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Robotics and machine vision sales reaching new heights in North America in 2017

In the first half of 2017, many growth records were set in the areas of robotics, machine vision, and motion control and motor technology, according to the Association for Advancing Automation (A3).
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3D system enables non-contact volume gauging of automotive parts

LMI Technologies has announced the release of the Gocator Volume Checker, which is a 3D volume gauging solution that is designed for inspecting cylinder heads and piston bowls in small to medium-sized internal combustion engines.
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3D imaging methods and benefits Q&A webcast

As part of our upcoming Next Generation Vision Systems special focus on cutting edge vision technologies, we will be holding a Q&A format on each of our four focus topics. Part one of the series will be on 3D imaging.
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Cognex seeing significant growth in 2017

Already considered by most the largest machine vision company in the industry, Cognex has reported that in the second quarter of 2017, the company saw record quarterly revenue, net income, and earnings per share from continuing operations.
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GigE to fiber media converter features SFP slot and Power over Ethernet

Designed for indoor and outdoor applications that require distance extension, the IMP-C1000-SFP from Antaira Technologies is a gigabit Ethernet-to-giber media converter that features a 10/100/1000Tx Ethernet port supporting IEEE 802.3at high power PoE that can supply up to 30 watts and a dual rate 100/1000 SFP slot.
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European Machine Vision Forum deadline for posters and demos approaching

Those wishing to submit a poster or hardware or software demonstration to the European Machine Vision Forum, which takes place September 6-8 at the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, have until August 11 to do so.
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Industrial cameras survey: Help us identify current and future trends

Vision Systems Design has once again partnered with FRAMOS for its annual survey on industrial cameras to determine where end users and manufacturers think the technology and market is heading into the future.
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How to use vision in warehousing and distribution

The automation of processes in warehousing and distribution is in high demand, and many applications are quite challenging. In a free webcast on August 9, David Dechow, Staff Engineer, Intelligent Robotics/Machine Vision, FANUC America Corporation, will outline how the latest machine vision technology is being used to enable some of these applications
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Frame grabber from AVerMedia acquires full HD video at 60 fps

Featuring a mini PCI Express Gen2 x1 host interface, the CM311-H frame grabber from AVerMedia uses the AVerMedia Video Engine to reduce platform loads in the industrial and commercial markets.
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Editorial call: Next generation vision systems

We need your help as we prepare Vision Systems Design's upcoming content series: Next Generation Vision Systems for Industrial and Emerging Applications.
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