VIDEO: Solving a long standing automation problem in cake decoration has also produced a groundbreaking development that could be taken up across a whole range of other industries.

Quasar Automation wanted to create a system that can neatly apply icing or other embellishments to cakes regardless of irregularities and imperfections in the cakes’ surface. To achieve this they have integrated a ceiling mounted food safe robot from Mitsubishi Electric with a vision system and data processing software from Scorpion Vision.

Click the image below to view the video or look out for the May issue of Automation magazine to read the full story.