Vision & Sensors

Vision & Sensors - Color Analysis

Choose the Appropriate Vision System

Modern manufacturing calls for accurate inspection methods.
January 2, 2013

Machine vision is an integral part of the manufacturing process for many different industries. Manufacturers ensure the safety, consistency and integrity of the products produced through proper inspection, while being assured that defective parts are rejected from the production line.


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Vision & Sensors - Smart Cameras

Trends in Vision: Application-specific Integrated Solution Blocks Improve Quality

January 2, 2013

Over the past several years, there have been some common threads among many of the companies that develop vision sensors and cameras.


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Vision & Sensors - GigE Vision Standard

Blazing the GigE Vision Trail

Highlights and benefits of an important vision standard.
December 3, 2012

At the time of writing, six years have passed since the launch of GigE Vision 1.0. The standard has become one of the dominant interfaces in the machine vision market and continues to grow.


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Vision & Sensors - Imaging Standards

Meet the Machine Vision Standards

Data transmission standards for machine vision
December 3, 2012
Since the emergence of CameraLink, the first dedicated data transmission standard for machine vision applications, the industry has made major moves to develop new standards to meet the rapidly developing technological advances in camera technology and an ever-expanding range of applications for vision. 

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Vision & Sensors - Software

Vision Library or Vision-Specific IDE?

Find out which is right for you.
December 3, 2012

Today commercial machine vision software is classified along two lines: the conventional vision library and the vision-specific integrated development environment (IDE).


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Vision & Sensors - 3-D Imaging

3-D Vision Made Easy

The technology is not as time-consuming or costly as you think.
December 3, 2012

Today, 3-D data is required for many measurement, control and error proofing applications. But most people think that implementing 3-D vision is challenging, requiring a lot of experience, time and expense.


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Vision & Sensors - Best Practices

Using Optics to Optimize Your Machine Vision Application

Explaining the fundamentals of using optics to optimize a machine vision application.
December 3, 2012

The lens is responsible for creating sufficient image quality to enable the vision system to extract the desired information about the object from the image.


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OGP Provides 5000th SmartScope Flash to the International Industrial Marketplace

November 19, 2012

SmartScope Flash No. 5,000 is the popular 300 model, delivered to a large Swiss watch-making group.


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Navitar and Special Optics Announce Several Appointments and Promotions

November 1, 2012

Navitar, a manufacturer of precision optics and imaging system components, has named David Manzi  chief technology officer, Steven Morales as general manager of Special Optics, and Thomas Young as controller of Special Optics.


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Leica Microsystems Announces a Change in Dealer Operations in North America in Florida

October 17, 2012

Effective Nov. 3, 2012, Leica Microsystems’ industrial and microscopy customers should contact Vashaw Scientific for all sales and service related issues in Florida.


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