Machine Vision Lighting Basics Module 4: Optical Filters & Films for Better Images

Get techniques and best practices for using optical films and filters in your machine vision application, including:

  • Using color filters on white light vs colored light
  • Blocking ambient light with notch filters
  • Sharpening details with color filters and linear polarizers
  • The importance of brightening films on backlights for gauging or other metrology applications

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Module 1: Bright Field Lighting

Module 2: Lighting Specular and Matte Surfaces

Module 3: Introduction to Color Imaging

Machine Vision Lighting Basics Module 3: Introduction to Color Imaging

Improve Your Machine Vision Application With Color Imaging

Steve Kinney, Director of Engineering at Smart Vision Lights shows techniques and best practices for using color in your machine vision application, including:

  • The pros and cons of color imaging for machine vision
  • When to use color in your machine vision application
  • Color discrimination vs. color confirmation, enhancement, or elimination
  • Use of filters for color imaging

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Watch the Other Modules

Module 1: Bright Field Lighting

Module 2: Lighting Specular and Matte Surfaces

Machine Vision Lighting Basics Module 2: Specular & Matte Surfaces

Improve your lighting techniques for all surfaces from specular or reflective to matte from Steve Kinney, Director of Engineering at Smart Vision Lights. Learn concepts and techniques for lighting for your machine vision application, including:

  • Properties of specular and matte surfaces
  • Challenges of lighting real-world surfaces
  • Choosing the right light for your surface

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Module 1 covered tips, tricks, and best practices for bright field lighting.

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Machine Vision Lighting Basics Module 1: Bright Field Lighting

Get tips, tricks, and best practices for bright field lighting from Steve Kinney, Director of Engineering at Smart Vision Lights. See concepts and techniques for the best bright field lighting for your machine vision application, including:

  • Why choose bright field lighting
  • Proper light placement
  • Practical applications of bright field lighting
  • Types of lights to use in bright field lighting

At Smart Vision Lights, we’re your go-to for the how-to for machine vision education.