Computer vision in the fresh and processed meat industries

P. Jackman and D.-W. Sun,     University College Dublin, Ireland


Computer vision has proven itself to be a viable alternative to expert grading of meat by human inspectors in recent years. Grading by human experts does have a number of critical shortcomings that can be effectively mitigated with computer vision technology. Computer vision systems offer a basic, affordable and ergonomic option that, while needing some expertise is not very demanding technologically. Computer vision technology has demonstrated some absolutely vital attributes of flexibility and ease of compatibility, allowing a variety of meat quality assessment problems to be tackled. The simplest approaches ...

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