Vision & Sensors

Vol. 4 No. 6

Vision & Sensors

Volume 4, Issue 6

In this issue of Vision & Sensors UPDATE: 

News: Quality Magazine Joins LinkedIn

Blog: The Return of Linux

Feature: Accelerate Processing Performance

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GigE Vision Version 1.1 Interface Standard Released

ANN ARBOR, MI - The GigE Vision camera interface standard that has been used by the machine vision industry since 2006 has been updated and Version 1.1 is now available.  LEARN MORE

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ORLANDO, FL - The 2009 Quality Vision & Sensors Conference, May 4 to 7, at the Caribe Royale Orlando, in Orlando, FL, is offering a savings of 50% for a second attendee when you register another attendee. Register Now!

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Call for Papers for International Robots & Vision Show

ROSEMONT, IL - The upcoming International Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show, to be held June 9 to 11, 2009, in Rosemont (Chicago), IL, seeks presentations on a wide variety of topics, including 3-D vision, machine vision integration and case studies. LEARN MORE






Innovation Matrix Signs Distributor Agreement with Applied Robotics


Applied Vision Wins Multiple Vision System Order


Edmund Optics Launches Chinese Language Web Site



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Quality Measurement Conference (QMC), Orlando, FL. Quality Magazine, (888) 530-6714.  

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Quality Vision & Sensors Conference (QVSC), Orlando, FL. Quality Magazine, (888) 530-6714.

May 11-13           
Quality Symposium 2009, Phoenix. CIS Software, (613) 577-4417.

May 15-16
7th Annual European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) Conference, Dublin, Ireland. EMVA, +49 (0)69 66 03-1470.

June 9-11    
The International Robots, Machine Vision & Motion Control Show, Rosemont, IL. Robotic Industries Association (RIA), (734) 994-6088.

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Join Quality Magazine on LinkedIn

BENSENVILLE, IL-Quality Magazine has launched the Quality Magazine Group on business-oriented social networking site LinkedIn ( It is a place to discuss measurement, test, inspection, analysis and quality management challenges and solutions. LEARN MORE



7th European Machine Vision Business Conference
DUBLIN, IRELAND - The next European Machine Vision Association (EMVA) Conference will take place on May 15 and 16, 2009, in Dublin, Ireland.

The conference unites business leaders and technical experts within the machine vision industry from Europe and around the world to present and discuss the trends and challenges of the business. LEARN MORE

Accelerate Processing Performance
by Pierantonio Boriero and Dwayne Crawford

The continual increase in processing power has allowed the machine vision industry to push performance boundaries. Machine vision users also are demanding more from their applications including acquiring more, processing more and analyzing more. Greater computing power makes higher system throughput and greater capability possible, which leads to greater competitiveness. LEARN MORE


Off-Topic: GigE Vision Goes Underwater

One of the main roles of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is to ensure sustainability and a harvestable surplus of fish and wildlife resources for the 49th state. The ADF&G began experimenting with underwater video technology for scallop stock assessment in 1999.



Learning with Lecky: The Return of Linux
I never thought I'd say it, but Linux is starting to look like an appealing solution for machine vision application development and deployment.
by Ned Lecky


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