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Expanded deep learning functions for machine vision software

MVTec Software GmbH is launching the latest version (5.1) of its MERLIC machine vision software.
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Partnership helps set new 3D vision sensor standards

SICK has released a miniature version of its Visionary-T 3D snapshot vision sensor. Thanks to a collaboration between SICK AG and Microsoft Corp, the Visionary-T Mini offers precise, high-resolution and rapid image capture in a compact and lightweight sensor.
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Ultra-compact all-in-one 2D sensor for machine vision

SICK has launched an ultra-compact all-in-one 2D vision sensor – the InspectorP611 – which can be set up quickly to conduct reliable inline machine vision inspections, even in the tightest of spaces, or when mounted on robot arms. 


  1. 18/05/2021 Compact 2D vision camera with deep learning

    SICK has introduced a vision camera with a pre-installed deep learning App to simplify the creation of customised quality inspections of complex or irregular-shaped goods, packaging and assemblies.

  2. 30/03/2021 High-resolution vision sensor with integrated lens

    SensoPart’s 5-megapixel sensor VISOR V50 is now available with integrated lens and lighting. An additional version with an increased depth of field allows the flexible detection of objects at fluctuating distances.

  3. 29/03/2021 Using machine vision and barcode data to identify performance issues

    Cognex Corporation has introduced the Edge Intelligence (EI) platform which provides barcode reading performance monitoring and device management to help customers prevent downtime and boost productivity of manufacturing and logistics operations.

  4. 22/02/2021 Container and tray identification solution

    A new stationary bar code reader is suited to container and tray identification applications, especially when there is limited installation space.

  5. 01/02/2021 Inspection solution for complex piping

    The interior of pipelines that carry hazardous material often need to be inspected for corrosion and other defects using videoscopes. However, long, complex piping can be especially difficult to navigate and inspect due to multiple bends in the pipework and potential obstructions.

  6. 10/11/2020 Lightweight 3D cameras

    The Ensenso N-Series is a compact 3D camera system from IDS is designed for 3D applications in robotics and automated series production with IP65/67 protection which makes it well-suited for use in harsh environments, offering protection against dirt, dust and water spray.

  7. 28/09/2020 High-performance handheld barcode readers

    Cognex has launched the DataMan 8700 series of handheld barcode readers which require no tuning or operator training.

  8. 08/09/2020 Vision system with AI defect detection

    Omron has released the FH Series Vision system with the industry’s first defect detection artificial intelligence (AI) technology that identifies defects without learning samples.

  9. 27/08/2020 Pharmaceutical validation goes digital

    Siemens and J&K Technology, part of the J&K Group, have jointly developed the new CVal software solution for COMOS, Siemens plant engineering software solution.

  10. 04/08/2020 High-resolution ToF sensor for 3D vision systems

    Teledyne e2v has introduced Hydra3D, a new Time-of-Flight (ToF) CMOS image sensor, tailored for 3D detection and distance measurement.

  11. 06/07/2020 3D vision sensor with extended field of vision

    FANUC has expanded its range of integrated image processing solutions with the introduction of the 3DV/600 vision sensor.

  12. 26/06/2020 High resolution camera for inspection systems

    The new HIKrobot 151MP camera is said to offer a high-resolution camera solution for machine vision inspection systems.

  13. 16/06/2020 Smart camera powered by deep learning technology

    Cognex has introduced the In-Sight D900, an industrial smart camera powered by Deep Learning software. This combination is said to expand the possibilities of what can be successfully and precisely inspected in factory automation.

  14. 08/06/2020 Smart camera simplifies code reading and inspection

    The compact MicroHAWK V/F400 and V/F300 series smart camera from Omron offers the ability to combine code reading and vision inspection in a single, compact device.

  15. 11/05/2020 RFID antenna, evaluation electronics and fieldbus interface in a single module

    With a long user-adjustable operating range and a choice of fieldbus interfaces, HF RFID systems, which form part of the DTE60x range from ifm electronic, are said to be suited to use in a range of production line applications. 

  16. 04/05/2020 Polarisation helps to reveal often hidden details

    IDS has added 5 megapixels polarisation cameras to its product portfolio with the addition of the Sony IMX250MZR 5 MP polarisation sensor, with integrated on-pixel polarisers, its uEye CP camera family.

  17. 02/03/2020 Creating inference cameras without AI expertise

    An all-in-one solution that is said to make it easy for users to get started with AI-based image processing is now available from IDS in the form of the NXT ocean.

  18. 10/02/2020 Reduced complexity of deploying machine learning for quality inspection

    Pleora Technologies has introduced a machine vision artificial intelligence (AI) platform that is said to simplify the deployment of advanced machine learning capabilities to improve the reliability and lower the cost of visual quality inspection.

  19. 29/10/2019 Intuitive 2D camera operation in robotic applications

    Traditionally, programming robots with vision components has required both robotics knowledge and knowledge of the manufacturer-specific robot programming language. Basler, working with drag & bot, whose software simplifies the programming of industrial robots, has embedded its pylon Camera Software Suite for Linux into drag&bot software.

  20. 20/10/2019 Deep learning-enabled machine vision camera

    FLIR Systems has launched the FLIR Firefly DL, which is said to industry’s first deep learning, inference-enabled machine vision camera featuring FLIR Neuro technology.