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Stemmer Imaging

The Old Barn, Grange Court
Tongham
Farnham
Hampshire
GU10 1DW
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01252 780000
Fax : 01252 780001
Email : sales@stemmer-imaging.co.uk
Web : www.stemmer-imaging.co.uk


Editorial archive;

Hyperspectral imaging is coming of age! 28/11/2016
Rob Webb explains why you may soon be hearing more about hyperspectral imaging, or chemical colour imaging. Full Story...

Entry-level 3D profile sensor 13/09/2016
The new LMI Gocator 2100 series of self-contained 3D profile sensors has been introduced to replace Gocator 2000 models. The new sensor is said to offer improved VGA sensors with improvements in size, connectivity and with additional measurement tools. Full Story...

New 16k high dynamic range line scan camera 25/05/2016
Two new 16k models have been added to the Piranha™ XL CMOS TDI series of high speed line scan cameras from Teledyne DALSA. These new XDR models are optimised to provide extended dynamic range, better signal-to-noise ratio and improved overall performance in a wide range of lighting conditions. Full Story...

Discover how to improve the reliability of vision inspection systems 10/05/2016
Trigger-to-Image Reliability (T2IR) is a combination of hardware and software features built in to area and line scan cameras, frame grabbers and software from Teledyne DALSA. This combination works together at a system level to help improve the reliability of an inspection system. Full Story...

Updated Imaging & Vision Handbook published by STEMMER IMAGING 15/04/2016
The 2016/17 edition of STEMMMER IMAGING’s popular Imaging and Vision Handbook is now available in printed format and for the first time on line. It has been updated with the latest technologies and products.  Full Story...

STEMMER IMAGING adds high performance vision sensors to range 05/04/2016
STEMMER IMAGING can now offer the Boa Spot vision sensors from Teledyne DALSA. Designed for automating basic inspection tasks on production line, such as detecting the presence or absence of features and performing simple measurements, the self-contained Boa Spot provides vision system performance at vision sensor pricing. Full Story...

Imaging and vision handbook 22/03/2016
The 2016/17 edition of the Imaging and Vision Handbook is now available from Stemmer Imaging in both printed format and, for the first time, on line. It has been updated to include the latest technologies and products.   Full Story...

Register for STEMMER IMAGING UK Vision Technology 23/02/2016
There is still time to register for STEMMER IMAGING’s 2nd UK Vision Technology Forum. The forum will take place on the 3rd of March 2016 at the Silverstone Wing Exhibition and Conference Centre in Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK. Attendance is free, but attendees must register in advance  Full Story...

STEMMER IMAGING UK Vision Technology Forum registration open 09/02/2016
Registration for STEMMER IMAGING’s 2nd UK Vision Technology Forum is now open. The forum will take place on the 3rd of March 2016 at the Silverstone Wing Exhibition and Conference Centre in Towcester, Northamptonshire, UK. Attendance is free, but attendees need to register in advance.  Full Story...

Enhanced vision software for smart cameras and multi-camera systems 27/10/2015
The Boa series of smart cameras and the Geva range of multi-camera vision systems from Teledyne DALSA now benefit from the new iNspect 1950 vision application software. Also available for 3rd party PC-based vision systems, iNspect 1950 provides a number of new tools and processing functions to improve factory floor vision measurements. Full Story...

Surface inspection system sees down to micron diameters 20/10/2015
The Trevista surface inspection system from STEMMER IMAGING can be used to identify foreign matter or surface imperfections.  Full Story...

High speed GigE Vision multi-camera machine vision solutions 06/10/2015
STEMMER IMAGING’s GigE Vision multi-camera embedded machine vision solutions from Teledyne DALSA can now handle even faster industrial inspection applications using TurboDrive-enabled Genie Nano area scan and Linea line scan cameras.  Full Story...

High speed GigE Vision multi-camera machine vision solutions 28/09/2015
STEMMER IMAGING’s GigE Vision multi-camera embedded machine vision solutions from Teledyne DALSA can now handle even faster industrial inspection applications using TurboDrive-enabled Genie Nano area scan and Linea line scan cameras. With TurboDrive technology potentially doubling GigE Vision data transfer rates, these new cameras can be coupled with Geva industrial controllers and the Sherlock advanced machine vision software to provide a complete multi-camera system. Full Story...

