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Datalogic has released the latest generation of their vision-based Lanehawk loss prevention solution – the LaneHawk LH4000 unit, which monitors the bottom of the basket area of checkout lines to look for items left on the bottom of the cart.
Many machine-vision component vendors now offer what has become known as a "smart camera" in response to changing markets and new customers that demand the accuracy and capabilities of vision but need to keep down the cost of deploying such a system.
New Scale Technologies (Victor, NY, USA) has received a US patent for its UTAF (Ultra-Thin Auto Focus) piezoelectric lens actuator module which measures just 8.5 x 8.5 x 3.8 mm.
MVTech’s complete HALCON 11 machine vision software library has been ported to run on cameras from Vision Components.
The SPIE Defense, Security+Sensing conference will take place between April 29-May 3, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD, USA. An associated exhibition will feature 500 suppliers of optics, lasers, sensors, image processing, spectroscopy, infrared (IR) systems, and ...
A Belgian company has developed two new devices specifically targeted at designers of automotive systems who wish to build new products capable of optical gesture and proximity sensing.
In Part II of this series, David Dechow, president of Aptura Machine Vision Solutions, describes image-processing algorithms commonly used in machine-vision systems.
EVT's dual-head EyeSpector 810D smart camera is based on the ES810 camera model and employs EyeVision image-processing software.
At Pack Expo 2013, Teledyne TapTone will display its TotalVu vision inspection system which enables a variety of inspection applications, include label inspection, closure inspection, and fill level inspection
As a result of the automatization trend in Asian factories, new capital expenditures in the semiconductor industry, and the emergence of new low-end applications, machine vision sales are expected to reach $2 billion by 2018.