Norvin Laudon

Chief Technology Officer, Springer Microtec

Norvin began his career in 1995 in Vancouver, B.C. developing machine vision systems for high speed manufacturing. For the last 13 years he has been involved in the sawmill industry, bringing his experience in machine vision and image processing to log and lumber scanning. While living in Europe for a number of years, Norvin worked with some of the world’s leading CT wood scanning researchers in developing the world’s first high speed CT log scanner designed for sawmills. Once again based in Vancouver, he is now working on bring Microtec's log scanning expertise to North America. As Vice-chairman of the CSA Technical Committee on Scaling of Primary Forest Products, he is deeply involved in the approval and use of log scanners for certified payment of logs
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