Night vision was first used in the military in the 1930s on German tanks. These devices provided much better vision than the naked eye but the original version was expensive and heavy. […]
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The agricultural industry is seeing an increase in the use of robots, AI, autonomous and self-driving tractors and other automated equipment. Alongside the increase in growth, the robotic lens industry has grown as well. […]
Many manufacturing facilities are outdated and inefficient. That’s why so many companies are looking at retooling. Not only have the products changed, but the flow of the facility has become more of a challenge. Manufacturers have to be flexible in order to keep up with production needs. […]
Light Detection and Ranging, also known as LIDAR, is a laser-based remote sensing technology. The concept is to point a small laser at a surface and measure the time it takes the laser to return to its source. […]
In the effort to kill viruses, particularly the coronavirus, London’s Heathrow Airport has begun using robots to clean and kill viruses. These robots use ultraviolet rays to kill the viruses at night when the airport is quiet. […]
Dairy processing and distribution involves strict requirements and extreme attention to quality assurance based on conditions set forth by regulatory parties. Because of these requirements and the concern of contaminants and bacteria which could cause health risks, the purpose is to ensure that dairy products [...]
We all know that these are strange times we are currently living in. As our country and the world continues to fight the Covid-19 epidemic, new ways to easily detect symptoms are becoming the frontline of protection. Specifically, the travel industry has been hit hard [...]
Recently announced was a partnership between Walmart and Bossa Nova Robotics to bring shelf-scanning inventory robot vision systems to about 1,000 stores across the US. The goal is to eliminate overhead costs, reduce human error and ultimately eliminate the painful task for workers. It was [...]
Barcodes and barcode scanning has come a long way over the last few decades and has mainly focused on making them easier to read. To that end, there has been development and an identified need within a range of industries to create “invisible” barcodes. These invisible barcodes are created by [...]
ID scanners have become regular business around the world as it speeds up customer identification, allows for traceable control solutions and all in all makes life easier. What most consumers don’t know is how much information is actually stored on these scanners! Beyond the typical information on an ID such [...]