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Vision Guided Robotics




The use of 3D vision technology to guide Robotic actions is an increasing trend. Robotic Solution Providers are now using Hermary’s 3D Machine Vision to add several new dimensions to a robot’s capabilities. The ability to tightly integrate multiple scanners allows multiple robots to work as a team on more complex applications.

Cake Scanning

3D Machine Vision enables robots to be more adaptable to their physical environments. Robots are blind machines; 3D vision scanners are the eyes, used for identification and navigation within the working cell. 3D Vision applications generally deal with identifying the target profile and orientation, in order for a robot to execute the application.

Robotic Cake Decorating (excerpts) – Control Design Magazine, 2014

robotic-cakeWe (concept systems) supplied a 3-D vision system retrofit for a pair of robotic cake decorating lines for a large bakery, replacing a 2-D camera system that only provided the center point of the cake (X-Y), but offered no Z-axis information whatsoever.

The new 3D system scans cakes (up to 40 cakes per minute) as they are conveyed into the robotic work cell and generates a 3-D model. “The model is used to generate a unique path for the robot to decorate the cake,” Taylor adds. “It is a recipe-driven system, so the same robot can decorate many different cake styles with minimal changeover interactions.

The bakery sees the new 3D scanner systems as a competitive advantage.

Read the whole article in Control Design Magazine.

“The bakery sees the new 3D scanner systems as a competitive advantage.”

– Doug Taylor, Concept Systems Inc.

Read the whole article in Control Design Magazine.

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