Machine vision is a dynamic field: STEMMER IMAGING and our suppliers are the world´s leading manufacturers for machine vision components and solutions, introducing many brand new developments several times a year.
Ricoh has added the new FL-CC-MX series to its existing range of lenses for 2/3” 5 megapixel cameras. These high-performance lenses with 12 and 16mm focal length versions provide high resolution, high contrast imaging with low distortion across the entire sensor, ensuring accurate measurements at the periphery of the image as well as at the centre.
Purchasing, logistics and customs is the terrain of Matrium GmbH in Germany and France. Using a specially developed system at its branch in Olching near Munich, the company sorts JEDEC trays in which electronic components are transported. In order to reliably distinguish between up to 2500 different types of these trays, Matrium uses the high performance of the CVB Polimago software tool from the Common Vision Blox imaging library from STEMMER IMAGING.
The new range of IRSX industrial IR cameras from Automation Technology are designed to facilitate the use of thermal imaging in Industry 4.0 applications. Completely self-contained with embedded data processing, these compact, rugged cameras feature a multitude of interface protocols for direct communication with automation and control equipment. These include OPC-UA, a platform-independent, open standard for machine-to-machine communication which is ideally suited for Industry 4.0.
On 1 March 2019, Arne Dehn will take over the postion of CEO STEMMER IMAGING AG from current CEO Christof Zollitsch. Together with the proven Executive Board team of Martin Kersting (CTO) and Lars Böhrnsen (CFO), new CEO Arne Dehn will lead technology provider STEMMER IMAGING into the future. Christof Zollitsch will resign from the Executive Board at his own request.
The newest version MERLIC 4 comes with great new features as well as further improvements in robustness, speed and tools. With this release, MVTec is adressing the demands of the machine vision market: parallelization, PLC integration, and 3D vision.
Hyperspectral imaging provides its users with a high-performance possibility to determine differences in the chemical composition of test objects. This technology opens up interesting applications in areas such as recycling or food production.
Machine vision technology does not only achieve extraordinary results in industrial applications, it is also very useful in other areas. The following article shows some examples from the sporting world.
STEMMER IMAGING stands for the perfect combination of innovative products, expert advice and comprehensive service. We have restructured our sales organization in response to our last customer survey in which the majority of clients expressed a wish for enhanced local support. We feel that the revised structure, detailed below, will enable us to respond even better to future demands.
A new approach to manual PCB assembly verification has helped one manufacturer significantly improve the quality of boards it manufactures for use in car audio devices.
A self-contained camera system ensures that almost 50 components are correctly assembled before the boards move to the next stage.