Scorpion Vision Training in Oslo 11. – 13. October 2017

Fly in to the best machine vision training and learn from the experts behind Scorpion Vision Software® and Scorpion 3D Stinger.

The next generation
Scorpion 3D Stinger Scanner – 2MP – 3500 fps
and
the Scorpion 3D Venom Camera – 1 micron resolution
will be presented for the first time

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Scorpion 3D Stinger Family

Learn more about the cutting-edge Scorpion Compact Vision systems combined with our impressive range of industrial cameras:
Scorpion Box, Scorpion 2D Stinger,
Scorpion 3D Venom and Scorpion 3D Stinger Cameras.

Attend one, two or all three days.

Invitation – Scorpion Vision Training Course Oslo October 2017

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The course is based on the newest Scorpion Vision Software® release XII including 3D Stereo Vision, Dense 3D Image generation and 3D Robot Vision.

Visit us at Automatica 21-24 June 2016.

Tordivel is delighted to announce that we will be attending AUTOMATICA, the leading trade fair for Integrated Assembly Solutions, Robotics and Machine Vision in Munich 21-24 June 2016. 

Visit us in Hall B5, stand no. 116A to check out our latest innovation within 3D Camera and Robot Vision.

For several years now, AUTOMATICA has been the platform where specialists in all branches of industry gather information about the latest developments. It is the perfect place to find out how you can further automate production processes to cut costs and improve quality.

The four day show hosts the world’s largest range of robotics, integrated assembly solutions and machine-vision solutions. There are six exhibition halls dedicated to the various main categories, covering everything from sensor technology and drive technology to supply technology and positioning systems.

Our focus this year is the award-winning Scorpion 3D Stinger for Robot Vision.  We will be demonstrating advanced 3D picking locating multiple product with 6 degrees of freedom.

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The Scorpion 3D  Stinger Camera  is a unique, adaptable, and provides the following features: superior projector option, power range up to 500mW, red or infrared, single line, multiple line and random pattern projection patterns, plus built in strobing for laser and LEDs.

We will preview our newest Scorpion 3D Stinger Laser Profiler that can capture 2K 3D profiles with a framerate up to 1500 fps. It is contained in the Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera IP-64 enclosure Model B. Model B is upgraded with a new Scorpion Stinger SMARTcard that can synchronize a high resolution color camera with the 3D laser profile data. The SMARTcard can be powered using POE or 24V.

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Scorpion Stinger™ is a family of machine vision components and products, providing the building blocks for OEM and system integrators.  Our main focus is on industrial strength, flexibility, functionality and scope and is ideal for a wide range of applications in industry sectors such as Food & Beverage and Automotive.

Read more about Tordivel and the Scorpion 3D Stinger products at the TordivelBlog.

Click here for more information and to book your tickets

Scorpion 3D Training in Oslo 13. – 15. April 2016

Fly in to the best machine vision training and learn from the experts behind Scorpion Vision Software® and Scorpion 3D Stinger.

The next generation Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera
will be presented for the first time

Scorpion Vision Family - 1000px

Scorpion 3D Stinger Family

Learn more about the cutting-edge Scorpion Compact Vision systems combined with our Scorpion 2D and 3D Stinger cameras.

Sep15_Tordivel

The course is based on the newest Scorpion Vision Software® release XI.I including 3D Stereo Vision, Dense 3D Image generation and 3D Robot Vision.

Attend one, two or all three days.

Invitation Scorpion Vision Training Course Oslo April 2016

Video – 3D Vision Magic – Box Picking and Identification

is-2015-0005-D 3D ImageThis video presents the kind of 3D Magic we like at Tordivel based on the latest Scorpion Vision XI software and the new industrial Scorpion 3D Stinger 30 mm baseline Camera.

