Ned Lecky

Ned Lecky, Ph.D., is the owner of Lecky Integration (Little Falls, NY), an integration and consulting company using advanced electronics, software, cameras and simulations to engineer and manufacture solutions for clients in machine vision, mechanical system controls, and transportation and security inspection. For more information, call (518) 258-5874, e-mail or visit or his blog at


Integration Questions Answered

Owner of Lecky Integration (Little Falls, NY) and regular columnist and member of the Vision & Sensors’ editorial advisory board, Ned Lecky addresses several questions on how to achieve successful integration with machine vision applications. He also discusses best practices and the criteria involved when determining if an outside integrator is right for a company’s application.
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Integration Corner: Cloud Computing

In portability, general performance, and the availability of strong programming talent, this is the way to design new systems.
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Integration Corner: Back to the Basics

Programmers are making use of tools that have been around for decades.
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Learning with Lecky: Back to Vision Basics

By going back to the basics, we were able to rapidly create independent camera interface programs based on the camera vendors’ own code-a safe and risk-averse approach that is almost certain to speed deployment.
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Integration Corner: New Vision Apps

Multicore processors enable new machine vision applications.
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Integration Corner: Five Megatrends

These trends are pushing open source forward for vision and sensors.
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Integration Corner: Pursuing Partnerships

Consider partnerships to help your business grow, thrive and prosper.
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GigE Camera Myths Debunked

Don’t be afraid of GigE cameras, and don’t fall for the conventional wisdom on the camera’s limitations.
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Learning with Lecky: Machine Vision in Transportation?

I am seeing more and more quality control and machine vision applications in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), where automated inspection of vehicles and their contents is performed for border control, port security and rail inspection applications.
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Maturing Machine Vision

Machine vision quality control technology can be applied to a growing list of applications.
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