Vision inspection grades rough wooden boards

Masi, C. G.
July 2003
Vision Systems Design;Jul2003, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p33
Focuses on a laser-scanner and smart-camera system that automatically determines a rough wooden plank's dimensions, grains and defects for cost-efficient cutting. Information on the scanning system developed by Philip A. Araman and Lynn Abbott of the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station; Uses of a multimode scanner; Features of the camera's smart vision sensor. INSET: Features, advantages, benefits.


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