Highly Reflective and Complex-Shaped Picking

The IMR have recently been hosting a series of webinars covering many areas of manufacturing and industry. Multipix have been proud partners of the IMR for the past 4 years and have had the pleasure of supporting the team on some of their highly complex applications.

The highly impressive work from Anum and the robotics team show how powerful MVTec’s HALCON image processing software is, and how picking objects with highly reflective surfaces is possible with a 3D approach. Photoneo PhoXi 3D Scanners being used with mobile manipulators to assist in end-to-end assembly of large-scare structures.


Who are the IMR?

IMR’s vision is to enable manufacturing of all sectors and sizes to be leaders in the world of advanced manufacturing so that they can compete and thrive in the global economy. As a leading manufacturing Research & Technology Organisation (RTO) with labs and industrial pilot lines in Dublin and Mullingar, IMR works with leading global and indigenous brands to de-risk and de-mystify new and emerging technologies & to deliver high impact collaborative research. IMR’s ambition is to significantly accelerate the implementation of key elements of Ireland’s industrial strategy and enable Irish based manufacturers to be early adopters and winners in the fourth industrial revolution. IMR will enable industry to capitalise on these opportunities and tackle the threats head-on, through a broad based service offering to ensure industry has access to the latest technologies and knowledge in a timely fashion.

IMR’s comprehensive R&D program offers collaboration across the 4 thematic pillars: Digitisation, Automation & Advanced Control, Design for Manufacturing and Sustainable Manufacturing, to deliver solutions that enable industry to increase productivity, improve efficiency, upskill and build resilience, win new business and launch new products.

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