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A job-supporting camera system using image recognition for factory assembly lines to automatically check if proper jobs are done. Preregistered images of proper job results and images of current job conditions are compared to prevent stockout/wrong parts choice. Notifying check results with sounds/LED/external monitors helps workers recognize them easily. Usability is optimized to match workers' workflows. Also, as it's possible to reduce formerly needed ancillary jobs such as prior preparation/post checking that add no value in essence, improve quality, reduce workers' mental burden as well.
Hideki Sugimoto Factory Solution Center Smart Production Business Division Ricoh Industrial Solutions inc.
Akira Momose, Corporate Design Center, Intellectual Property Division, Ricoh Company, Ltd.
Kai Malte Roever, Yuta Nishimura, Taijirou Sueishi, Corporate Design Center, Intellectual Property Division, Ricoh Company, Ltd.
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