A simplified visual inspection system using a personal computer

T. Nakajima, M. Kamei, T. Inari

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For a practical visual inspection system, data processing in real time, flexibility for variety of products, and cost performance have been required. This article describes a simplified visual inspection system that has well‐balanced performance that meets these requirements. Inspection data processing by software makes the inspection system flexible. Development of a simplified pattern matching method based on limiting the inspection within the area pointed by an user and direct memory access of binary image data performs a high speed inspection function. By using a personal computer as a processor of this system, a cost effective inspection system is realized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-264
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Robotic Systems
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1985 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering

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