SVL Treks to China for Laser World of Photonics

laser world Demo Setup

Smart Vision Lights will be attending Laser World of Photonics China 2018, March 14-16, in Shanghai. Visit SVL distributor JM Vistec System in Hall W5, booth 5527 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center to see a demonstration that uses our S75 spot light as the lighting source. Meet with Tony Carpenter at Asia’s largest …
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SVL volunteers at Muskegon Rescue Mission

Tuesday,  December 19, was an awesome opportunity for Smart Vision Lights to go serve at the Muskegon Rescue Mission. The Muskegon Rescue Mission serves men, women and children from all walks of life in the Muskegon area. It was a blessing to see people from the city coming in to receive free hats and gloves, …
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Smart Vision Lights Instills Quality Throughout Product Lifecycle

To deliver the highest-quality product and service to customers, sometimes you need to take a deep dive into your own internal processes. Smart Vision Lights is doing just that with two major initiatives. We’ve recently attained ISO 9000:2015 certification for quality management. This certification ensures that Smart Vision Lights’ products and services consistently meet our …
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SVL’s SOBL Lights Illuminate Extrusion Measurement App

Smart Vision Lights distributor Automation, Inc. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) is using the SOBL Series of backlights to illuminate an automated system for measuring the length of aluminum extrusions. The application, on display at a variety of trade shows throughout the year, features a Parker PAC-controlled HMR gantry to place lengths of extrusion into a nest above …
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Using LED lights in high-speed imaging applications

Hello, I’m Matt Pinter and welcome to this blog which describes how to use LED illumination in high-speed machine vision applications. As many of you are aware, the introduction of CMOS-based images sensors has led to the increased use of high-speed cameras in machine vision applications. Many commercial cameras are now available both as stand-alone …
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Advances in LED Lighting from IR to UV and Everywhere in Between

Lighting based on the use of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) has reached a point at which the brightness and efficiency they now provide an attractive alternative to tungsten incandescent bulbs and halogen-based illumination systems. With a reliability measured in thousands of hours, LEDs provide cost-effective lighting solutions in both commercial lighting and machine vision applications. …
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First-Ever UKIVA Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition in Milton Keynes Arena Worth the Time

On April 27, I attended the first-ever UK Industrial Vision Association (UKIVA) Machine Vision Conference & Exhibition at ArenaMK in Milton Keynes, England, and found myself pleasantly surprised. One never knows how these first-time events will turn out, but from my perspective it was a great success. My first clue should have been in how …
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Understanding Illumination and Light Measurement

Fundamental knowledge of illumination and light measurement is key when specifying LED lighting for industrial automation When choosing an LED light, designers of machine vision systems must fully understand the nature of the part that needs to be illuminated. To allow the system’s camera to capture an image with the highest contrast, developers can choose …
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