3D sensors get smarter 21/07/2015
LMI Technologies has introduced the firmware 4.2 update for the entire range of Gocator displacement, profile, and snapshot 3D smart sensors which aims to enhance the ease, efficiency and productivity of the 3D inspection process.  Full Story...

Thermal imaging camera for harsh environments 03/06/2015
The new, high resolution Serval LWIR uncooled thermal imaging GigE camera from Xenics is designed for industrial in-line process and quality control in harsh and hot industrial environments. It features an IP67 design so that no large additional third-party enclosure is needed.  Full Story...

GigE line scan cameras break line speed barriers 26/05/2015
GigE 2k and 4k models are the latest additions to the Teledyne DALSA range of Linea line scan cameras which are said to open up further applications to line scan imaging.  Full Story...

High speed contact image sensors 20/04/2015
The Mitsubishi Electric KD range of contact image sensors available from Stemmer Imaging has been extended with the addition of high-speed monochrome versions.  Full Story...

Open architecture smart camera 19/01/2015
The new NEON series of smart cameras, from ADLINK Technology, is believed to be the first to combine the quad core intel processors running Windows embedded, a choice of CMOSIS sensors and a Genicam transport layer, which together simplify deployment with any PC-based vision software. Full Story...

New CMOS line scan camera range 20/06/2014
A new series of monochrome CMOS line scan cameras from Teledyne DALSA has been introduced for cost-sensitive high-speed imaging applications. The Linea family of CameraLink CMOS line scan cameras features a 4K model and a 2K model with a 7 x 7 pixel array and a maximum line rate of 80 kHz. Full Story...

Five megapixel GigE industrial camera 15/04/2014
Teledyne DALSA has introduced the 5 MPixel Genie TS-M2560 industrial camera which features an Anafocus Lince 5M monochrome CMOS sensor. Full Story...

Vision technology forum program published 09/04/2014
STEMMER IMAGING has published the program for the 2014 Machine Vision Technology Forum which will be held on the 22nd May 2014 at the Silverstone Wing Exhibition and Conference Centre - home of the British Grand Prix. This comprehensive event features over 40 seminars plus machine vision training tasters from the European Imaging Academy, hands-on workshops with 2D and 3D vision systems and an exhibition by over 25 leading machine vision manufacturers. Full Story...

New HD camera has 'enhanced visibility' for versatile imaging 16/10/2013
The high definition FCB-EV7500, part of Sony's 'enhanced visibility' series of camera modules, is now available from Stemmer Imaging. Full Story...

20 megapixel Spark CMOS cameras 08/10/2013
Stemmer Imaging recently introduced the Spark SP-20000M-PMCL and Spark SP-20000C-PMCL industrial cameras. These high performance monochrome and colour 20 megapixel cameras, from JAI, operate at 30 frames per second, and their combination of speed and resolution makes them suitable for use in persistent surveillance, border security, aerial mapping, and other outdoor applications. Full Story...

Pixel shift machine vision camera provides 260 million pixel resolution 20/08/2013
The Vieworks VNP-29MC CameraLink industrial vision cameras utilise pixel shift technology to offer an extended resolution of 260 million pixels for ultra high resolution applications. Full Story...

Improved speed for machine vision camera range 06/08/2013
New high speed 2 Mpixel(2048 x 1088) and 4 Mpixel(2048 x 2048) CMOSIS monochrome sensors have been added to the popular Genie TS range of industrial vision cameras. Full Story...

Print and pattern inspection tool allows for natural product variations 24/04/2013
Greater flexibility for industrial print and packaging pattern inspection is achieved by allowing for natural product variations in the test samples. Full Story...

Machine vision training in the UK 01/03/2013
A programme of product-specific machine vision training seminars are set to be held across UK to provide machine vision education for end-users and vision integrators. Full Story...

