@ADiewi: Stitching is currently only possible for images or video post-processing as it is computationally highly expensive (even with cutting-edge algorithms) For blind spot object detection additional sensors are needed, because vision-only systems have too high error rates Embedded vision is typically quite computationally expensive. But we're fortunate that now we have processors that can deliver 10s of billions of operations per second for 10s of dollars and few watts -- which is why we are now starting to see sophisticated vision functions in cars, smartphones, etc.
New versions of BASF's Ecovio line are both compostable and designed for either injection molding or thermoforming. These combinations are becoming more common for the single-use bioplastics used in food service and food packaging applications, but are still not widely available.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This radio show will show what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.