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Sensors, Vision April 6, 2020

Pharmaceutical industry processes benefiting from machine vision

Machine vision applications for pharmaceutical manufacturers include everything from formulation to packaging to shipping and are designed to protect consumers.

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Sensors, Vision April 2, 2020

University physicists, engineers upgrading Large Hadron Collider sensors

Rice University physicists and engineers are working on improving machine vision sensors to the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) for better insights and information about the universe's inner workings.

By Mike Williams
On the right is a 3D image with auto-exposure control. A Purdue team has created technology to make 3D cameras easier to use. Courtesy: Purdue University
Sensors, Vision March 31, 2020

Technologies developed to make 3D cameras easier to use

A Purdue University professor who has developed new technologies aimed at making 3D cameras easier to use by compressing 3D camera files and automating focus and exposure settings.

By Chris Adam
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Sensors, Vision March 28, 2020

Comparing the different interface standards for embedded vision

Embedded vision interfaces vary on the application's specific needs. Mobile industry processor interfaces and USB 3.0 are the most common.

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Sensors, Vision March 27, 2020

How machine vision is disrupting and changing life science industries

Machine vision is making life science industries more interactive and safer for workers as artificial intelligence takes on a greater role.

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Sensors, Vision March 20, 2020

How embedded vision and AI can reduce manufacturers’ costs

Embedded vision is being added to imaging technology used in drones, collaborative robots and other devices on the manufacturing floor to improve efficiency.

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Robotics March 7, 2020

Robots work to aid humans

The industry is moving toward using collaborative robots (cobots) with force-sensing technology that work alongside people

By Steve Alexander
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Sensors, Vision February 24, 2020

Motion prediction algorithms enhance safety features for automated vehicles

The Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has developed a machine vision system that predicts pedestrian movements with a convolutional neural network (CNN).

By Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
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Sensors, Vision January 28, 2020

Machine vision cables and connectors need to be strong

Vision sensors and software have since become more sophisticated and their application more diverse, but this evolution has also increased demand for cables that can carry more data over longer distances, which presents new challenges for manufacturers.

By Dan McCarthy
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Sensors, Vision January 23, 2020

Three things to consider when choosing a smart camera for an embedded vision application

Users choosing smart cameras for embedded vision applications should think about the camera's processor, vision software and automation system integration.