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In The April 2007 Issue


Solving the Problems of Mobile ImagingRapid growth of mobile camera phones and similar portable imaging products has created an enormous variety of solutions.

By Lee J. Nelson

2007 SID International Symposium, Seminar and ExhibitionThe SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, now in its 45th year and with more than 550 booths and 8,000 attendees, is an international gathering of scientists, engineers, manufacturers and users in the electronic-display industry.

How To... Use Smart Cameras to Enable Precise Quality ControlThanks to their computing power, smart cameras execute complex image processing routines, thus enabling the automation of demanding applications.

How To... Choose a Machine Vision CameraWith such a large variety of cameras, selecting the best one for your machine vision application can be difficult.

How To... Properly Install a High-flex Cable in a Cable TrackToday's application engineers have a number of cable solutions available to them when trying to address the proper cable flex life for a particular cable track application.

How To... Choose Correct IlluminationWhile struggling with contrast and resolution problems in an imaging system, don't forget proper illumination!

How To... Use IEEE-1394 and DCAM Format 7 to Optimize Your Imaging ConfigurationThe 1.3MP Dragonfly2 (DR2-13S2) is the latest addition to the popular Dragonfly2 line.

How To... Offload Image Processing to FPGAsIn the early days of image processing, the only on-board solutions for actual image processing were ASICs and CPUs.

How To... Handle FOV Changes in Fixed Bandwidth EnvironmentsSome vision applications demand that the field-of-view (FOV) for the image being captured be repeatedly adjusted from wide to narrow and back again.

How To... Use LUTs for Pseudo-ColoringImperx's LYNX camera line uses a modern FPGA as a high-performance digital signal processing (DSP) engine for image processing and camera control.

How To... Use PCIe Applications in Machine VisionPCI Express is the peripheral bus now being adopted by next-generation PCs, servers and industrial computers.

How To... Operate a Multi-camera System With the Fast IEEE1394b FireWire InterfaceWith the appearance of 1394b-compatible cameras, such as the AVT PIKE family, the bandwidth requirements for the PC's PCI bus keep increasing.

How To... Find Solutions for a Variety of Imaging RequirementsAdvanced Imaging is pleased to provide its second "How to..." sponsored supplement.

Image Analysis in HealthcareThe healthcare pathology marketplace is poised for dramatic change in the coming years, prompted by a convergence of technology that is making digital pathology a practical alternative to traditional microscopy in numerous situations.

By Allen H. Olson, Ph.D.

Navigating the Maze of Cameras & Sensors for Scientific ApplicationsCommercial cameras and sensors comprise quite the heterogeneous set.

By Lee J. Nelson

International Robots & Vision ShowThe International Robots & Vision Show, held just once every two years, draws more than 5,000 potential customers looking for new products and solutions.

Core Technology Feature

Optics Advances for Every ApplicationOptics technology is progressing in all areas.

By Allison Niles


Keeping Pace With a Changing WorldI just heard what is purported to be an old saying: "Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine."

By Barry Hochfelder

Industry News

April Industry NewsThe latest news for the imaging industry.

Component Integration

The Benefits of a Backup Appliance ApproachNo question about it-electronic imaging generates massive sets of valuable data.

By John Pearring

Application and Technology Notes

Advanced Vision Technology Wows Londoners"Stunning," was the typical response when visitors strolled through a recent London exhibit.

Demanding Large Aspheric Optics Delivered to UK Laser LabOptical Surfaces Ltd. (Kenley, UK) has delivered a pair of ground-breaking target chamber focusing mirrors for the Astra Gemini dual-beam petawatt laser facility at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) in the United Kingdom.

Cassini Spacecraft Images Seas on Saturn's MoonInstruments on NASA's Cassini spacecraft have found evidence of seas, likely filled with liquid methane or ethane, in the high northern latitudes of Saturn's moon, Titan.

Solutions of the Year

View the winners of our annual "Imaging Solutions of the Year" contest in each of four key imaging markets.

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