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Introduction To Sensor And Scanner Window Solutions
Introduction To Sensor And Scanner Window Solutions With growing applications in industrial 3D metrology, machine vision, automotive obstacle avoidance, security and security, and other digital imaging applications, the demand for optical and image sensors has also grown.   Continue Reading...
How To Build A Deep Learning Classification System For Less Than $1000 USD
How To Build A Deep Learning Classification System For Less Than $1000 USD Deep learning is set to alter the machine vision landscape, enabling new applications and disrupting established markets. It’s never been easier to get started, but where do you begin? This article provides an easy-to-follow guide to building a deep learning inference system for less than $1000.  Continue Reading...
Introduction To Sony Pregius Global Shutter CMOS: High-Speed CMOS Sensor With Distortion-Free Global Shutter Technology
Introduction To Sony Pregius Global Shutter CMOS: High-Speed CMOS Sensor With Distortion-Free Global Shutter Technology Sony's Pregius global shutter CMOS technology truly fulfills its promise: crisp, clear, distortion-free images at high speeds. regius offers significant performance gains, and with its newly-announced third generation, additional on-sensor features.  Continue Reading...
Laser Beam Profiling And Infrared Cameras This white paper addresses the general need for laser beam profile analysis, describes laser beam analysis instruments, and provides an overview of laser applications, in particular for infrared wavelengths.  Continue Reading...
Colored Glass And Coated Filters For Machine Vision
Colored Glass And Coated Filters For Machine Vision The importance of selecting the right optical filter for the application at hand cannot be overstated. Several different types of filters exist with the common goal of improving or changing the image of an object that’s under inspection, but each has its own set of benefits and limitations. This white paper provides a guideline on which filter you should use as it relates to the application you’re working in and the unique problems...  Continue Reading...
Short Wave Infrared Enhances Machine Vision
Short Wave Infrared Enhances Machine Vision SWIR (short wave infrared) imaging is especially useful for measuring, monitoring, and controlling the reliability and quality control aspects of manufacturing and industrial processes.  Continue Reading...
GigE Vision for Real-Time Machine Vision
GigE Vision for Real-Time Machine Vision The acceptance and use of Gigabit Ethernet technology for industrial digital imaging applications continues to grow. The increased variety and capability of cameras to leverage this powerful interface, combined with planned updates to the AIA (Automated Imaging Association) GigE Vision® interface standards makes GigE Vision based imaging more robust and more ideal than ever for real-time machine vision applications.  Continue Reading...
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92 KHz, InGaAs, Line Scan Camera: 1024-LDH2 92 KHz, InGaAs, Line Scan Camera: 1024-LDH2

Sensors Unlimited’s 1024-LDH2 is a high-speed 1024-pixel, line scan, InGaAs camera that increases the A-line rate to 91,911 lines per second to enable spectral domain OCT to capture detailed 3-D volumes of the retina, nerve head, and choroid layer in the blink of an eye. For 1.31 μm SD-OCT, diode array-based OCT systems offer superior phase stability for doppler or polarization-sensitive OCT.

2.8 MP HDR CMOS Sensor For Challenging Environments: 3U3MRXSAAC 2.8 MP HDR CMOS Sensor For Challenging Environments: 3U3MRXSAAC

Canon’s new 3U3MRXSAAC is a 2.8 MP CMOS sensor equipped with an HDR drive function that achieves a wide 120 dB range at low noise levels. The sensor’s wide range results in a greater ability to extract usable information, even in situations where there is a substantial difference between the lightest and darkest areas of an image.

Machine Vision Camera With USB3 Vision: Firefly® Machine Vision Camera With USB3 Vision: Firefly®

FLIR’s Firefly® camera is designed to combine machine vision features with the power of deep learning inference on-camera. With its integrated Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) users can deploy a trained neural network directly onto the camera and achieve inference on the edge. Its small size and low power are ideal for portable devices, and it provides excellent imaging with the latest global shutter CMOS sensors.

High-Performance Machine Vision Camera: Blackfly S Series High-Performance Machine Vision Camera: Blackfly S Series

FLIR’s Blackfly S cameras are compact, machine vision cameras designed to produce exact images for acceleration of application development. With features for both automatic and manual control over image capture and on-camera pre-processing, these cameras offer support for a wide range of operating systems and hosts system hardware architectures.

Oryx 10GigE Camera Family Oryx 10GigE Camera Family

The Oryx 10GigE camera family of machine vision cameras offers the advantages of the latest sensors by supporting transfer speeds up to 10 Gbit/s, enabling the capture of 12-bit images at over 60 FPS at 4K resolution. The Oryx 10BASE-T interface provides reliable image transfer at cable lengths over 50 meters on inexpensive CAT6A. or greater than 30 m on CAT5e.

FLEXPOINT® Machine Vision Lasers FLEXPOINT® Machine Vision Lasers

LASER COMPONENTS designs and manufactures FLEXPOINT® MVsquare laser modules to fulfill specific requirements in industrial image processing applications. Thanks to its rectangular housing (L x W x H: 65 x 15 x 15 mm), this square module solution is specifically designed for fast and simple assembly in series production.

Highest Throughput Streaming Camera For Machine Vision Applications: Phantom® S990 Highest Throughput Streaming Camera For Machine Vision Applications: Phantom® S990

The Phantom® S990 is Vision Research’s highest throughput streaming camera available on the market designed specifically for machine vision applications. This imager combines Phantom premium sensor image quality, outstanding high speed technology, and record breaking direct data transfer speed to provide 9 Mpx at up to 938 fps and almost 9 Gpx/sec. The camera streams directly into PCI Express frame grabbers with up to 16 standard CXP6 channels, and is Gen-i-Cam compliant.

FLEXPOINT Machine Vision Lasers: MV Series FLEXPOINT Machine Vision Lasers: MV Series

LASER COMPONENTS designs and manufactures laser modules to fulfill specific requirements in industrial image processing applications -- a range of line lasers with a homogeneous power distribution generally used in metrology, as well as high power lasers and special housing units. 

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  • Video: Introducing The RV-Series 3D Machine Vision System
    Video: Introducing The RV-Series 3D Machine Vision System

    The Machine Vision RV-Series from Canon is made up of a group of systems that are specifically designed to work as the “eyes” of robotic arm systems. Benefits for using these machine vision systems include one-time measurements of 3D pose, high-speed recognition, improved productivity, and reduced production costs. This series is ideal for use in industrial production applications such as automobile parts manufacturing, car manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.

  • 3D Machine Vision System RV1100 Video Introduction
    3D Machine Vision System RV1100 Video Introduction

    The RV1100 is a 3D machine vision system designed to measure and recognize randomly assembled production line parts with complex shapes and very few distinguishing features for robotic arm systems. It offers the benefits of one-time measurements of 3D pose, high-speed recognition, improved productivity, and reduced production costs. The RV1100 is ideal for use in industrial production applications such as automobile parts manufacturing, car manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.

  • Machine Vision, POC Medical Instruments, Non-Dispersive IR, & Photo-Acoustic Spectroscopy Filters
    Machine Vision, POC Medical Instruments, Non-Dispersive IR, & Photo-Acoustic Spectroscopy Filters

    This year at Photonics West, Jason Palidwar with Iridian Spectral Technologies gave us insight into the three optical filtering solutions his company is focusing on in 2016.

  • Light Steering Development Platform For 3D Machine Vision
    Light Steering Development Platform For 3D Machine Vision

    Dylan Thomas, Texas Instruments DLP, introduces us to a highly accurate light steering development platform with high brightness and resolution ideal for a variety of industrial, medical, and scientific applications.

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