Matrox AltiZ high-fidelity 3D profile sensor powers TUNASCAN vision system, sorting up to 20 tons of tuna per hour with accuracy rates approaching 100%
3D Vision System Nets the Right Tuna
Case Study from | Matrox Imaging
Just keep scanning
Tuna gets fed into the reception hopper directly from a truck. The reception hopper feeds tuna one by one into the TUNASCAN system, assuring proper spacing on the line.
Tuna are then scanned by two Matrox AltiZ before being classified and sorted into containers. The 3D classification results and location data is sent to the sorting section.
In the sorting section, each tuna is automatically sorted into its appropriate container. When full, each container is removed and replaced using a forklift. The TUNASCAN system holds more containers than classes so a container can be removed while the machine continues to operate at full capacity.
Two Matrox AltiZ 3D profile sensors (on the far left and right) scan each fish as it passes through the dual-sensor TUNASCAN system.
Clear fishy fishy
An onscreen rendition of the 3D point cloud generated by the two Matrox AltiZ.
Fishing for results
In the swim of things
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