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The Combined Power of Machine Vision Technology and Video Management Systems

Machine Vision & Robotics

February 2024

September 2023

The Combined Power of Machine Vision Technology and Video Management Systems

Take your security to the next level by combining machine vision technology with a robust video management system. Together, they offer a powerful combination that delivers enhanced monitoring and security. Machine or computer vision is a branch of artificial intelligence that enables machines to interpret and understand visual data. This blog post will explore the role of computer vision in enhancing surveillance and security.

Maximize Machine Vision with Advanced SWIR Lenses

Machine Vision & Robotics

January 2024

September 2023

Maximize Machine Vision with Advanced SWIR Lenses

Unleash the Full Potential of the P-Iris

Industry Trends

December 2023

September 2023

Unleash the Full Potential of the P-Iris

Ever heard of P-Iris? Well, it's like the James Bond of iris technology! But what does it actually do?

Choosing the Right Machine Vision Lens

October 2023

Choosing the Right Machine Vision Lens

Choosing the right machine vision lens can be overwhelming. However, with a few key considerations, you can make an informed decision. Here are some tips to help you choose the best machine vision lens.

The Evolution of Lens Technology

Industry Trends

September 2023

September 2023

The Evolution of Lens Technology

From the early days of photography, manual focus lenses have been a staple, with businesses and photographers alike manually adjusting the lens's focus by hand1. This form of focus adjustment was the only option available until the advent of autofocus technology.

Achieving Precision and Performance

Machine Vision & Robotics

August 2023

September 2023

Achieving Precision and Performance

Step into a world where collaboration reaches new heights, powered by the cutting-edge technology of machine vision and robotics. Cobots1 (collaborative robots) and machine vision have emerged as dual game-changers, enabling seamless cooperation between humans and machines while enhancing accuracy, efficiency, and safety.

The Impact of Machine Vision Lenses on Production Efficiency

Machine Vision & Robotics

July 2023

September 2023

The Impact of Machine Vision Lenses on Production Efficiency

In the bustling world of manufacturing and production, efficiency is king. With the ever-increasing demand for high-quality products delivered promptly, businesses are constantly searching for innovative solutions to enhance their production efficiency. One such solution is machine vision lenses, an integral component of automated inspection systems.

The 9 Applications of Plug-and-Play Lenses

FAQ

June 2023

September 2023

The 9 Applications of Plug-and-Play Lenses

Imagine a world where your business operations are streamlined, your surveillance systems capture every detail with crystal-clear precision, and your research and development endeavors are empowered by cutting-edge lens technology.

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging's Impact on Security

Multispectral & Hyperspectral Imaging

May 2023

January 2024

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging's Impact on Security

In today's world, security is paramount, and security lens buyers are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to enhance their surveillance capabilities. Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging techniques offer a robust solution providing valuable insights into various phenomena that can help prevent, detect, and respond to security threats.

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging's Impact on Agriculture

Multispectral & Hyperspectral Imaging

April 2023

January 2024

Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging's Impact on Agriculture

Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging techniques have revolutionized the field of agriculture, allowing for more efficient and precise management of crops and resources. These techniques use sensors that capture images at different electromagnetic spectrum wavelengths, providing valuable information about landscape characteristics and crop conditions.

Let’s Shed Some Light on Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging

Multispectral & Hyperspectral Imaging

March 2023

January 2024

Let’s Shed Some Light on Multispectral and Hyperspectral Imaging

Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging are powerful tools for collecting multiple types of data. Multispectral imaging uses several different wavelengths of light to capture images, while hyperspectral imaging uses hundreds of different wavelengths of light to capture images.

How Machine Vision is Revolutionizing the World in 2023

Machine Vision & Robotics

February 2023

September 2023

How Machine Vision is Revolutionizing the World in 2023

Machine vision is revolutionizing the world in many ways. It is helping to streamline processes and make tasks more efficient while also providing a level of accuracy and precision that was previously impossible.

The Top Lenses in Medical Imaging

Industry Trends

January 2023

September 2023

The Top Lenses in Medical Imaging

Medical imaging is essential in medicine, biology, and life sciences. According to the FDA, "Medical imaging refers to several different technologies used to view the human body to diagnose, monitor, or treat medical conditions."

How will the Latest Image Sensors Impact the Future of Machine Vision?

FAQ

September 2022

September 2023

How will the Latest Image Sensors Impact the Future of Machine Vision?

An image sensor is a device that allows the camera to convert photons (light) into electrical signals. They are composed of millions of pixels on a single chip. The image sensor measures light intensity – but light's angle, spectrum, and other characteristics are also extracted.

Smart vs. Standard Machine Vision Lenses

FAQ

June 2022

September 2023

Smart vs. Standard Machine Vision Lenses

Machine vision lenses have exploded in popularity recently with the increasing demand for automation and robotics across various industries. With this explosion comes new imaging technology and a variety of machine vision lenses. Here we explore the differences between smart and standard machine vision lenses.

How to Select the Correct Machine Vision Lens for Your Application

April 2022

How to Select the Correct Machine Vision Lens for Your Application

When setting up your automated vision system, the lens may be one of the last components you choose. However, once your system is up and running, your data flows from the lens first. That makes your lens choice one of the most impactful decisions that affect how well your vision system works for you.

LensConnect: The Lenses You Can Control

Industry Trends

November 2021

September 2023

LensConnect: The Lenses You Can Control

Oftentimes one of the most annoying issues we face in the lens industry is not being able to control what the lenses focus on. What if you could control your lenses remotely? With LensConnect’s award-winning design, we have now given you that ability. We have recently released the LensConnect Series of motorized lenses, engineered to enable power supply and control via USB.

ViSWIR Hyper-Apo Series Wins Inspect Award 2022

November 2021

ViSWIR Hyper-Apo Series Wins Inspect Award 2022

We are proud to announce that Computar's ViSWIR Hyper / Multi-Spectral Lens Series was awarded 1st place in Vision by the Inspect Awards. The winners were announced at Vision 2021, the world's leading trade fair for machine vision.

45 Megapixel Lenses....Wait, what?

Industry Trends

January 2021

September 2023

45 Megapixel Lenses....Wait, what?

Our new MPT Series has all of the power you'll need for your most demanding machine vision applications.