Author Archives: Glen

Glen

About Glen

Glen is Sales & Applications Support Manager for the Eastern US. Glen has been in the vision industry throughout his whole career.

Welcome, Robot Overlords

Aug 8, 2014

Every so often a technological advancement renews concern around the future of humanity as we know it, in recent months, the role of technology in enabling robots has surfaced – again. I think the reason “robots” get a bad rap … Continue reading

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Stopping Time with TDI

Jan 21, 2014

What if you could stop time? In addition to being able to eat as much as you want without consequences, there is also a compelling case for it in machine vision. Let’s say you are running a web process of … Continue reading

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Line Scan Cameras for Web Inspection

May 14, 2013

Despite the fact that they have been around for several decades, line scan cameras remain perplexing to many in the machine vision industry. Two-dimensional “area” cameras are still the norm in many circles – likely because they are more like … Continue reading

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The Smart Car Project

Mar 12, 2013

Despite the astonishing advances in technology over the last 50 years, we don’t often combine these advancements into a singularly-focused, major project – something big.  The last one was the Apollo missions to the moon, where we used technology from … Continue reading

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IR-Cut Off Filter – A Powerful Weapon for Optimizing Color Imaging

Nov 29, 2012

Last week, Matthias posted on the topic of image sensor color reproduction. Today, I’ll be speaking from the camera perspective and offering some insight on how to achieve optimal color quality images in any environment. You may be surprised at how … Continue reading

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