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NIST at the 2023 Automate Show

Robot bin picking

May 22-25, 2023

Booth #745

Huntington Place Convention Center
Detroit, Michigan

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Perception Performance of Robotic Systems (PPRS) Project will be at the 2023 Automate Show in Detroit, Michigan, May 22 to 25, 2023. NIST will have a booth (# 745) and will also be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 from 3 pm to 5 pm also at the Convention Center (room # 311A).

The booth will include presentations and demonstrations of the work that the NIST PPRS Project has been doing in collaboration with ASTM International Committee E57 on 3D Imaging Systems, which includes the development of 4 new standards for 3D Imaging Systems (or 3D machine vision systems) used in manufacturing automation and robotic applications. These 4 standards are:

  1. WK72962 - Standard Test Method for Measuring the performance of a 3D perception system across the specified Field-of-View (Technical Contact: John Sweetser, Intel RealSense)
  2. WK73176 - Standard Test Methods for Determination of a 3D Perception Systems Point Wise Spatial Resolution (Technical Contact:prem.rachakonda [at] ( Prem Rachakonda), NIST)
  3. WK78941 - Standard Test Method for Performance of machine vision systems for bin-picking systems (Technical Contact: Armin Khatoonabadi, Apera)
  4. WK81247 - Standard Guide for Selection of 3D Vision Technologies for Industrial Applications (Technical Contact: David Dechow)

The meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 from 3 pm to 5 pm will include in-depth discussions of all of the above standards and is open to anyone.

Also featured at the booth will be other work being conducted at NIST as part of the Measurement Science for Manufacturing Robotics (MSMR) Program.

Please contact kamel.saidi [at] (Kamel Saidi) for more information.


Created April 24, 2023, Updated May 9, 2023