Senior Projects 2013-2014
Team members from left: Rob Kalinski, Dion Tchokreff, Brian Parkham, Nathan Shoudy, and Josh Nelson (front).
Team A-VIS: Adexobot-Vision Integration Solution
- Rob Kalinski, ME
- Josh Nelson, ME
- Brian Parkham, EE
- Nathan Shoudy, EE
- Dion Tchokreff, MET
- Prof. Jim Devaprasad
- Dr. Paul Weber
- Advenovation, Rochester Hills, Mich.
- Adil Shafi
Project Description: Team A-VIS (Adexobot - Vision Integration Solution) has been tasked with developing an easy and reliable robotic vision integration solution. This project is sponsored by Advenovation, Inc., a robotics integration company from Rochester Hills, Mich. The project involves developing a user friendly interface to integrate machine vision with a universal robotics gripper to handle a wide range of objects.
The goal of this project is to achieve simplicity and versatility for integrating robotic workcells with machine vision. Team A-VIS will develop a software package that will combine Cognex machine vision software and nonproprietary vision cameras with a FANUC robot controller. This software package will be quick to setup and easy to use for robotics applications. The universal robotics gripper that Team A-VIS is developing will handle objects from 24 different categories of household items such as: a bag of chips, a 2-liter soda bottle, or a container of laundry detergent.
This challenging project encompasses the typical components of a complete robotic vision integration system that includes an industrial robot, machine vision, software interface, and end-of-arm tooling. The successful completion of this project will provide a robotic automation solution that is unique to the robotics industry in its versatility and simplicity.
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