Medical wells scrutinized by high-speed automated vision system

April 22, 2014

In the past, the process of checking trays of plastic wells used in microwell plates was carried out manually by operators who removed trays from a conveyor belt on a production line to visually inspect them. However, the subjective nature of the operation meant that the process was prone to human error. So when a UK medical manufacturer decided to automate the inspection of its plastic wells; it turned to engineers at Industrial Vision Systems to build an automated special purpose vision machine specifically for the purpose. >>>Read more

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James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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