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Lighting and imaging for automated blister package inspection
Author(s): James Ray McClellan
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Paper Abstract

Machine vision systems are widely employed for inspection of blister-packaged pharmaceutical products, and the quality of inspection which can be performed by any vision system is directly related to the quality of images obtained. This paper covers design and selection of illumination, optics, and camera technology to optimize image quality for inspection of blister-packaged tablets and capsules. The nature of image quality is discussed in terms of the optical properties of the materials involved and the machine vision inspection techniques to be applied, and practical application guidelines are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 October 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2597, Machine Vision Applications, Architectures, and Systems Integration IV, (3 October 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.223985
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James Ray McClellan, Allen-Bradley Co., Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2597:
Machine Vision Applications, Architectures, and Systems Integration IV
Bruce G. Batchelor; Susan Snell Solomon; Frederick M. Waltz, Editor(s)

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