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Kind regards, Thomas Lübkemeier
EMVA General Secretary
EMVA European Machine Vision Forum Call for Contributions
Focal Topic: ‘Accuracy, Reliability and Limits of Machine Vision’
The forum aims to foster interaction between the machine vision industry and academic research to learn from each other, discuss the newest research results as well as problems from applications, learn about emerging application fields, and to discuss research cooperation between industry and academic institutes. The overall goal is to accelerate innovation by translating new research results faster into practice.
Don’t miss to share your expertise at the forum’s 5th edition taking place 27-28 October 2022 in Cork, Ireland.
Companies, institutes and universities are invited to submit their valuable contribution to this focal topic. Submit your extended abstract for a contributed talk or poster right now via this Application Form.
All submissions are openly reviewed by the joint Scientific and Industrial Advisory Board of the forum. Find all details and especially the complete Call for Contributions at
EMVA Standards News Relicensing for EMVA 1288 Standard use and
GenICam Standard Working Group
The EMVA informs that the old EMVA 1288 standard license expired for all users on June 21, 2022. From this date on, new datasheets in which data is designated as EMVA 1288 compatible and marked with the EMVA 1288 logo may only be published if the new EMVA 1288 license has been applied for and approved by the creator of the datasheets.
Also, the general conditions for participation and thus active involvement in the GenICam standard working group hosted by EMVA have changed, which requires a re-registration for all participating company representatives.
Details and document downloads may be found via Read more ›
EMVA Standards News Results from IVSM Spring 2022
Two times a year, the International Vision Standards Meeting (IVSM) gathers machine vision experts in the standard working groups to further develop the most commonly used standards in the machine vision industry. Due to ongoing pandemic restrictions in some parts of the world the last IVSM from 23-27 May once again was held virtual. During the event, major online-meetings took place within the standard working groups of GenICam, OOCI, GigEVision, USB3Vision, CoaXPress and OPC-UA.
Learn more and click Read more ›
Review Automate, Automatica and Embedded World in June’22
This June saw an impressive density of trade shows taking place even in parallel on different show grounds.
During Automate 2022 in Detroit the first G3 plugfest since October 2019 took place for the machine vision standards GenICam, GigE-Vision und USB3-Vision. A plugfest enables testing any exciting or new device with most worldwide available host-applications for interoperability. Read more ›
EMVA welcomes new memberHeliotis AG
Innovative measurement technology made in Switzerland
Heliotis develops, manufactures, and distributes optical 3D measurement technology for industrial quality control. Our core competence is in the development of CMOS image sensors, FPGA-based cameras, and optical measurement technology. Thanks to sustainable investments in research and development, our 3D sensors are among the most accurate and fastest non-contact sensors in the world.
Leading manufacturers of semiconductors, consumer and automotive electronics as well as medical technology rely on the precision and reliability of our products.Read more ›
Precision machining with “Vision-in-the-Loop”
Precision machining is often associated with lengthy, highly sensitive, iterative processes, sometime prone to non converging accuracy.
Diamond turning with Dynamic Part Indexing®
For about 10 years, Wielandts UPMT have mastered precision diamond turning to reach sub-micron accuracy for the production of lens masters (incl. freeform) for various industries such as Automotive, Medical imagery, Virtual/Augmented Reality, …
Strong of their expertise, they have developed and patented a unique Dynamic Part Indexing (DPI®) technology allowing the precise manufacturing of high-density arrays of lenses on a single master without compromising on the individual lens nor complete array accuracy. Read more ›
IP Ethernet technology has been added to our most powerful autofocus-zoom camera to create the Harrier 40x AF-Zoom IP Camera. The camera provides a low latency H.264 video stream over RTP, is fitted with a Sony STARVIS Sony sensor and features an impressive 40x optical zoom. The IP Ethernet video stream is supplied by the Harrier IP Camera Interface Board which offers options for Ethernet, PoE and wireless interfaces. This versatile unit is ideal for applications in networked surveillance, industrial inspection, medical imaging and remotely-operated vehicles, amongst others. Read more ›
Your next chance to become an EMVA 1288 Expert
In September AEON offers the next online training on the new release 4.0 of EMVA 1288, the international standard for objective characterization of image sensors and cameras used in machine vision applications. This training is also an excellent opportunity to get prepared for the EMVA 1288 Expert certification.Read more ›
Quartet Embedded Solutions for TX2
Quartet Carrier Board for TX2 enables easy integration of up to 4 x USB3 machine vision cameras at full bandwidth. The Nvidia Jetson deep learning hardware accelerator allows for a complete decision making system on a single compact board. This custom carrier board provides a fully integrated SOM design which optimizes size and cost by eliminating the need for peripheral hardware and host systems. Read more ›
Next-Generation GMSL3 Accessible for Any Embedded Vision Application
FRAMOS, a global supplier of custom vision solutions and imaging components, is leading the market to integrate Analog Devices’ new GMSL3 technology in the embedded vision environment. Camera developers can use the flexible FRAMOS Sensor Module (FSM) Ecosystem to validate a large variety of image sensors in the lab and in the field. GMSL3 can transmit high frame rates (4K, 90 fps) over cable lengths of up to 14 meters with unprecedented efficiency. This interface is ideal for applications where the maximum MIPI CSI-2 (D-PHY) cable length is not sufficient while, at the same time, very low latency and a highly robust cable, with low power consumption at low cost, are essential. Read more ›
Nuvo-7168GC series (New!)
