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1. (WO2018182407) INSPECTION DEVICE FOR INSPECTING EGGS FOR IRREGULARITIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/182407    International Application No.:    PCT/NL2018/050187
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Mar 29 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: G01N 33/08
Applicants: VAN DE VEN BEHEER B.V.
Inventors: VAN DORST, Niels Franciscus Gerardus
STORTELDER, Paulus Johannus Hendricus Maria
Title: INSPECTION DEVICE FOR INSPECTING EGGS FOR IRREGULARITIES
Abstract:
Inspection device for inspecting eggs for irregularities, said inspection device comprising a conveyer unit comprising egg receiving holders, wherein said receiving holders are situated such that they form a uniform grid of receiving holders, wherein said conveyer unit is arranged for conveying, in a conveying direction, eggs received in said receiving, an image recording unit positioned above said conveyer unit and arranged for recording images of said eggs during said conveyance, an illumination unit positioned below said egg receiving holders and arranged for illuminating said eggs in said particular uniform grid of receiving holders, a data processing unit arranged for determining whether eggs have irregularities based on said recorded images, wherein the illumination unit is arranged for illuminating said eggs in said particular uniform grid of receiving holders such that adjacent eggs, seen in said conveying direction, in said particular uniform grid are illuminated with different intensity.