SVL | April 2018
Dave Spaulding
Boston's The Vision Show Never Disappoints! 
Along with most of the machine vision industry, a team from Smart Vision Lights walked the show floor earlier this month at the U.S. East Coast's largest machine vision conference. It was an exciting week, and not just because - for the third year in a row - Smart Vision Lights won a product innovation award!
Beyond the accolades for our new LED Light Manager, we had a chance to connect with our partners and distributors, and to see what technical innovations will reshape the machine vision industry tomorrow. Advances in image processing software - from IP cores in embedded systems to simplified photometric 3D algorithms - are reshaping our industry faster than ever before. Combined with smart hardware designs, deep learning, and other exciting developments, the machine vision industry is on the cusp of something truly special as we shift from an enabling technology to a driver of innovation across all major industries, from consumer products to transportation. Check out our latest innovations below and stay tuned for a lot more in the next couple of months.
Best wishes,
Dave Spaulding, President 
Smart Vision Lights 
LED Manager Simplifies 3D, Multispectral
Smart Vision Lights is proud to announce its programmable LED Light Manager (LLM) and associated light kits. The LLM gives user the ability to control up to four separate lights or up to four individual quadrants or channels within an integrated photometric or multispectral ring light solution. Read more.
New Narrow-Focused Optics Extend Working Distance of Prox Spot Lights
The SX30 (N4) Prox Spot Light from Smart Vision Lights is a modified version of the SX30 Prox Spot Light. Thanks to its 4-degree lens allowing for a long, tightly focused beam of light, the SX30 (N4) is designed to work over long distances. Read more.
Vision Systems Design Honors SVL With Silver Innovators Award at The Vision Show  
Vision Systems Design magazine recognized Smart Vision Lights as a recipient of its silver award for product innovation during the annual Innovators Awards program at The Vision Show this month in Boston. Smart Vision Lights' LED Light Manager received the award. Read more.
SVL Donation Illuminates LSSU Vision-Guided Robotic Capstone Project   
Lake Superior State University recently received a generous donation of multiple L300 lights from Smart Vision Lights for a team project sponsored by Nexteer Automotive. The project had students develop a vision system to automate the company's steering column validation process. Read more.
Silicone Optics Offer Performance, Economic Benefits Over LED Lighting
Silicone optics may be the future. This white paper highlights the advantages of silicone optics, focusing on how maximum light can be obtained with minimal cost.  
Events Calendar
April 19, 2018: Advanced Manufacturing Expo Machine Vision & Robotics Summit 2018, Crowne Plaza, Grand Rapids, Michigan
April 24-27, 2018:  AHTD Spring Meeting, Hotel del Coronado, San Diego, California. Email Dave at or Fred at if you would like to meet at this event. 
May 16, 2018:   UKIVA Machine Vision Conference, Milton Keynes, UK. Email Tony at  if you would like to meet at this event.
June 26, 2018: UK Electronics Expo, Ricoh Arena, Coventry. Email Tony at if you would like to meet at this event. 
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