robotics and automation

Life On Autopilot: Where Is the Robotics and Automation Industry Headed?

29th Aug 2022 at 10:37 am

What are the latest trends dominating the robotics and automation world? Are robots still in demand? Where are these awe-inspiring automated technologies headed? And what optical components are used in robotics? Here, Knight Optical answers these questions and offers its view on the future of the forward-thinking sector.

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Knight Optical Launches Three Brand-New Laser Optic Product Lines

21st Aug 2022 at 2:31 pm

Knight Optical, the leading global supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optics, has revealed its latest product offering – a trio of components that are suitable for a wide range of laser varieties, particularly ultrafast laser systems.

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The Future of Machine Vision

10th Aug 2022 at 10:46 am

Currently, industry news is utterly humming with stimulating updates on machine vision developments from across the globe. As well as remarkable technological releases, thought-provoking conferences are also airing that are bringing the brightest minds together to unearth the technical details behind today’s innovations, enhance present standards and reveal the future of this unique area of technology.

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In the Spotlight: Graticules, Gratings & Resolution Charts

18th Jul 2022 at 10:59 am

Knight Optical offfers most Gratings, Graticules and Resolution Charts typically include patterns and are highly sought after for optical testing purposes. Dependent on the component in question (and, of course, its end application), these markings serve several roles, such as within testing devices or as weapon sights or range-finding purposes,

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Knight Optical Presents: Top 10 Robotic Developments of the Year so Far

3rd Jul 2022 at 1:50 pm

The robotics industry is booming, with optics playing a major part, and we have the automotive and manufacturing industries to thank for their increasingly widespread adoption. Following successful, efficient applications in these industrial areas, other sectors are switching on to the many benefits of opting for automation.

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Knight Optical meets discerning demands of machine vision and robotics sectors with high-precision optical components

19th Jun 2022 at 1:43 pm

Knight Optical is a UK company (with offices in the USA) with over 30 years of experience in supplying stock and custom-made optical components to customers worldwide. The trusted optical supplier has built up reliable, long-standing relationships with industry leaders by providing and advising on high-precision optics for projects that relate to deep learning, embedded vision, pioneering camera technologies, 3D vision, robotics, and so much more. 

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The Most Common Optical Filters and Their Uses

14th Jun 2022 at 10:00 am

Optical Filters are available in an array of choices and are employed for a wide and diverse range of applications. As a global supplier of stock and custom-made optics, Knight Optical runs through the most popular types and some of their typical functions. 

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Technologies used for Military Weaponry & Defence Technology

8th Jun 2022 at 9:39 am

In the finale of its three-part military and defence explorative blog that uncovers some of the high-spec technologies and optics used within these discerning sectors, Knight Optical explores the weapons used by today’s forces. Here, the leading supplier of on-spec optical components for military and defence applications dives deep into the utilisation and ever-evolving development of laser technologies amongst armed forces.

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Knight Optical Heads Back to School to Celebrate Professor’s Honourable Career in Optics

8th Jun 2022 at 8:58 am

Last month, Knight Optical, the global supplier of metrology-tested, premium-quality optical components, sponsored a University of Kent celebratory event that applauded Professor Adrian Podoleanu’s honourable career in the invigorating scientific field of optics.

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Optical Components for Military & Defence Vehicles, Air & Spacecraft

18th May 2022 at 9:58 am

As a leading supplier of ultra-high-precision optical components for integration with high-specification military and defence systems, Knight Optical is uncovering innovations within the industry in its latest three-part blog series on optical components for military and defence applications. In this sequel, the UK- and USA-based optics supplier investigates the gadgets and technology used by the fast-moving vehicle, air and spacecraft divisions of armies, navies, and air forces worldwide.

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