Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

Light Barriers operate without separate reflector.
Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

Light Barriers operate without separate reflector.

WithÂ- SmartReflect Light Barriers, light beam is set up between sensor and machine part and when object interrupts beam, sensor is triggered. There must be background in sensing distance of sensor for operation. In this way, separate reflector becomes superfluous and common weak point is rectified. Special SmartReflect variants can use same principle to detect transparent objects such as...

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Rain Sensor automates window and vent closing.

Based on same principle used in automotive windshield wiper control systems, RG-11 Optical Rain Gauge is sensitive to even tiny amounts of rain,Â- and stops sensing when rain stops, without having to wait for water to evaporate. Device may be set as On/Off indicator or used to emulate tipping bucket where qualitative measurement of rainfall rate is desired. Immune to external contaminants,...

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Hi-Res CameraChip Sensor serves Next-Gen video applications.
Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

Hi-Res CameraChip Sensor serves Next-Gen video applications.

Intended for mobile applications, 1/3 in. OV4688 is 4-megapixel CameraChip™ sensor inÂ- native 16:9 HD format built on 2 micron OmniBSI-2™ pixel that optimizes low-light sensitivity and dynamic range. Product is equipped with 4-lane MIPI serial output interface and can capture full-resolution 4-megapixel HD video at 90 fps with zero shutter lag, 1080p HD at 120Â- fps with electronic...

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SMIC Achieves Breakthrough in Backside-Illuminated Image Sensors

SHANGHAI - Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ( SMIC ; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China's largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced a breakthrough in its development of backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology, with the first test chip demonstrating good image quality even in low-light conditions. The complete BSI process technology,...

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Checking LED Illumination Individually

With the colorCONTROL MFA 1 series, Micro-Epsilon Eltrotec has launched a cost effective sensor for inspecting the operation and intensity of single LEDs. Traditional displays such as bulbs, monitors and display elements with filaments are being increasingly replaced by LEDs. Due to their high luminous efficiency, large colour spectrum and the different types of light –Â-  such as visible...

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Ethernet - the Future of Measurement Technology
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Ethernet - the Future of Measurement Technology

Micro-Epsilon has launched a wide range of Ether-/EtherCAT applicable measurement technology at this year's automation exhibition SPS/IPC/Drives 2012 . Amongst other new products were eddy current, capacitive and confocal measurement systems, laser profile scanners and laser triangulation sensors, inline colour measurement systems and universal controllers for up to 6 sensors. Ethernet network...

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VGA CMOS Image Sensor meets automotive, surveillance demands.

Rated for use for up to 10 years in 24/7 operation mode, TCM5114PL offers dynamic range of 100 dB at 60 fps at full resolution. Images are optimized in low-light conditions with 5.6 microamperes pixel, 640 x 480Â- array, integrated ISP, and HDR functions. Sensitivity ofÂ- greater thanÂ- 6 V/lx.s also promotes image qualityÂ- atÂ- low luminescence levels, while primary Bayer...

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Laser Scanning Sensor scans 40-50 measuring points/second.
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Laser Scanning Sensor scans 40-50 measuring points/second.

Relying on vision and laser technologies featuring optics and image processing, next generation WIZprobe isÂ- used for precision scanning and geometry data collection.Â- Non-contact optical laser scanning sensor comes with Renishaw probe extension option that enables extended reachÂ- forÂ- cavity/void accessibility. Able to handle variety of materials at varying angles and surface...

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Steinbichler Optotechnik Introduces the Innovative 3D Touch Probe T-POINT CS at the EUROMOLD 2012
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Steinbichler Optotechnik Introduces the Innovative 3D Touch Probe T-POINT CS at the EUROMOLD 2012

Steinbichler Optotechnik GmbH from Neubeuern, the worldwide leading provider of optic measuring and sensor technology, will be presenting the ideal portable coordinate measuring device at the EUROMOLD (hall 8 stand F89): the new, hand-held touch probe T-POINT CS for easy and efficient single-point measurement. The innovative touch probe all-in-one solution STEINBICHLER T-POINT CS offers you a new...

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