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1. (WO2018044708) MULTI-FIBER IDENTIFICATION USING JACKET COLOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/044708    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/048587
Publication Date: Fri Mar 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G02B 6/44
G02B 6/255
Applicants: CORNING INCORPORATED
Inventors: LEBLANC, Philip Robert
PALANISAMY, Rajeshkannan
WEBB, Dale Alan
Title: MULTI-FIBER IDENTIFICATION USING JACKET COLOR
Abstract:
A machine vision system (10) for identifying optical fibers (26) is provided that includes a support plate (14) supporting one or more optical fibers (26). The one or more optical fibers (26) each include a jacket (50). A light source (70) is configured to emit light onto the one or more optical fibers (26). An imager (34) is positioned above the light source (70). The imager (34) is configured to receive reflected light from the light emitted onto the one or more optical fibers (26). A display system (42) is configured to receive a signal from the imager and display an augmented image.