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About Rob Boville

Head of Engineering and Architecture for ADLINK Technology

Sensor Fusion – Combine machine vision AI with sensors to detect defects and drive action with ADLINK Edge™

March 25, 2021 4:51 pm Published by Comments Off on Sensor Fusion – Combine machine vision AI with sensors to detect defects and drive action with ADLINK Edge™

Issues on a conveyor-belt driven production line in a manufacturing facility can easily be missed or overlooked which can lead to damaged products and costly repairs. The issues can fall into two categories, problems with the:

  • Product that has been


Setting up an Azure IoT Hub to use with Profile Builder

September 17, 2020 12:55 pm Published by Comments Off on Setting up an Azure IoT Hub to use with Profile Builder

When using the ADLINK Edge Profile Builder you have the option to deploy the profile for your Vizi-AI to your Azure IoT Hub and have Profile Builder configure your Vizi-AI for auto deployment.

This allows applications to be uploaded and …


Re-installing or upgrading the Vizi-AI SD card image

September 17, 2020 12:12 pm Published by Comments Off on Re-installing or upgrading the Vizi-AI SD card image

Typically you will have received your Vizi-AI with an SD card that already contains an image of the ADLINK Edge Platform and some helpful tools to get you started.

From time to time you may need to reflash your SD …


Vizi-AI Twilio integration

September 7, 2020 1:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When using Vizi-AI to inference from either a video or webcam I wanted to drive something in the real world. Enter Twilio integration.

Notifications from Twilio SMS sent from Vizi-AI

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In this project I used ADLINK’s Vizi-AI which has …


NodeRED

How to import a flows file into Node-RED

August 5, 2020 2:09 pm Published by Comments Off on How to import a flows file into Node-RED

In a previous post I shared how I built and configured Node-RED to read inferenced results from the ADLINK Data River and then do something with that information.

In this guide I will show you how to import a previously …


I want to install ADLINK Edge Platform on Ubuntu 18.04 and Jetpack

August 5, 2020 9:14 am Published by Comments Off on I want to install ADLINK Edge Platform on Ubuntu 18.04 and Jetpack

We have received the request frequently that while users really like the User Experience we provide with the Vizi they want to have the option to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a device and be provided with the same experience.

To …


NodeRED

Getting started with Node-RED and Vizi

August 4, 2020 2:26 pm Published by Comments Off on Getting started with Node-RED and Vizi

In this article I will guide you through how I built a Node-RED flow that will enable you to extract the inferenced results that the OpenVINO engine has created from the Vizi-AI-starter-kit profile.

I have already built this flow and …


Installing Filezilla

June 16, 2020 11:36 am Published by Comments Off on Installing Filezilla

From time to time we need to add files to the Vizi-AI whether that be docker-compose files, videos. I use FileZilla to do this and these are some brief instructions to show you how to install it.

To get started …


Removing everything from my Vizi-AI and starting again!!

June 12, 2020 10:25 am Published by Comments Off on Removing everything from my Vizi-AI and starting again!!

Using Vizi as a development tool, from time to time I find I have a need to return it back to “factory settings” and remove my profile to either return to a previous copy or create and deploy a new …