Medical

Nikon Metrology Announces New Executive Staff Members

April 2, 2013

 

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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InfinityQS Releases New eBook, “Quality Metrics Survival Handbook”

March 7, 2013

The Manufacturing Intelligence and enterprise quality software company’s eBook shows quality professionals how to turn manufacturing data into action.


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Vision & Sensors - Barcode Readers

Barcode Integration Big Efficiencies

Benefits range from Improved Data Integrity to Greater Traceability.
March 5, 2013

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.
March 5, 2013

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.
March 5, 2013

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.
March 5, 2013

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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Vision & Sensors - 101

Who Needs Frame Grabbers, Anyway?

Originally developed to acquire raw images from analog machine vision cameras, frame grabbers were once expected to be replaced by direct-to-PC technologies. Experience has, however, been otherwise.
March 5, 2013

Frame grabbers were developed in the early days of machine vision to provide a connection from analog cameras providing NTSC and PAL output signals to minicomputers requiring digital signals placed directly on data buses for digital memory storage.


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Management

Tight Tolerances at Top Tool

March 1, 2013

Collaboration with customers, aggressive miniaturization, and advanced part qualification have earned this micro stamping component supplier the title of 2013 Quality Plant of Year.


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Case Study

A Vision for Quality

Visual inspection tops list of key quality control procedures for Illinois-based Mennie Machine Co.
March 1, 2013

Recently, on tour of the facility with Kyle Goetsch, Mennie’s quality manager, he explained how Mennie Machine has survived, and thrived.


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Case Study

X-Ray Computed Tomography Expertise Helps Build a Business

Avonix Imaging helps educate the market on the advantages of this “largely untapped” technology.
March 1, 2013

Akoan is a statement, question or phrase in Zen study designed to get a student to stop, contemplate, and hopefully progress and deepen his or her practice.


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Multimedia

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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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