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Artificial vision for the food and drink industry


Artificial vision systems allow the food and drink industry to automate processes and to carry out quality and safety controls in production, food, and packaging processes.

The use of artificial vision systems allows companies to:

  • Reduce losses.
  • Reduce costs.
  • Ensure the quality of production.
  • Increase end customer satisfaction.
  • Lean towards Industry 4.0

Solutions for food and drinks

Artificial vision solutions for the food and drink sector:


Inspection of the product quality

Confirms the integrity of the product before packing, reducing the number of faulty products.

  • Volume control and highly accurate measurements.
  • Detection of presence/absence of a product and/or label.
  • Unit counting.
  • Detection of foreign bodies.
  • Inspection and classification through shape and color.
  • Inspection of the product consistency.
  • Detection of low-density contaminants and organic waste through hyperspectral vision.
  • Control of the tenderness of meat and fat marbling with hyperspectral vision.
  • Control of the quality and ripeness of fruit through hyperspectral vision.
  • Inspection of packaging

Inspection of packaging

Inspection of packaging, packages, primary and secondary blister packs to ensure “zero” defects.

  • Inspection of defects in blister packs.
  • Inspection of label printing quality
  • Positioning control of labels.
  • Inspection of the batch code/date.
  • Inspection on security seals, inviolable and tamper-proof seals as well as heat-seals.
  • Filling/dosage control

Management of allergens and traceability

To ensure the correct indication of allergens and traceability of the products to facilitate possible recalls and to avoid fakes.

  • Inspections of allergen labels.
  • Correspondence of products and labels.
  • Reading and verification of 1D, 2D and DPM codes.
  • OCR/OCV reading and verification.
  • Reading and verifying texts on packages, labels, and flexible wrapping.

Storage and distribution

Optimizes the classification and distribution of products.

  • Automatic classification of products.
  • Pick&Place applications.
  • Palletizing, depalletizing matching of products.
  • Random Bin Picking of products.
  • Multiple code reading solutions.