Machine Vision Systems

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Image Sensors come in high-resolution options.

October 19, 2015

Extending to over 25 megapixels, PYTHON 10K, PYTHON 12K, PYTHON 16K, and PYTHON 25K share common 4.5 µm pixel that leverages patented in-pixel CDS technology to enable global shutter imaging with Correlated Double Sampling. Image data is accessed through 32, 16, 8, or 4 LVDS channels, each running at 720 MHz, to enable readout speeds up to 80 fps for 25K device. Supplied in µPGA-355 package, sensors are available in monochrome, Bayer color, and extended NIR configurations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Material Handling & Storage, Food Processing & Preparation, Services

Digital Sorting Systems detect foreign materials.

September 25, 2015

Available in 700–2,100 mm wide belt-fed models and 700–1,400 mm wide chute-fed models, VERYX™ Series utilizes high resolution cameras and laser scanners for full object surface coverage and multi-sensor data fusion. Systems achieve optimal levels of detection and discrimination of foreign material and product defects. Advanced auto-learn, self-adjusting capabilities, and recipe-driven operation offer intuitive user experience. Each sorter is configured around requirements of customer. Read More

Vision Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Thermography Camera features F1.0 lenses for max sensitivity.

July 21, 2015

Featuring uncooled 384 x 288 sensor with 25 µm pixels, and radiometric calibration from -20 to +650°C over 2 imaging ranges, Cox CX320 is suited for machine vision, process monitoring, and benchtop R&D applications. LWIR camera system has Ethernet data out, and comes complete with thermography analysis package for Windows XP/7/8 machines. Offering variety of focal lengths from 8–100 mm, system provides on-screen display of temperature data points output on NTSC/PAL analog video signal. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Color Measurement System handles structured, curved surfaces.

May 7, 2015

Inline colorCONTROL ACS7000 is available with ACS2-R45/0-28-1200(001) sensor, which is designed as circular sensor and has 3 x 2 mm measurement spot. While oval measurement spot enables sensor head to perform color measurements on structured and curved surfaces, continuous and homogeneous lighting allows measurements to be carried out regardless of angular position of target object. Applications include color control systems for high-volume, automotive, and plastics/textile production. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fixed Focal Length Lens targets factory automation applications.

April 2, 2015

With large maximum apertures that enable use in even restrictive lighting conditions, TECHSPEC® 3.5 mm Compact Fixed Focal Length Lenses offer high resolution performance on up to 1/1.8 in. camera sensor formats. These C-Mount machine vision lenses, which support up to 2/3 in. sensors and come in ruggedized housing, feature angular field of 102.3°, 425–675 nm BBAR coating, and OD of 50 mm. Uses include factory automation, inspection, and qualification. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Camera Registration System ensures precise operation.

January 15, 2015

Available for any Kern laser system, optional k-vision package consists of fully integrated hardware and software solution that allows cutting of printed materials. Nozzle-mounted camera automatically measures dimensions between registration marks on printed materials. Afterwards, measurements and registration marks of original cutting file are used to compensate for distortion and rotation. Entire camera system can be removed and stored in protective box when not in use. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Machine Vision Cameras retain brightness despite depth of field.

January 9, 2015

Without requiring constant movement, refocusing, or shooting multiple images from different heights/depths, RICOH Extended Depth of Field (EDoF) Camera uses specialized lens, built-in image processor, and algorithm to capture images where subjects in foreground and background stay in focus. VGA monochrome (EV-G030B1), 2M monochrome (EV-G200B1), and 2M color (EV-G200C1) models collectively offer 15–90 fps frame rates and f/1.7 to f/8.6 apertures. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Software, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Communication Systems & Equipment

X-Ray Screening System aids anti-terrorism efforts.

January 5, 2015

Linked to any X-ray machine used to screen for prohibited items, SecureTech™ instantly transmits suspect images and real-time video to remote operations centers for analysis. Technicians view video stream live while speaking with onsite individual as to level of threat parcel posses. Final evaluation process manipulates image to determine if item is considered Threat/No Threat. Technology also allows for Internet-based training by providing immediate access to experienced bomb technicians. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Vision Sensors are capable of color identification, inspection.

December 8, 2014

Suited for automation tasks in various applications, VGA and 1.2 MP models of VeriSens XC series feature FEX image processor, flash controller with 48 V or 4 A pulse, and configurable Web interface. Used for setup of 3D color identification and definition Color FEX intelligent assistant automatically identifies object colors and their shades and visualizes them in 3D as color spheres. Absence of sphere collisions ensures reliable color inspection. Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Uncooled IR Camera suits industrial and research applications.

November 24, 2014

Based on uncooled focal plane array technology, Viento 320 features 320 x 240 pixel resolution with 17 µm pixel pitch. Thermal camera has user-selectable NTSC/PAL analog video and simultaneous 14-bit/8-bit, Camera Link® digital video outputs. Unit offers multiple automatic gain control modes, including image contrast enhancement and integrated normalization shutter. Controlled via RS-232 or USB, Viento 320 offers 9 lens options with 3, 6, 9, 15, 16, 24, 27, 40, and 90° horizontal field of view. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Machine Vision Smart Camera offers EtherNet/IP communication.

