Voices: Real Answers

How do I visualize my vision application?

What are the critical techniques, functions or checklists I should know to choose the vision hardware and communication method?

By Mike Bacidore, editor in chief
Aug 28, 2019

A Control Design reader writes: I am working on the design of a large automated assembly line with many cells assembling small parts using advanced automation, robots and motion control, and I think machine vision is the key to success. In several of the machine cells, the plan is to use cameras to find small parts or features and then use vision-guided robotics or guided motion to accurately pick and place parts. Vision inspection, alignment and 2D ID scanning are also needed. What am I getting myself into?

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