Machine vision helps robots move

AcuFinder is a rotation and scale invariant pattern-recognition package developed for robot-guidance applications. Designed to locate parts that are randomly oriented or that change in size from 50%--200% of the original size, the Acufinder software can guide robots in the assembly, sorting, and packaging of products. With DLL interface support for Windows NT, 95, or 3.1, the software costs between $5500 and $7500, depending on quantity and configuration. Cognex, One Vision Drive, Natick, MA 0

Machine vision helps robots move

AcuFinder is a rotation and scale invariant pattern-recognition package developed for robot-guidance applications. Designed to locate parts that are randomly oriented or that change in size from 50%--200% of the original size, the Acufinder software can guide robots in the assembly, sorting, and packaging of products. With DLL interface support for Windows NT, 95, or 3.1, the software costs between $5500 and $7500, depending on quantity and configuration. Cognex, One Vision Drive, Natick, MA 01760-2059; (508) 650-3000.

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