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Bringing the Next Generation of Instruments to all Industries

HACARUS is an AI developer from Kyoto, Japan with over a decade's experience in delivering complex solutions for machine vision systems. HACARUS Check, our flagship visual inspection suite is currently deployed in Asia, Europe and North America and helps clients achieve factory automation and digital transformation goals.

HACARUS' AI Core is uniquely differentiated in that it is able to create highly accurate defect detection models from small data sets, trained with only good data, and can be adopted to changing production conditions with simple adjustments.

Kyoto

Automated AI Powered Visual Inspections

A complete automated optical inspection machine, combining the best robotics with the best AI software for superior results.

Deployment Result:
Enabling Factory Automation

HACARUS Check reduced the need for manual inspections by 66% for Asahi Kosei.

Machine Vision System Quality Inspections for

Automotive
Casting
Electronics
Metals
Machined Parts

Inspection Target Examples

Metal Cylinders
Die Casting
Complex Plastic Parts
Electronic Circuit Boards

Detection Capabilities

Surface Inspections

Cosmetic Defects such as scratches, dents and contaminations.

Completeness Check

Foreign object contamination in electronic circuit boards, soldering defect and more.

Human Centric AI Software Suite

HACARUS Check AI Software is a complete inspection software suite, built with the human operator in mind. The intuitive application features a full graphical interface and allows for creation of powerful AI models with ease.

Training a new inspection model requires only a small, good only, data set and predictions are near instantaneous. Defects detected are highlighted with helpful features such as bounding boxes and heat maps.

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HACARUS Check for FANUC CRX Series

Combining the best in robotics with the best AI software creates a complete automated optical inspection machine.

FANUC’s CRX Cobots are safe, flexible, quick to implement, and easy to program. All with FANUC renowned reliability to meet the production needs of today’s manufacturers. HACARUS Check for FANUC CRX series is the first vision quality inspection system to natively support the CRX line up and offers complete turn-key inspections for a wide range of inspection targets and use cases. Explore our current line-up of configurations below.

Single-sided semi-automatic inspection

CFCS-1000

Simply place the workpiece without the need for flipping, and the robot and AI will initiate the inspection process.

  • Semi automation
  • 180° inspection
  • Easy to use
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Fully automated 360° inspection

CFCD-1000

Full automation enabled by two robots, one for inspections, and one for material handling and transportation.

  • Fully automated
  • 360° inspection
  • Easy to use
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Includes first time setup

FANUC CRX-compatible peripheral devices with plug-in support.

CFCO-2000

HACARUS will provide initial setup including robot operations.

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User customization support

FANUC CRX-compatible peripheral devices with plug-in support.

CFCO-1000

For subsequent installations, including the second unit and beyond, you can handle all the setup in-house.

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HACARUS Check is available for system integrators, distributors and value-added resellers

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Technical Specification & License Model


OutlineExternal dimensionsThe dimensions are 1460mm × 650mm × 750mm (in the base posture), with the ability to move on casters and be fixed using adjusters.
Weight110kg
Power SupplySingle phase AC100V
Detectable
defect size
0.1 mm or more
Target WorkSize
Weight
Within 1000mm×1000mm×300mm *Consultation is possible.
Up to 4kg *Consultation is possible.
Collaborative
robot
Axis count
Repeated accuracy
6 axis
±0.03mm
Environmental
durability
Operating ambient temperature
Operating ambient humidity
10~35℃
35%RH~80%RH condensation-free
CMOS cameraPixel count
Color/Gray
Effective Pixels
Pixel size
5 megapixels
Color
2448(H) × 2048(W)
3.45 um × 3.45 um
Ring-type
LED lighting
1000 shades of white
Maximum 8-way split
Individually controllable lighting
InterfaceOperational switches
Emergency stop button
Monitor output
USB mouse / keyboard
Ethernet communication
Ethernet I/P communication
IO output
IO input
Inspection starts by pressing two points simultaneously
Installed below the door and on the front of the casing
HDMI / DVI / RGB (external display support option available)
Attached
1000BASE-T
Support
Signal tower output / General-purpose output 4 points
Input 6 points

Display LanguageJapanese/English
Setup MethodCollaborative robot
AI Inspection
Inspection
Input by Tablet TP
Keyboard/Mouse
Start by operating the switch
Inspection
scenario creation
Robot operation
Inspection process
It can be created by the user (or by HACARUS if desired).
It can be created by the user (or by HACARUS if desired).
Number of images
per inspection
Standard 40 (10 positions per arm × 4 lighting cycles) *Customization available upon consultation.
Remote
maintenance
Maintenance support via wired LAN/wireless LAN
Update supportUnlimited updates during the license period
Save inspection
results to
external storage
Available upon request
Read/write
inspection
scenarios to/from
external storage
Available upon request

CPUIntel Core i7 or higher
GPUUnnecessary
Memory16GB or more
Storage capacitySSD 256GB or more

AI Software SDKAI Software
Formats providedPython
C++ Library
C# Library
Windows-based graphical user interface (GUI)
InterfaceSDK-basedUI-based
Supported OSWindows or LinuxWindows

Developer's LicenseRun-time license
ModelCASD-2023CASR-2023
Delivery
format
Annual renewal requiredOutright purchase
Special
features
Includes all functions needed to build AIOnly the necessary functions for inspection implementation are available
Main
Functions
  • Training
  • Inspection
  • Automatic parameter tuning
  • Mask creation
  • Preprocessing creation
  • Inspection
  • Individual inspection
  • Confirmation of result summary
  • Retraining using imported images for a pre-existing AI model

HACARUS mission is to bring the next generation of instruments to all industries. We are an AI developer from Kyoto, Japan with over a decade's experience in delivering complex solutions for machine vision systems, and backed by Mitsubishi Electric, Daikin, Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University), among others. HACARUS Check, our flagship visual inspection suite is currently deployed in Asia, Europe and North America and helps clients achieve factory automation and digital transformation goals. HACARUS' AI Core is uniquely differentiated in that it is able to create highly accurate defect detection models from small data sets, trained with only good data, and can be adopted to changing production conditions with simple adjustments.