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Jack Sacks, Ralph Weisner: Z-axis measurement system. View Engineering, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, April 24, 1990: US04920273 (17 worldwide citation)

This invention concerns an optical system for use with a television camera for detecting the surface location of an object. A preferred optical image having a distinct, unique, recognizable pattern is projected on a surface along a defined path that ultimately falls on an imaging sensor associated w ...


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Paul A Braun, Michael W Ormsby, Gary L De Zotell: System and method for analyzing dimensions of can tops during manufacture. View Engineering, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, January 2, 1990: US04891529 (16 worldwide citation)

A can top measuring system is disclosed, including a rotatable turntable (40) containing can top receiving apertures (44). The turntable (40) may also be translated in either the X or Y direction. A differential height sensor (50) surrounds the can top (70) in order that two laser ranger finders (51 ...


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Edgar P Freer: Apparatus and method for measuring properties of cylindrical objects. View Engineering, Bogucki Scherlacher Mok & Roth, April 21, 1987: US04658633 (13 worldwide citation)

A system for rapidly measuring, during production, various properties of cylindrical products, such as aluminum cans, uses both optical and non-contact air gauge measurements. The system is configured with three dimensional control to receive cans for optical and air gauge analysis on a movable plat ...


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Robert L Jackson, Charles W Seifaato Jr: Method and system for illuminating object with focused light at varying angles of incidence and multi-color light source for use therein. View Engineering, November 22, 2001: JP2001-324450 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To illuminate an object to be analyzed with a cone of light, having a relatively small angle of incidence and covering 360° or one or more arc segments centering a part, where the object is present in a method and a system which are appropriate to be used together with an autom ...


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Weisner Ralph Mark: Dispositif et methodes declairage dobjets pour systemes de vision, Systems and methods for illuminating objects for vision systems. View Engineering, SMART & BIGGAR, December 17, 1991: CA1293232

Abstract of the Disclosure An illumination system, particularly suitable for usewith automatic vision system, employing an image sensing deviceor system, illuminates an object under analysis with the coneof light that may cover 360� or only an arc segment about a partof the object under analysis. Li ...


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Svetkoff Donald J, Smith David N, Doss Brian: Methode et systeme daffichage rapide dimages tridimensionnelles a un poste de visionnement, Method and system for high-speed, 3-d imaging of an object at a vision station. View Engineering, SMART & BIGGAR, February 13, 1990: CA1265869

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HIGH-SPEED, 3-DIMAGING OF AN OBJECT AT A VISION STATION ABSTRACT A method and system for high-speed, 3-imaging of an object at a vision station includinga flying spot laser scanner, a dynamicallyconfigurable spatial filter and a diffuser forspatial averaging, are used in conjun ...


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Weisner Ralph M, Sacks Jack: Systeme de mesure selon laxe z, Z-axis measurement system. View Engineering, SMART & BIGGAR, June 13, 1989: CA1255796

4344-139 ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE This invention concerns an optical system for use witha television camera for detecting the surface location of an object. A preferred optical image having a distinct, unique, recognizablepattern is projected on a surface along a defined path thatultimately falls ...


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Freer Edgar Phillip: Procede et appareil de caracterisation dobjets cylindriques, Apparatus and method for measuring properties of cylindrical objects. View Engineering, SMART & BIGGAR, January 14, 1992: CA1294362

Abstract of the Disclosure A system for rapidly measuring, during production,various properties of cylindrical products, such as aluminumcans, uses both optical and non-contact air gauge measurements. The system is configured with three dimensional control toreceive cans for optical and air gauge an ...


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Svetkoff Donald J, Doss Brian L: Methode de reproduction rapide a un poste de visionnement dimages tridimensionnelles dobjets a haute definition, Method and system for high-speed, high-resolution, 3-d imaging of an object at a vision station. View Engineering, SMART & BIGGAR, August 13, 1991: CA1287486

P-305 METHOD SND SYSTEM FOR HIGH-SPEED, HIGH-RESOLUTION 3-D IMAGINGOF AN OBJECT AT A VISION STATION ABSTRACTA method and system for high-speed, high-resolution, 3-D imaging of an object at a visionstation including an anamorphic magnification andfield lens system to deliver the light reflectedfrom t ...


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Jackson Robert L, Boman Robert C: Grid array inspection system and method. View Engineering, BERMAN Charles, April 27, 1995: WO/1995/011519

A high speed, high accuracy, three-dimensional inspection system for ball and pin grid assemblies. The system uses a three-dimensional scanner to gather data which is analyzed to yield height position measurements along with overall packaged dimensions. The grid array to be scanned is placed upon a ...