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Banner f the Inspection and Optronic Systems business unit

Business unit Inspection and Optronic Systems#

Assuring quality and increasing productivity by means of machine vision

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The Inspection and Optronic Systems business unit is home to all the Fraunhofer IOSB activities in sensor technology, signal processing and image processing that are used for quality assurance and enhancing productivity. 

Our solutions comprise, on the one hand, optical sensor systems covering the entire reflection spectrum from ultraviolet to infrared; and, on the other, IT systems for processing and analyzing signals in real time and, on this basis, providing specific information for people in the workplace or for decision-making in automated environments such as sorting systems. 

These solutions are complemented by a wide portfolio of services, ranging from feasibility studies and process development to practical validation and the building of demonstrators and commercial end systems

Further information about the business unit#

»Helping to guarantee world food supplies«

Sorting systems for food, among other things, have long been a central area of work at Fraunhofer IOSB. However, the institute has many other connections to food.

Cooperate with us

Companies can cooperate with us within the framework of funded joint projects or commission R&D services directly - and there are other ways to access our know-how.

Equipment, laboratory and experimental facilities

IOSB publications

The following issues of our science journal visIT deal with topics of this business area (German only):