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Why should we switch from manual inspection?

Thursday 17th December, 2020

We’ve talked about the differences between automated quality control and manual quality control previously, and in this blog we’ll be discussing the main reasons why you should be switching to an automated system now.  You’re inevitably missing things Manual inspection may be working for you.  However, what do you lose when something goes wrong? How […]

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Sony improving image sensors for industrial applications

Tuesday 24th November, 2020

Industrial Imaging is a growing market in the automation and AI world. This year, Sony unveiled their new industrial SWIR image sensors, boasting a pixel pitch of 5μm. It comes in two different variations, IMX990 and IMX991, both with separate resolutions.  Sony explains that there are a few issues with traditional SWIR image sensors, like […]

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Advanced Imaging goes to space

Tuesday 3rd November, 2020

We’ve been looking at lots of AI technology lately, especially around image inspection in the automotive industry. But, imaging spans much more than this, there are infinite possibilities. Literally. Recently we heard that a Mars rover will be studying the Red Planet using advanced imaging technology. The Perseverance rover is landing on Mars in February […]

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ŠKODA kicks off an AI pilot project with Image Analysis

Monday 26th October, 2020

With ambitious plans to digitalise every area of their business, ŠKODA have increasingly invested time and energy into AI (artificial intelligence) applications. One of many areas that ŠKODA have focused on include image analysis technology. At the moment, ŠKODA uses this technology to find parking spaces available on their factory premises but they have ideas […]

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How Goodyear is improving tyre life with AI

Friday 25th September, 2020

At Shelton, we discuss the latest advancements in AI and automated inspection systems regularly on our blog. It’s common for us to talk about how this ever-growing industry can help streamline production lines, decrease defects and increase efficiency. But, they do much more, and in other parts of the automotive industry (for instance). Earlier this […]

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