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9002072 System for detection of non-uniformities in web-based materials  
A system is described for detecting the presence of non-uniformity patterns and providing output indicative of a severity of each type of non-uniformity pattern. The system includes a computerized...
8922641 System and method for inspecting components of hygienic articles  
System and method to inspect hygienic articles. Defects are detected using a vision system by comparing an inspection image of a component to a reference image of a defect-free component....
8890949 Analysis device and method for analyzing a thermoforming process in a thermoforming laminating device  
The present invention relates to an analysis device (10) for analyzing a thermoforming process in a thermoforming laminating device (20), wherein the analysis device (10) comprises a pressure...
8823837 Zoom control method and apparatus, and digital photographing apparatus  
A zoom control method and apparatus. The zoom control method allows a subject to be photographed by automatically performing a zooming operation with a proper composition and resolves a problem...
8817091 Apparatus for monitoring a print result in a rotary printing press  
Apparatus for monitoring a print result in a rotary printing press, includes a web monitoring system including a matrix camera (20) that is movable in transverse direction over a web printed in...
8325225 Method and apparatus for a web inspection system  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for a web inspection system. In one embodiment, the present invention is a web inspection system including a web moving unit moving a web of...
8310541 System and method for monitoring a printing system using a camera  
A monitoring system and method for monitoring a printing system includes a printing system module and a camera. The printing system module is configured to interface with a primary printing-medium...
8289386 Sheet-like product inspecting method and device  
Object: To provide an inspecting method and device which can distinguish black dirt, non-black dirt and a tear, without determining a pattern as a defect, in a defect inspection of dirt, a tear, a...
8284247 Method and apparatus for detecting and inspecting through-penetrating defects in foils and films  
The present invention is a method and apparatus for optical detection and size evaluation of through-penetrating defects such as pinholes in moving foil or film. The invention comprises the...
8269831 Wire guider of air guide type  
A wire guider includes a guiding unit having an inner path extending along the running direction of the wire to guide the running of the wire and an air supply unit for supplying air into the...
8208018 Method for measuring brightness uniformity of a panel  
A method for measuring brightness uniformity of a panel is disclosed. The method includes steps of: dividing the panel into a plurality of areas, measuring brightness of each area, calculating...
8203606 Gradient image processing  
A method of assessing the quality of metal parts, for example through detection of defects in a metal part induced by processing the metal part, comprises acquiring a thermal image of the metal...
8069859 Wrapping paper inspection apparatus and tobacco wrapping machine  
A wrapping paper inspection apparatus includes a nozzle arranged in a wrapping-paper discharge path, in which wrapping paper is wound and continuously discharged, for wetting one side of the...
7932922 Method and arrangement in tail threading of a web forming machine  
In a web-forming machine, a threading tail is formed from the web. The threading tail is transferred to the production section (10, 12-14) of the web-forming machine including a draw section (21)....
7826642 Electro-optical method and apparatus for evaluating protrusions of fibers from a fabric surface  
An electro-optical method and apparatus for evaluating the dimensions of any protrusion from the threshold of the fabric surface is achieved by bending any length of fabric over a rotating roller...
7760930 Translation engine of defect pattern recognition  
The present disclosure provides a system and method for recognizing a defect image associated with a semiconductor substrate. In one example, the method includes collecting defect data of the...
7715928 Efficient communications and data compression algorithms in sensor networks using discrete wavelet transform  
Techniques and sensor networks based on distributed wavelet transform algorithms for efficient sensor networks. Wireless multihop sensor networks can implement the described techniques to exploit...
7664294 System for automatic quality inspection of a printed image, comprising an image sensor, evaluation unit and display  
A system is provided for inspecting a printed image. The system is provided with at least one evaluation unit, a display device and an image scanner. That scanner takes an image that represents,...
7372480 Non-lithographic photo-induced patterning of polymers from liquid crystal solvents with spatially modulated director fields  
A liquid crystal device comprises a first and second cell wall structure; at least one liquid crystal material disposed within a space between the first and second cell wall structures; and...
7346411 Automatic control and monitoring system for splice overlapping tolerance in textile ply  
The present system enables the monitoring and automatic control of the tolerance in splice overlap of textile play , though the identification of the overlap area, identification and counting of...
6983065 Method for extracting features from an image using oriented filters  
A method of analyzing machine vision images to identify low contrast features such as scratches or cracks on the polished ends of optical fibers. A bank of oriented filters having incremental...
6958769 High resolution sheet metal scanner with independent tracking light source  
A high resolution sheet metal scanner employs machine vision to check a sheet metal part or the like for accuracy of punched or drilled holes or other structure. A high-resolution line-scanning...
6888083 Apparatus and method for monitoring cover sheet webs used in the manufacture of diapers  
An apparatus and method for detecting defects in the cover sheets used to manufacture diapers is disclosed. A linear sensor is used to detect defects in the cover sheet web before it is combined...
6885393 Illuminating unit for an article-sensing camera  
A conveying system includes a conveyor for advancing items thereon; and an image-capturing apparatus for detecting individual items on the conveyor and for generating image signals representing an...
