Product News: Vision Systems

Board Level Cameras feature USB 3.0 interface.

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Press Release Summary:

April 16, 2014 - Available with Sony CCD and CMOSIS sensors, MX Series offers resolutions from VGA to 4 megapixels. Units feature sequencer or storable user sets, Baumer GAPI SDK v.2.2 software, and ability to detect fast motion sequences at 160 fps. Measuring 28.5 x 28.5 mm, remote sensor head is connected to system PCB by flexprint with 8.2 mm overall height. All models are certified in accordance with USB3 Vision standard, making them compatible with NI LabVIEW and MVTec HALCON for industrial image processing.

Baumer Ltd.

122 Spring St., C-6, Southington, CT, 06489 1534, USA

Original Press Release

Fast, Easy, Flexible: USB 3.0 Board Level Cameras

Press release date: April 7, 2014

New board-mount models allow greater flexibility in cramped installation spaces

Baumer further develops the MX camera series by adding the fast USB 3.0 interface and additional performance features, increasing added value for users in industrial image processing installations or medical and laboratory technology. Diverse application possibilities, easy USB connection and maximum flexibility in minimal installation spaces characterize the ten new camera models.

MX Series models are available with resolutions from VGA to 4 megapixels and high performance Sony CCD and CMOSIS sensors. Fast motion sequences are detected at up to 160 frames per second and global shutter sensors in monochrome and color. The MX Series' proven large range of functions, including sequencer or storable user sets and matching Baumer GAPI SDK v.2.2 software, round out the benefits of the new USB 3.0 board level cameras.

All models are certified in accordance with the new USB3 Vision standard, making them compatible with software libraries for industrial image processing such as NI LabVIEW, MVTec HALCON or Matrox Imaging Library. Plug-and-play functionality enables quick and easy camera integration. The USB 3.0 interface allows for a single cable solution for data transmission and power supply.

The small, remote 28.5 x 28.5 mm sensor head is connected to the system printed circuit board by flexprint with only an 8.2 mm overall height. This allows the utmost flexibility in camera integration where space is very limited.

The Baumer Group is an international leading manufacturer and developer of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. Baumer combines innovative technology and customer-oriented service into intelligent solutions for factory and process automation and offers a uniquely wide range of related products and technologies. With around 2,300 employees and 37 subsidiaries and in 19 countries, the family-owned company is always close to the customer. Industrial clients in many sectors gain vital advantages and measurable added value from the worldwide consistency of Baumer´s high quality standards and its considerable innovative potential. For further information, visit www.baumer.com on the internet.

Jeremy JONES
Phone: +1 (860) 620 63 75
Fax: 1 (860) 628 62 80
jjones@baumer.com

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