Software Unites Vision and Robotics

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Carlton Heard, National Instruments

Vision technology gives robots the ability to see, and today’s software enables robots to pick up more details, opening the door to an extremely wide range of applications. For decades, vision has been making its way into industrial automation applications, with one of the most common uses being vision-guided robotics, especially in areas such as assembly and materials handling. The process is not new, but it is growing: The need to increase productivity and quality in manufacturing is driving the adoption of more and more robotic systems. A key factor to this growth has been...Read full article

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