Machine Vision News

  1. Ford's Argo AI Buys LiDAR Startup Princeton Lightwave
    11/2/2017

    Ford-controlled Argo AI has acquired New Jersey-based Princeton Lightwave, a developer of LiDAR (light detection and ranging) cameras and sensors for autonomous driving vehicles, for an undisclosed amount.

  2. Vision Systems 101: Start With The Video Interface
    8/7/2017

    Choosing the right video interface may mean the difference between success and failure for vision system designers. Although the video interface is a small part of the overall vision system, it has a large impact on the cost and usability of the final product.

  3. Xenics at Laser World of Photonics
    6/26/2017

    Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors, cameras and customized imaging solutions from the SWIR to the LWIR realm, comes to Laser World of Photonics 2017 with its latest developments.

  4. New Laser Modules For Machine Vision
    6/23/2017

    At LASER World of PHOTONIOCS 2017, LASER COMPONENTS will present a new generation of line laser modules for machine vision. The M18 threaded MV18 module is the latest addition to the successful MV series, while existing models like MVnano, MVpico and MVfemto have been re-engineered for better functionality and flexibility.

  5. New, Affordable USB3.0 SWIR OEM Linescan Camera For Machine Vision And Spectroscopy
    12/15/2016

    Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. (PIRT) recently introduced the OEM version of its LineCam12, an affordable, indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) linescan camera that operates from  0.4 to 1.7 µm in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) and visible spectrum. Compact, with USB3 Vision and Camera Link digital outputs, the camera features a 1024 x 1 pixel format with a 12.5 µm pitch; it can be powered by USB3.0 in most applications

  6. Qioptiq Introduces Fetura+ High-Speed Zoom Lens System
    11/1/2016

    Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies® Company, recently introduced the Fetura+™ Advanced Zoom Lens enabling high speed and reliable optical performance for the machine vision and inspection markets. Fetura+ features a unique linear rail design coupled with precision optics to enable it to travel through the 12.5:1 zoom range in less than one second. Due to this unique design, Fetura+ offers a service life in excess of one million cycles and delivers exacting repeatability in any orientation.

  7. New Laser Line Generator For High Precision Machine Vision Applications
    9/8/2016

    Coherent released a new series of StingRay µFocus (Micro Focus) lasers, or laser line generators, designed to enable the detection of smaller features in machine vision applications based on triangulation. StingRay µFocus (Micro Focus) lasers feature a linewidth that is 40% smaller than standard Coherent StingRay products (at the same working distance), and can achieve focused linewidths as small as 20 µm, thus providing increased spatial resolution and the ability to discern finer details.

  8. Xenics At DCS: Top-Notch Space Technology Serving The Industry
    4/18/2016

    Xenics will attend SPIE DCS 2016 with a host of new developments, among them the first performance results of a family of high-resolution SWIR line-scan arrays that work up to 400 KHz of line rate. These arrays serve space applications that require high resolution line-scan arrays as well as medical (3D SD-OCT) and industrial applications that require high line rates. . Xenics will exhibit in Booth 523 at the Baltimore Convention Center.

  9. New USB3.0 SWIR Linescan Camera For Spectroscopy And Machine Vision
    4/18/2016

    Princeton Infrared Technologies, Inc. recently introduced the affordable LineCam12, an indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) linescan camera that operates in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) and visible spectrum, from 0.4 to 1.7 µm. The compact camera features a   1024 x 1 pixel format with a 12.5 µm pitch and has two digital outputs, USB3 Vision™ and Camera Link; it can also be powered by USB3.0 in most applications. This is the only USB3 Vision SWIR camera currently available, allowing for easy integration into new or existing machine vision and spectroscopic systems.

  10. Adimec Exhibits New CMOS Daylight Cameras With Adaptive Resolution at SPIE Defense, Security, And Sensing 2016
    4/12/2016

    Adimec plans to showcase its portfolio pf vision products and technologies that are optimized for the global security market at the 2016 SPIE Defense and Security Syymposium event in Baltimore, MD. The company will display and discuss the enhancements made to the TMX series of rugged full HD and beyond COTS cameras to provide full motion video in daylight on airborne payloads, long-range observations systems, and other sensor system architectures.