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US20080240543 Calibration and normalization method for biosensors  
Calibration and normalization methods for a grating-based sensor design are disclosed. The sensor may be constructed in a manner optimized for both label-free and luminescence, e.g. fluorescence,...
US20120249776 LIGHT-EMITTING DEVICE INSPECTING APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A light-emitting device inspecting apparatus for inspecting characteristics of a light-emitting device including one or more light-emission cells that emit light, the light-emitting device...
US20060034504 Spray data analysis and characterization system  
A method of and system for analyzing image data representative of a sequential set of images of a spray plume, each of the images being representative of a density characteristic of the spray...
US20060104499 Apparatus and methods for verifying the location of areas of interest within a sample in an imaging system  
An apparatus and method for verifying the location of an area of interest within a sample are disclosed. An imaging system includes an optical system and a stage movable relative to the optical...
US20050251282 Method and apparatus for forming structures proximate to workpieces  
A method and apparatus for applying packaging material to workpieces, with a high degree of precision, and resulting articles. A machine vision system including at least one camera is operably...
US20050226489 Machine vision system for identifying and sorting projectiles and other objects  
A machine vision system for automatically identifying and inspecting objects is disclosed, including composable vision-based recognition modules and a decision algorithm to perform the final...
US20090080760 ANTI-COUNTERFEITING MARK AND METHODS  
An anti-counterfeiting mark is formed on a surface of an object, preferably by engraving with a laser at the point of manufacture. The mark includes a padlock symbol visible to a person without...
US20090028417 FIDUCIAL MARKING FOR MULTI-UNIT PROCESS SPATIAL SYNCHRONIZATION  
A device for applying fiducial marks to a web for spatially synchronizing data from a plurality of processes is described. The device includes a fiducial mark reader to read fiducial marks of at...
US20150063674 PROFILING A MANUFACTURED PART DURING ITS SERVICE LIFE  
Profiling a manufactured part during its service life, including capturing by an optical scanner images of the part, the part characterized by an expected service life and by attributes with...
US20080025594 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING AND VERIFYING TAGGANT INFORMATION OF A TAGGED ITEM OR SUBSTANCE  
Systems and methods are provided for tagging items using one or more taggant additives. Taggant additives may include microparticles or pigments. The taggant additives may be embedded in or...
US20100046827 APPARATUS AND SYSTEMS FOR COUNTING CORN SILKS OR OTHER PLURAL ELONGATED STRANDS AND USE OF THE COUNT FOR CHARACTERIZING THE STRANDS OR THEIR ORIGIN  
Apparatus and systems for relatively high throughput counting of elongated strands including silks of a plant are disclosed. One apparatus or system includes segregating similar sized pieces of...
US20100278415 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING FORMATTED INFORMATION RELATED TO DEFECTS OF APPLIANCES  
The method and a system for producing formatted information related to defects of appliances of a chain of appliances. To produce the formatted information related to the defects of an...
US20090245617 System and method for processing image data  
Embodiments of the present invention recite a system for providing product consulting using a transmitted image. In one embodiment, the present invention comprises an image capture device for...
US20050089210 Flatness measurement system for metal strip  
The invention relates to a flatness measurement and control system for metal strip, which makes it possible to obtain improved strip or coil quality by a simple and effective measurement of...
US20110050879 OPTICAL INSPECTION SYSTEM EMPLOYING SHORT WAVE INFRARED SENSING  
A system for inspecting cigarette paper containing banded regions and non-banded regions. The system includes a short wave infrared camera, the short wave infrared camera forming electrical...
US20090092310 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PRECISION FIT ARTIFICIAL FINGERNAILS  
A system and method for creating precision fit artificial fingernails is disclosed. Specifically, a system is disclosed that utilizes a scanned and digitized nail surface to form a precision fit...
US20080226156 Defect detection apparatus and defect detection method  
A primary defect detecting section performs a primary defect detection process for detecting a severe defect of more than a predetermined size on an inspection object. A secondary defect detecting...
