SVL | September 2019

Smart Vision Lights at PackExpo

The PackExpo was September 23-25, 2019 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. With over 30,000 packaging professionals, 2,000 top industry suppliers, and free educational presentations, this event was incredible.

Although Smart Vision Lights didn't exhibit at this particular show, we did spot a few of our lights on display:
  • Tensor ID showed one of our S75-WHI brick lights while their system was performing a label verification and lot ID. 
  • JLS Automation featured our ODLW300 in its Talon pick-and-place robot. 
  • Kawasaki Robotics used our RL300 flat dome for large field of view pick-and-place applications.
  • Fanuc Robotics displayed our SmartVisionLink App along with our LZE300.
  • Hamamatsu had our SWIR demo as part of their exhibit area.

We are happy to support our partners and customers who are exhibiting at any show with sample products. Those who are interested in adding SVL products to their exhibit should get in-touch with their sales contacts.
Bridging the Gap on Fully Integrated Smart Vision Systems  

In a typical machine vision system, camera, optics, and lighting each have their own performance criteria and control schemes. If there is any communication between these components, it's vendor specific and proprietary. The vision industry has worked to standardize the physical interface of the camera component and implement GenICam as a common API to program all recognized imagers, but the standardization of the interface has not extended to lens and lighting components, which limits joint commands or interoperation between all vision components within a system.

However, recent efforts by Smart Vision Lights have helped successfully incorporate smart lighting into the GenICam standard and subsequent initiatives have aimed to do the same for optics. When completed, these initiatives will allow GenICam to serve as a common control layer between cameras, lenses, and lighting. In practical terms, this could lead to turnkey vision systems that support true plug-and-play commissioning, fully integrated control, and simpler synchronization of all components. 

Join our webinar on October 16th to learn what more fully integrated machine vision systems can achieve, and how they could become possible soon.

SVL at TriPhase Automation Innovation Showcase

Earlier this month we exhibited at the TriPhase Automation Innovation Showcase. The event took place on September 10th in Pewaukee, WI. This event was incredibly valuable and informative with their demonstrations, technology sessions, and the latest on automation trends.

Smart Vision Lights at HTE Open House

On September 12th, Smart Vision Lights exhibited at HTE Technologies Open House. This event marked their 60th Anniversary serving the manufacturing community. The show included a robot lab, a vision lab, a dynamic robotics showroom and more.
SVL Announces New Headquarters Address
Smart Vision Lights is excited to announce that we've completed the transition to our new corporate headquarters located in Norton Shores, MI, USA. Our new facility will help support the continued growth of the business for many years to come; along with serving as a center of innovation where we will host partners, end-customers, and industry leaders for machine vision testing, application and product training, demos, and other industry events.

As of August 19, 2019, our new address, listed below, should be used for any and all correspondences that have previously been sent to the Muskegon office. Note that our office phones, mobile phones, and email addresses have remained unchanged with this move. You should begin to see our new address listed on Smart Vision Lights resources and documents throughout the coming months.

Smart Vision Lights
5113 Robert Hunter Dr.
Norton Shores, MI 49441 USA
Events Calendar
You will find Smart Vision Lights at the following events. We encourage you to attend as many of these events as you can make.

The TechToberFest is Thursday, October 3 at Applied Controls from 9:00am - 3:30pm. This is a free event, but registration is still required. The event includes exhibitors, seminars, and activities that showcase the latest in automation, robotics, and manufacturing technology.
Machine Vision Technology Forum
The  Machine Vision Technology Forum  is offered by Stemmer Imaging's European Imaging Academy, and is all about sharing information. Stemmer Imaging's Machine Vision Technology Forum is an opportunity to quickly gain more knowledge about the latest technologies and developments in imaging as well as to get inspiration for improvements to your applications.
Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference
The  Collaborative Robots, Advanced Vision & AI Conference  is a two-day event where you will learn about these growing, dynamic technologies from industry experts. You'll also get to connect with leading suppliers and integrators who will be exhibiting throughout the event.
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