Advanced monitoring, trending capabilities for Inspector Vision sensors

Sick’s Inspector Viewer offers compact, real-time, touch-screen monitor provides advanced monitoring and trending.

04/28/2011


Sick, manufacturer of sensors, safety systems, machine vision, and automatic identification products for factory and logistics automation, has launched the Inspector Viewer. The Viewer is a compact, real-time, touch-screen monitor that provides advanced monitoring and trending capabilities for Inspector Vision Sensors - next to the production line.

Users will instantly get information about multiple inspections to improve quality and throughput. It is ideal for the packaging and food and beverage markets - monitor label inspection and logo verification via live or logged images, for example.

Features and benefits include:

  • Perform trending and analysis
    • The results of each of the detailed inspection tools can be monitored for immediate and visual feedback to line operators.
  • View live or logged images and statistics from the Inspectors
    • User can now see live image in real-time without having to connect a PC
  • Viewer also allows user to view and store logged images based on the user’s criteria
  • Easily re-teach the reference image to handle batch switching
    • Image re-teach allows users to quickly adapt to small variations in production
  • Save and export configurations from and to Inspectors
    • This allows users to have a virtually infinite number of preset inspections, which increases the functionality of all Inspectors to handle large product ranges
  • Continuously store images from the Inspector on the Viewer
    • Save images to on-board compact flash drive with room to store up to 23,000 images
  • Monitor all Inspectors on the network from a single device and location

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Also see: www.controleng.com/machinevision for Control Engineering machine vision tutorials and application stories.

- Edited by Gust Gianos, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com