US20140321729 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING X-RAY INSPECTION OF A PRODUCT AT A SECURITY CHECKPOINT USING SIMULATION  
A method, an apparatus and a system are provided for deriving a characteristic of a product using X-rays. X-ray image data derived by performing an X-ray scan of the product and conveying...
US20090263005 IMPURITY MEASURING METHOD AND DEVICE  
An impurity measuring device includes a table (T) on which a sample (S) is to be placed with its fracture surface (h) facing up, an illuminating means (7) for irradiating the fracture surface (h)...
US20100061619 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE RECOGNITION OF AN AUTHENTICATING MARK ON AN ENVELOPED SURFACE OF AN OBJECT  
A method for the recognition of an authenticating mark on the surface of a packaging foil or an article by visual and/or electronic recognition through an envelope, where ultrasonic or X-ray...
US20100215246 System and method for monitoring and visualizing the output of a production process  
A system for monitoring and visualizing the output of a production process, whose output materials or items are inspected by one or more inspection units, may include a communication module to...
US20080304734 Alignment correction prio to image sampling in inspection systems  
A method and apparatus, and variations of each, for inspecting a wafer defining at least one die thereon is disclosed. The present invention first obtains the electronic image equivalent of two...
US20130002849 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PATTERN INSPECTION  
According to the present invention, for a pattern inspection apparatus that compares images in corresponding areas of two patterns that are identical and that determines an unmatched portion...
US20090252400 METHOD FOR MOUNTING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT  
In order to recognize grid-like reference marks on a jig plate positioned in a mounting area by means of a substrate recognizing camera respectively, to obtain a positional shift amount of a...
US20080285840 Defect inspection apparatus performing defect inspection by image analysis  
A defect inspection apparatus obtains a color image signal of an inspection target. Based on a plurality of signal components forming this color image signal, a plurality of analysis images are...
US20140009599 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MONITORING THE GROWTH OF CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES ON A SUBSTRATE  
Carbon nanostructure growth on a substrate can be evaluated by visual imaging techniques. Methods for imaging carbon nanostructures on a substrate can include providing a plurality of carbon...
US20090154789 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING OPTICAL DEFECTS  
A system and method for detecting optical defects on a surface of a transparent or semi-transparent structure, tube or article is provided. Defects are identified and analyzed by using a digital...
US20110242312 INSPECTION SYSTEM AND INSPECTION METHOD  
According to the invention, the surface of the Sic substrate or the epitaxial layer formed on the Sic substrate using the optical apparatus including the differential interference optical system....
US20070263920 FOREIGN SUBSTANCE DETECTOR, FOREIGN SUBSTANCE DETECTING METHOD, FOREIGN SUBSTANCE DETECTING PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING THIS FOREIGN SUBSTANCE DETECTING PROGRAM  
There is formerly a problem unable to detect a foreign substance left in a filter by a simplified construction reduced in cost. A foreign substance detector has a scanner for acquiring image...
US20080219544 FACTOR ESTIMATING SUPPORT DEVICE AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND FACTOR ESTIMATING SUPPORT PROGRAM  
A factor estimating support device supports estimation of factor from a result generated in a production system. In the factor estimating support device, material/environment history data and test...
US20050163363 Continuous filter rod testing  
An apparatus for testing a rod-shaped article in the tobacco industry includes a source of light for illuminating the rod-shaped article. An imaging device is disposed for forming an image of at...
US20100021041 PATTERN DEFECT INSPECTION METHOD AND APPARATUS  
The pattern defect inspection apparatus is operable to detect defects by comparing a detection image, which is obtained through scanning by an image sensor those patterns that have the identical...
US20130188038 TABLET INSPECTION DEVICE AND TABLET INSPECTION METHOD  
A tablet inspection device includes a lighting unit configured to emit parallel light to a medicine package enclosing therein a semi-transparent tablet that is capable of transmitting light, a...
