Articles Tagged with ''vision systems''

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In-air sorter

September 10, 2012
The Key Tegra 7755E in-air color sorter provides full-object views of product; each of the unit’s 4 cameras scans the full width of the belt, allowing the entire product zone to be viewed from 4 sides.
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Can your robot debone poultry?

June 26, 2012
This prototype deboning system from Georgia Tech’s Research Institute uses 3-D imaging and sensor-based cutting technology.
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Vision sensor

April 5, 2012
Developed to meet the needs of pick-and-place applications, the Omron compact FQ-M vision sensor has a processing speed of 5,000 pieces/min., even with full 360° rotation.

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Vision sensor

April 5, 2012
Capable of handling a range of difficult presence detection applications, the KEYENCE IV vision sensor features high-intensity illumination, high-performance lenses and a selection of 8 different sensor heads.

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Plant of the Year: Northeast Foods - Automatic Rolls of NC

April 5, 2012
A McDonald’s supplier designs a high-volume bakery that boosts automation to new levels and recasts the role of production floor workers.

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Salty dog’s new tricks

February 6, 2012
Conventional wisdom says people want the lowest price for commodity items in a down economy, but convention is wrong

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Robot vision

January 10, 2012
The Motoman MotoSight 2-D vision application integrates a Cognex In-Sight Micro camera and Motoman Pendant Vision application software to add vision to Motoman robots.

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Tech Update: Robotics

September 1, 2011
After they’ve proved their worth in secondary packaging and grunt applications, robots are slowly making inroads for jobs closer to the process. 
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