Solving automation challenges with robotics and machine vision

We’ve all seen videos of robots rapidly assembling cars with little or no human intervention. Industrial robots like these have cut costs and increased productivity in virtually every manufacturing sector, but they have a major shortcoming—they can’t "see."

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We’ve all seen videos of robotsrapidly assembling carswith little or no human intervention. Industrial robots like these have cut costs and increased productivity in virtually every manufacturing sector, but they have a major shortcoming—they can’t "see."

Programmed to repeat the same motions repeatedly, they are unable to detect and maneuver objects of different shapes, sizes, and colors, or objects that touch and overlap. A new white paper from Teledyne DALSA looks at the latest generation of robots guided by advanced machine vision, which is taking them far beyond just the repetitive tasks typically found in mass production.

Download the white paper here.

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