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August 28, 2019

9AM-4PM (Lunch 11:30am - 1:30pm)

Presents... What's Cooking in Automation?


Stop in throughout the day for live demos, food and drinks. Our application Engineers will be on hand to answer any questions you have.


Craig Zoberis, President
Fusion OEM

10am - 10:45am

  • Cobots: Empower Your Workforce and Solve Manufacturing's Labor Challenges

Greg Dallstream, President
Dallstream & Associates

11am - 11:45am

  • Five Pillars for Successful Machine Vision Projects
  • Artifical Intelligence and Machine Vision

What's Cooking

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About Keynote Speaker - Craig Zoberis

Craig ZoberisCraig Zoberis is the founder and President of Fusion OEM, a contract manufacturer of light industrial equipment for OEMs and certified systems integrator for Universal Robots. Founded in 2002 and located in Burr Ridge, Fusion OEM has grown rapidly and now employs over 50 energetic, forward-thinking employees to serve Chicagoland’s original equipment manufacturers with world-class services in CNC machining, cobot systems integration, control panel building, and equipment assembly. Zoberis has an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and an MBA from Saint Xavier University.

About Keynote Speaker - Greg Dallstream

Craig ZoberisGreg Dallstream, founder of Greg Dallstream & Associates LLC, a Cognex Partner System Integration Company specializing in Cognex Machine Vision Integration and Controls Engineering.

Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.  He has been working in the automation field since graduating in 1985 and has also worked as an Applications Engineer for Cognex in the Naperville, IL for seven years.  Since then Greg has been a Cognex Partner Integrator. 

Greg Dallstream & Associates LLC, has vast experience in all of Cognex’ products. Ranging from their powerful and capable Bar Code Readers, to the In-Sight Vision Sensors, to their Laser Profiler and 3D PC based systems. GD&A is working closely with Cognex on new developments in machine vision specifically Cognex’s new ViDi AI software. 

In his almost 15 years of doing strictly vision integration Greg and his team have developed The Five Pillars of Successful Machine Vision Integration.  This is a formula, if strictly followed all but guarantees the successful vision project.  The Five Pillars apply to troubleshooting an existing project, planning a new project or adding functionality to existing equipment.

The Five Pillars of a successful Machine Vison Integration project:

  1. Image Formation and Hardware Selection
  2. download flyerAn Intelligent Program
  3. Control and Communication
  4. Displaying the Image and Saving Images and Data
  5. Specification and Scope of Work

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