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VSD Salary and Career Survey: Wading Into The Talent Pool

Dec. 20, 2023
Readers have favorable view of engineering, but express some concern about shrinking talent pool.
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Reader Survey: Engineering Solid, Satisfying, Recommended Career Path

Nov. 17, 2023
No career is perfect, but VSD readers are high on engineering.
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Environment and Agriculture

Eagle Vizion’s Machine Vision System Inspects Shredded Plastic Particles

Nov. 15, 2023
Using AI and machine vision, the system, Flake Analyzer, inspects plastic particles bound for reuse in many consumer products, including beverage bottles.
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Life Sciences

Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy to Help Unravel the Mysteries of Dementia

Oct. 11, 2023
New work by a U.K. team demonstrates a new technique that enables a more detailed view of brain function, which could lead to more accurate and earlier diagnosis of diseases that...
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Researchers shot high speed video to capture how Black Woodpeckers free their beaks when they get them stuck will excavating wood.
Scientific and Industrial Research

High Speed Cameras Catch Woodpeckers in Action

July 31, 2023
High speed imaging used to record birds' previously unknown behavior
LUCID Vision Labs Helios2 Wide ToF camera.
Cameras and Accessories

3D Imaging—What’s Ahead?

Feb. 16, 2023
3D imaging has been with us for a while now, but in terms of use cases, we are still discovering new places for this vision/imaging method to be used.
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Cameras and Accessories

AI Vehicle Inspection with Ultra-High-Resolution Cameras

Feb. 7, 2023
Automated inspection of rental cars is now possible using a combination of machine learning and high resolution sensors.
Courtesy of IDS
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Environment and Agriculture

Machine Vision System Detects Forest Fires Early, Aiding Efforts to Extinguish Them

Jan. 31, 2023
Based on machine vision and deep learning, automated system detects fires in forested areas throughout France.
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Life Sciences

Novel 3D Imaging System Helps Optimize Athletic Performance from Head to Toe

Jan. 27, 2023
Advanced AI-enabled software, 3D sensors, and powerful industrial PCs deliver data that can optimize coaching strategies and athletic execution.