Update: Smart Vision Lights’ New Facility

A few months back, we announced that we are constructing a new facility to better serve our customers and partners. With that, we wanted to share an update on our new building. Construction is in full swing on our new 36,000 square foot facility located in Norton Shores, Michigan. This new facility will have enough …
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Phase Measuring Deflectometry for Machine Vision

Patterned Area Lighting - ODMOBL

Inspection of specularly reflective surfaces for shape and defects poses a well-known difficult challenge for machine vision systems. For example, identifying defects on specular surfaces, such as the orange-peel effect on a painted surface or a small chip on the screen of a cell phone can require complex specialized setups and equipment which are obvious …
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Show Us Your Parts at Automate 2019!

Automate 2019

Coming to Automate April 8–11? Bring your application samples, large or small, with you to Smart Vision Lights at booth #8135. Our lighting engineers and applications experts will be on hand throughout the show to examine parts, discuss your application goals, and share advice on possible solutions. Email us at the address below to schedule …
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SVL Mini-Linis Featured in Matrox Photometric Stereo Video

LM45 Linear Light (bar light)

Matrox has released a video on the photometric stereo technique featuring Smart Vision Lights products. Photometric stereo uses 3D surface orientation and its effect on reflected light to produce a contrast image accentuating local 3D surface variations. In this video, a series of LM45 mini linear lights illuminates the object under inspection from four different …
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Smart Vision Lights Plans New Facility

SVL New Property

Smart Vision Lights is close to breaking ground on a new $3 million facility in Norton Shores, Michigan. Located on a 6.7-acre site, the 36,000-square-foot building will have space for design and engineering — including areas for prototyping and robotics demonstrations — as well as assembly space and offices. The expansion, which nearly triples the …
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Register Now: The Growing Need for Precision in LED Lighting

LM45 Linear Light (bar light)

Join Smart Vision Lights on September 24 at 11 AM EST for the webinar The Growing Need for Precision in LED Lighting. Presented by Paul Powers, Director of Sales – Americas, the webinar looks at three main trends in machine vision lighting: the need for lights with nanosecond response times; the need to manage multiple …
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SVL Demos Captivate Taipei Automation Show Attendees

When it comes to machine vision lighting, seeing is believing. SVL distribution partner JM Vistec exhibited three distinct demos of our lights at the 2018 Taipei International Industrial Automation Show, drawing big interest from attendees. Here’s what was on display: Demo 1: SVL + SVS-Vistek  Purpose: To show SVL lights driven directly by the camera …
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SVL Signs G4 Technology As Distributor in Taiwan

G4 Technology

Smart Vision Lights is building a stronger presence in Asia with the signing of a new partner, G4 Technology Co., Ltd. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, G4 represents an extensive range of machine vision-related products from Europe, Japan, and the U.S., in addition to providing technical services to help companies successfully apply machine vision technology to …
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SVL Expands Distribution Network to Turkey

Smart Vision Lights’ latest stop in its global expansion is Turkey, where Gokser Vision Measurement Systems has signed on as a distributor. Gokser has a lot of expertise in 2D and 3D vision, as well as in high-end measurement applications. As part of its growth and development strategy in Turkey, this young company sees the …
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