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Published on: 09/02/2018

Last Reply on: 05/30/2019

Category: Lighting Equipment

Technology: Vision

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We’re looking for a solution to photograph bearings and shafts 7 and 3mm dia respectively after applying grease or adhesive during automated manufacturing. Photographs are close-ups (macros) and require focus stacking. Results are stored for later use in order to diagnose end of line tester and others.

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Zebra Technologies Logo

Hi Michael, we use a tool in MIL Registration for separate extended depth of field and depth-from-focus to produce, respectively, a single all-in-focus image and an index image from a series of images of a motionless scene taken at different focus points. The index image can subsequently be used to infer depth.

David Darg from Zebra Technologies | 09/04/2018

EVT Eye Vision Technology GmbH Logo

I would like to answer your question, but I don't understand it completely, would it be possible, that you describe the task in more detail? Maybe you have a picture of what you looking at.

Michael Beising from EVT Eye Vision Technology GmbH | 09/05/2018

CCS Inc. Logo

Hi Michael, CCS has a solution for focus stacking that is open architecture and works with most cameras and vision systems. It is part of our Computational Imaging software (SDK) and can extend depth of field by a substantial amount. The parts can be stationary or in motion. More information is available at Please feel free to contact me at 781-460-3665 with any questions. Best regards, Marc Landman, CCS America, Inc. [email protected]

Barbara Gagnon from CCS Inc. | 02/21/2019

NorPix, Inc. Logo

Look at our Streampix DVR recording solutions at

Luc Nocente from NorPix, Inc. | 05/30/2019