The video shows how to locate and identify boxes with a Scorpion 3D Stinger 30 mm baseline Camera. Multiple boxes are located and sorted in 3D space. The Scorpion 3D Stinger Technology is ready to use in

  • 3D Robot Vision
  • 3D Assembly Verification
  • 3D Measurements

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

 

Read more about:

Prefilter – a new great feature in Scorpion Vision 10.2.1.586

The upcoming 10.2.1.586 release includes a new prefilter feature for many tools, these have been added in the recent months. The last tool to be updated is the important feature is the 2D Calibrator tool. This tools provides the means and the a requirement to get sub-pixel accuracy in machine vision – this is important for 2D but also the foundation for the Scorpion 3D Stinger Technology.

The standard calibrator with no pre-filter applied:

The image below shows the calibrator with no pre-filter applied. The calibration image is difficult to use because of low contrast. The calibrator quality measure says that the RMS is 0.180 pixels or 1 / 5.5 pixels.

Scorpion Vision's Calibrator with no prefilter

Scorpion Vision’s Calibrator with no prefilter

Applying a Normalising filter and a small blur

The Prefilter is active with the following command: “N101,255b3”. This means that Image Normalisation with a block size of 101 is first applied the result image is then blurred with a block size of 3.

The important effect to the image is the following:

  • Constrast is much better
  • All image intensity skew or variations are removed
  • The thresholding of the markers are now easy
  • The accuracy is marginally improved – also important

Read more about the available pre-filter options: ImageFilters.htm

Calibrator tool with prefilter active

Calibrator tool with prefilter active

Changing polynominal order from 5 to 9 – improved the accuracy by 60% 

The RMS goes from 0.172 to 0.110 – this means that the optical resolution goes from 1/6 th of a pixel to 1 /9 th of a pixel or 110 / 172 or 60% by changing a single number from 5 to 9. 

In a 3D robot vision system you can hear this when the robot is picking 🙂

The polynominal order is very important - almost double the accuracy

The polynominal order is very important – almost doubles the accuracy

Video – 3D Picking of Metal Parts with Scorpion 3D Stinger

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera captures 3D images in realtime. In this article we present the results from a student project coordinated by the norwegian automation company Skala Robotech. The scope of the project was to evaluate the feasibility of picking metal parts from a bin with Scorpion 3D Stinger for Robot Vision.

Per Magnus Auby, Yngve Raknerud og André Østby - Oslo and Akerhus University College of Applied Sciences

A team photo of the clever and hardworking students: Per Magnus Auby, Yngve Raknerud og André Østby from Oslo and Akerhus University College of Applied Sciences

 

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera is designed to be used in cutting-edge 3D Stereo Vision applications with or without structured light. It is compatible with the latest 3D version of Scorpion Vision Software and locates moving objects in 3D in real-time.
Application areas
The unit is designed to be used in 3D Robot Vision, 3D Laser Triangulation, 3D Gauging, 3D Assembly Verification and other advanced Machine Vision Solutions. The components are selected with the highest quality. The unit’s design will save man-hours when creating and deploying 3D Machine Vision Solutions. The standard unit, with a nominal weight of 3.5 kg, can be mounted on a robot.

Video – Realtime 3D Imaging of Box Picking

The Scorpion 3D Stinger RPP Camera provides the basis for robust and reliable robot vision solutions. This video deomstrates the camera in a box picking concept showing a simulated robot picking sequence using the camera for live realtime 3D image capture.

The Scorpion 3D Stinger Camera is designed to be used in cutting-edge 3D Stereo Vision applications with or without structured light. It is compatible with the latest 3D version of Scorpion Vision Software and locates moving objects in 3D in real-time.

Application areas
The unit is designed to be used in 3D Robot Vision, 3D Laser Triangulation, 3D Gauging, 3D Assembly Verification and other advanced Machine Vision Solutions. The components are selected with the highest quality. The unit’s design will save man-hours when creating and deploying 3D Machine Vision Solutions. The standard unit, with a nominal weight of 3.5 kg, can be mounted on a robot.