruments have long been both …

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Global machine vision equipment market is expected to almost double by 2022

Machine vision technology has been in the market for years. However, in advancements in technology and with the evolution of smart factory, the past decade has seen a drastic revolution in machine vision equipment. The $7.45 billion global machine vision equipment market is expected to almost double by 2022 to touch $13.62 …

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Switch to new ‘smart factory’ technology ticks greener manufacturing box for bicycle production giant

When they are out on the road, bicycles are the greenest machines on the planet.  Now, a University of Huddersfield professor’s expertise is helping to ensure that their manufacture by one of the world’s largest cycle firms is as environmentally-friendly as possible, by aiding a switch to smart factories. Since …

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