Machine Vision Product Focus Study June 2004

Among those who specify, recommend, or buy machine vision products, 74% do so for inplant requirements, while 34% do this for OEM needs.

By Control Engineering Staff March 29, 2004

Executive Summary

  • Nineteen percent of control engineers surveyed currently use vision system integrators, and another 16% plan to use them in the next year.

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  • Capital budget limitations are the most significant impediment to increased use of machine vision. • Performance is the most important factor to control engineering professionals when selecting a machine vision product. Acquiring a complete solution, and one that is easy to use, round out the top three criteria.

  • Forty-eight percent of Control Engineering subscribers responding do not receive IAN. Fifty percent do not receive Control Design.


Machine Vision Product Focus Study