Video clip: On target machine vision, motion control demo makes novice marksman an expert
Using machine vision, logic, and 2 axis motion control, the target moves rapidly to meet the foam dart every time, even in rapid-fire mode, according to National Instruments at NIWeek 2010.
On target: This NIWeek 2010 NI Vision and motion control demo makes a lousy shot what he’s not – an expert marksman. Using machine vision, logic, and 2 axis motion control, the target moves rapidly to meet the foam dart every time, even in rapid-fire mode, according to National Instruments at NIWeek 2010.
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