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Vision & Identification

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Major sub-categories: Cameras, Image sensors, Image processing | Code detection, Barcode readers | Object identification | Vision Sensors / Vision Systems

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MX-1502 series successfully launched in no time

MX-1502 series successfully launched in no time

Cognex Corporation, the global leader in vision-based inspection and identification systems, has successfully launched its new MX-1502 mobile data terminals. These modular devices are mainly used in logistics. VTL Vernetzte-Transport-Logistik, a...

2018-04-27
Application Report: Quality check at high speed thanks to high-performance camera technology

Application Report: Quality check at high ...

Leuze electronic: Whether sauces, snacks or ready meals have to be filled and packaged, high throughput and quick format changes matter in the packaging systems and food industry – And to the highest standards of quality and hygiene, too....

2018-04-18
Microscope lens for temperature monitoring of ultra-small targets

Microscope lens for temperature monitoring ...

Micro-Epsilon: Thermal imager monitoring of ultra-small components is now possible using a microscope lens from Micro-Epsilon. This lens is available as an upgrade for the TIM 450 and TIM 640 high resolution thermal imaging cameras, enabling...

2018-04-17
Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff at Hanover Exhibition 2018

Balluff: Sensor specialist and provider of innovative automation solutions Balluff will be showcasing their expertise at the Hanover Exhibition. New cameras added to the portfolio: Balluff is expanding their Smart Vision Solutions line with 16...

2018-04-02
CX and EX series add ten new models with rolling shutter sensors

CX and EX series add ten new models with ...

Baumer expands the successful CX and EX camera series with ten new models featuring rolling shutter CMOS sensors by ON Semiconductor and Sony, including sensors from the STARVIS series. With resolutions of 5, 10, 12 and 20 megapixel, these sensors...

2018-03-06
Efficient Automation of Life Science Laboratories

Efficient Automation of Life Science ...

Leuze electronic: As the world's leading manufacturer of laboratory instruments and solutions for life science laboratories, Tecan offers efficient automation featuring Leuze electronic sensor systems. Multilane – fast code reading with...

2018-01-19
New in the Balluff portfolio: SmartCamera Ident and SmartCamera Color

New in the Balluff portfolio: SmartCamera ...

Balluff: SmartCameras from Balluff are the right choice when many different and demanding tasks need to be solved quickly and flexibly in industrial automation using specific tools. With two new cameras - the SmartCamera Color and the SmartCamera...

2018-01-15
Compact spot finder IR camera

Compact spot finder IR camera

Optris GmbH introduces its innovations optris Xi 80 and optris Xi 400 at the SPS trade fair. The two temperature measurement devices combine the benefits of infrared cameras and infrared thermometers. “With the Xi series, we are launching a...

2017-12-28
High-resolution IR camera with microscope optics

High-resolution IR camera with microscope optics

Optris GmbH is expanding its range of non-contact temperature measurement sensors with compact, high-resolution infrared cameras with microscope lenses. “As well as shots of the entire circuit board, detailed macro shots of individual...

2017-12-22
Modern temperature monitoring in the metals industry

Modern temperature monitoring in the metals ...

Micro-Epsilon: The thermoIMAGER TIM M1 infrared camera is designed for temperature monitoring tasks in the metal processing industry and e.g. when hardening or forming metals. For laser welding applications, special models with blocking filter are...

2017-12-21
Leuze electronic shows its colors at LogiMAT 2018

Leuze electronic shows its colors at LogiMAT ...

Leuze electronic: As an expert in conveyor and storage systems, Leuze electronic presents smart sensor solutions for this unique industrial environment at LogiMAT 2018, the international trade fair for intralogistics solutions and process...

2017-12-18
Small but mighty: always on the right rack

Small but mighty: always on the right rack

Leuze electronic: With the IPS 200i, Leuze electronic has introduced the smallest camera-based sensor on the market for compartment fine positioning with high-bay storage devices in single-depth storage. It impresses with some powerful advantages,...

2017-12-15
PSENvip Long Range - safety at full length!

PSENvip Long Range - safety at full length!

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: The camera-based protection system PSENvip 2 for press brakes from Pilz provides a new Long Range version: PSENvip Long Range is the first protective device with a protection range of up to 18 meters. That makes the robust...

2017-12-11
Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring Optimizes Productivity  for Factory Automation

Cognex Explorer Real Time Monitoring ...

Cognex Corporation, the leader in machine vision and industrial barcode reading, announced the release of Cognex Explorer™ Real Time Monitoring (RTM) for factory automation and logistics operations. RTM aggregates and reports trends in data...

2017-11-17
The easy and cost-efficient way to master complex tasks in image processing

The easy and cost-efficient way to master ...

Baumer: With new SmartApplets, Baumer is the first camera manufacturer to introduce an innovative concept to quickly and easily increase the application-specific functionalities of cameras with FPGA-based image processing. SmartApplets can be...

