Produce sorting and inspection require evolving vision systems

Holt, Roger
October 2004
Vision Systems Design;Oct2004, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p25
Presents an interview with Inspection Masters president Roger Holt about the use of evolving vision systems for produce sorting and inspection applications. Impact of market changes and customer demands on the implementation of new technologies by Inspection Masters; Use of original equipment manufacturer peripherals for the inspection of food products; Technologies and components used by Inspection Master in its applications.


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