Design of a Low-Cost Potato Quality Monitoring System

  • Ayush Agrahari
  • Revant Pande
  • Paawan Sharma
  • Vivek Kaundal
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


The paper reports design and fabrication of a low-cost solution for monitoring food quality. Owing to its widespread popularity worldwide for regular food item, potato has been chosen as an object to be classified according to quality features such as size, shape, surface texture, and color. The system design includes classifier design for potato detection, ROI segregation, and analysis of certain statistical parameter. For the present study, potatoes have been classified as grade-1 and grade-2. Grade-1 potatoes are those which have to be retained while grade-2 potatoes have to be discarded. ARM-based embedded platform has been chosen for implementation. The system performance meets the required specifications.


Quality monitoring Classifier design OpenCV Raspberry pi Potato segregation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayush Agrahari
    • 1
  • Revant Pande
    • 1
  • Paawan Sharma
    • 1
  • Vivek Kaundal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics, Instrumentation and Control EngineeringUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES)DehradunIndia

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