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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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Cost-effective infrared camera with microscope optics

Cost-effective infrared camera with microscope

Optris GmbH: In time for the electronica 2018 trade fair, Optris was introducing an additional infrared camera in their new Compact Line onto the market. The optris Xi 400 camera has been equipped with a microscope optics as well as a tripod...

2019-01-04
IR camera with rugged accessory for glass industry

IR camera with rugged accessory for glass ...

Optris GmbH: In 2014 and 2016, Optris brought two special infrared cameras for the glass industry – the PI 450 G7 and the PI 640 G7 – to the market. In order to meet the industry-specific requirements, an innovative laminar air purge...

2019-01-02
Bird's eye view for VeriSens vision sensors and ColorFEX in compact devices

Bird's eye view for VeriSens vision sensors ...

Baumer ihas expanded its XF series of VeriSens vision sensors with models using the multiple award-winning ColorFEX technology, which for the first time simplifies color checks in a compact design with integrated lens and lighting. In addition,...

2018-12-14
Clear Strategy or Plain Guessing?

Clear Strategy or Plain Guessing?

Sensor Instruments GmbH: In the last years the spray nozzles at windscreens have seen quite some development. The jet now comes as a fan jet or spot jet. A homogeneous spray mist application onto the intended angle range is now accurately...

2018-12-12
A Hazy Problem?

A Hazy Problem?

Sensor Instruments GmbH: At first everything seemed to be quite clear, just another measurement task that we surely would manage without any problems with one of our GLOSS series sensors. According to the descriptions provided by the customer it...

2018-12-10
Perfect Copy Counting

Perfect Copy Counting

Sensor Instruments GmbH: When cartons, magazines, or single sheets are packed, it must be ensured that each package has the correct number of items. In most cases such material is transported in shingled form before, as with magazines, newspapers...

2018-12-07
LX series 10 GigE cameras with liquid lens support and new functions

LX series 10 GigE cameras with liquid lens ...

Baumer: LX series cameras with 10 GigE enable the control of autofocus liquid lenses for instant and flexible focusing at varying working distances or object heights. Combined with advanced features like shading correction and IEEE 1588 capability, they...

2018-11-30
Specially designed housing accessories for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries

Specially designed housing accessories for ...

Baumer: With the specially developed IP 65/67 and IP 69K housing accessories, Baumer CX.I cameras can now be used to cover applications in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, which set high standards regarding cleaning media or surface...

2018-11-29

ams and Qualcomm Technologies to focus ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high- performance sensor solutions, and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, jointly announced the intent to focus engineering efforts towards a 3D depth...

2018-11-27
High-speed image processing with 8 GB internal image memory

High-speed image processing with 8 GB ...

Baumer: The Baumer QX series 10 GigE cameras feature 8 GB internal image memory and extended functionalities. Process monitoring applications benefit from inspection times increased by a factor of 4 as well as flexible usage of the memory. The new function...

2018-11-19
Accurate High-Speed Counting of Stacked Plastic Caps

Accurate High-Speed Counting of Stacked Plastic

Sensor Instruments GmbH: Especially the counting of transparent, stacked plastic caps, as they for example frequently are used in the packing industry, usually is a highly problematic application because on the one hand the edges of individual...

2018-11-15

Miniature, high-resolution CMOS image sensors

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams announced the introduction of the latest products in its awardwinning NanEye family, building on the success of the industry’s original miniature image sensor module for endoscopes, the NanEye 2D. The NanEyeM...

2018-11-12
The new generation of vision sensors

The new generation of vision sensors

SensoPart: The well-known VISOR® series from sensor manufacturer SensoPart has had a makeover: with their slender metal housing, improved lighting and new added functions, such as a target laser and motorised focus, the proven vision sensors...

2018-11-08

Embedded vision comes to space-constrained ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announced the pre-release of the NanEyeM, a miniature integrated Micro Camera Module (MCM) assembly with a tiny footprint at the image sensor end of...

2018-11-07

Image sensor for machine vision sets new ...

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: New CSG14k image sensor from ams provides 12-bit output in 14Mpixel resolution for use in high-throughput manufacturing and optical inspection applications. ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance...

2018-11-06
Nothing remains hidden anymore: Detect defects in glass, carbon fiber fabrics and reflective surfaces using CX polarization cameras

Nothing remains hidden anymore: Detect ...

Baumer: The new CMOS-based CX series polarization cameras with GigE and USB 3.0 by Baumer, uses the polarization properties of light and thus allows a wide range of new industrial image processing applications, e.g. for quality control in glass...

2018-10-12
Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras with integrated JPEG image compression save bandwidth, CPU load and storage space

Achieve more with less: New GigE cameras ...

Baumer is enhancing the LX series with 2, 4 and 25 megapixel cameras with integrated JPEG image compression and frame rates of up to 140 fps. With the GigE cameras, you can save all down the line: from bandwidth through CPU load to storage space...

2018-09-20
Industrial cameras with fast interfaces

Industrial cameras with fast interfaces

Balluff: The 16 new compact industrial cameras (BVS CA) in the Smart Vision Solutions line from Balluff give you great flexibility in image recording and high transmission speed of image information for mastering even highly complex inspection...

2018-08-23
Compact IR thermometer with technical improvements

Compact IR thermometer with technical ...

Optris GmbH: The compact infrared thermometers of the optris® CSmicro line have been technically improved and now have even wider applications. “The CSmicro is one of our best-sellers, proven especially in the OEM area many times. Our...

2018-07-04
High-resolution, high-speed CMOS image sensor for machine vision systems goes into mass production

High-resolution, high-speed CMOS image sensor ..

ams Sensors Germany GmbH: ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced its CMV50000, a high-speed 48Mpixel global shutter CMOS image sensor for demanding machine vision applications, has gone into mass...

2018-06-12
The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony Pregius sensors capture the finest detail in dynamic applications

The new LX series 10 GigE cameras with Sony ...

Baumer: With the expansion of the LX series by eight new models, Baumer combines the latest Sony Pregius sensors with the innovative, cost-effective 10 GigE interface. The global shutter LXT cameras with 3, 5, 9 and 12 megapixel resolution stand...

2018-06-05
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
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