Cognex patents obstacle-detection system

Wilson, Andrew
March 2004
Vision Systems Design;Mar2004, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p8
Reports on a patent filed by Cognex Corp. for a three-dimensional machine-vision obstacle-detection system. Reason behind the move; Features of the system; Background on the process of implementing obstacle recognition on a mobile vehicle.


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