Microscan announces it will demonstrate barcode and machine vision automation solutions in Booth #A154 at the upcoming Industrial Automation Show, scheduled to take place November 1 to 5, 2011, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in Shanghai, China.
Odos imaging's 1.3 megapixel 2+3D camera can capture accurate 3D images at 100 frames per second; allowing the system to capture very fast moving objects without degradation even in the brightest sunlight. Combining proprietary technology with conventional 2D image capture, an Odos imaging solution provides unambiguous 3D images at video rates from a single unit. Very short, intense pulses of invisible light are used to illuminate the scene. The high intensity of the pulse minimizes the effect of ambient light and allows for outdoor operation. These pulses are reflected by objects within the scene and are detected by the image sensor. Proprietary algorithms convert the detected pulses into a distance measurement. Simultaneously, a conventional 2D image of the scene is captured. Each pixel on the sensor provides both distance and intensity information.
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Microscan, a global technology leader for track, trace, and control solutions, announces that it recently received its 100th United States Patent, marking a significant milestone in the company's history as a pioneer in barcode, machine vision and machine vision lighting technologies.
Microscan announces the rollout of its new NERLITE® Smart Series machine vision lighting product line. The NERLITE® Smart Series was developed to provide accurate, repeatable results in a variety of system configurations, with high intensity output, integrated controls and uniform illumination.
IEEE Spectrum has an article explaining how Google's new autonom ous vehicles project works. The article is based on a recent presentation that Sebastian Thrun and Chris Urmson gave at keynote speech at the IEEE In ternational Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems . The article can be found here .
ABB won the Main Automation contract for Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara), a joint venture between affiliates of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) and The Dow Chemical Company (Dow).
New Software's Ready-to-Run Vibration Logger Simplifies MCM, NVH and Audio Test Development
The IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems took place a few weeks ago in San Francisco. Willow Garage put together a nice montage video of some of the robots on display. Enjoy.
AutomationDirect announces APR40 series power relays.
NASA and the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) are launching a 2012 undergraduate and graduate level student robotics competition.
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