STEMMER IMAGING to offer Smart 3D laser distance sensors 05/02/2013
Gocator 3D smart laser distance sensors from LMI Technologies are available from STEMMER IMAGING. Designed for high resolution measurement over ranges up to 2 metres, the self-contained Gocator 1100 and 1300 Series of 3D displacement sensors provide high speed, non-contact dimensional measurements such as distance, height, thickness, or surface roughness. Full Story...

Common machine vision interface platform for IR cameras 02/01/2013
Integration of infrared imaging into machine vision applications has been simplified with the introduction by Xenics of a common GigE/CameraLink/CoaXPress modular platform for its range of infrared cameras. Full Story...

Automated grading of bacon using vision technology 22/11/2012
STEMMER IMAGING has been working with Marel to integrate a vision-based grading option into the company’s IBS 2000 bacon slicers. Marel is a pioneer in the application of advanced computer and vision technology to look at and measure a cross section of product, such as bacon, prior to slicing. Full Story...

Surface inspection technology 04/09/2012
Stemmer Imaging can now offer an automatic surface inspection system, based on the Trevista image processing system from OBE GmbH & Co KG. Full Story...

3D imaging developments 01/05/2012
There can be no doubt that the use of 3D imaging for volumetric comparisons, volume measurements and bin picking of random parts is now a very real and growing part of the industrial vision market. Suzanne Gill reports on the developments in 3D imaging and asks whether the technology can offer real benefits. Full Story...

MACH 2012 - Stand 5050 - Stemmer Imaging 03/04/2012
With tracking and traceability a key element in many manufacturing industries, STEMMER IMAGING will be showing an extensive range of camera technologies and systems for code reading, verification and traceability, as well as traditional inspection applications. Full Story...

STEMMER IMAGING to distribute Vieworks cameras in Europe 07/03/2012
Offering a complete line up of cameras using CMOSIS and Kodak sensors on CameraLink and CoaXPress interfaces STEMMER IMAGING is pleased to announce that South Korean supplier Vieworks products are now available in Europe. Full Story...

Embedded PC for machine vision applications 24/01/2012
The fanless Adlink Matrix MXC-6000 embedded-PC with Intel Core i7 2.0 GHz processor and Intel QM57 chipset is now available from Stemmer Imaging, image and vision measurement and automation applications in areas as diverse as intelligent transport systems, factory control, test instrumentation, safety surveillance and building automation. Full Story...

CVB 2011 CameraSuite MultiOS for different operating systems 01/11/2011
CVB 2011 CameraSuite MultiOS, the latest version of STEMMER IMAGING’s high-performance and easy-to-install development environment for GigE Vision cameras, can now be used with a variety of operating systems. Full Story...

An application-ready imaging solution 10/10/2011
Günther Dumsky, director of Systems and Boards at Kontron discusses the reasons for, and results of, a cooperation agreement between Kontron and Stemmer Imaging to produce application-ready, configured and tested imaging servers. Full Story...

STEMMER IMAGING to distribute APG range of camera and lighting enclosures 06/09/2011
STEMMER IMAGING has signed an agreement with the Allison Park Group Inc (APG) for the distribution of its range of camera and lighting enclosures for machine vision. Full Story...

Stemmer Imaging distributes 3D sensors 08/04/2011
Canadian-based LMI Technologies and Stemmer Imaging have signed a distribution agreement that will make LMI’s Gocator 2000 series of smart 3D sensors available in Germany, UK, Ireland, France, Austria and Switzerland. Gocator is an all-in-one solution that makes 3D measurement and control for factory automation accessible and affordable to all levels of users. Full Story...

Multi-camera display at Midlands Design & Manufacturing 29/03/2011
STEMMER IMAGING will be showing an impressive range of industrial vision cameras at the Midlands Design & Manufacturing Show at the NEC, Birmingham, from 6-7th April. Full Story...

Make machine vision work for you 22/09/2010
If machine vision is not implemented correctly it can be perceived as being worse than simply ignoring automated quality control. Mark Williamson, director of Stemmer Imaging and chairman of the UK Industrial Vision Association argues the case for intelligent implementation of what can be very effective tools. Full Story...

