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Using Machine Vision algorithms for application testing

Machine Vision for TestingMost modern GUI applications and the frameworks they use have APIs that allow some form of remote control. Or the native GUI libraries of your operating system have options to control and manipulate applications from a test program.

For a full blown testframework you have to dig into these powerful but also complex tools.

But what if your task is just some simple click automation ?

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Debugging a bluish screen

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bluescreenDuring the tests for the latest release of our pylon 4 Camera Software Suite, which includes the new recording feature, the pylon team was debugging a very special bug report from our testers.

The testers reported that their screen, while using the pylon Viewer application, showed something blue.

Something blue! On a windows machine! No good news. But…..

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Sequencing Muybridge on a Basler ace GigE

Hi,

recently I saw a presentation about one of  the original technologies behind moving film and high speed video: Chronophotography.

With the help of large multi-camera setups, each one seperatly triggered, it was possible to capture fast movements on film. This technology was invented during the 1860/1870.

Those single images played in a sequence could replay the original movement as a film.

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Sabbatical … and Hi

Hi, it’s been a whirlwind of events around here lately. Mechanical Construction has finally found a use for their aquarium (yes, they have an aquarium):

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Our first waterproof (at least to aquarium depth) camera. Cool…!
The camera is a specialty and not generally available.

In other news… I’m off on sabbatical.

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