Category Archives: Image processing

Welcome, Robot Overlords

Aug 8, 2014

Every so often a technological advancement renews concern around the future of humanity as we know it, in recent months, the role of technology in enabling robots has surfaced – again. I think the reason “robots” get a bad rap … Continue reading

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Barcode Reading – Machine Vision vs Supermarket Checkout

May 7, 2013

Barcode reading is widely used in Machine Vision (MV) for part identification. But is there a unique solution that works for all scenarios? I frankly doubt it. The question still remains – why is barcode reading so difficult in MV? … Continue reading

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A Program of Study for Machine Vision you say? Great idea.

Dec 6, 2012

While I could post on B Grey’s blog and agree that a program of study for implementing machine vision is a great idea, I believe there’s more buy cheap viagra canada to say. That the AIA’s the organization to lead … Continue reading

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Fields of Technology for Machine Vision – Part 2

Sep 6, 2012

In my last post, I discussed technology names related to machine vision, to help you navigate this business. To recap, this Venn diagram illustrates computer vision’s focus on general vision algorithms and machine vision’s practical application of these and other … Continue reading

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GeniCam and SFNC. A Common Language for Machine Vision

Jul 24, 2012

A cornerstone of Machine Vision was created in the spring of 2006 with the introduction of the GenICam Standard Feature Naming Convention (SFNC). Before SFNC, every camera manufacturer offered their own proprietary set of commands to configure their cameras. Although … Continue reading

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Embedded Development Made Easy with Windows CE

Jun 19, 2012

What may first come to mind when planning the development of an embedded application is the burden of learning a new suite of concepts and tools. For instance, you might think that enabling your existing Windows application to run on a smart … Continue reading

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Image Filtering in FPGAs

May 9, 2012

Image filters – like Gaussian blurring, median filtering, and morphological operations, are indispensable tools in image pre-processing. But with the increasing bandwidth requirements today, such pre-processing tasks can be offloaded to a parallel processing hardware monster known as an FPGA … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of Camera Link HS

Apr 3, 2012

Its spring time finally, a time of new beginnings and a time to get out in the garden and start planting in anticipation of the harvest to come. In my mind, technology and product development are a bit like gardening … Continue reading

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Turnkey solutions – the challenge of integration

Mar 27, 2012

As imaging experts, we are asked to provide imaging solutions to our customers. Most of the time, we provide part of the solution: a frame grabber, a camera, some software libraries, in other words, generic imaging components. Sometimes customers are … Continue reading

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Improve Color Quality Using Color Calibration

Mar 20, 2012

If you look at a scene containing color objects these objects should appear pretty constant whatever the light source is used to illuminate that scene. But when you look at the image coming out of your color camera shooting that … Continue reading

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