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Fids-on-the-Fly Software

Fids-on-the-Fly high-speed fiducial capture software is up to 5.5X faster than the traditional stop-and-capture for locating fiducials and can increase UPH as much as 35 percent

In stop-and-capture mode, the camera pauses to locate each fiducial. With Nordson ASYMTEK’s Fids-on-the-Fly software, the camera is always in motion, capturing images on the fly. With high-speed capture the more fiducials required, the greater the time savings. Fids-on-the-Fly software is ideal for applications with over 8 fiducials and up to 2800 (1400 per lane for dual lane applications).

How It Works

Nordson ASYMTEK’s Fluidmove® software calculates a spline travel path based on the programmed fiducial locations in the dispense program. Once the path for all fiducials is calculated, image-capture is performed at maximum acceleration and velocity without stopping. Fids-on-the-Fly software uses a high-speed digital camera that operates at 60 frames per second. High-intensity on-axis LED lighting with adjustable red, green and blue (RGB) light levels enable reliable fiducial capture for even the most difficult applications.


  • Up to 5.5X faster than the stop-and-capture method
  • Designed for high-volume applications with more than eight fiducials per carrier or part
  • Whether using the corner or model-find method, the high-intensity LED light source enables fast, accurate fiducial capture for the most challenging applications
  • Available as an option on the Spectrum II and Quantum® systems
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