Webinar: Machine Vision Lighting Basics, Specular & Matte Surfaces

January 28th, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST

Join SVL Director of Engineering Steve Kinney for this second in a series of online training sessions for machine vision lighting. Module 2 shows concepts and techniques for lighting surfaces from specular or reflective to matte, including

    • Properties of specular and matte surfaces
    • Challenges of lighting real-world surfaces
    • Choosing the right light for your surface

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PRESENTER: Steve Kinney, Director of Engineering

About Steve Kinney

Steve Kinney is an Electrical Engineer who joined Pulnix America and entered the machine vision industry in 1998. Going on to work for Basler, JAI, CCS, and now Smart Vision Lights, he has many years of machine vision imaging experience and has become an expert in industrial cameras and imagers. Since starting work in the lighting sector of Machine Vision in early 2015, he now combines camera expertise with machine vision lighting to bring an expanded knowledge base to the machine vision market.

Steve has additionally been an active AIA member and a current member of the AIA Board of Directors. He has been a past chairman of the AIA’s Camera Link Committee, beginning with its inception in 1999. As chair of one of the major standards committees, he has also been a participant the G3’s Future Standards Forum.

Steve has also been a major material contributor and instructor for the AIA Certified Vision Professional (CVP) program in both the Basic and Advanced CVP Camera + Image Sensor Technology courses. Steve currently is the Director of Engineering for Smart Vision Lights in Norton Shores, MI.

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