Omron Automation Americas launches next generation 3D AOI
Introducing the Omron VT-S10 series 3D AOI, the first PCB inspection system that uses innovative, multi-direction, multi-colour imaging, MPS 3D hardware and advanced AI to reduce false calls, improve first-pass yields and optimize defect detection.
Omron Automation Americas, the global leader in AOI, AXI, SPI and other advanced automation systems, continues to introduce technologies for perfecting critical inspection and quality-assurance processes for the electronics manufacturing industry. Omron launches the PCB inspection system “VT-S10 series,” which features an industry-first imaging technique and AI to best automate the high-precision inspection process for electronic assemblies, maximize performance and minimize skill-level requirements.
In order to overcome the limitation of present-day 3D AOI technology, Omron’s patented approach combines the most advanced illumination, sophisticated image processing and full 3D measurement data to yield the highest-quality solder inspection process possible. The shadow and secondary reflection impacts common to 3D AOI have been eliminated through new hardware developments like quad, MPS (multi-phase shift) projectors that allow for stable inspection across the PCBA. Combining the high-precision solder shape reconstruction from Omron’s new and advanced 3D AOI system along with Omron’s industry-leading, high-speed 3D CT AXI capabilities, helps improve the overall quality of the manufacturing process, achieve zero-defect products and realize significant labour savings.
By controlling everything from AI image acquisition to model creation and testing, Omron provides end-to-end support to address all concerns about the introduction of AI that caters to production floor needs. The new VT-S10 series 3D AOI was designed with Omron’s 5-Zero philosophy in mind. This unique, AI-driven initiative represents a development roadmap that ensures Omron continues to implement solutions that are more intelligent, integrated and interactive while driving to meet the real-world goals of a modern, Smart Factory. This 5-Zero philosophy approach means that each new Omron innovation was specifically developed to target improvements in one or more of these key areas:
Zero PCB Design Constraints
- Zero False Calls & Escapes
- Zero Operation & Programming
- Zero Downtime
- Zero Defects
Industry professionals interested in learning more about Omron’s 5-Zero philosophy, new VT-S10 series 3D AOI or Omron’s additional, full line or innovative inspection and factory automation solutions are encouraged to visit the Omron Inspection Systems division website at https://inspection.omron.us.