Vision & Sensors

Ball Aerospace Awarded Stalker Contract to Protect U.S. Navy Ships

May 7, 2014

The Stalker system will significantly enhance the Navy's ability to detect, classify, identify and determine hostile intent of potential threats to its ships. 


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Inspection Software

The Current Face of Inspection Software

Inspection software in manufacturing environments has gone through somewhat of a metamorphosis in the past decade
May 1, 2014

As quality control continues to be taken more seriously, an increasing amount of companies are making room for inspection equipment in their budgets.


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Smart Cameras

Smart Cameras: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

What to look for in a smart camera today and what to expect in the future.
May 1, 2014

Smart, small and flexible—smart cameras combine a standard machine vision camera, programmable processing, communications and sometimes lighting, in a small enclosure.


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Barcode Readers

Barcode Readers Enhanced with JavaScript

Advanced Barcode readers have an embedded Javascript engine that can perform many tasks required by the user
May 1, 2014

A computer program that is designed for data entry including invoice numbers, serial numbers, and package labels can accept data in two ways.


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Software

Object Identification Made Easy

Object Identification without a bar code or data code is possible
May 1, 2014

For machine vision, it would be a silver bullet to identify an object without any imprint like a bar code or data code, but only by sight.


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Machine Vision 101

Will the Cloud and Machine Vision Collide?

CONSIDER THE POSSIBILITIES
May 1, 2014

Before we start discussing this idea it is worth looking at the definition of both “cloud” and “machine vision.”


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From the Editor

The Growth of Technology

Promise or Peril
May 1, 2014

Emerging technologies are said to be paradoxical. They hold both promise and peril for the societies that develop and use them.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINES

Teledyne Reports 1Q Results

April 24, 2014

Teledyne Technologies Incorporated reported first quarter 2014 sales of $573.5 million, compared with sales of $569.4 million for the first quarter of 2013, an increase of 0.7%.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

Photron Welcomes Elite Motion Systems to Distributor Network

April 21, 2014

Photron, Inc. announces that Larry Vladic, founder of Elite Motion Systems, LLC, is the new, exclusive regional distributor for Photron’s high speed imaging systems.


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INDUSTRY HEADLINE

ShapeGrabber Joins QVI Family

April 3, 2014

Quality Vision International (QVI) announced that it has acquired ShapeGrabber Incorporated, a manufacturer of automated 3D scanners for industrial applications.


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 In honor of World Quality Month, we spoke to James Rooney, ASQ Past Chairman of the Board of Directors 2013, for his take on quality around the world.
For more information, read the ASQ Speaking of Quality column.
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