Press Release Summary:
Designed to support inspections on factory floor without PC, iVu seriesTG Image Sensors feature 752 x 480 CMOS imager and 2.7 in. LCD touch screen display with intuitive interface and configurable inspection parameters. Units offer integrated or external lighting in red, blue, green, or infrared options, as well as remote TEACH, adjustable focus lenses, onboard USB port for upload/download to USB drive, and inspection/system logging for analysis.
Original Press Release:
Banner IVU SeriesTG Image Sensors Solve Complex Applications Without the Use of a PC
Minneapolis, MN-January 8, 2009-Banner Engineering Corp. introduces the iVu seriesTG Image Sensor, combining the simplicity of a photoelectric sensor and the intelligence of a vision sensor to deliver powerful and affordable inspection capabilities. The iVu is the first product of its kind, featuring a touch screen with an intuitive interface and easily configurable inspection parameters. This allows even first-time users to quickly and conveniently apply and support inspections right on the factory floor, without the use of a PC.
The iVu offers three advanced sensor types in one compact, rugged package, making it possible to solve a wide variety of complex applications with one sensor. Typical applications include:
Part presence and orientation
Date/lot code inspection
Vial cap inspection
Injection molding verification
Drilled hole inspection
Blister pack inspection
Weld nut presence and orientation
Feeder bowl inspection
Electronic marking verification
"The iVu Image Sensor solves high-speed, complex inspection applications with ease," said Dan Holste, Director of Vision at Banner Engineering. "In the past, these types of applications have required vision systems with extensive sensor configuration using software and a PC." Holste adds, "Using the iVu Image Sensor's integrated touch screen display, an operator can utilize the intuitive functions displayed on the touch screen to quickly and easily establish inspection parameters. The inspection can be configured, initiated and maintained without the use of a PC or other external equipment."
The features of the iVu seriesTG Image Sensor make it particularly useful in a variety of complex applications:
Integrated or external lighting (red, blue, green or infrared options)
68.5 mm (2.7") LCD touch screen display
Software emulator to program the iVu offline and load parameters using a USB drive
752 x 480 CMOS imager
Onboard help functions
Adjustable focus lenses
Onboard USB port for upload/download to USB drive
Inspection/system logging for rapid analysis
Learn more about iVu seriesTG Image Sensor.
About Banner. Banner Engineering is the world's leading manufacturer of vision sensors, photoelectric and ultrasonic sensors, electronic machine guarding systems, wireless networks, fiber optic assemblies and precision measurement systems.
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