Category Archives: Machine Vision

Look Who Just Turned 40!

Jun 18, 2013

At home, I’m the unofficial “Tech” responsible for ensuring that our home computer network runs smoothly. At last count, we have a dozen different devices running on the network, including several smart phones, a few laptops, a printer and just … Continue reading

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Talking about media coverage…

May 31, 2013

Every once in a while, we make the cover of a magazine, and this is one of those times. We’re pretty proud to say that our Senior Product Manager, Xing-Fei He, wrote a stellar article on trilinear camera technology that … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! The Ultimate Guide to MV Interface Standards.

May 17, 2013

These days, we see more and more camera interface standards bubbling up. Following on the heels of the original Firewire and Camera Link standards, we saw the advent of GigE Vision. And over the last few years, Camera Link HS, CoaXPress, and … 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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Barcode Reading – Machine Vision vs Supermarket Checkout

May 7, 2013

Barcode reading is widely used in Machine Vision (MV) for part identification. But is there a unique solution that works for all scenarios? I frankly doubt it. The question still remains – why is barcode reading so difficult in MV? … Continue reading

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Light In, Light Out Cameras – Fiber Cable as a Game Changer in Machine Vision

Apr 29, 2013

It’s time for the machine vision industry to literally see the light and start to leverage the advantages of fiber optic technology. Let me shed some light on the subject for you. Increased consumer demand for internet content has spurred … Continue reading

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Social Media – More Than A Daily Dose of Machine Vision

Apr 12, 2013

Even though I’m considered a techie guy (I won’t mention how many Apple devices I own ;-)), I am still a bit “old school” with respect to social media. I don’t tweet, or “whisper”, I’m not on Google+, and don’t … Continue reading

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Spring has sprung! Or has it?

Mar 30, 2013

If you’re still waiting for the ice and snow to melt like I am, then you may find yourself stuck indoors for just a little bit longer. While you’re biding your time, I’ve prepared a light sample of what has … Continue reading

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Machine Vision Design for Performance and Cost

Mar 28, 2013

We all want to pay as little as possible for the things we buy. Sometimes this means we only purchase for the performance we need. We don’t purchase top grade gasoline just because the oil company says it will enhance … Continue reading

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One for All, and All for One – A Flexible Approach to CMOS Line Scan Design

Mar 19, 2013

Our internal projects typically have names that are more “fun” than the part numbers that end up in our datasheets. I’ve been involved in projects with names ranging from star constellations and wine varieties to superheroes! A while back, I … Continue reading

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