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    • Machine Vision
    • (16/03/2022)

    Meeting standards in food manufacturing with machine vision

    According to a recent survey, only 1.7 percent of businesses are using machine vision, and a further 0.4 percent are testing specific advanced technologies using machine vision. This is concerning, particularly for food and beverage manufacturers that rely on their products meeting strict standards.

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    • Machine Vision
    • (14/03/2022)

    Minimising supply chain disruption with automation

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been hugely disruptive to global business operations over the last 18 months. The lockdowns of 2020 forced many organisations to abandon traditional processes and embrace new technologies in order to remain operational. Fast forward to today and labour shortages, rising transport costs, and ongoing travel restrictions have caused serious disruptions to global supply chains.

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    • Machine Vision
    • (25/10/2021)

    Contrinex inductive sensors check the presence and position of workpiece carriers

    Automation is extensively used throughout automotive assembly operations to transfer components between multiple production lines. In this application, the workpiece is lifted from its original carrier and placed onto a new one where sensors on the roller conveyor check its position.

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    • Machine Vision
    • (19/10/2021)

    The digital revolution is arriving in prototyping

    From the first light bulb to the first computer, great ideas change the world. When we think back on these inventions though, we often think of the end product and overlook everything that came before it. We forget that at one stage the greatest products we know and use today started as a mere idea with no physical form. A critical part of developing those products from ideas to being fully formed is prototyping.

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    • Machine Vision
    • (11/03/2021)

    Boost fitness tracker accuracy using high-accuracy pressure sensors

    Wearable devices with health and fitness tracking capabilities are growing in popularity. While accelerometers typically feature as a key motion sensor in such applications, they are limited in their ability to provide an accurate estimate of vertical motion, which is essential for accurately determining such parameters as calories expended when climbing an incline.



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Stone Junction Ltd

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    Ship shape: vibration sensors improve onboard maintenance

    • Machine Vision
    • (29/01/2021)

    Norwegian ship owner Solvang has introduced predictive maintenance to its fleet of tankers by investing in the new system for manual vibration monitoring, Enlight ProCollect from SKF.

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    Smart sensors benefit from the latest ASICs and SiPs

    • Machine Vision
    • (26/11/2020)

    The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), sometimes referred to as Industry 4.0 or the Smart Factory, is a sector that is growing fast. Some believe it is a market that could be worth more than $200 billion quite soon. To take full advantage, manufacturers must ensure that their production facilities remain competitive by embracing the IIoT – where the physical world is connected to the digital via smart sensors..

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    The connected electrician

    • Machine Vision
    • (19/08/2020)

    Competitive prices, expertise and unbeatable customer service make a successful electrician. Yet, in today’s day and age, being connected is your killer advantage. Digital is big business, with McKinsey predicting it to generate $11.1 trillion a year by 2025. If a contractor can adopt digital products and offerings, they have an edge on the competition and success will follow..

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    Smart manufacturing is advancing utilisation

    • Machine Vision
    • (13/08/2020)

    According to analysts, manufacturing technology innovations, productivity and business growth are being adopted to address the rise of mass customisation and converging technology advancements for the next generation of manufacturing infrastructures.





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