Automatic Leek Trimming

The Allium Ampeloprasum is a member of the onion family. it’s a wild plant, known by it’s common name as the wild leek. Cultivated, we eat a ‘domesticated’ version that we simply refer to as ‘the leek’. If you have ever prepared a freshly harvested, virgin leek for the cooking pot, you’ll…

Automatic Swede Trimming

The humble swede  Mechanically harvesting swedes is not overly difficult but processing them once they have left the field typically requires small armies of workers to trim the roots and heads by hand. In a typical commercial swede trimming operation that processes high volumes, the labour costs of this very manual operation are not insignificant. […]

Robotic Labelling of Cheese Wedges

Stilton Cheese wedges are challenging to handle robotically due to their  varying size and shape. 3D machine vision is the solution. Scorpion Vision Ltd worked with Stilton Cheese producer Long Clawson Dairy to solve an age old problem. Quite simply, the variable and odd shaped cheese portions are difficult to label automatically. Using a traditional […]