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Focal Point with Alex Shikany

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Alex Shikany is vice president of AIA at the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). AIA — The Association for Advancing Vision + Imaging — is the world’s largest machine vision and imaging trade group, with over 380 member companies. Also a member of A3’s senior leadership team, Shikany presents to a variety of audiences worldwide on the benefits of machine/computer vision, robotics, and automation. He also heads A3’s business intelligence and market research activities. Machine vision is mature compared with factory automation, yet it’s experiencing a...Read full article

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