US20110262536 METHOD TO AUTHENTICATE GENUINE TABLETS MANUFACTURED BY COMPRESSING POWDER  
A method to authenticate genuine tablets manufactured by compressing powder between a punch/die set comprising the steps of: creating a microstructure on the surface of at least one of the face of...
US20100074511 MASK INSPECTION APPARATUS, AND EXPOSURE METHOD AND MASK INSPECTION METHOD USING THE SAME  
The present invention provides a mask inspection apparatus and method capable of inspecting masks used in double patterning with satisfactory accuracy. Optical images of two masks are acquired...
US20080247630 Defect inspecting apparatus and defect-inspecting method  
An image pickup section 3 picks up an inspection object and produces captured image information. An image acquisition section 4 produces an image of the inspection object based on the picked-up...
US20080013820 Peripheral inspection system and method  
A method of inspecting two or more sides of an object is provided. The method includes generating one set of image data of two or more sides of the object, such as by using spherical mirror...
US20080101683 System and method of evaluating uncoated turbine engine components  
Aspects of the invention are directed to a visual-based system and method for non-destructively evaluating an uncoated turbine engine component. Aspects of the invention are well suited for high...
US20080022632 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING OBJECTS PROVIDED WITH A SEALED SEAM  
A method and an apparatus are provided for taking heat images of heat sealed seams. Such seams are made in heat sealing stations and in particular when making covers or lids, respectively, for...
US20060210141 Inspection method and inspection apparatus  
An inspection method and an inspection apparatus are disclosed, wherein the appropriate inspection can be conducted in accordance with the situation change of a nonconforming product from an...
US20160133008 CRACK DATA COLLECTION METHOD AND CRACK DATA COLLECTION PROGRAM  
According to one embodiment, a crack data collection method includes acquiring an image obtained by photographing an inspection object region for a crack in a structure, detecting a crack pixel...
US20120098959 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING TRANSMITTED OPTICAL DISTORTION IN GLASS SHEETS  
An apparatus and associated method for measuring both transmitted optical distortion and other minimal visible defects in the surface of a glass sheet. The disclosed apparatus includes a glass...
US20090074285 Surface inspection device  
A surface inspection device, including an illumination light source that irradiates a surface of a wafer with an inspection illumination light; a camera that receives a scattered light from the...
US20050226490 Method and apparatus for improved vision detector image capture and analysis  
Disclosed are methods and apparatus for improvements to image capture and analysis for vision detectors. The improvements provide for asynchronous capture and analysis and allow high frame rates...
US20090169093 PATTERN INSPECTION METHOD AND ITS APPARATUS  
In a pattern inspection apparatus for comparing images of corresponding areas of two patterns, which are formed so as to be identical, so as to judge that a non-coincident part of the images is a...
US20150254800 NITROGEN STATUS DETERMINATION IN GROWING CROPS  
In one example, a method includes receiving, by a computing device, image data for a region of interest that includes growing crops, and identifying, by the computing device, one or more portions...
US20100046825 AUTHENTICATION AND ANTICOUNTERFEITING METHODS AND DEVICES  
Methods and devices for marking objects include the use of a dimensionally hierarchical series of submicron sized features to emboss, mold, and/or print markings into objects. The markings may...
US20090297017 HIGH RESOLUTION MULTIMODAL IMAGING FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF POLYSILICON SOLAR CELLS  
A non-destructive evaluation system for evaluating an article such as a test sample, the system comprising: a silicon-based CCD camera for obtaining a series of images of the article;first...
US20150097944 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETECTING AND REPAIRING DEFECTS IN AN ELECTROCHROMIC DEVICE USING THERMAL IMAGING  
System (1) and method (100) for detecting and repairing a defect in an electrochromic device (30) may include acquiring a thermal image of the electrochromic device (30) when the device is in an...
US20070003126 Method and apparatus for evaluating a component pick action in an electronics assembly machine  
An electronics assembly apparatus with improved pick evaluation is provided. The apparatus includes a placement head having at least one nozzle for releasably picking up and holding a component. A...

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