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StockerYale announces first-quarter 2005 financial results

April 18, 2005 APRIL 18--StockerYale Inc. (Salem, NH;, an independent provider of photonics-based products, announced its financial results for the first quarter, ended March 31, 2005.

Fujifilm to display holographic storage technology at NAB

April 15, 2005 APRIL 15--Next week at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, NV, Fuji Photo Film USA Inc. (Valhalla, NY; will display its next-generation information storage-disk technology.

IR technology helps ensure smooth launch of ARIANE 5

April 14, 2005 APRIL 14--CEDIP Infrared Systems (Croissy-Beaubourg, France; has supplied the European Space Agency with several advanced infrared camera systems.

Meeting on acquisition and measurement of IR signatures held

April 8, 2005 APRIL 8--CEDIP Infrared Systems (Croissy-Beaubourg, France;, developer of thermal IR technology, recently hosted a meeting for users of infrared camera systems from the French Army General Administration.

ITT wins contract for enhanced night-vision goggles

April 7, 2005 APRIL 7--ITT Industries Night Vision (ITT; Roanoke, VA; announced a contract award from the US Army Research, Development & Engineering Command Acquisition Center, Unique Missions Division, for enhanced night-vision goggles.

Ancora completes purchase of Robotic Vision System's Semiconductor Capital Equipment business

April 7, 2005 APRIL 7--Ancora Management LLC (Hauppauge, NY) has completed the purchase of the assets of the Robotic Vision Systems Inc. Semiconductor Equipment Group.

StockerYale to announce first-quarter financial results

April 7, 2005 APRIL 7--StockerYale Inc. (Salem, NH;, an independent provider of photonics-based products, will release first-quarter financial results on April 18, 2005.

Paper-inspection system provides clear images of defects

April 7, 2005 APRIL 7--ISRA Vision Systems (Norcross, GA; has provided three Advanced Surface Inspector systems that have superior resolution of defect images at paper machine speeds in excess of 4800 ft/min.

Nikon integrates industrial metrology and semiconductor inspection

April 4, 2005 APRIL 4--Nikon Instruments Inc. (Melville, NY; has announced the integration of two high-precision industrial metrology business units, Semiconductor Inspection and Nexiv Vision Measuring Systems, under the SITECH Division located in Tempe, AZ.

CMOS photoreceiver cells target sensor market

April 1, 2005 APRIL 1--1st Silicon (Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia) and UniqueICs (Russia), a subsidiary of Kedah Wafer Emas (KWE; Malaysia), have announced completion of color CMOS photoreceiver cells that will be manufactured using 1st Silicon's 0.25-μm standard CMOS mixed-signal process.

Cognex receives $1.8 million order from German paper manufacturer

April 1, 2005 APRIL 1--Cognex Corporation (Natick, MA; announced that the Felix Schoeller Group, a German manufacturer of high-end papers, will integrate the Cognex SmartView surface-inspection system at multiple manufacturing plants throughout Germany and Canada.

Cameras with on-board JPEG/Motion-JPEG compression now available

April 1, 2005 APRIL 1--The Imaging Solutions Group (ISG Rochester, NY; has announced the availability of cameras with on-board JPEG/Motion-JPEG compression to reduce bandwidth in the Internet-monitoring, security & surveillance industries, and military applications.

Smarter, faster equipment creates new customers

April 1, 2005 A discussion with Robert Schoenberger of Agris-Schoen Vision Systems

Tunable filters check defects in apples

April 1, 2005 Working with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), Zedec (Morrisville, NC, USA; has developed a machine-vision system to inspect the surface of apples for quality.

Snapshots...Short takes on the leading edge

April 1, 2005 Seeking a means for precision, off-line inspection of car bodies, Ranault (Paris, France; to ActimCM...

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