VDI/VDE/VDMA 2632 series of standards

VITRONIC Dr.-Ing. Stein Bildverarbeitungssysteme GmbH

Successful Machine Vision Projects! With this series of guidelines, system integrators have the appropriate tools.

Machine Vision is truly versatile. Quality inspection, completeness checks, web inspection, measuring and much more can be achieved "non contact" and in-line. But a well-structured procedure is indispensable for successfully implementing a machine vision application.


The VDI/VDE/VDMA 2632 series of standards structures the communication between supplier and user. The standards help to avoid misunderstandings and to handle projects efficiently and successfully.

Part 1: Basics, terms, and definitions
Knowing what you are talking about is the start of every successful project. The guideline describes the principles and defines the terms necessary for the use of image processing systems. It defines a consistent terminology for all cooperation partners.

Part 2: Guideline for the preparation of a requirement specification and a system specification
The standard provides assistance in the preparation of specifications for industrial image processing systems. Particular emphasis was placed on the representation and description of influencing factors as well as on their effects. The project partners are thus able to identify influences at an early stage during planning and to find optimised solutions.

Part 3: Acceptance test of classifying machine vision systems
For measuring (non-classifying) machine vision systems, quantitative capability analysis is already well established. Measurement uncertainty is usually employed as an indicator. Until now, on the other hand, there have been no corresponding and accepted qualification indicators for classifying machine-vision systems whose results are attributive variables. Part 3 closes this gap and introduces indicators describing the classification capability of a machine vision system.

The guideline is easy-to-use, thorough and specifically addresses the requirements of machine vision. It includes both an English and German version and can therefore be applied in the communication with customers worldwide.

Please find further information at: www.vdi.de/2632.

Here you can buy the specification for the price of 67.00 euros: http://www.beuth.de/en/technical-rule/vdi-vde-vdma-2632-blatt-2/241244123