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Vision Library or Vision-Specific IDE: Which Is Right for You?

Commercial machine vision software is classified along two lines: the conventional vision library and the vision-specific integrated development environment (IDE). Determining which software is right for your project depends upon a variety of factors.

Understanding Color Machine Vision

Digital cameras with color image sensors are now commonplace. The same is true for the computing power and device interfaces necessary to handle the additional data from color images.

Automated License Plate Recognition (ANPR)

Automated license or number plate recognition (ALPR/ANPR) is one of the most challenging applications for optical character recognition (OCR) because of the variable conditions encountered and the expected effectiveness.

Is CoaXPress Right for You?

Determining if the CoaXPress (CXP) standard is the right choice for your next project requires careful consideration of both CXP’s features and your application requirements.

How to Plan Your First Vision System

If you follow a thorough process to develop, test and deploy the machine vision project, the results should provide an essential tool in product inspection and valuable insight to enhance overall product quality.

10 Truths About Smart Cameras

In the world of machine vision and automated optical inspection systems, smart cameras receive a lot of attention. In fact, they are often presented as the favored—if not only solution.