When critical parts roll off a production line, someone has to ensure that they’re built to specification. In industries like healthcare, a poorly engineered part that stops a medical device could cost clinic operators $3,000 per hour. In the automotive and aerospace sectors, poor engineering can put customers’ lives in danger.
Markham-based Bluewrist, which won the Small Private category in the 2018 Ingenious Awards hosted by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), has spent the last 12 years building software that enables robots to fix minor issues on the production line before they become major problems, and it does it using an advanced form of machine vision.
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