Figure 1: For 3D problems, feature detection needs to be performed on depth images, typically point clouds, created by dual-camera stereo systems or time-of-flight-based cameras that emit infrared light and measure the time it takes the reflection to arrive back at the camera. (Images courtesy of Micropsi Industries.)

AI Offers Advantages for Control-Oriented Vision Systems for Robotics

Dec. 9, 2022
End-to-end-trained AI-based control offers higher reliability and precision than the traditional measure-and-execute paradigm.
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Factory Automation

The Vision Show At A Glance

Sept. 29, 2022
The Vision Show conference and trade show showcases the latest products, provides opportunities to meet leading companies, and offers educational sessions taught by top industry...
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ASTech Autonomy

Bespoke Manufacturing Company (BMC) Selects Zebra’s Industrial and Robotics Automation

Sept. 20, 2022
Zebra’s solution will improve BMC’s workflow visibility from the initial printing and cutting of fabric to the final phase of packing and shipping.
Amazon is testing collaborative and autonomous robots, such as Proteus.

Amazon is Testing an Autonomous and Collaborative Robot

Aug. 29, 2022
Ultimately, the company hopes the robots will improve both employee safety and the reliability of fulfillment-center operations.
Figure 1: The Basler camera is mounted next to the Stäubli robot. It views packaged bread and sends the 3D data to Matrox Design Assistant X vision software for processing and analysis. (Photos courtesy of KINE and OEM Finland.)
Imaging Boards and Software

Vision System Enables Robotic Picking at Industrial Bakery

Aug. 19, 2022
Challenges, including the products’ irregular shapes and sizes as well as transparent plastic packaging causing low contrast and partial reflections called for a solution that...
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Factory Automation

Introduction to Motion Control for Vision Professionals, Part 3

June 14, 2022
This article demonstrates how knowledge from Parts 1 and 2 can be applied to optimize the design of real-world vision systems.
University of Tokyo
Photo courtesy of the University of Tokyo.

High-Speed Vision System Used for Human-Robot Collaborative System

May 27, 2022
The project had two goals: to develop and evaluate a real-time human-robot collaborative (HRC) system and to achieve concrete tasks such as collaborative peg-in-hole using the...
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ASTech Autonomy

Immervision and Halodi Robotics Partner to Create Vision System for Humanoid Robots

May 25, 2022
Halodi Robotics chose Immervision to provide its next generation vision system for Halodi's humanoid service robot platform capable of handling both human and computer vision....
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Seven-Axis Cobot Extends Reach and Payloads

March 10, 2022
The KR1018 has a payload of 18 kg and a reach of 1,000 mm.