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An Open Architecture Inspection System

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Author(s)

Elena R. Messina, Hui-Min Huang, Harry A. Scott

Abstract

The benefits of open architectures are not currently available for most manufacturing equipment. We describe a testbed for experimenting with an open architecture controller for an inspection system. An initial taxonomy of categories of openness is proposed, culminating in "plug and play," which does not require a software rebuild. The testbed and its constituent components are described with respect to these categories of openness. We conclude that our testbed demonstrates all of the openness categories except plug and play.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of the Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation
Conference Dates
July 23-26, 2000
Conference Location
Ann Arbor, MI
Conference Title
Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation

Keywords

Open Architecture, Inspection Systems, Robotics & Intelligent Systems, coordinate measurement machines, inspection, Open Architecture, RCS

Citation

Messina, E. , Huang, H. and Scott, H. (2000), An Open Architecture Inspection System, Proceedings of the Japan-USA Symposium on Flexible Automation, Ann Arbor, MI, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=820659 (Accessed May 22, 2024)

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Created July 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017