Components of machine vision systems
Machine vision systems will work tirelessly performing 100% online inspection, resulting in improved product quality, higher yields, and lower production costs.
To understand how a machine vision system works, it’s helpful to envision it performing one of its typical functions, such as product inspection. First, the sensor detects in a product is present. Once the product is found, the sensor will trigger a camera to capture the image, and a light source to highlight key features. Next, a digitizing device called a frame gabber takes the camera’s image and translates in into digital output, which is then stored in computer memory so it can be manipulated and processed by software.
In order to process an image, computer software must perform several tasks. First, the image is reduced in gradation to a simple black and white format. Next, the image is analyzed by system software to identify defects and proper components based on predetermined criteria. After the image has been analyzed, the product will either pass or fail inspection based on the machine vision system’s findings.
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