Flying under the radar: Five uses of (now legal) vision-enabled UAVs in America

News recently surfaced that a ruling from a US federal judge indicated that there technically isn't an official rule against the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, in America despite the fact that for some time now, we've assumed that flying them commercially is illegal. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is sure to push for an official legally-binding regulation on the use of commercial UAVs, but for now, a number of different companies and individuals have taken to the sky in these five UAV applications.

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Vision technologies for robotics: Application do’s and don’ts

This webcast will offer tips and examples for integration of machine vision systems in robotics applications. Expert Jeff Boeve of JR Automation will explain how to clearly define your pass/fa...

Solving factory automation challenges with machine vision

What do you need to know to implement your machine vision setup for industrial automation? This webcast will answer that question using real-world application examples—such as inspection, assembly,...
November 18, 2014

Performing effective 2D and 3D pattern matching in machine vision applications

This webcast, sponsored by MVTec, will explain how pattern matching works and in what applications is being used.

October 30, 2014

Overcoming the Limitations of Vision Systems in Manufacturing

Expert speaker Jim Blasius, Solutions Architect, Measurement & Automation Product Group at ADLINK Technology will examine the pros and cons of different compact vision systems, discuss current ...
October 28, 2014

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