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How to get started with deep learning in machine vision
While deep learning techniques offer efficiency and speed advantages over rule-based techniques, starting a project can be daunting.
Dec 6th, 2019
Spider monkey population monitored by drones with thermal infrared cameras
May 7th, 2019
SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019: Imaging for safety and security
Mar 27th, 2019
Hyperspectral camera set to monitor climate change from space
Feb 21st, 2019
Handheld hyperspectral imaging camera measures crop health
Feb 21st, 2019
10 ways machine vision and imaging technology is used beyond the factory floor
Feb 19th, 2019
Unmanned systems: USV travels from San Diego to Pearl Harbor, UAS tracks rapid growth in Florida, iRobot’s robotic lawnmower
Feb 8th, 2019
FLIR Systems provides thermal cameras for anti-poaching efforts in Kenya
Feb 4th, 2019
Cameras & Accessories
2018 year in review: Real-life machine vision applications from each issue of 2018
Jan 30th, 2019
Latest DJI drone incorporates thermal imaging camera from FLIR
Jan 21st, 2019
Scientific & Industrial Research
Autonomous mobile robot aided by 3D vision harvests sweet peppers
Jan 16th, 2019
Cameras & Accessories
Thermal camera captures images in London tube on record temperature day
Jan 1st, 2019
Defense & Aerospace
Unmanned systems: Autonomous underwater vehicles locate missing submarine, UAS monitors marine species
In this week’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, learn about autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that were used to find a missing Argentine Navy submarine, the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) for monitoring marine species and for commercial operations over people.
Nov 30th, 2018
3D vision system monitors the behavior of pigs
Researchers in Scotland have developed a 3D vision system that is used to autonomously detect the tail position of pigs to alert farmers to when an outbreak of tail biting is imminent, so they can attempt to prevent it from happening.
Nov 28th, 2018
November 2018 snapshots: Miniature home robot, underwater hyperspectral imaging, automotive inspection, machine learning
In the November 2018 snapshots, learn about a new miniature home robot, an automotive inspection system, a hyperspectral camera that was deployed underwater, and a robot that uses machine learning and vision to find “Waldo” in seconds.
Nov 1st, 2018
Researchers using unmanned systems and artificial intelligence to prevent shark attacks
In this week’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, learn about Australian tech startups that are using artificial intelligence, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), and electric force fields in an attempt to prevent shark attacks on humans. Additionally, learn about an autonomous bus being tested in Spain to help finalize citizens with driverless technology, and an unmanned
Oct 11th, 2018
Environment & Agriculture
Vision system guides robotic starfish assassin
Featuring a 3D camera and a pair of machine vision cameras, the RangerBot underwater autonomous robot is designed to locate coral-harming crown-of-thorns starfish and deliver fatal injections to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
Oct 1st, 2018
Aerial cameras from Phase One Industrial offer 100 and 150 MPixel resolution for aerial mapping
Designed for high-resolution aerial mapping and surveying applications, the flagship iXM-RS150F camera from Phase One Industrial is based on a 150 MPixel backside illuminated CMOS image sensor with a 3.76 µm pixel size that captures images at 2 fps.
Sep 13th, 2018
Unmanned systems: Underwater robot reef protector, U.S. Navy’s carrier-based UAS, unmanned traffic management
In this week’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, learn about a collaboration between the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Google and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation on the development of an underwater autonomous robot used to help protect the Great Barrier Reef. Additionally, learn about the U.S. Navy’s forthcoming carrier-based unmanned aircraft and
Sep 6th, 2018
Unmanned systems: Landmark UAS package delivery, drones aid in firefighting efforts
In this week’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, learn about a landmark unmanned aerial system (UAS) package delivery in Virginia, USA. Also, learn about Airbus Aerial’s efforts to assist in fighting California’s Carr fire, and beyond line of sight flights in North Dakota, USA.
Aug 15th, 2018
Infrared cameras highlight temperature data for Yellowstone National Park TV event
As part of National Geographic and Plimsoll Productions’ YELLOWSTONE LIVE event, infrared cameras will be used during a live television event to provide temperature data to demonstrate the power and heat generated by thermal activities at the park, including a thermal aerial view of Old Faithful erupting.
Aug 7th, 2018
Vision-guided drone from Intel aids in restoring the Great Wall of China
As part of a collaboration with the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation (CFCHC), Intel will deploy vision-guided drones to help protect and preserve the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China.
Jul 31st, 2018
Researchers deploy hyperspectral camera on underwater robot for Great Barrier Reef monitoring
Researchers from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) have deployed an underwater robot carrying a hyperspectral camera in trials that would enable greater monitoring of the Great Barrier Reef.
Jul 25th, 2018
Machine vision cameras will be used in greenhouse cannabis inspection pilot project
Lumenera Corporation has announced that a North American commercial horticulture monitoring system provider has signed an agreement for the company’s LtX45R machine vision cameras to be used in their pilot project for the inspection of greenhouse cannabis.
Jun 27th, 2018
Using unmanned aerial systems to collect data from storms, observe atmosphere on Venus
In this week’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, learn about how researchers used an unmanned aerial system to collect data on monster storms in the Midwest, and how one company is developing a UAS for NASA to perform upper atmospheric observations' of the planet Venus.
Jun 20th, 2018
Vision-guided autonomous underwater vehicle discovers holy grail of shipwrecks
Researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) were recently granted permission to release details from the discovery of the three-century old San José shipwreck using a vision-guided autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV).
Jun 8th, 2018