Motion Amplification Technology (MAT) for Piping Vibration Visualization

Iris M from RDI technologies is the first device of its kind that allows users to see – in real time – motion that is unseen to the human eye. This patented Motion Amplification technique lets you see the invisible.

Iris M is a unique, revolutionary technology that detects subtle motion and amplifies that motion to a level visible with the naked eye. By turning every pixel in the camera into a sensor, Iris M takes millions of measurements in a fraction of seconds with no physical connection to the machinery or equipment. Motion Amplification™ is a proprietary video processing algorithm that detects subtle movement then converts that movement to a level visible to the naked eye which enhances the understanding of the components and interrelationships creating the motion.

In a typical traditional data acquisition process, we have to fix the sensors at the predefined locations on the machinery or equipment. The data collection is non- simultaneous and prepares report with detailed explanation or exception list with spectra and waveforms.

In this revolutionary technology – Iris M, data are collected by high speed machine grade camera in the form of standard video. It measure the movement not visible to the naked eye by turning each pixel into a sensors that measures vibration and motion. It used patented methods and processing algorithms to extract meaningful data. The data is simultaneous and gives report with detailed displacement and frequency spectrums.

Iris M Platform monitors critical manufacturing operations, processes, quality, piping and structural components that affect plant reliability and productivity. It is perfect tool for screening, fault finding, baseline or commissioning and pre/post repairs or retrofits.

Benefits of Motion Amplifications:

  • Improved Safety: Totally non-contact
  • Reduce unplanned downtime: Know what your “Bad Actors” are doing
  • Complementary Tool
  • Diverse applications – Machines, Structures, Process, Piping, Visual ODS
  • Setup & acquire data in minutes, easy to deploy, use often as trouble shooting tool
  • Actionable information: Results are easy to see in a standard video
  • Communications with facility resources is enhanced

The World’s First Non- Contact Motion Amplification Platform – Iris M

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Anup Kumar Dey

I am a Mechanical Engineer turned into a Piping Engineer. Currently, I work in a reputed MNC as a Senior Piping Stress Engineer. I am very much passionate about blogging and always tried to do unique things. This website is my first venture into the world of blogging with the aim of connecting with other piping engineers around the world.

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