Vision any clearer now?

Specifying and implementing a machine vision solution used to be a task reserved solely for the end user and probably with help from his system integrator. Have newer generations of machine vision made you feel ready to take it on yourself? Read ThyssenKrupp System Engineering's account (A Complicated Vision) of how the machine builder added machine vision system integration to its task list when its customer found too many engines failing their final quality test because of operator errors during assembly. Then let us know whether you've had a similar experience, or would be willing to try.