December 4th webcast: Machine vision's hottest technologies: A roundtable discussion

Dec 4th, 2019

This webcast originally aired on December 4, 2019 and is now available for on demand viewing!

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Webcast Description:

Deep learning, embedded vision, hyperspectral/multispectral imaging, 3D imaging, computational imaging, and polarization imaging have emerged as some of the most popular machine vision technologies today.Featured in the November/December issue, the results of a first-of-its-kind market survey highlights how much these technologies are used, where, how, and by whom. A roundtable discussion on December 4 featuring three top experts in machine vision today (David Dechow, Perry West, and  Daniel Lau) will provide a forum for questions on these topics, how they might be using them, and how they may improve machine vision systems today.To submit a question ahead of time, please reach out to editor Jimmy Carroll at jcarroll@endeavorb2b.com. 

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Daniel Lau
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Kentucky
Daniel Lau is a professor at the University of Kentucky, and president/CEO of Lau Consulting. Previously, Dr. Lau was a DSP engineer at Aware, Inc., and an image and signal processing engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His book, Modern Digital Halftoning, published by CRC Press, is in its second edition. His research interests include 3-D imaging sensors, 3-D fingerprint identification, and multispectral color acquisition and display. He received his BS in electrical engineering from Purdue University, and Ph.D. from the University of Delaware.


David Dechow
Principal Vision Systems Architect
Integro Technologies
David is a well-recognized figure in the machine vision industry with over 35 years of hands-on engineering and design experience in machine vision technology and systems integration. He just joined Integro as their Principal Vision Systems Architect from FANUC America Corporation where he was Staff Engineer for Intelligent Robotics/Machine Vision. For 26 years prior, David was the founder, owner, manager, and principal engineer of two successful machine vision integration companies.Mr. Dechow is the 2007 recipient of the AIA Automated Imaging Achievement Award honoring industry leaders for outstanding career contributions in industrial and/or scientific imaging. Mr. Dechow is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars worldwide, and has had numerous articles on machine vision technology and integration published in trade journals and magazines. He has been a key educator in the industry and has participated in the training of hundreds of machine vision engineers as an instructor with the AIA Certified Vision Professional program.


Perry West
Founder and President
Automated Vision Systems, Inc.
Perry C. West is founder and president of Automated Vision Systems, Inc., a leading consulting firm in the field of machine vision. His machine vision experience spans more than 30 years and includes system design and development, software development of both general purpose and application specific software packages, optical engineering for both lighting and imaging, camera and interface design, education and training, manufacturing management, engineering management, and marketing studies. He earned his BSEE at the University of California at Berkeley,  and is a past President of the Machine Vision Association of SME Among his awards are the MVA/SME Chairman’s Award for 1990, and the 2003 Automated Imaging Association’s annual Achievement Award.

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