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Webinar – The Science of Spectroscopy

On June 18th, PPO presented a webinar that went in depth into spectrometers, how they’re made, and why they are so important for our system. The webinar was presented by Priya Krishnaswamy, PPO’s Optics Specialist; Michael Griffiths, PPO’s Application Specialist.  The webinar began by covering the basics of spectroscopy, then moving to how spectrometers are …

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Olga Pawluczyk on The Future of Ag Podcast

Our CEO, Olga Pawluczyk, recently sat down with Future of Ag podcaster Tim Hammerich to talk about how PPO views the future of the food industry. Food processors have been hugely challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes in demand, supply chain issues, plant shut-downs, and health concerns about team members have put extra pressure on …

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Webinar – Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Food Industry

On May 28th, PPO presented a webinar that considered how data can be used to help make your plant more efficient with Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning.. The webinar was presented by Brad Oldenburg, PPO’s Director of Data Insights; Jason Jordan, an experienced Plant Operations Manager and Director of Marination Equipment, Applications Specialist & …

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Webinar – A New Approach to Food Safety and Quality

On April 23, our CEO, Olga Pawluczyk and our Data Quality Lead, Dr. David Gilbank presented the first in a series of webinars. The webinars will focus on helping food processors increase automation and improve food quality and safety during these challenging times. This webinar started by considering how we can understand the performance of …

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Comparing Multispectral Imaging to Hyperspectral Imaging

Many vision systems offer a limited or spot inspection capability, based on the technology they use: multispectral imaging. PPO’s Smart Imaging System uses hyperspectral imaging, which offers a more robust and complete inspection capability. Here’s what that would look like if we were looking at a photograph. Here are some other differences between multispectral and …

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