Read a selection of recent press articles or contributions of AVT experts reporting about Allied Vision Technologies' products and applications!
Two Israeli machinery manufacturers, Com-N-Sense and Lugo Engineering, have jointly developed an automated inspection and sorting system for dates that optically inspects each individual fruit and sorts it by category.
Imaging and Machine Vision - April 22, 2013
Industrial camera manufacturer Allied Vision Technologies (AVT; Stadtroda, Germany) has launched a Chinese language version of its web site.
Vision Systems Design-March 2013
Industrial vision technology is improving the quality of life of those with debilitating illnesses such as cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, as well as traumatic brain injuries, through an eye tracking system.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe-February 28,2013
The 2013 Automated Imaging Association's (AIA) Board of Directors election results were announced during the AIA Business Conference in Orlando, FL.
Vision Systems Design-February 2013
Image quality is a major focus for people who use machine vision cameras for traffic applications, according to Arlin Kalenchuk, product manager at Allied Vision Technologies (AVT): "If you take the resolution of the sensors, with machine vision a single camera could, potentially, give you simple-lane licence plate recognition."
Traffic Technology Information-January 2013
At the Vision Show, which took place in Stuttgart at the beginning of November, the European Machine Vision Association, the US’s Automated Imaging Association and the Japan Industrial Imaging Association (JIIA) established a joint initiative, the Future Standards Forum (FSF).
ITS International-January 2013
First introduced in Norway in the mid-1980s, electronic toll collection (ETC) has since been adopted and implemented in many countries around the globe.
Traffic Technology International-November 2012
AVT opens Shanghai office
Allied Vision Technologies (AVT) has opened a sales office in Shanghai, China. Located at the heart of the Xuhui district, the Shanghai office will oversee AVT’s expanding business in mainland China and will provide technical support and customer service to local clients.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe- October 2012
Allied Vision Moves East
Allied Vision Technologies (AVT; Stadtroda, Germany) has appointed Dynatech Instrument as its official distributor of industrial cameras in Thailand. The announcement follows hard on the heels of the opening of the company's new sales office in Shanghai, China. Located at the heart of the Xuhui district, the Shanghai office will oversee AVT's expanding business in mainland China and will provide technical support and customer service to local clients.
Vision Systems Design- October 2012
Vision system inspects instrument panel on the Mini
German automation specialist Ziemann & Urban has developed a self-contained system to inspect instrument panel carrier frames for the Mini Countryman at BMW's factory in Landshut, Germany.
Vision Systems Design- September 2012
BMW ensures component accuracy with 26-camera test chamber
BMW is using a high-performance imaging system employing 26 digital cameras at its factory in Landshut, Germany. The system is designed to test instrument panel carrier frames for the Mini Countryman.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe-August 2012
Automated system inspects dates at high speed
For thousands of years, dates have been a staple of the Middle Eastern diet. One of the most prized varieties—the Medjool date—is exceptionally large, being approximately 20 mm in diameter and 60 mm in length.
Vision Systems Design-June 2012
High Speed Imaging: High Speed Imaging for Online 3-D measurement
The measurement technology of today has achieved accuracy and processing performance that allows an integration of acquisition and analysis in online production processes.
Quality- May 2012
3-D Inspection: Robots team with 3-D scanners for fast part profiling
In the aerospace and medical manufacturing industries, it is critical to inspect parts for random surface defects as nicks, scratches, dents, and pits. To determine if the part is to be rejected, precise information about the shape and the depth of each defect is required.
Vision Systems Design-May 2012
Motion Tracking: Optical tracking system uses fixed cameras
Target tracking, traffic monitoring, and security and surveillance applications often require following moving objects at high speeds. In many operations, camera systems are fitted onto moving vehicles where they are used to either focus on a fixed target or for continuous 360° monitoring.
Vision Systems Design- April 2012
Allied Vision Technologies Achieves ISO 13485 Certification for Medical Equipment
STADTRODA, GERMANY-Machine vision camera manufacturer Allied Vision Technologies (AVT) now complies with the ISO 13485:2010 standard for the development and production of digital cameras and components used for image processing in medical devices
Quality- March 2012
Vision system helps automate car park management
An automatic license-plate recognition system has been developed by Niaar (Dubai, UAE) for plate recognition at check-point gates in multi-story parking plazas.
Vision Systems Design- February 2012
Camera makes Puffersphere interactive
An interactive spherical screen that can display images visible from all directions made its debut this year at the opening of the Missoni Hotel (Kuwait City, Kuwait).
Vision Systems Design- January 2012
Vision projects travellers in billboard advertisement
An interactive billboard installed at Antwerp’s central station from 25-29 October 2011 has been entertaining travellers as they waited for their train.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe- January 2012
The Continuously Evolving Camera
From open-road bridge tolling and inner-city congestion charging to speed enforcement and incident management, cameras are the essential component.
