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Coherent Sensing Holds Promise for Machine Vision

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With advancements in low-noise optical signal processing circuits and affordable, long-coherence-length lasers, frequency-modulated continuous-wave sensing is becoming a viable alternative for 3D vision systems of the future.

Ralf J. Muenster, SiLC Technologies Inc.

Supply chain disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic have been a wake-up call for most, resulting in the acceleration of the onshoring trend started by the U.S.-China tensions. Offsetting higher wage structures with automation is key to a sustained home-based manufacturing business. Outdoor scan using a frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) 4D vision system. Courtesy of SiLC Technologies. Luckily, manufacturing robotics has come a long way in the last decade, in part enabled by new technologies such as 3D machine vision. While most of today’s 3D vision systems still...Read full article

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