The machine vision industry is growing fast. There are more thought leaders, more companies, more standards, and more products. AIA’s Vision Online website is the resource that makes navigating the industry simple and even fun. AIA, the Global Association for Vision Information, has crafted its site to be comprehensive and easy to use. Machine vision professionals now have a complete guide to the machine vision world in one online destination.
Today, optical engineering exists to translate the profound insights of optics into applications. Optical engineers design all the components of optical instruments – from the most fundamental lenses to the most sophisticated telescopes.
For OEMs, integrators, and engineers in machine vision, market intelligence is crucial. The key to selecting the right opportunities is knowing what’s new and what’s next. Until recently, however, there have been few resources to keep machine vision pros up to date. That’s all changed with the release of AIA’s Global 2016 Machine Vision Camera Market Study.
Ever since television went digital, new technologies impacting the quality and immersion of the average program have come faster than ever. Naturally, display resolution and other formatting issues have received plenty of attention – it’s easy to make significant gains in quality with even a slight improvement in how images are formatted, displayed, and transmitted.
GoPro is one of the biggest technology success stories of the last few years – a camera that has rapidly become ubiquitous for high-quality athletic photography and action shots of all kinds. Although GoPro is everywhere today, its history goes back longer than most people realize: Its journey to the spotlight dates back to 2001.
Today, businesses, engineers, and consumers all have access to more precise imaging technology than ever before. For most industrial and recreational applications, today’s cameras rise to the challenge. When you need ultra-fast image processing, however, things get more complex. How can you successfully photograph or record a high-velocity object, like a bullet in mid-air?