Stemmer keeps the costs down with AVT 14/09/2010
Stemmer Imaging has taken the wraps off a new family of GigE cameras from AVT. The new Manta range is available in monochrome and colour versions. Full Story...

Stemmer speeds up transmission with Prosilica 07/09/2010
Stemmer Imaging has added AVT’s Prosilica GX1910 camera to its portfolio, claiming it can now offer the world’s fastest GigE vision camera. The product boasts two Mpixel HD (1080p) resolution to allow images to be transmitted at high speed and in broadcast format. Full Story...

Stemmer lets Sherlock in 17/08/2010
Stemmer has provided access to imaging tools in its Common Vision Blox (CVB) imaging toolkit through DALSA’s advanced Sherlock imaging software. The combination brings tools such as CVB’s Manto, Minos and GigE Server to a ‘point and click’ platform that can be readily used by non-programmers. Full Story...

Stemmer goes 3D 22/06/2010
Stemmer Imaging has introduced 3D measurement tools in an effort to enhance the accuracy of three-dimensional measurements in industrial vision applications. CVB Metric 3D and CVB Merge 3D were chosen to allow accurate calibration of 3D images and to overcome potential problems in laser triangulation image acquisition, resulting from shadows in the laser line. Full Story...

Stemmer extends Z-Laser agreement 14/05/2010
Z-Laser has strengthened its relationship with Semmer Imaging, extending its partnership agreement throughout Europe. The German laser illumination specialist has partnered with Stemmer in Germany for several years and will now be available in all Stemmer offices across Europe. Full Story...

Stemmer finds out what’s in the box 12/03/2010
A quality control process to determine whether sandwiches in clear packages correspond to their labels has recently been automated by Stemmer Imaging. The company, undertook a feasibility study that created a system that was successfully trained to recognise three types of sandwich. Full Story...

New Imaging and Machine Vision Handbook from Stemmer Imaging 29/01/2010
The 4th edition of Stemmer Imaging’s extremely popular Imaging & Machine Vision handbook is now available. Full Story...

Low Power Loss Lighting Controller from Stemmer 12/01/2010
The new RT Series of lighting controllers from Gardasoft use 'SafePower' - a new technology that adjusts the output voltage to the lighting system separately from the input voltage. Full Story...

Photonex seminars available for download 21/12/2009
Anyone who missed the seminar line-up at the recent UK based Photonex exhibition can download copies from the UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) website. Coventry’s Photonex held seminars that included contributions from Alrad Imaging, Hamamatsu, Multipix Imaging, Stemner Imaging and the European Machine Vision Association. Full Story...

New Analogue and DVI Image Capture Card 23/11/2009
Stemmer Imaging are now offering the VisionRGB-E1 single channel high resolution image capture card, from a new supplier, Datapath Ltd. Full Story...

Outsourcing on our terms 02/07/2009
Dr Jonathan Vickers, technical manager at Stemner Imaging, explains how vision can help maintain high standards of quality control and reassurance for manufacturers outsourcing production. Full Story...

GigE Version of Spyder 3 Colour Line Scan Camera 17/03/2009
The recently announced Spyder3 Colour linescan camera from DALSA can be seen on the STEMMER IMAGING stand, 626, at VTX. The Spyder3 Colour camera is based on the highly successful Spyder3 monochrome models. Full Story...

CVB V.10 Brings Flexibility To GigE Vision Imaging 27/08/2008
Firstsight Vision is delighted to announce that Version 10 of Common Vision Blox, STEMMER IMAGING’s world renowned hardware independent programming library brings a new level of flexibility for GigE Vision imaging. Full Story...

iNspect Colour Software For Compact Machine Vision 31/07/2008
Firstsight Vision is pleased to introduce a colour version of the iNspect software package for the IPD VA series of compact machine vision solutions. Full Story...

JAI Multispectral 2-Chip Camera 21/04/2008
Firstsight Vision can now offer multispectral cameras from JAI. These two-chip cameras are available in both CameraLink (AD-080 CL) and GigE (AD-080 GE) versions. Full Story...