Author Archives: Ben


About Ben

I earned M.S.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford, was at MIT for many years, and have been working in the vision business longer than I want to admit. At Teledyne DALSA, I develop vision algorithms, provide customer support on difficult vision tasks, and do "technical marketing" -- writing papers, blogging, and lecturing.

A Preview to Color Machine Vision Tutorial @ Automate 2013

Jan 18, 2013

On January 23, I’ll be presenting a tutorial on Color Machine Vision at the AIA’s Automate Show. Attendees who pass a subsequent examination will become Certified Vision Professionals (CVP). Here are a few key points to pique your interest in … Continue reading

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Fields of Technology for Machine Vision – Part 2

Sep 6, 2012

In my last post, I discussed technology names related to machine vision, to help you navigate this business. To recap, this Venn diagram illustrates computer vision’s focus on general vision algorithms and machine vision’s practical application of these and other … Continue reading

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Unnatural Computation. What’s In a Name?

Mar 6, 2012

I’ll mostly blog about the computational machinery and algorithms of natural and machine vision. I can’t go into as much detail on algorithms as Steve Eddins does in his blog on image processing but perhaps this is a relief. I’ll discuss … Continue reading

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