ACTIVE SILICON launches its Vision Processing Unit
Active Silicon’s latest embedded vision product is the Vision Processing Unit (VPU), designed to acquire image data from USB3 Vision cameras, process the image stream in real-time and provide several options for data output, including 3G-SDI.
The unit has been developed for industrial and medical use, typically embedded into an OEM machine, and satisfies various medical and quality standards. It is an easy to integrate product, which connects to USB3 cameras in systems with high expectations of reliability and longevity.
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ADLINK introduces Ready-to-Go Smart Camera with
ADLINK Technology announced the release of its new NEON-1021-M Intel® Atom™ E3845 processor-based ready-to-go smart camera with MVTec MERLIC. Equipping its state-of-the-art quad-core smart camera with an easy-to-use machine vision software, the NEON-1021-M significantly increases competitive advantage, exceeding basic smart camera advantages for machine vision development.
“MERLIC’s ease-of-use and its powerful machine vision software tools, combined with ADLINK’s state-of-the-art imaging hardware, provide quick deployment of solutions with minimal configuration effort. Read more ›
COGNEX introduces its newest Vision System, delivering unprecedented modularity and integration
Cognex Corporation introduced the new In-Sight® 7000 series, a suite of ultra-rugged, highly modular standalone vision systems. The second generation In-Sight 7000 series represents a breakthrough in performance, flexibility and ease of integration. This powerful new vision system performs fast and precise inspections that keeps pace with increasing line speeds, while its compact form factor easily fits into space-constrained production lines. The In-Sight 7000’s unique, modular design offers over 400 different field configurations making it the most flexible vision system available. Read more ›
FUJIFILM – An upgrade to 5 megapixels:
Fujinon HF-5M lens series
FUJIFILM Europe GmbH has announced the upgrade of formerly 3 megapixel series “HF-XA” to officially 5 megapixel series “HF-5M”. In 2016, the HF-XA series was released with “3 megapixel” resolution but in fact, the resolution of the majoritiy of all lenses is able to support 5 megapixel cameras easily.
To guarantee a 5 megapixel resolution with every single Fujinon HF-5M lens being produced, Fujifilm implemented new unique test equipment within the production line. Read more ›
FRAMOS: Small, fast, feady for design-in – Latest 2nd Gen SONY CMOS GS sensors accelerate machine vision
The new SONY image sensors have been specifically developed for industrial applications and are available from FRAMOS, the image processing specialists. The IMX287 achieves maximum speed with a resolution of 0.4 megapixels and up to 437 fps at 10 bit. Global Shutter together with high sensitivity and a pixel size of 6.9 µm provide high sensor performance at a faster shutter speed, boosting inspection speed and enabling a high degree of sensitivity in the near-infrared range with high quantum efficiency. Read more ›
LMI launches two new Structured Light 3D Snapshot Sensors
LMI Technologies announced the official launch of the Gocator 3210 and 3506, the latest additions to the Gocator line of smart, all-in-one structured light 3D snapshot sensors.
The Gocator 3210 achieves 3D snapshot scans at 35 μm. With a large FOV (100 x 154 mm) for picking up multiple features at once, and onboard hardware acceleration to achieve 4 Hz scan speeds, the 3210 is ideal for high-speed, high-resolution inline inspection of large parts such as automotive components and body assemblies. The Gocator 3506 achieves an industry leading 12 μm resolution 3D snapshot scan at a 3 Hz acquisition rate. Read more ›
SMART VISION LIGHTS’ new diffuse large light panels deliver 10 times the power
Smart Vision Lights announced that it is launching the LLPX and the LLPX-H Series — second generations of the LLP backlight and LLP-H diffuse ring light panel, respectively — that allow for more intensity with the same familiar ease of mounting, along with a MultiDrive™ controller that delivers up to 10 times the power versus continuous wave (CW) operation.
LLPX backlight and LLPX-H diffuse ring lightWith the LLPX and the LLPX-H Series’ new optically clear internal light dispersion grid and matte white–finished backing plate, more light is reflected up and out through the diffusion acrylic. Read more ›
Teledyne DALSA Introduces Infrared Camera Series for Industrial Vision Applications
Teledyne DALSA launched its Calibir GX series of long wave infrared (LWIR) cameras for industrial vision applications. Built to achieve frame rates of up to 90 fps, the shutterless and small form-factor GX series are ideal for non-destructive testing in applications that include food inspection, parts and packaging, and electronics inspection. The Calibir GX series of thermal cameras are available in 320 x 240, and 640 x 480 resolutions and feature shutter-less operations. Read more ›
XENICS presents latest Tigris-640 cooled midwave infrared (MWIR) camera
As a successor to the Onca MWIR camera, the Tigris-640 is a cooled MWIR camera equipped with a state-of-the-art InSb or MCT detector with 640 x 512 pixels and pixel pitch of 15 µm. Both detectors also have BroadBand (BB) versions optionally which allow their spectral sensitivity to be extended into the shortwave infrared band (SWIR). A motorized filter wheel is standard and the cameras are equipped with a variety of interfaces including GigE Vision, CameraLink, analog out, HD-SDI and a configurable trigger in-output, for maximum flexibility. The Tigris-640 (or its camera version XCO-640) can be used in a variety of security, R&D and industrial applications. Read more ›