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Machine Vision

Machine vision imagery showing temperature variation on a laptop keyboard

Research that Helps Machines See and Perform

UDRI’s nationally recognized researchers have direct experience in solving problems through the custom development and application of novel machine vision solutions.

In a recent effort for an international automaker, we developed and verified a tool tracking system that locates automobile parts and their fasteners (nuts, bolts, etc.) and conducts tool positioning and tracking without compromising positional accuracy. Our researchers determined how to robotically identify, engage, and tighten engine bolts reliably and efficiently, as our robotic system locates mounting bolts on the assembly and automatically tightens them.

In addition, our researchers have developed systems that use thermal cameras to help the same automaker accurately and reliably measure extreme temperatures in their High-Pressure Die Cast (HPDC) machines. Our client uses these machines to manufacture automotive transmission system components without defects typically encountered after the fact.

Contact us today—let us formulate and execute a successful machine vision strategy that meets your requirements and accomplishes your mission.

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