Behind the mask

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Omron Industrial Automation is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced industrial automation products and application expertise.

At the UK’s 2013 Total Processing and Packaging Exhibition Omron showed a ‘smile calibrator’ with OKAO technology designed to measure, compare and even calibrate the smiles of visitors. People were invited to check the quality of their smile and even compare it against that of a friend.

This article was featured in the Controls, Drives & Automation magazine sept 2013

While undoubtedly good fun, the ‘smile’ calibrator with OKAO technology carries a serious technological message: people are surrounded by all types of machines and devices that provide many kinds of information and services. Omron believes that it is important to create machines that are capable of adapting themselves to individual users, thus providing information services and interfaces that are optimised for each person. To make this possible, machines must be able to recognise each person and make judgements about what that particular individual needs.

 

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Omron Industrial Automation is a leading manufacturer of technologically advanced industrial automation products and application expertise. From its European headquarters in Hoofddorp, near Amsterdam in the Netherlands, she operates locally in every European country and is dedicated to providing unrivaled automation products and customized expert solutions for any industry.

The product portfolio includes state of the art Factory Automation services & Know-How, Sensors and Safety, Mechatronics and Drives, Industrial Components and Vision Systems.

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