Vision & Sensors

Test & Inspection

3-D Optical Microscopes: A Basic Technology Comparison for Metrology Applications

Learn more about 3-D techniques such as white light interferometry and confocal microscopy.

Three-dimensional optical microscopy is a metrology mainstay serving needs across a wide range of industries.


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Measurement

Advances in Shaft Measurement

As shaft measurement systems have gained popularity, users have been demanding more and more capabilities from them.

The term “shaft measurement system” is standard industry parlance today, but to think of these gages as measuring only shafts is too limiting.


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Nikon Metrology Announces New Executive Staff Members

 

Nikon Metrology Inc. announces that Hajime Kosawa, managing director, has been promoted to a new position at Nikon Corporate in Japan.

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New Chief Financial Officer for Edmund Optics

Edmund Optics (EO) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Mulliner to Chief Financial Officer. Mulliner has a strong engineering background combined with financial and business savvy.
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Edmund Optics UK Makes The "Yorkshire Fastest 50" List

Edmund Optics (EO) celebrates the selection of Edmund Optics UK as a top company included in the 2013 Yorkshire Post third annual "Yorkshire Fastest 50" list.
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Mitutoyo America Introduces New Gold Care Package

CMM And Vision Machines Packages With Value-Added Products/Services


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Vision & Sensors - Barcode Readers

Barcode Integration Big Efficiencies

Benefits range from Improved Data Integrity to Greater Traceability.

Visualize a typist stationed at every point of data entry in a manufacturing facility. Imagine a data acquisition process that is automated, error free and very cost effective.


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Vision & Sensors - Inspection

Short Wave Infrared Enhances Machine Vision

The machine vision professional gains a new tool with SWIR.

Short wave infrared (SWIR) machine vision imaging is a key tool in manufacturing and industrial processes to measure, monitor, control or otherwise manage the reliable and quality-conforming production of goods that do not respond well to standard range machine vision cameras.


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Vision & Sensors - Imaging

3-D Imaging Enters the Machine Vision World

Consider these 3-D imaging techniques for machine vision.

Machine vision as a subset of computer science has been around for more than 20 years.


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Vision & Sensors - GigE

The GigE Option

GigE Vision multicasting provides powerful and unique machine vision capability—when used correctly.

Since its adoption in 2006, the GigE Vision standard has become a favorite of the machine vision industry, growing to more than 30% of units sold annually, according to data compiled by the Automated Imaging Association.


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Charles J. Hellier has been active in the technology of nondestructive testing and related quality and inspection fields since 1957. Here he talks with Quality's managing editor, Michelle Bangert, about the importance of training.
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