An article in the July 13th edition of the Machine Vision Online Newsletter explores metrology, the scientific study of measurement. The author seeks to find a more specific definition of the term, focusing on metrology's meaning vis-à-vis machine vision. In this context, metrology evokes several specific criteria: in-process, high-resolution measurement of structures and textures for industrial production and quality control.
Teledyne DALSA's Ben Dawson and Xing-Fei He discuss metrology with contributing AIA Editor Winn Hardin. The article discusses machine vision metrology systems and how multiple CCD line scan sensors in a TDI configuration can be used to run efficient production lines. The article makes specific mention of a system which uses a Teledyne DALSA Piranha2 8k pixel line scan camera.
Read the full article at Automated Imaging Association.