A little more than one year has passed since the debut of the USB3 Vision™ standard (hosted by the Automated Imaging Association) for interfacing machine vision cameras via USB 3.0/3.1 computer ports (also known as “Superspeed USB” and USB3).
Cameras are everywhere. The need for increased automation, higher quality manufacturing, and smarter machines has fueled the growth of vision being embedded into machines, robots and other systems that can use visual data to gain a more complete understanding of the environment around them.
NVision, Inc., a 3D non-contact optical scanning for more than 23 years, has teamed with design manufacturing website CAD/CAM Connect CADCAMConnect.com to bring its inspection and reverse engineering solutions to companies in need of those services.
University of Akron polymer engineers devised a method for developing a new class of sensors critical for environmental monitoring, remote sensing, fiber optic communication, day- and night-time surveillance, and emerging medical imaging devices — for which they received a $400,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to advance this research.