BMW Automated Visual Inspector

This project developed a camera-based inspection system for BMW Plant Spartanburg. The system inspects automobiles during manufacturing on the assembly line to determine if the correct parts have been installed. The below image shows a snapshot of the system identifying if 8 screws have been installed on the underbody. More information about the project can be viewed in this powerpoint presentation.


Based on engine model, checking if the correct badge decal has been installed on the doors.

Based on spare tire, checking if correct tool has been placed un trunk.

Further information

See master's theses of former students who worked on the project, including Jay Puthumanappilly, Shawn Mathew, and Mohan Ramaraj.

Project details including the user manual, executables, and references.

BMW Project Page / Clemson /