Video : Thor Vollset – Tordivel presents 3D Stereo Vision and Vision Guided Robots

After its positive première in 2014, the inspect application forum followed up with a successful and increasingly international event on the Vision in Stuttgart this year. Altogether, more than 350 visitors to the fair, half of them from abroad, took the opportunity to attend the diverse 30-minute talks and gain detailed insights into the current application and development possibilities in machine vision.


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3D Stereo Vision and Vision Guided Robots

Under the motto “Vison 4.0 – Smart Vision for Smart Factories,” innovative systems and solutions were presented from the fields of Best Practice, 3D Inspection, Automotive, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Food & Beverage and Embedded Vision.


Visit us at Aluminium-2016 – 29.11-1.12

Visit us a Aluminium-2016 in Dusseldorf  where will present our new Scorpion 3D Stinger for the Aluminium Industry.


Scorpion 3D Stinger for Alumium Industry

Read more about Scorpion 3D Stinger for Stub Measurement

Dusseldorf 29. november to 1. december 2016

Scorpion 3D Stinger for the Aluminium Industry

Scorpion 3D Stinger for the Aluminium Industry is a proven, complete, cost effective and expandable platform for robust measurement, classification and tracking in Rodding Shops. The system consists of these application:

  • Scorpion 3D Stinger for Stub Measurement
  • Stinger 3D Stinger for Butt Measurement
  • Scorpion Stinger ID Reading

Tordivel has worked in the Aluminium Industry since 2004 and has an extensive set of reference systems with leading smelters around the world.

Tordivel AS cooperates with machine builders with experience with the aluminium industry and all technical details are based on Tordivel’s standard product is subject to change due to a continous improvement process.

Calibrator2D – Automatic UltraWide angle lens calibration

scorpionxii-64x64This post is the first in series of Scorpion Vision Software tool improvements included in upcoming – Scorpion Vision XII.

Working with 3D Stereo Vision we have learned that completely removing lens distortion is extremely important – this require the best sub-pixel grid location algorithms. In 3D Robot Vision significant value is added by moving closer using wideangle lenses.

We also use this capability to make high precision 3D Stereo Vision system for our OEM customer using low cost lenses and cameras in the smallest form-factor.


Calibration Grid with Ultra Wide Lens

We are proud to state that we have added “Auto Grid Detection” that starts in the center of the images and locates all points that is located with proper quality. This means that Calibrator2D will use all visible grid points that are visible in the image – this will ensure almost 100 % coverage of the image.


Calibrator 2D – Auto Grid Settings

The Calibrator2D.Setup page shows the user feedback after calibrating this image. We see that only the corners are left uncalibrated – where the lens more or less sees to infinity 🙂

The average error is subpixel 1/5th of pixel. The maximum correction of a pixel is 48.9 pixels – the pixel size is 0.9 mm equal to 45 mm.


Video – Dense Image 3D Creation with Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera

The video shows the power of the new Scorpion Vision XI and the Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera used in an advanced 3D Robot Vision system.

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Technology has been developed in Norway since 2000 within a continous R&D effort sponsored by the Norwegian Government and EU.

Video – Off-the-shelf Color Identification

With the release of Scorpion Vision X.I April 13. 2013 we are proud to present a complete off-the-shelf machine vision solution for Color Identification based on Scorpion Compact Vision System and the Scorpion Vision App concept.

The video shows in detail how to configure the system and train the colors.