Vision-based robotic system for picking and inspection of small automotive components
Paper in proceedings, 2016

The use of vision systems for industrial robot guidance and quality control becomes much harder when the manufactured products and their components are small and possess reflective surface. To assure an effective automated visual inspection of such components, novel solutions are required, able to perform more advanced image analysis and tackle noise and uncertainty. This paper proposes a concept of multi-camera/multi-pose inspection station for star washers inspection, and presents the first results of a functional prototype implementation of it in a robotic cell. The processes of vision-guided part picking from a flexible feeder and close-range inspection in a dedicated rig are described. Solutions for the vision-based tasks of parts identification, machine learning-based classification, circular objects image analysis and star washer teeth segmentation are presented, and further directions are outlined. © 2016 IEEE.

Author

O. Semeniuta

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

S. Dransfeld

SINTEF Raufoss Manufacturing AS

Petter Falkman

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Systems and control, Automation

IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering

2161-8089 (eISSN)

Vol. 2016-November 549-554

Subject Categories

Computer Vision and Robotics (Autonomous Systems)

DOI

10.1109/COASE.2016.7743452

ISBN

9781509024094

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