Nuvo-7168GC series is a ruggedized AI inference platform supporting NVIDIA® RTX A2000 GPU which offers better longevity for industrial AI inference applications, such as machine vision inspection, machine automation, and intelligent video analytics. Operating with NVIDIA® RTX A2000, Nuvo-7168GC delivers 8 TFLOPS in FP32 GPU computing power for real-time AI inference.
Nuvo-7168GC inherits the market-proven passive cooling design for motherboard components; …. Read more ›
Entire Event-Based Vision Software Suite for Free
Prophesee SA announced that the newest release of its award-winning Metavision® Intelligence suite will be offered – in its entirety and for all modules – at no cost, delivering an accelerated path to explore and implement differentiated machine vision applications that leverage the performance and efficiency of event-based vision. The industry’s most comprehensive suite of software tools and code samples will be available for free from initial adoption, use through commercial development and release of market-ready products. Read more ›
Event-Based Vision evaluation kit based on new Sony IMX636ES HD
Prophesee announced the availability of an ultralight, compact HD evaluation kit (EVK4) for developers of computer vision systems who want to start evaluation of the new Sony IMX636ES HD stacked Event-Based Vision sensor, realized in collaboration between Sony and Prophesee. The full-featured EVK provides computer vision engineers with an extensively tested solution for efficient technology onboarding and rapid application prototyping and development. Read more ›
Beyond Visible cameras extend usable range of light
Physical properties of light imperceptible to the human eye are now visible with cameras from SVS-Vistek. These specialized cameras leverage standard industrial imaging systems in terms of technology with polarization planes or wavelengths from infrared to ultraviolet. However, despite cutting-edge imaging capabilities, these cameras are as simple to use as conventional industrial cameras and offer superior price and performance. Read more ›
New MIPI camera modules with Sony Pregius S sensors
Vision Components has integrated four new Sony Pregius S sensors into MIPI camera modules for embedded vision. Featuring high image quality, light sensitivity and readout rates, the IMX565, IMX566, IMX567 and IMX568 global shutter sensors are perfect for high-speed applications such as industrial inspection. The VC carrier boards are designed for efficient repeatable industrial processing: robust, with excellent heat dissipation and prefabricated mounting holes and precision fittings. The MIPI-CSI-2 port allows for easy connection to all common processor platforms. Read more ›
Stereo camera for embedded vision
Vision Components launches a new type of embedded vision system for 3D and dual-camera applications.
The VC Stereo Cam can be flexibly configured for a wide range of OEM projects. It is based on the powerful VC Power SoM image processing module with an onboard FPGA, which preprocesses large data volumes in real time and transfers the results in the MIPIdata stream to a higher-level CPU. This allows users the free choice of their processor platform.
The FPGA is open for customer programming. Vision Components’ extensive groundwork for stereo image processing with synchronized triggering and optional disparity matching saves users a lot of development effort. Read more ›
Highest resolution camera models with Sony Backside illuminated sensors
XIMEA introduced new models using Sony Medium format BSI sensors with exceptionally high resolution.
The new members of the xiX family deliver resolutions starting from 61 Mpix and going up to 151 Mpix, all based on backside illuminated technology from Sony.
Enhancing these premium quality sensors with the speed of PCIe interface results in 61 Mpix at 17 Fps, 101 Mpix at 8 Fps, 151 Mpix at 6 Fps and more with Binning. As is a good habit with Sony, specifically with their BSI sensors, these also present a very high level of Quantum efficiency attaining the 90% sensitivity. Read more ›
As the organization of and participation in events in the near future are currently subject to significant disruption in the context of Covid-19, we monitor the situation closely and we will inform you of any cancellation, necessary arrangements, planned postponement, or alternative forms of holding our EMVA events.
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