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Mastering Machine Vision Inspection: Optimizing Bright Field and Dark Field Illumination Techniques

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2023Time: 2:00 PM EDT / 1:00 PM CDT / 11:00 AM PDTSponsor: Advanced IlluminationDuration: 1 Hour Summary This informative webinar will explore the nuances of optimizing bright field and dark field illumination, offering practical solutions for overcoming the most demanding machine vision inspection challenges. Combining the fundamental concepts of angle of incidence and solid angles […]

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Exaktera announces acquisition of Advanced Illumination Inc.

BOSTON, Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Exaktera LLC, (“Exaktera”), a Union Park Capital (“Union Park”) portfolio company, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Advanced Illumination Inc. (“Advanced Illumination”), a long-established design and manufacturer of specialty LED lighting assemblies and drivers for machine vision, industrial imaging, bio-medical and related imaging applications.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. […]

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Food Contact and Aseptic Environment Considerations

Preventing contamination is a common priority for Food and Beverage processors. As these facilities grow and increase in efficiency, a single production run impacted by contamination can lead to a product recall and impact the health of tens of thousands of consumers. Until recently, metal detectors and X-rays played the dominant role, but increasingly the trend favors machine vision systems which have proven more effective at identifying small plastics and rubber contaminants. Continued implementation of machine vision for Extraneous Materials detection will help reduce food waste as well as lower costs and the risk of recalls.

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New Product Release: Enhanced GUI for Pulsar 320E

We are pleased to announce the release of Ai’s industry-leading software GUI for the Pulsar 320E High Current lighting controllers. The Pulsar 320E software GUI features improved user functionality, full compatibility for both Pulsar 320E and the original Pulsar 320, and support for Windows and Linux operating systems.

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Honoring the Life of William O. Thrailkill (Bill)

HONORING THE LIFE OF WILLIAM O. THRAILKILL (BILL) William O. Thrailkill (Bill), a longtime resident of Rochester, VT, passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2022, at the Arbours of Shelburne. Bill, who was 87 years old, lived a rich and interesting life. He was a man of many talents with a keen mind, tremendous […]

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LED Color Temperature in Machine Vision

When specifying LED lighting for machine vision applications, the LED wavelength can have a significant impact on the success of the vision inspection.  When utilizing white LEDs, it’s important to understand that the radiated emissions are a combination of most of the wavelengths from the visible spectrum; for white LEDs, the color temperatures range from […]

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VIDEO: DCS-100E & DCS-103E Controller Quickstart

VIDEO: DCS-100E & DCS-103E Controller Quickstart One advantage of using Ai lighting controllers with our lights is the plug-and-play SignaTech control system, which ensures the safety of your lights when overdriving. With both the illuminator and controller designed to work together, you can drive your lights with confidence. Download the DCS-100E Software from the Product […]

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