High-Speed Seed Counting With LabVIEW and NI Vision

Solution by: Coleman Technologies, Inc.


A system capable of accurately counting seeds at rates up to 1,000 seeds/s for a variety of seed shapes and sizes (0.3 to 30mm)
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Average System Cost: $22,500.00


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Using NI Vision Acquisition Software to acquire high-speed, line-scan camera images of seeds falling through a drop zone and combining a 45-degree angle mirror with analysis software, Coleman Technologies can quickly and inexpensively produce a cutting-edge seed counter system.

Features
  • Alignment and diagnostic tools
  • Background correction
  • Configurable filtering parameters
  • Count logging to text files
Benefits
  • Fast- can count over 1000 seeds per second
  • High-accuracy: above 99.99% for slow speeds and 99.5% for fast speeds
  • Relatively low cost
  • Variety of seed sizes- 0.3mm to 30mm
NI System Content
  • LabVIEW
  • NI Vision Development Module
  • NI USB-6008 DAQ device

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