IR technology finds machine-vision niches

Wilson, Andrew
October 2004
Vision Systems Design;Oct2004, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p73
Examines the use of infrared (IR) technology in specialized machine-vision applications. Advantages of IR technology for visible-light-based systems; Use of a microbolometer-based system in industrial inspection of furnaces and electrical and petrochemical plants; Comparison of the features of a microbolometer-based system with photodetectors; Factors to consider to determine whether a specific machine-vision task can be solved using IR technology.


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