Measuring Aging and Water Content in Meat Products

Alexandre Fong M.Sc, MBA, Mark Hsu, Ph.D. and Mersina Simanski, BSEE

In addition to spatial information which can be useful for size sorting and other machine vision tasks, by identifying distinctions in images which are not only invisible to the eye but also to color (RGB) cameras and even multi-spectral imagers, hyperspectral imaging cameras can provide rapid assessment of product quality metrics such as moisture, aging, protein and fat content, marbling and more.