Artificial vision techonology first developed for ISS docking now applied to precision automobile assembly

Artificial vision technology based on an object recognition camera and tracking software originally developed to support optical guidance for ATV’s automatic docking with the ISS is being applied to the automobile sector, to assist in the assembly chains of car manufacturers. The company involved, MDUSpace, is an alumnus of ESA’s Noordwijk Business Incubation Centre. It has acquired prestigious clients including Autoeuropa in Portugal, producing cars for Volkswagen and Seat.

ESA
TEC
Innovation
Transport
Europe
CAMERA TRACKING FOR PRECISION AUTOMOBILE ASSEMBLY
Technology Transfer
Priel Manes; Cornelis Eldering