Cross-Process Production Control by Camera-Based Quality Management Inside a Logistic Assistance System

  • Markus Zajac
  • Christian Schwede
Part of the Lecture Notes in Logistics book series (LNLO)


A holistic integration of quality measurement into process control has a huge potential especially for SMEs in the areas of production and logistics. Since poor results of quality measurements can influence the whole order-to-delivery process the quality data should be included as soon as possible in the decision process as part of a superior order control. This paper presents results of the Supply Chain Execution project that developed a low-cost camera-based quality measurement system and integrated it into a Logistic Assistant System that allows for simulation-based process control considering data from the whole supply chain. This lean low-cost approach, which does not depend on sophisticated IT-infrastructures and management systems, yields results that are especially interesting for SMEs.


Quality management Production control Logistic assistance system Camera-based computer-aided quality assurance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and LogisticsDortmundGermany

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