Machine Vision Software Combined With Advanced Control Technology

October 19, 2018
Machine Vision Software Combined With Advanced Control Technology

A fully integrated machine vision system combines cutting-edge technology from two market leaders: the HALCON machine vision software library from MVTec and advanced control technology from B&R. This combination opens up new possibilities for users in industrial image processing.

MVTec HALCON makes it possible to implement robust, high-performance solutions for position detection, completeness inspection, quality evaluation, measuring and identification. "HALCON is the best vision software on the market and has already proven itself hundreds of thousands of times in industrial use. It was clear to us right from the start that we wanted this technology in our vision system," says Andreas Waldl, B&R's product manager for machine vision.

B&R was the first automation technology provider to fully integrate a vision solution into its system. "This is a novelty on the market," says MVTec's head of sales, Gerhard Wagner. "We are very proud that B&R relies on our software for this groundbreaking system."

B&R's vision solution offers a variety of camera systems and lighting options. Software engineering takes place in its universal development environment, Automation Studio. Easily configurable software modules open up the field of industrial image processing to any automation engineer. The vision solution is fully integrated into the B&R system landscape, enabling microsecond communication with all the controllers, drives, safety technology and industrial PCs in the B&R portfolio.

Related Glossary Terms

  • vision system

    vision system

    System in which information is extracted from visual sensors to allow machines to react to changes in the manufacturing process.


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