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NEPCON East/Electro and Assembly East 2004 signal a pick-up in Northeast manufacturing

May 19, 2004 MAY 19--NEPCON East/Electro and Assembly East 2004 (Norwalk, CT) attracted 4013 manufacturing-industry professionals in what many considered to be the best manufacturing trade show in the Northeast in years.

AccuSoft Corporation acquires KhorosPro computing software product

May 17, 2004 MAY 17--AccuSoft Corporation (Northborough, MA;, a provider of imaging technology, has acquired the KhorosPro product line from Khoral Inc.

Soft Imaging System acquires software IP assets from aquinto AG

May 14, 2004 MAY 14--Soft Imaging System (, a 100% subsidiary of Olympus Europa GmbH, has acquired all software IP (intellectual property) assets of aquinto AG.

Chad Industries returns to automation market as independent supplier

May 12, 2004 MAY 12--Chad Industries Inc. (Orange, CA;, a supplier of factory-automation solutions for the semiconductor, electronics, and life-sciences industries, has returned to the market as an independent solutions supplier.

Robotic Vision Systems gets $300,000 machine-vision order

May 11, 2004 MAY 11--Robotic Vision Systems Inc. (RVSI; Nashua, NH; has received a follow-on order for approximately $300,000 for machine-vision products from an internationally recognized consumer-products company.

ABB markets TrueView vision-guided robotics systems

May 10, 2004 MAY 10--Braintech ( has launched a North American marketing campaign for ABB TrueView vision-guided robotic systems that integrates Braintech's SC3D single-camera 3-D vision guidance technology and Braintech's eVisionFactory software platform.

DSP module targets video surveillance

May 10, 2004 MAY 10--The IPM-1000 from Enpiction (North Kingstown, RI; performs adaptive contrast enhancement to improve performance of video cameras under difficult lighting conditions.

Berkeley Lab physicists develop way to digitally restore and preserve audio recordings

May 10, 2004 MAY 10--US Library of Congress-sponsored research will help Berkeley Lab (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California; physicists digitize audio data encoded in the hill-and-valley surface of Edison wax cylinders.

Robots and vision assemble diagnostic devices

May 1, 2004 Pregnancy test kits are inspected and assembled in a series of work cells.

Ultrasound/vision help handicapped

May 1, 2004 People with severe or crippling disabilities often find it difficult to steer motorized wheelchairs in confined environments.

Chasing the pharmaceutical dragon

May 1, 2004 Barcodes on drug labels is a good idea—even better, put a barcode on every pill.

Vision and automation meet food-processing demands

May 1, 2004 Key Technology builds a variety of vision inspection systems.

IR cameras match machine-vision needs

May 1, 2004 Better performance, lower price, and new interfaces open process-control options.

Camera Link extenders aid in timber inspection

May 1, 2004 In the production of sawn timber, manufacturers must be able to grade specific classes of wood based on their material properties.

Imaging Solutions Group announces alliance partnership with National Instruments

April 30, 2004 APRIL 30--Imaging Solutions Group of New York Inc. (ISG; Rochester, NY; has announced its alliance partnership with National Instruments (NI;

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