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Omron Automation manufactures intelligent automation product lines including: industrial robots, mobile robots, and other flexible automation equipment, machine vision and systems, plus software. Omron provides cost-effective robotics systems and services to high-growth markets including Packaged Goods, Life Sciences, Electronics and Semiconductor; as well as traditional industrial markets including machine tool automation and automotive components.

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Machine Vision Lighting Feature Analysis

POSTED 07/22/2011

This video overviews the 5 common features of a part that are affected by lighting. Understanding part features is essential to determining the optimal lighting solution for a given application. Different wavelengths and angles of light, when reflected off of a part surface, can yield either good contrast for a part or mark, or poor contrast yielding poor output.