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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Visit Smart Vision Lights at Automate 2017

Conference season is in getting into full swing and Smart Vision Lights is looking forward to showing you our latest products, such as our well-received line of miniature lights, new large panel lights, and an economic version of our monster LCHP ultra-high-power linear light for line-scan applications. I would like to personally invite all of …
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Silicone Optics Set to Revolutionize LED Lights

Silicone Optics: Optimal Control, Low Cost  When LED light manufacturer Smart Vision Lights (Muskegon, Michigan, USA) joined forces with optical engineers at LumenFlow (Wyoming, Michigan, USA) to create prototypes for a 5-million-lux LED linear light, they expected great results. What they didn’t count on was being able to manufacture them for a fraction of the …
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SVL is Proud to be a Sponsor of M.A.R.S

Smart Vision Lights is proud once again to be able to sponsor the Muskegon Area Robotics Students (M.A.R.S).  The goal of M.A.R.S. is to provide area students with hands-on experience building and programming robots for competitive events. We do want to wish the team great success in their upcoming events.

SVL Exclusively Featured on FANUC iRVision Exhibits at IMTS 2016

September 12 – 17, 2016 McCormick Place in Chicago Illinois hosted one of its largest annual events, the International Manufacturing Technology Show.  IMTS is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, featuring 2,407 exhibiting companies and 115,612 registrants. The event is held every two years with its main focus being the metalworking …
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Innovative Illumination Summit Highlights Now Available

If you missed Smart Vision Lights’ inaugural Innovative Illumination Summit in June (or even if you were there), we have a whole lot of material from the conference to share with you. We hope you will visit our Summit highlight page, where you’ll find facts about the Summit, video highlight clips from the many informative …
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