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Stanford University researchers have developed technology that makes it possible for robots to touch a delicate berry or handle a pingpong ball without squashing them. Courtesy: Bao Lab
Sensors, Vision December 8, 2018

Electronic glove gives robots a sense of touch

Researchers have developed an electronic glove with sensors that mimic human skin, helping robotic hands achieve some of the manual dexterity humans enjoy. See video.

By Tom Abate
Figure 3: Machine sensors make images using arrays of pixels. Courtesy: Frank Lamb, Automation Primer
Sensors, Vision December 6, 2018

What is machine vision, and how can it help?

Understanding how machine vision works will help you see if machine vision will clear up specific application difficulties in manufacturing or processing.

By Frank Lamb
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Sensors, Vision December 1, 2018

Embedded vision is changing how people, machines interact

Embedded vision immerses the user in a more natural way by allowing the products to better augment our existing capabilities.

Courtesy: CFE Media
Sensors, Vision November 24, 2018

Embedded system benefits in mechanical, automotive applications

Embedded vision technology has the potential to transform how the automotive, consumer electronics, robotics, and semiconductor industries work.

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Sensors, Vision November 17, 2018

How integrators are staying ahead of machine and embedded vision trends

There are many innovations available for integrators to choose from as machine and embedded vision technology continues to evolve.

Sensors, Vision November 11, 2018

Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Sensors, Vision October 25, 2018

Robotic machine vision systems help automotive manufacturers

Integrators have developed sophisticated robotic machine vision systems comprising numerous cameras mounted on a fixed frame to capture many images of an automotive product for quality assurance purposes.

By Winn Hardin, AIA
Sensors, Vision October 6, 2018

Military, machine vision interfaces converge for mutual benefit

Machine vision standards bring benefits in image data delivery and compatibility while helping keep soldiers safe as well as reducing the cost of upgrading militaries to the newest technologies.

By Winn Hardin, AIA
Sensors, Vision September 29, 2018

Star Trek-inspired diagnostic device developed for medical applications

Researchers from the University of Glasgow developed a multicorder that was inspired by Star Trek’s tricorder device. The multicorder uses sensors to make quick and accurate diagnoses.

By University of Glasgow
Sensors, Vision September 28, 2018

Embedded systems in industrial vision applications

Embedded vision systems leverage unique technology to help applications ranging from aerospace to robotics to logistics and transform machines into intelligent systems.