Thermal Imaging and Vision Systems

Inspekto wins Gold Vision Systems Award in Chicago

Thanks to its originality, innovation and impact on bottom line productivity, the world’s first Autonomous Machine Vision system, the INSPEKTO S70, has been honoured with a Gold Award in the Vision Systems category of the Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards. Presented on April 8 at Automate in Chicago, Illinois, the prestigious award …

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Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices

Imagine pointing your smartphone at a salty snack you found at the back of your pantry and immediately knowing if its ingredients had turned rancid. Devices called spectrometers can detect dangerous chemicals based on a unique “fingerprint” of absorbed and emitted light. But these light-splitting instruments have long been both …

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Global machine vision equipment market is expected to almost double by 2022

Machine vision technology has been in the market for years. However, in advancements in technology and with the evolution of smart factory, the past decade has seen a drastic revolution in machine vision equipment. The $7.45 billion global machine vision equipment market is expected to almost double by 2022 to touch $13.62 …

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Switch to new ‘smart factory’ technology ticks greener manufacturing box for bicycle production giant

When they are out on the road, bicycles are the greenest machines on the planet.  Now, a University of Huddersfield professor’s expertise is helping to ensure that their manufacture by one of the world’s largest cycle firms is as environmentally-friendly as possible, by aiding a switch to smart factories. Since …

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Teledyne e2v and Teledyne DALSA join as Teledyne Imaging at Vision China Shanghai

Teledyne e2v and Teledyne DALSA have announced their combined presence as Teledyne Imaging at Vision China Shanghai 2019. Located in in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, the companies will display their most advanced vision solutions in Hall 5, booth H5-100, from 20-22 March 2019. Teledyne e2v will highlight the following …

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Sponsoring the next generation of machine vision experts

Young technology talent must be encouraged. This is the motto under which MVTec Software participated in the Smart Green Island Makeathon 2019. In its role as Silver Sponsor, the Munich-based provider of standard machine vision software supported the event, which took place from February 20 to 23 in Las Palmas …

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FLIR launches its first uncooled methane gas detection camera

FLIR Systems has announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. This handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, industrial plants, and other locations …

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AMETEK Land Global Infrared product manager appointed

AMETEK Land has appointed Manfred Hayk as the company’s new Global Infrared (IR) product manager. Hayk has over 15 years’ experience in infrared temperature measurement and more than 20 years in optical metrologies, including laser technologies and further high-end metrologies. Prior to his new role, he was the company’s sales …

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FLIR Systems acquires Aeryon Labs

FLIR Systems has acquired Aeryon Labs, a leading developer of high-performance unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for the global military, public safety, and critical infrastructure markets for $200 million. Aeryon’s vertical takeoff and landing quad-copter airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with immediate high-resolution intelligence, surveillance, …

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AMETEK Surface Vision appoints new director of Sales

AMETEK Surface Vision has appointed Francois Levac as the director of Sales to help strengthen and grow the company’s global sales presence. Formerly Manager of Sales for the Paper Industry in the Americas and Canada, Levac will support Surface Vision’s existing customer base and grow new relationships by enhancing representation …

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