Machine Vision

Machine Vision


KTM Research has extensive experience with complex machine vision inspection and vision-guided robotics.  In the rapidly evolving field of machine vision, it is important to select a vendor who is experienced and knowledgeable and is familiar with the latest technologies.

KTM Research utilizes two of the leading solutions in the field, Halcon and Cognex.  This product range allows KTM Research to provide solutions that range from simple standalone checking to complicated multi-camera or specialized camera inspections of hundreds of parts per minute.

Cognex-150x150Cognex machine vision and industrial ID solutions help improve product quality, eliminate production errors, lower manufacturing costs, and exceed consumer expectations for high quality products at an affordable price. Cognex In-Sight products are self-contained, industrial grade vision systems combining a library of advanced vision tools with high-speed image acquisition and processing.

Cognex offers a wide variety of options, including integrated illumination, PLC-style input/output, and a wide array of communication protocols. These advanced features and compact industrial packaging allow economical and quick integration of vision into automated systems.

Halcon-LogoHalcon is a high-powered machine vision software package from MVTec. It’s capable of advanced and immensely complex image analysis. Working with almost any commercially available camera and imaging device on the market, systems using Halcon can incorporate specialized sensors, frame grabbers, and scanners. Halcon is also capable of 3D analysis, including stereo cameras, laser scanners, and laser profilers.

Halcon is a scalable computer-based analysis program. Supporting a broad spectrum of hardware from embedded systems to multi-processor servers along with GPU acceleration makes Halcon an excellent solution for extremely complex or high-speed image analysis. Halcon supports Windows, Linux, Mac operating systems and a variety of programming languages.