Remote operation of optical system

  • US 4,862,397 A
  • Filed: 08/27/1987
  • Issued: 08/29/1989
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/03/1983
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A control system for a detector array based optical system used for machine vision which optical system has a detector array which receives light from a plurality of succeedingly presented objects, comprising:

  • a transmitting means for transmitting signals between a control device and the optical system;

    a detecting means for detecting a light characteristic of the light received by the detector array during use on a presented object and for transmitting a signal indicative of said light characteristic via said transmitting means to the control device; and

    an adjusting means for adjusting a light characteristic variable of said optical system for the succeeding objects when the received light characteristic for at least one of the previous objects is deficient.

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