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How to filter the results from your inspection system.

So you have been inspecting material using your 100% inspection system and you have gathered plenty of interesting results. What now? How can you view and analyze this data? OneBoxVision's Imageflow software gives you a variety of ways to visualize and analyze your inspection data, including exporting to Excel and viewing results in Imageflow's Inspection Browser.

Topics: Building vision networks ImageFlow

Setting up your inspection system to classify defects

When your inspection system is running, you need to be able to tell what types of defects the system is detecting.

Topics: Building vision networks Plastic film inspection

Record your roll during inspection,classify & troubleshoot

Recording your roll

OneBoxVision know how important it is to troubleshoot problems in your material, as well as verifying quality & classifying defects during 100% inspection. How can an Engineer keep a record of material with defects that can be analyzed and classified later?  Read on to find out.

Topics: Building vision networks Vision system solutions

Releasing Machine Vision from it's chains

MONEY IS POURING into the Internet of Things, built around smart sensors connected to the Internet. But the richest sense of all, vision, has largely been bypassed, used in industry for only a fraction of its potential. Machine vision has been isolated in a technological backwater.

Topics: Building vision networks Industry 4.0 IOT

Converter prints what next in the print industry?

What new in the print inspection industry ? - Published by Converter

Topics: Building vision networks Print inspection systems

Avoid buying a vision system that will become obsolete

Too often does a well organized project engineer specify exactly what is required, purchases the equipment, and finds out after two years that they cannot get upgrades or spares. The key to a solid net return on your asset and to avoid obsolete equipment in the future is to plan your vision system purchase as if you are building a vision network. 

  • Discover 38 questions to guarantee your product life cycle when purchasing a vision solution.
  • Understand the technologies used in how to build vision systems.
  • Follow best practice to make sure your investment is " IOT and Industry 4.0"  ready.
Topics: Vision network Building vision networks Building and buying vision systems IOT Industry 4.0

Understanding the lens used for your vision solutions

Choosing a lens for your 100% inspection system

It's one of the key elements of any vision system. It determines the physical size most machine vision solutions. It can determine the quality of the inspection systems results. It can make or break an application and we have found that few people understand the fundamentals.  We will look at the basics of lens selection and explain the significance of each tolerance. We will examine the following:

    • How the aperture works.
    • Depth of field
    • Focal length
Topics: Machine Vision Building vision networks

The key issues when purchasing Turnkey Vision Systems

This article  will assist the reader in understanding how to specify the purchase of turnkey vision systems or even build a vision system, while lowering risk. The result should be reliable capable vision solutions that you as a company can support without waiting for an engineer 5 time zones away.

Topics: Building vision networks Building and buying vision systems

Buy a Vision system that is reliable, can be supported,  is cost effective but  capable

What is a project engineer looking for when specifying  any piece of equipment?

Its all about delivering a quality solution within budget and on time. This can be summarized by looking at cost, capability, reliability and support. 

Topics: Building vision networks Building and buying vision systems

Line Scan cameras - how they work

Often we are asked about the cameras we commonly use for web and sheet inspection.  Line scan cameras are perfect for web inspection but are not well understood. This post looks at Line scan cameras, how they work and why we use them.  

Topics: Building vision networks 100% Inspection