6873721 Method and device for determining an angled structure in the surface of a precision machined cylindrical work piece  
A method for determining a helical groove structure, for example in the form of flutes, in the surface of a finely finished cylindrical workpiece, in particular the ground mating bearing surface...
6873353 Method for synchronizing image data obtained from process monitoring cameras  
The object of the invention is a method for synchronizing image data obtained from process monitoring cameras. By utilizing synchronization, one and the same area in a paper web can be sought as...
6809756 System for monitoring a process  
The invention relates to a method for monitoring a process. The image information received from cameras monitoring various positions of the process is stored in digital form and various cameras...
6683687 Method and apparatus for assessing the effect of yarn faults on woven or knitted fabrics  
The assessment of the effects of yarn faults is carried out by simulating the fabric image. In a first step, the yarn is examined by a measuring member for parameters associated with the volume...
6650779 Method and apparatus for analyzing an image to detect and identify patterns  
A method and apparatus is provided which analyzes an image of an object to detect and identify defects in the object utilizing multi-dimensional wavelet neural networks. “The present invention...
6496219 Automatic system for detecting printing faults on metallized strips or any other printing support comprising a predominance of specular color surfaces  
This automatic system (1) detects printing faults on metallized strips (3) or any other printing support comprising a predominance of specular color surfaces. The said system, arranged in a...
6463170 Monitoring system for web breaks in a paper machine  
The invention relates to a monitoring system for web breaks in a paper machine. A web (W) is monitored by means of a number of cameras (1) and the image data of various camera positions is used...
6449008 Yarn monitoring  
Interlaced or twisted yarn is passed between an optical transmitter and receiver to produce an original signal which varies in response to the changes in dimension of the yarn. Such original...
6344872 System for transporting and imaging a textile material  
The present invention relates to a system for transporting and imaging a textile material. In particular, the present invention is directed toward a system comprising a motorized conveyor capable...
6266437 Sequential detection of web defects  
A system for detecting defects on a moving web having a sequential series of identical frames uses an imaging device to form a real-time camera image of a frame and a comparitor to comparing...
6259478 Full frame electronic shutter camera  
An electronic shutter camera with full frame resolution employs a progressively scanned interline transfer charge coupled device for generating full frame images of objects moving past an...
6236429 Visualization system and method for a web inspection assembly  
A web inspection apparatus (20) and method for use in identifying surface anomalies (26) on a moving material web (21) including a scanning device (22) and data processing circuitry (23) for...
6211905 System for monitoring a continuous manufacturing process  
This invention relates to a system for monitoring a process which includes a plurality of monitoring means such as video camera which collects data relative to the process. The collected data is...
6102079 Visual diagnostic system for a jacquard machine  
A diagnostic system for a jacquard machine having a plurality of heald hooks (16) moveable between at least two discrete shed positions, the system including visual sensing means (30) for...
6104427 Method and apparatus for capturing optically capturable information on articles with potentially extensive surfaces  
A plurality of separate conveyings over each of which a single line camera is mounted and connected to a sensor processor, which itself is connected to a fast data network with a plurality of...
6020969 Cigarette making machine including band inspection  
An optical inspection system mounts on a cigarette making machine or like system and detects the presence of bands having irregular widths or spacings. In response to the detection of irregular...
5996384 Hot flat rolling mill stand and control method and apparatus therefor  
The invention relates to a rolling mill stand including an automatic strip steering and control system, comprising at least two rolls arranged alongside each other and permitting strip to pass...
5999636 Apparatus and process for inspecting print material  
An apparatus and process for inspecting print material having a reference template generator circuit, a defect detector circuit for comparing a target image to a reference image and a defect...
5995137 Image pickup apparatus  
An image pickup system including an image pickup device (4) for taking an image from an object (1) containing a periodic pattern and outputting an image signal (5), a zoom lens (2) for forming an...
5990468 Device for the automatic detection and inspection of defects on a running web, such as a textile fabric  
The device includes a motor that move the web and an electronic camera which supplies a signal representing an image of the web formed on an image sensor having photosensitive points. The device...
5936665 Automated apparatus for counting pillings in textile fabrics  
An automated system and associated method of counting pillings in textile fabrics. Images of consecutive sections of a fabric sample are captured by a CCD camera. A system processor then processes...
5899959 Measurement of visual characteristics of paper  
A paper web formation measurement system provides on-line measurement and control of visual properties of a moving web of paper. The measurement system includes an image acquisition system for...
5883663 Multiple image camera for measuring the alignment of objects in different planes  
A multiple image camera for measuring the alignment of objects in different planes. The camera includes two coupled imaging devices configured to directly image objects in different planes without...
5850252 Camera adjusting device of an apparatus for mounting an electronic equipment on a printed circuit board  
A pair of cameras are mounted on a base member for monitoring an electronic equipment on a printed circuit board. A pair of first mirrors are provided for reflecting light from the electronic...
5847753 Camera system for scanning a moving surface  
A camera system utilizes a line scan (linear array) camera designed to scan a moving surface and subsequently to generate and to transmit a high quality digitized video signal over a long a...
5825409 Flexible disk mode observer  
System and method for determining displacement or alteration of flexible media under different operating conditions. The system includes a reference pattern which is projected onto the surface of...

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