Machine Vision Companies Collaborate
PPT Vision Inc. of Eden Prairie, Minn., will supply Automated Assemblies Corp. with its Impact series intelligent camera hardware and Inspection Builder machine vision software on a private-label OEM basis. The products will be incorporated into the Clinton, Mass., company's Linux-based Raptor robotic and automation systems to perform inspection, measurement and guidance tasks on plastic components.
- A light-tight box that receives light from an object or scene and focuses it to form an image on a light-sensitive material or a detector. The camera generally contains a lens of variable aperture and a shutter of variable speed to precisely control the exposure. In an electronic imaging system, the camera does not use chemical means to store the image, but takes advantage of the sensitivity of various detectors to different bands of the electromagnetic spectrum. These sensors are transducers...
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