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HALCON 22.11 is available now

halcon 22.11

Here you can see the exciting features included in HALCON 22.11 Progress, which was published on November 22, 2022. 

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      Discover now our HALCON 22.11 Progress Leaflet

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      In our New-Features-Leaflet you will find all important information about the new HALCON 22.11 Progress Version. Discover MVTec HALCON and benefit from new features and short release cycles.

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      New features in this version

      3d gripping

      3d gripping point detection

      HALCON 22.11 combines 3D vision and deep learning for the first time. The 3D Gripping Point Detection can be used to robustly detect surfaces on any object that is suitable for gripping with suction. In contrast to classic bin-picking applications, the 3D Gripping Point Detection is a CAD-less approach, hence no prior knowledge of the respective objects is required. This increased flexibility opens up completely new application fields, such as those in the logistics industry or warehouses.

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      New Data Type “Memory Block”

      As of HALCON 22.11, users can store and transfer binary data (e.g., images) in HALCON as well as further process it with other applications. This increases the software’s compatibility with machine communication protocols, such as OPC UA or image acquisition interfaces.

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      Protection of Trained Deep Learning Models

      For machine vision applications, the protection of intellectual property is getting more and more important. This is particularly relevant in the field of deep learning. The special aspect regarding this technology is that compared to traditional methods, the quality depends not only on the algorithm itself but also significantly on the quality of the training data. A large part of the effort of deep learning applications is in collecting the data and training the models. Therefore, HALCON 22.11 includes a new encryption mechanism for HALCON data types. One major use case is the encryption of deep learning models. This allows customers to protect their investment and know-how. Thanks to this, it is ensured that only authorized users can use and view their deep learning model.

      You will find all features of HALCON in this feature overview. If you need more information about the technical data please download the Installation Guide or take a look at our Technical Data pages. If you need advice, how to work with HALCON please see our videos or the documentation.

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