Bastian Robotics: FANUC iRVision


FANUC iRVision

PiRVision is a ready-to-use robotic vision system that requires no additional hardware except for a camera or sensor and cable. It provides a 2-D or 3-D robot guidance and/or error proofing tool to accomplish part location, presence detection, and other operations that normally require special sensors or custom fixturing.

Interested in implementing FANUC iRVision technology in your facility, or simply want to know more about it?

How it Works

  • Setup and training for FANUC iRVision is done using any PC running Microsoft Internet Explorer, connected to the robot via Ethernet. Camera-to-robot calibration and part training are all accomplished through a web page user interface
  • For production, iRVision include run mode and data displays that can be simultaneously viewed on any network PC and the iPendant. Production data can be logged to the internal memory card or system memory.
  • First the vision system uses features on the part to locate translation and rotation of the part
  • Then the laser projects an image onto the part. This image is used to determine the height, pitch, and yaw of the part.
Fanuc iRVision Robot


  • Powerful 2D and 3D geometric image processing
  • Intuitive Based Programming and Setup Tools (Spreadsheet configurations are not required)
  • No piecing together third-party hardware
  • No additional robot hardware is required to set up the vision process
  • Complete system calibration in less than 15 minutes
  • Menu-driven setup that is both easy to use and provides the flexibility to compensate for real-world variations
  • Built up from field-proven experience in hundreds of successful 3D applications
  • Robust handling of varying light and operating conditions
  • Reliable part location and orientation regardless of variations in part size and occlusions


  • Browser-based setup and training over Ethernet
  • View run-time images and data on iPendant or network PC
  • A web-based user interface provides easy to use menu structures conveying camera setup, calibration, vision processes, and data logging.
  • Includes powerful tools such as Calipers, Histograms, Blobs, Auto Exposure Control, Dynamic Image Masking, Nested Conditions, Failed Image Logging, and many more


  • Industry's best Geometric Patter Matching (GPM) tool
  • Robust handling of varying light and operating conditions
  • Process tools for combining multiple cameras and multiple planes
  • Sharing of vision hardware and results among multiple robots
  • High speed, reliable line tracking capabilities
  • Supports multiple cameras for larger parts or other advanced applications


  • Locate cast parts on conveyors
  • Palletize and Depalletize products
  • Visual tracking of food products
  • Handle metal stampings
  • Error proofing
  • Bin picking
  • Transfer glass sheets
  • Locate large tubs
Vision Guided Robotics Software

FANUC iRVision photos

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