Centre de robotique et de vision industrielles Inc.

Cégep de Lévis Lauzon


CRVI’s mission is to harness the potential of artificial intelligence in robotics and vision to make companies more competitive.

Through applied research, technology transfer and support in the fields of industrial robotics, digital vision and artificial intelligence, the Centre de robotique et de vision industrielles supports companies wishing to increase their productivity and competitiveness through innovation. In doing so, the CRVI is a key player in Québec in the implementation of advanced technologies and moving towards a real transition to Industry 4.0.

The CRVI boasts a team of multidisciplinary experts and research infrastructures including industrial equipment at the cutting edge of technology.

  • 3D scanning
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Artificial vision
  • Automation
  • Digital imaging
  • Digital technologies
  • Imaging and illumination
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Industry 4.0
  • Intelligent vehicles
  • Internet of Things
  • Logistics
  • Mechanization
  • Navigation and transportation logistics
  • Optical engineering
  • Optics and photonics
  • Robotics
  • Smart cities
  • Telecommunications (networking, GPS, 4G, 5G)
  • Welding

  • Adaptive and real-time 3D vision system for the modeling of orthoses and prostheses
  • Development of a ROS interface with Vortex Studio
  • Digitization and 3D reconstruction system for automated measurement of the human body
  • Embedded vision and control system for a mobility assistance robot
  • Embedded vision system for automated counting of aquatic specimens
  • Intelligent laser marking system for aluminum ingots
  • Off-line programming of welding robots in a context of small batches
  • Optical measurement of the slip speed of steel furnace electrodes
  • Optical system for operating a circular greenhouse
  • Segmentation of images for 3D modeling of prostheses
  • Study of a vision system for the dimensional inspection of composite fibers in aerospace
  • Thickness control and robotization of the drilling step using machine vision
  • Vision system for the detection of stains on surgical instruments
  • Vision system for visual inspection of printed labels


  • 3 Welding cells (sources: Fronius (MIG, TIG & Plasma) / Lincoln (MIG))
  • CR-35iA (Fanuc) collaborative robot with 3D area system (Fanuc)
  • Fanuc M-1 parallel robot
  • Local Robotic Training: 3 M-10 robots and 4 LR Mate 200iD robots (Fanuc)
  • Multi-robot cell (3 Fanuc robots, 2 RobotiQ grippers)
  • Robotic simulator (Fanuc, ABB, Kuka, Motoman, etc.)
  • Serial robots 4 to 60 kg payload (Fanuc, ABB, Kuka, Motoman)

Vision & IA

  • IBM Power 9 server
  • Power AI Licence and Tensorflow
  • Optical tables
  • Linear axes
  • Lighting
  • Lens
  • 2D and 3D (laser triangulation, stereo, etc.)
  • Color and 3CCD
  • High speed
  • High magnification
  • Hyperspectral cameras
  • Multi-spectral, visible near-infrared
  • Infrared: thermal, NIR and SWIR
  • Intelligent cameras
  • Linear cameras
  • Frame Grabbers
  • GPGPU cards
  • 3D metrology system
  • Metrology software
  • Simulation and prototyping software
  • Multi-GPU + Multi-CPU high performance computing center
  • Libraries for vision programming
  • Specialized software
  • 205, route Mgr-Bourget, bureau G272, Lévis, G6V 6Z9
  • 418 833-1965

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