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Cameras and Accessories

High-Speed Camera Used in Developing Landslide Prevention System

Dec. 22, 2022
Researchers at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology1 have conducted full-scale pendulum impact tests on new baffle designs.
Courtesy of BloomOptix
The city's goal is to spot HABs early, so they are easier to eradicate using methods that are more environmentally friendly than chemicals.
Environment and Agriculture

Syracuse Uses Uncrewed Aircraft and Vision System to Monitor Harmful Algae

Aug. 3, 2022
The city is experimenting with uncrewed aircraft and multispectral imaging combined with photogrammetry and AI to spot harmful algae blooms in a freshwater lake.
John Deere
John Deere revealed a fully autonomous tractor that’s ready for large-scale production. The machine combines Deere’s 8R Tractor, TruSet™-enabled chisel plow, GPS guidance system, and new advanced technologies. (Photos courtesy of John Deere.)
ASTech Autonomy

John Deere Introduces Autonomous Tractor

May 16, 2022
The total package comprises a John Deere 8R tractor, a TruSet™-enabled chisel plow, GPS guidance system, and other advanced technologies.
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UV Imaging System

Nov. 25, 2021
The ZH480-UAV UV imaging system is equipped with a special PTZ and UV imager, which can be easily carried by a UAV, with good seismic resistance and stability.
Figure 1: An RGB image of a shirt (left) and a hyperspectral image of the same shirt, to be used for chemical analysis (right).

Hyperspectral imaging may help reduce waste in textile recycling

Nov. 20, 2020
Research determines best practices for successfully employing chemical analysis in automated sorting.
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10 ways machine vision and imaging technology is used beyond the factory floor

Feb. 19, 2019
This image gallery outlines 10 recent examples of machine vision and imaging technology used beyond the factory floor, ranging from a 3D vision-guided robot used to pick peppers...
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Embedded Vision

Unmanned systems: USV travels from San Diego to Pearl Harbor, UAS tracks rapid growth in Florida, iRobot’s robotic lawnmower

Feb. 8, 2019
In today's roundup from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) which highlights some of the latest news and headlines in unmanned vehicles and robotics...
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FLIR Systems provides thermal cameras for anti-poaching efforts in Kenya

Feb. 4, 2019
The Kifaru Rising Project, a collaboration between FLIR Systems and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), will deploy thermal imaging technology to combat illegal rhino poaching across...
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Cameras and Accessories

2018 year in review: Real-life machine vision applications from each issue of 2018

Jan. 30, 2019
In each issue—and for more than 20 years—Vision Systems Design aims to provide in-depth technical articles and information focused exclusively on the information needs of machine...