Thermal Imaging and Vision Systems

AMETEK Land releases technology to help contain threat of COVID-19

AMETEK Land has released a fever screening thermal imaging system designed for highly accurate human body temperature measurement, which could play a fundamental role in helping to contain the spread of COVID-19. The vIRalert 2 fixed thermal imaging system provides an accurate and remote surface measurement of body temperature, automatically …

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Smart 5G patrol robots equipped with Advantech’s MIC-770 Edge computer deployed to fight coronavirus

As part of its effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, China is using 5G patrol robots developed by Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot using Advantech technology to monitor mask wearing and body temperatures in public places. Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Guangzhou Gosuncn Robot upgraded its 5G-powered police patrol robot …

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Industrial Vision Systems enters 20th year in business

Industrial Vision Systems (IVS) is celebrating its 20th anniversary as a leading global machine vision provider. Founded in 2000, IVS has since grown to now serve customers around the world, with the supply of thousands of vision systems over their impressive 20-year growth. “We’re very proud to see what IVS …

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Improving surveillance of coastal erosion

Resolve Optics has reported on how ultra  large format lenses it has developed are helping a next generation aerial surveillance camera gain data on coastal erosion faster and in more detail. Coastal erosion is a main environmental concern which requires accurate aerial data. Aerial surveillance specialists – IMAO SAS have …

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Environmental monitoring from the International Space Station

Optical Surfaces has reported how a motorised UV-Vis-NIR collimator and interferometric alignment system it supplied to the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) in Berlin, Germany has been used to set-up the ground breaking DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer (DESIS). On 23 October 2019, DLR the renowned German Aerospace Center, and …

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MVTec fills new positions with Mario Bohnacker and Christian Eckstein

MVTec Software, a leading international provider of machine vision software, has filled two leading positions. In his capacity as the new Technical Product Manager, Mario Bohnacker has been responsible for the technical enhancement of the standard machine vision software HALCON since January 2020. Christian Eckstein joined the team in August 2019 as the new …

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Vision Engineering named Business and Industry Today’s Company of the Year

Vision Engineering has been recognised as the Optical Instrumentation Company of the Year by Business and Industry Today magazine for its ongoing commitment to providing cutting-edge and ergonomically optimised inspection equipment. Vision Engineering is a global, leading manufacturer of high-quality visual inspection and measurement technology, and has established a reputation …

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LumaSense Technologies and LIMAB UK, a winning partnership

A British distribution company is pleased to report record sales last year, which can in part be attributed to a very successful partnership, which was forged at the beginning of the year. On the 1 January 2019, Somerset based LIMAB UK was appointed the exclusive distributor for LumaSense Technologies, an …

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Embedded vision: MVTec exhibits solutions at embedded world

MVTec Software will be presenting its entire range of machine vision solutions at embedded world in Nuremberg. In particular, MVTec will focus on speed, robustness, and hardware compatibility for applications in all industrial sectors. Visitors to booth 203 in hall 4 will be able to take a first-hand look at the features …

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ams launches ultra-sensitive NIR image sensor

ams has introduced the CMOS Global Shutter Sensor (CGSS) Near Infrared (NIR) image sensor CGSS130, complementing ams’ recently announced 3D system. The CGSS130 enables 3D optical sensing applications such as face recognition, payment authentication and more to operate at much lower power than alternative implementations. This means that battery-powered devices …

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