Traffic Technology International- November 2011
Humanoid Robot Onboard Space Station
NASA's Robonaut (R2) has been launched up to the International Space Station (ISS) on 24 February 2011. R2 includes a range of sensors including colour cameras from Allied Vision Technologies.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe - April/May 2011
A smarter view of China’s ITS infrastructure
How machine vision cameras from AVT are at the heart of China’s push toward a smarter ITS infrastructure.
Traffic Technology International - October/November 2010
Billboard Simulation Turns to Machine Vision
61-foot high real-time digital billboard utilising machine vision technology with AVT camera in New York City's Times Square.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe Online, July 2010
Lange suchte der Pharmakonzern Boehringer Ingelheim nach einer 100-%-Lösung, um den Befüllprozess von Medikamenten-Pulver zu überwachen. Letztlich entschied sich der Arzneimittel-Produzent für ein selbstentwickeltes Vision-System.
Computer & Automation, July 2010
Biomedical Research: High-speed, high-resolution images captured simultaneously
Temporal pixel multiplexing (TPM) allows high-speed and high-resolution images to be captured simultaneously.
Vision Systems Design - April 2010
GigE Vision: Setting Standards (cover story)
GigE Vision has been growing rapidly and has established itself as one of the interfaces of choice in the machine vision world. What makes this interface so popular with system integrators? What is the future for GigE Vision?
Quality Magazine - Vision & Sensors Supplement - January 2010
Allied Vision Technologies at VISION 2009
A video review of the AVT booth including two product highlights: Prosilica GX and GuppyPro as well as an augmented reality application demo.
vision-systems.com - November 2009
Motion Capture With AVT Cameras Makes Orthopedic Diagnosis Easier
With the aid of high-speed Pike cameras and SIMI Motion Software, doctors and scientists are researching musculoskeletal dysfunction.
Photonics Online - October 2009
Vision used in inkjet print development
An imaging system, from US company ImageXpert, has been developed to precisely analyse inkjet printer heads by measuring size, speed and trajectory of ink droplets.
Imaging & Machine Vision Europe - Oct./Nov. 2009
Cotton Club - Bildverarbeitung in der Textilindustrie
Dank AVT Digitalkameras mit Interlaced-Sensoren konnte die Migration von analoger zu digitaler Schnittstelle in indischen Baumwollprüfmaschinen einfach und kostengünstig umgesetzt werden.
ElektroTechnik.de - Juli 2009
Auf den Punkt gebracht
Zusammenhänge, die bei der Auswahl einer geeigneten Kamera bzw. Bildsensor wichtig sind.
ElektronikPraxis 12/2009 - Juni 2009
20 Years Of Growth
Warren Clark charts the course of Allied Vision Technologies' 20 years in the vision industry.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe - June/July 2009
Vision Aids Solar Power Generation
The efficiency of solar power plants is being improved using machine vision systems and Prosilica digital cameras with GigE Vision interface.
Imaging and Machine Vision Europe - April/May 2009
Vision System Tracks Textile Thread Trash
Successful migration from analog to digital camera interface technology in Premier ART cotton grading machines with AVT Guppy interlaced cameras.
Automation.com - May 6, 2009
20 Jahre AVT
In zwei Jahrzehnten avancierte das als Distributor von Analogkameras gegründete Unternehmen zum weltweit führenden Hersteller von Digitalkameras für die industrielle und wissenschaftliche Bildverarbeitung.
Quality Engineering - April 2009
VeriLook Surveillance SDK Provides Real-Time Face Identification Using Video Surveillance Cameras
Detects Faces in Motion, Matches with Watch-list Databases and Reports Results in Real Time using Prosilica GigE digital cameras.
cloudcomputing.sys-con.com - March 9, 2009
Testing Lighting Products
Researchers have developed a system to evaluate the brightness distribution from a variety of illumination products using a Pike color camera from Allied Vision Technologies.
Vision Systems Design - March 2009
Best of Both Worlds?
The GigE Vision standard is rapidly gaining market share over other machine vision camera interfaces. Does that mean that FireWire, the currently leading digital interface, is bound to disappear? If not, which interface is best for which application?
Inspect - February 2009
Asia: The Largest Market in the World
While Japan, Korea and Taiwan are most developed, China and India are charging forward. A special report featuring Frank Grube, President & CEO of Allied Vision Technologies.
Advanced Imaging - February 2009
3-D Inspection Measures Up
Even for small mass-produced parts, it is worthwhile to use industrial image-processing systems to guarantee first-class quality.
Quality Magazine (Vision & Sensors Suppl.) - Jan. 2009