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Headwall Partners with Ocean Spray on Spectral Imaging for Agriculture

BioPhotonics
Jun 2015
FITCHBURG, Mass. — Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc. will try to improve the quality and yield of its cranberries using spectral imaging systems from Headwall Photonics Inc.

The two companies will cooperate to test a new class of machine vision inspection capabilities for real-time assessment of product quality for many different types of agricultural processing applications.

Headwall has supplied customized multispectral and hyperspectral technology to the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, the Treasury Department and the Environmental Protection Agency.


GLOSSARY
hyperspectral imaging
Methods for identifying and mapping materials through spectroscopic remote sensing. Also called imaging spectroscopy; ultraspectral imaging.
machine vision
Interpretation of an image of an object or scene through the use of optical noncontact sensing mechanisms for the purpose of obtaining information and/or controlling machines or processes.
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