With the new Twincat HMI Control Package, Twincat Vision by Beckhoff offers the option of integrating image processing into the Twincat HMI interface. This includes an extended Image Control for image display and a Color Control. The Image Display Control enables direct linking of multiple image variables and switching between displayed images. The Color Control of the Vision HMI package provides three options for entering and displaying color values (a text field, a slider, and a color input element in the browser), configuring and editing the number of channels, the range of values, and the available controls, as well as selecting horizontal or vertical orientation and converting between different color formats, such as grayscale, RGB, and HSV.
Chromasens has introduced a 3D inspection system designed for detecting imperfections on the surface of metal cylinder heads requiring large field of views.