In this article, Knight Optical explains the uses of high-precision optics for projects that relate to robotics, deep learning, embedded vision, camera technologies, 3D vision, and more.
Knight Optical is a UK company (with offices in the USA) with over 30 years of experience in supplying stock and custom-made optical components to customers worldwide. The trusted optical supplier has built up reliable, long-standing relationships with industry leaders by providing and advising on high-precision optics for projects that relate to deep learning, embedded vision, pioneering camera technologies, 3D vision, robotics, and so much more.
With a wide-ranging portfolio of optical components, which are available from stock (for next-day dispatch) or as custom-made optics, Knight Optical is consistently growing its offerings to meet the ever-evolving demands of the machine vision and robotics sectors. From brand-new product launches to enhancing existing services, the optics specialist strives to help ease the supply chain experience for customers worldwide.
Talking of the business’ relationship with the machine vision and robotics industries, Colin Overton, Knight Optical’s CEO, says: “Machine vision and robotics have come on leaps and bounds in recent years, and the innovations just keep coming. Whilst we’re under strict NDA-bound agreements here at Knight Optical, I can say that we’ve been a part of some truly inspiring breakthroughs in the sector and continue to be impressed by the level of evolution that we’re witnessing in today’s tech-savvy sphere.
“As some of these inventions are certainly ahead of their time, it’s also important that we keep ahead of the curve with our in-house processes. As such, our state-of-art Metrology Laboratory and dedicated QA department both have outstanding, consistent records of ensuring our optics are fit for purpose and of the utmost quality. Couple this with our Technical Sales Advisors’ first-class knowledge and wide-ranging experience, and it’s clear to see why we keep fulfilling the requirements of the machine vision and robotics sectors.”
Whether it’s prototyping robots for surgical applications or autonomous deliveries or even helping to improve the accuracy of machine vision systems for the analysis of food and other produce, you can rest assured that Knight Optical’s metrology-tested, quality-assured optics are up to the task.