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Imaging

3-D Imaging: A Practical Overview for Machine Vision

COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL 2-D, MACHINE VISION 3-D IMAGING IS MORE LIMITED IN SOME AREAS AND MORE CAPABLE IN OTHERS
March 3, 2014

Three-dimensional imaging technology has been rapidly evolving as has its use in machine vision.


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Measurement

Measuring Thickness

It can be a bit more complicated than you’d expect.
March 3, 2014

Thickness is a measure of coatings or films, such as the thickness of paint on metal, or the distance between the closest opposing surfaces of an object.


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Vision & Sensors - Lenses

Imaging Lenses Explained

Understand what you can expect to achieve from your imaging lens.
September 11, 2013
Last time we discussed resolution, working distance, depth of field and field of view, and this time we will be diving into distortion, relative illumination and telecentricity.
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Test & Inspection

Using Optical Inspection to Boost Quality

Optical inspection is an essential part of the quality process in manufacturing.
August 5, 2013

In some instances, optical inspection can refer to human visual inspection of an object, but these days it more likely refers to Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) conducted by a machine vision system or specialized AOI system.


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Vision & Sensors - USB 3.0

The Interface of Steel

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s “Superspeed”
July 8, 2013

USB 3.0 technology, which represents the second significant revision of the Universal Serial Bus standard for computer connectivity, is 10 times faster than the USB 2.0 iteration.


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Vision & Sensors - System Integrators

Machine Vision Integration: Behind the Camera

Consider these factors in the selection and implementation of digital cameras in machine vision applications.
July 8, 2013

The component choices available in the architecture and configuration of machine vision inspection solutions are more numerous than ever.


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Vision & Sensors - Image Analysis

Counts

Using algorithms to extract quantitative information from an image.
May 14, 2013

Counting objects in an image seems like an easy task, which can be automated through machine vision and image analysis, but it becomes difficult when objects touch, move randomly, or are hard to distinguish from their background.


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Technological Improvements will Further Enhance Market Penetration of Machine Vision Solutions

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan finds that the market earned revenue of $4.50 billion in 2012 and estimates this to reach $6.75 billion in 2016.
April 9, 2013

Previously considered bulky, expensive and complex to interpret, machine vision technology has undergone continuous improvements to become an integral part of quality control for industrial or manufacturing production lines.


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Vision & Sensors - Inspection

Short Wave Infrared Enhances Machine Vision

The machine vision professional gains a new tool with SWIR.
March 5, 2013

Short wave infrared (SWIR) machine vision imaging is a key tool in manufacturing and industrial processes to measure, monitor, control or otherwise manage the reliable and quality-conforming production of goods that do not respond well to standard range machine vision cameras.


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Vision & Sensors - Imaging

3-D Imaging Enters the Machine Vision World

Consider these 3-D imaging techniques for machine vision.
March 5, 2013

Machine vision as a subset of computer science has been around for more than 20 years.


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