November 17, 2014

Measuring 1 x 1.8 x 2.1 in. for space-constrained machines, Vision MINI Xi performs high-speed identification, inspection, and other automated tasks. Camera features corner-exit cabling for flexible mounting, serial connectivity, 24 V interface, and optically isolated I/O in one package. With release of AutoVISION 3.0.2 software, Vision MINI Xi supports communications via EtherNet/IP for use in industrial environments. Other capabilities include color matching, symbol decoding, and OCR. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

CMOS Image Sensors address Hi-Res industrial/traffic applications.

November 12, 2014

Available in mono, color, and extended NIR variants, PYTHON 2000 and 5000 offer respective resolutions of 2.3 and 5.3 MP for general-purpose image sensing applications. Both sensors leverage in-pixel CDS (ipCDS) technology, which enables global shutter imaging with Correlated Double Sampling (CDS) in compact pixel size. PYTHON pixel allows capture of fast moving scenes without distortion by combining read noise of 9 e- with 7.7 V/lux sensitivity and frame rates as high as 850 fps (VGA). Read More

Vision Systems

High Speed Cameras feature compact 26 x 26 x 38 mm housing.

November 10, 2014

Based on 20 MP CMV20000 sensors with Global Shutter from CMOSIS, Model MT200 provides 30 fps in 12-bit mode. Unit features EF-mount interface for control of dynamic aperture and focus, and uses Falcon Ridge 4C for daisy chain interconnection. Model MT023, integrated with Sony's IMX174 CMOS sensor, delivers full sensor resolution of 2.3 MP at 12-bit/pix 128 fps, or 10 bit/pix at 165 fps. Thunderbolt™-enabled MT200 and MT023 provide direct access to computer memory at 20 and 10 Gbps, respectively. Read More

Vision Systems

USB 3.0 Camera utilizes 2.3 MP Sony IMX174 CMOS sensor.

November 3, 2014

With image transmission rate up to 170 fps, Model UI-3060CP is suited for high frame rate imaging under low-light conditions, as well as applications where images of rapidly moving objects must be captured with sharp edge detail. Camera is housed in 29 x 29 mm magnesium enclosure and comes in monochrome and color versions. IDS Software Suite v4.6 leverages advanced features of Sony IMX174 sensor, including hot pixel correction, adjustable pixel rate for multi-camera configurations, and HDR mode. Read More

Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Spotlights illuminate tight industrial spaces.

October 6, 2014

Suitable for integration into machine vision applications, Prox Light® Series Spotlights are IP68-rated and designed with no potting for clean look. Units feature single 5 W LEDs in 30 mm threaded barrel M30x1.5 style housings used for proximity and photoelectric sensors. All models include integrated constant current driver, along with built-in strobe input with option for PNP or NPN trigger control. Assortment of optics is available for more focused illumination. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Electrical Equipment & Systems

LED Illumination Systems suit factory automation applications.

September 19, 2014

Consisting of 40 different models, CompaVis™ LED Series supports factory automation and inspection carried out by machine vision systems in automotive, electronics, and pharmaceutical packaging industries. Peak wavelength is 630 nm, which is optimum red wavelength for camera sensitivity and LED output efficiency. Supplied in ring, bar, and square bar models, units operate with 24 Vdc and are available with Harting M12 connector as well as JST connector. Read More

Vision Systems

Smart Camera with FPGA meets needs of high-speed applications.

September 17, 2014

Based on XILINX ZYNQ SoC, EVT's (EyeVision Technology) RazerCam series is equipped with 2 ARM cores and user-programmable FPGA. Latter allows accelerated image processing at time of capture to handle high-speed applications. Available in 3 sensor options, camera comes equipped with Linux OS and is offered with integrated EyeVision software. Suitable areas of use include industrial automation, motion control, machine vision, robot, and AGV applications. Read More

Vision Systems

Stereo 3D Camera includes Gigabit Ethernet interface.

July 24, 2014

Equipped with two 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensors, Ensenso N20 is suitable for working distances up to 3 m. Projector with blue LEDs, combined with high resolution of sensors, delivers accurate detail and precise 3D data. GigE interface allows cable lengths up to 100 m and Power over Ethernet operation. Measuring 175 x 50 x 50 mm, camera features aluminum housing and screw-on connections. Package includes interface to MVTec HALCON machine vision library and software development kit. Read More

Vision Systems

Compact Smart Machine Vision Camera has embedded Ethernet.

July 1, 2014

With Ethernet and serial connectivity, 24 V interface, and optically isolated I/O, Vision MINI Xi suits close-range industrial auto ID, inspection, and other machine vision applications. This 1 x 1.8 x 2.1 in., 3.2 oz, fully integrated, industrial camera, compatible with AutoVISION® machine vision software, can handle dot peen marks on power-train components, laser markings on medical devices or PCBs, as well as traditional printed barcodes on packaging and labels. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Spectral Color Measurement System works on difficult surfaces.

June 20, 2014

Equipped with ACS2 circular sensor, colorCONTROL ACS7000 performs inline color measurements via choice of 3 modes – color recognition, color measurement with trend analysis, and spectral comparison – on structured, reflective, and shiny metallic surfaces. Sensor provides exact measurement results independently of working direction and surface type; measurement geometry is 45° circular/0°, and resolution is ΔE<0.08. Measurement frequency of 2,000 Hz suits high-volume production applications. Read More