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Portable equipment for determining ripeness in Hass avocado using a low cost color sensor
Author(s): Jessica Toro; Carolina Daza; Fabio Vega; Leonardo Diaz; Cesar Torres
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Paper Abstract

The avocado is a one climacteric fruit that not ripe on the tree because it produces a maturation inhibitor that passes the fruit through the pedicel, the ripening occurs naturally during storage or to be induced as required. In post-harvest ripening stage is basically determined by experience of the farmer or buyer. In this word us developed portable equipment for determining ripeness is hass avocado using a low cost sensor color sensor TC3200 and LCD for display result. The prototype read of RGB color frequencies of the sensor and estimates the stage of ripeness in fourth different stages in post-harvest ripening.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9660, SPECKLE 2015: VI International Conference on Speckle Metrology, 96601V (24 August 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2196752
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Jessica Toro, Univ. Popular del Cesar (Colombia)
Carolina Daza, Univ. Popular del Cesar (Colombia)
Fabio Vega, Univ. Popular del Cesar (Colombia)
Leonardo Diaz, Univ. Popular del Cesar (Colombia)
Cesar Torres, Univ. Popular del Cesar (Colombia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9660:
SPECKLE 2015: VI International Conference on Speckle Metrology
Fernando Mendoza Santoyo; Eugenio R. Mendez, Editor(s)

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