2017-11-16
SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision sensor with URCap software

SensoPart presents the VISOR® Robotic vision ...

SensoPart: The sensor manufacturer SensoPart has added a robotics specialist to its VISOR® series of vision sensors. Thanks to a URCap software package, the new VISOR® Robotic can communicate directly with Universal Robot (UR) systems....

2017-10-27
New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure reliable operation from -40 °C to 70 °C

New cameras with IP 65/67 protection ensure ...

Baumer: Thanks to the extended temperature range from -40 °C to 70 °C, the new CX series cameras with IP 65/67 protection are ideal for demanding applications under extreme conditions. Selected models eliminate the need for additional...

2017-10-26
thermoIMAGER TIM G7 now with VGA resolution

thermoIMAGER TIM G7 now with VGA resolution

Micro-Epsilon: Combining speed and a large temperature measuring range, the new thermoIMAGER TIM G7 is an industrial thermal imaging camera specially designed for applications in the glass industry. The spectral range of 7.9µm enables...

2017-10-13
QX series with 12 megapixel at 335 fps and 10 GigE interface

QX series with 12 megapixel at 335 fps and ...

Baumer: With the QX series cameras, Baumer sets new standards for high-speed image processing. With 12 megapixel resolution at 335 fps in Burst Mode, the cameras capture fine details and defects extremely precisely in high-dynamic processes. The...

2017-09-28
SG for fiber composites available immediately ex stock from HBM

Experience drives revolution..., introducing ...

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the NanoZoomer S360, a new high throughput Whole Slide Imaging scanner, engineered using Hamamatsu Photonics’ extensive experience of imaging technology and designed to meet the challenging requirements of...

2017-09-01
Compact 48 megapixel Global Shutter CMOS cameras: The LX series captures even the finest details fast

Compact 48 megapixel Global Shutter CMOS cameras

Baumer: Now offering the LX series also with CMV50000 CMOS sensor by ams Sensors Belgium (previously CMOSIS), Baumer opens the way to applications placing the highest demands on resolution, frame rates and image quality. The new LX cameras in...

2017-08-11
Available now: The first Sony Pregius CMOS cameras with a mere 1 µs exposure time

Available now: The first Sony Pregius CMOS ...

Baumer offers the first CMOS cameras with an exposure time down to 1 µs in the mainstream segment of digital industrial cameras. The CX models including the second generation of Sony Pregius sensors feature exposure times ranging from 1...

2017-08-04
Comprehensive update package for VISOR®

Comprehensive update package for VISOR®

SensoPart: Users of SensoPart’s VISOR® vision sensors have reason to smile: The 2017 update offers significant functional upgrades for all product versions – VISOR® Object, VISOR® Color, VISOR® Code Reader, VISOR®...

2017-07-18
Melexis announces availability of highly integrated Time-of-Flight 3D vision solution

Melexis announces availability of highly ...

Melexis announces a new Time-of-Flight (ToF) chipset and development kit that enables simple, modular and future proof design of 3D vision solutions. Previously available only as part of a development system, the chipset is now available to...

2017-06-19
CX series – more speed and flexibility with firmware release 2

CX series – more speed and flexibility with ...

Baumer continues to upgrade the successful CX series with the latest CMOS sensors and up to 12 megapixel resolution. Now, firmware release 2 is speeding up image processing to greater than 1000 fps by ROI selection (Region Of Interest).

2017-05-29
A good eye for contrasts and colors - KTS and KTX contrast sensors from SICK

A good eye for contrasts and colors ...

SICK AG: With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform. The patented TwinEye technology for improved contrast detection and sensing distance...

2017-05-15
To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

To the point - Laser expertise from SICK

SICK AG will be presenting its wide range of laser sensors at Interpack 2017. The sensors detect objects reliably even with large sensing ranges and the tightest of installation conditions, they provide excellent performance and security in a...

2017-05-15
Image processing 4.0 - Programmable InspectorP6xx camera

Image processing 4.0 - Programmable Inspector ..

SICK AG: The programmable InspectorP6xx camera from SICK is the solution for complex image processing tasks. Optics, illumination, evaluation, and interfaces – everything is integrated and highly customizable.

2017-05-12
Leuze electronic is the expert for intralogistics applications

Leuze electronic is the expert for intralogistic

Leuze electronic has presented itself as the leading manufacturer for optical sensors and experienced, innovative complete solution provider for intralogistics, and not just at Logimat 2017: Leuze electronic has proven its application know-how...

2017-04-25
Cognex Introduces its Newest Vision System, Delivering Unprecedented Modularity and Integration

Cognex Introduces its Newest Vision System ...

Cognex Corporation, the world's leader in machine vision, introduced the new In-Sight® 7000 series, a suite of ultra-rugged, highly modular standalone vision systems. The second generation In-Sight 7000 series represents a breakthrough in...

2017-04-18
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