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In The August 2008 Issue


Smart Software Assembles Robotic ChairUsing colored markers, blob analysis and gradient-based control algorithms, a simplified hardware architecture robustly puts chair together.

By Kristin Lewotsky

Going Digital in Machine VisionWhat are the key factors to consider when choosing a digital camera and frame grabber?

By Manuel Romero, DALSA

The Shape of Things to Come Falling in love with heart-shaped (and other non-traditional) LCDs.

By Robert Dunhouse, NEC Electronics America

Using the Earth's Atmosphere for High-Performance Night VisionGermanium-enhanced CMOS sensor overcomes traditional obstacles of SWIR technology.

By Stephen Germino, NoblePeak Vision

GPU Trumps CPUImage processing on the graphics card can boost speed 10 times in some functions.

By Martin Kersting, Stemmer Imaging

Core Technology Feature

Display Innovations Sharpen Medical ImagingDisplay technology has advanced on many levels.

By Stacey Meacham


Taking the GigE PlungeCIS becomes one of first Japanese companies to use interface.

By Barry Hochfelder

Industry News

July/August Industry NewsThe latest news for the imaging industry.

By Advanced Imaging Editorial Staff

Component Integration

Here to StayTechnology is advancing, but frame grabbers aren't going anywhere.

By Barry Hochfelder

Online Exclusive: Application Notes

Public TV Stations Select Sony Cameras, Fujinon Lenses

HP Pavilion at San Jose Goes HD With TV Magic

Medical Research Institute Advances Biomarker Research With Aperio Digital Platform

Corporate and Technology Profiles

Stemmer Imaging: Programming Libraries for Imaging ProfessionalsThe STEMMER IMAGING Group is Europe's largest independent supplier for vision technology.

Cognex...the Machine Vision Leader that Industry Relies OnCognex offers the widest range of vision products available from a single source, and industry-leading vision tools designed with more than two decades of application experience on thousands of manufacturing lines.

e2v: A Leader for Three Decadese2v is uniquely placed to meet the ever more challenging requirement of professional imaging markets.

ELCAN Optical Technologies: Unconventional Insights of the Enlightened MindOCT combines the principles of ultrasound with the imaging performance of a microscope.

LMI Technologies: Developers Kit Speeds Prototyping of 2D & 3D VisionLMI has created a developers kit based on the LMI FireSync™ platform, which provides a scaleable architecture to handle multiple Gigabit Ethernet subnets.

Olympus America Inc.: Olympus Quality in Microscopy ApplicationsOlympus brings its renowned quality and innovation to a complete line of microscope-based systems and solutions for today's researchers.

Prosilica: Easy Integration with Prosilica GigE CamerasProsilica introduced the very first GigE Vision-compliant digital cameras to the market in 2005 and has become the leading supplier of GigE Vision cameras.

Spectrum Illumination: Leading the LED MarketSpectrum Illumination is the leading supplier of high-output LED lighting (Monster Lights) for the machine vision market.

Hitachi: New Name, but Same Quality Products and ServiceHitachi Denshi America, Ltd. became Hitachi Kokusai Electric America, Ltd.

Intercon: You Do Have a Choice!Intercon 1 is pleased to be able to provide our customers with a new choice, the Infini Flex™ Camera Link® cable assemblies featuring Gore™ Camera Link® High Flex Flat Cable.

JAI: 5 Megapixel Cameras Offer More Than Just PixelsJAI recently introduced a new set of 5 megapixel cameras for customers needing high resolution at a moderate cost.

LUMENERA: Your High Performance and Custom Digital Camera ProviderLumenera is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for industrial, scientific and security applications.

MERCRON LEDs: Tricky Little Light Sources LEDs are simple, but careful power management is needed to preserve their light output and to avoid the deadly combination of high current and high temperature that will cause irreversible deterioration of this expensive light source.

Landesmesse Stuttgart GmbH: VISION 2008VISION is the most important event for the machine vision industry.

Pleora Technologies: GIGE Connectivity in Industrial CamerasThe ultra-small and low-power iPORT NTx-Mini is a third-generation in-camera IP Engine that sets the benchmark for performance, reliability and ease of use for Gigabit Ethernet connectivity in industrial cameras.

Allied Vision Technologies: How Sensor Temperature Impairs Image Quality and How It Can be CounteractedThe new Stingray camera family from Allied Vision Technologies offers a particularly well-thought-out concept for sensor temperature management.

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