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A component of the new x-ray inspection software XI-Pilot V 3.1 is a module that allows for an easier evaluation of x-ray images.
Researchers from North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC, USA) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) have developed an algorithm to help surgeons use X-rays to track devices used in minimally invasive surgical procedures while limiting the patient's exposure to radiation ...
Privately held automated wireless medical device company dBMEDx (Denver, CO, USA) has raised $1.1m through a sale of common stock, the company's second successful capital raise.
Smiths Detection (Watford, UK) has been awarded a €17.8m contract to supply the Azerbaijan customs authorities with cargo scanners for security checks at ports and borders.
SPIE Photonics West will be held this year between Feb. 2-7 2013, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA, USA. The organizers expect 1200-plus exhibitors at the Photonics West portion of the show and another 200 or more specific to the BiOS Expo. Engineers visiting the show will be treated to a
Nondestructive Raman spectroscopy leverages advanced cameras and spectrometers to sort recyclable materials by their light-scattering properties.
Engineers at 3DX-RAY (Barrow-upon-Soar, UK) have collaborated with researchers at University College London (UCL; London, UK) to deliver a proof of principle system that could be used as the first line of defense in checked baggage screening.
To help enable engineers to set up security cameras effectively, Pure Tech Systems (Phoenix, AZ, USA) has written a white paper that highlights some mistakes commonly experienced in the field when setting up the field of view of such cameras.
Pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer Bausch + Ströbel (Ilshofen, Germany) has entered into an agreement to co-operate more closely with machine vision systems developer Vitronic (Wiesbaden, Germany).
Scientists at Manchester University (Manchester, UK) have developed a hyperspectral x-ray camera based on an 80 x 80 pixel cadmium zinc telluride imager that could improve security screening at airports.