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Ask an Expert: Experience with Machine Vision Systems Matters

Worried about what a defect found in your product could do to your brands’ image? Consumer voices are more powerful than ever – especially on social media – which means every defect poses a serious risk to your brand image. Vision systems can make sure defective products never leave your plant, but not all vision […]

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Planning Your High-Speed Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

As a manufacturer in industries such as medical, pharmaceutical, automotive or consumer goods, have you ever experienced common issues like typographical errors, incorrect date codes, misprints and other print related defects? Flaws such as these diminish the reputation of a brand, and inhibit the ability to achieve traceability and package compliance. In addition, these flaws […]

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Part Deux: What’s Happening in EPIC’s Vision System Lab

Are you interested in a machine vision system to help with quality control at your manufacturing plant? Chances are we have engineered systems similar to your upcoming project. Below you will find the second part of “What’s Happening in EPIC’s Vision System Lab,” which highlights vision applications we are currently working with. If you missed the […]

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What’s Happening In EPIC’s Industrial Machine Vision Lab

Planning a vision project? Wondering if EPIC has experience similar to your application? From wrinkled label feasibility testing to sub-millimeter defect inspection, our engineers are always testing or engineering an array of vision applications. Read on to see highlights of what is happening in our industrial machine vision lab… Wrinkled Label Inspection Feasibility Testing Our […]

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8 Things to Know About EPIC Vision Systems

When clients call EPIC Vision Systems they often have a lot of questions. The list below will help you learn a little more about working with a machine vision integrator. EPIC is a machine vision integrator, not a camera manufacturer. Our machine vision engineers specify the correct camera for the application and design the lights, […]

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Going on the “First Date” With a Machine Vision Engineer

When you have a vision application, how should that first conversation “go” with a machine vision engineer? You might ask yourself similar questions before going on a first date? What do I need to bring? What will we talk about? How much is dinner going to be? When calling EPIC for the first time there […]

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Using Image Normalization for Improved Product Inspection

Post material pulled from machine vision expert Chris Walkers blog. Image normalization is often used to enhance image contrast. Normalization techniques create a greater difference between the darkest grays (by pushing them towards black) and the lightest grays (by pushing these towards white). The image on the left below is an image before normalization, with […]

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