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    • Machine Vision
    • (19/01/2024)

    Why training with few good images is fake news

    Machine vision for parts inspection is a technology beset with misinformation. As recently as five years ago, the only way to teach a machine vision system what a good product looked like was to laboriously show it every possible fault, mark and annotate the errors and catalogue them. 

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    • Machine Vision
    • (22/12/2023)

    Ensuring a Merry Christmas with machine vision

    There’s nothing worse than opening a new toy at Christmas to find that it’s broken. Thankfully for manufacturers (and Santa’s elves), machine vision can help to reduce the number of heartbroken children on Christmas morning. 

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    • Machine Vision
    • (06/02/2023)

    Why your unused machine vision hardware doesn’t have to go to waste

    In many plants, you will find cameras, lighting and other hardware that was once part of a visual inspection system but is no longer fit for purpose. Do you have to rip it up and build from scratch? Here, Zohar Kantor, Vice President of Sales at Lean AI, explains why an equipment-agnostic software technology can breathe new life into your existing machine vision hardware.

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    • AI - Machine Learning
    • (19/01/2023)

    AI-optimised vision reaches ‘last outposts’ of manual food processing

    As labour shortages continue to bite, food processors are backing AI-powered vision systems to automate the last remaining manual operations on packaging and production lines.

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    • Machine Vision
    • (20/07/2022)

    Neural networks: the artificial additive that is missing in vegetable processing

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has arrived in the fresh produce industry and the results are astounding: waste associated with inaccurate trimming of vegetables is being slashed to zero and flawless product presentation is now a reality.



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    Meeting standards in food manufacturing with machine vision

    • Machine Vision
    • (16/03/2022)

    According to a recent survey, only 1.7 percent of businesses are using machine vision, and a further 0.4 percent are testing specific advanced technologies using machine vision. This is concerning, particularly for food and beverage manufacturers that rely on their products meeting strict standards..

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    Minimising supply chain disruption with automation

    • Machine Vision
    • (14/03/2022)

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been hugely disruptive to global business operations over the last 18 months.

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    Contrinex inductive sensors check the presence and position of workpiece carriers

    • Machine Vision
    • (25/10/2021)

    Automation is extensively used throughout automotive assembly operations to transfer components between multiple production lines.

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    The digital revolution is arriving in prototyping

    • Machine Vision
    • (19/10/2021)

    From the first light bulb to the first computer, great ideas change the world. When we think back on these inventions though, we often think of the end product and overlook everything that came before it. We forget that at one stage the greatest products we know and use today started as a mere idea with no physical form. A critical part of developing those products from ideas to being fully formed is prototyping..

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    Boost fitness tracker accuracy using high-accuracy pressure sensors

    • Machine Vision
    • (11/03/2021)

    Wearable devices with health and fitness tracking capabilities are growing in popularity. While accelerometers typically feature as a key motion sensor in such applications, they are limited in their ability to provide an accurate estimate of vertical motion, which is essential for accurately determining such parameters as calories expended when climbing an incline..

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    Machine vision inspection in the food industry

    • Machine Vision
    • (10/03/2021)

    The need to manufacture products reliably and without faults is more important in the food and beverage industry than anywhere else.





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