23 May '15, 12am

Sensors: EyeCheck 7800 for sorting grains - There are many types of grains, such as wheat, barley, rye, rice, etc.

EyeCheck 7800 for sorting grains May 22, 2015 There are many types of grains, such as wheat, barley, rye, rice, etc. And to delve deeper into the matter: there are all sorts of wheats, etc. growing in different countries under different conditions. And also, different wheat cultivars can occasionally become mixed up during harvest, but breeders and seed companies rely upon pure lots. The grains therefor have to be sorted and this is not an easy task. Differences can be very subtle and the grains are very small. Also, wheat tends to be processed in large quantities and human inspection would be much to slow and extremely expensive. And therefore machine vision systems come into play, such as the EyeVision software on smart cameras of the EyeCheck 7xxx series. Of course the sheer volume of grains that must be inspected to keep up with production rates is a difficult challeng...

Full article: http://www.sensorsmag.com/sensors-products/vision-optical...

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