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    Cameras and Accessories

    Designing for camera advances key for lighting and illumination suppliers

    Aug. 1, 2021
    Lighting and illumination challenges are never ending, and since it’s not feasible, more often than not, to perform vision and imaging functions in the sun, systems integrators...
    Platinum Emergent

    2021 Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards Honorees

    July 28, 2021
    For the seventh straight year, Vision Systems Design held its Innovators Awards program, which celebrates the disparate and innovative technologies, products, and systems found...
    Figure 1: A bead apex component prior to incorporation in a finished tire. (Photos courtesy of Steelastic.)
    Factory Automation

    3D laser scanners inspect and measure tire bead apex

    July 28, 2021
    Dual displacement sensors deliver precise component and assembly inspection capabilities.
    Image courtesy of BitFlow.

    Imaging system reads fingerprints at subdermal level

    July 22, 2021
    Affordable, portable fingerprint scanner can defeat attempts at masking fingerprints.
    Images courtesy of Axis Communications.
    Cameras and Accessories

    Smart city success through connected sensors and edge analytics

    July 6, 2021
    While analytics in the camera itself brings advantages in speed and accuracy by analyzing images close to their capture, it also creates valuable metadata. Combined with image...

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    (Photos courtesy of Omron Automation Americas.)
    Figure 1: The Omron LVS-7510 Printer Integrated Inspection System. (Photos courtesy of Omron Automation Americas.)
    Consumer Packaged Goods

    Printer-integrated label inspection system helps improve labeling speed and accuracy

    June 30, 2021
    A multinational medical device contract manufacturer of stents, balloons, and catheters needed to easily shift manufacturing lines across its multiple facilities from development...
    Image courtesy of Chao Chen.
    Figure 1: The deep learning algorithms perform classification and segmentation, while 3D scans are used to determine robot gripper pathing.

    Vision-based robotic apple picker features novel deep learning algorithms

    June 28, 2021
    Researchers developed multiple deep learning models and robotic guidance systems to successfully deploy a robot harvester.
    Image courtesy of ADLINK Technology Inc.
    Ai Industrial Inspection Demo Kit Ui
    Factory Automation

    Hackathon winner creates portable AI inspection demo kit

    June 23, 2021
    The kit also supports industrial applications right out of the box.
    Image courtesy of Industrial Monitoring and Control.
    Ai Based Automated Vehicle Inspection Pitcrew Ai Hardware

    Tire inspection system features multi-stage AI pipeline

    June 7, 2021
    Pitcrew.ai detects issues with massive OTR tires to prevent costly, dangerous accidents.
    Image courtesy of Luis R. Soenksen.
    Image courtesy of Luis R. Soenksen.

    Deep learning system provides primary care physicians with melanoma screening tools

    May 26, 2021
    Unlike existing systems, the new automated examination tool can utilize the important "ugly ducking" screening method.
    Image courtesy of Vertical AIT.
    Figure 1: Vertical AIT's pick-and-place application features a custom-designed, patent-pending gripped mounted on a cobot arm. Image courtesy of Vertical AIT.
    Factory Automation

    Automated pick-and-place application differentiates between thousands of SKUs

    May 5, 2021
    Adaptable rules-based machine vision software and a custom robot gripper cooperate for success.