Method and system for quickly developing application software for use in a machine vision system

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PATENT NO 5742504
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08554188

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A method and system are provided for quickly developing application software for use in a machine vision system using a computer system. Hardware operating parameters are stored which correspond to possible hardware for use in the machine vision system. The hardware operating parameters define a set of custom controls having properties. Commands and a set of instructions are received from a user of the computer system to select a first custom control program corresponding to a desired component, desired hardware operating parameters corresponding to desired hardware and a second custom control program corresponding to a desired machine vision algorithm. The first custom control program is linked with the desired hardware operating parameters to the second custom control program to form the application software. The step of linking includes the step of setting the property of one custom control to be equal to one property of another custom control to form the application software in response to the commands and a set of user supplied instructions.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTEGRAL VISION, INC.FARMINGTON HILLS, MI12
MICROSCAN SYSTEMS, INC.RENTON, WA111

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chappel, Benjamin J Bucks, GB2 1 170
Cooper, Christopher J Herts, GB2 5 197
de, Magalhaes Frederico P Bedford, GB2 1 170
Meyer, Frank Wootton, GB2 94 1143

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