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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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Looking back with ease

Looking back with ease

Leuze electronic: Playing it safe in the event of a fault: The LCAM 308 IP camera from Leuze monitors hidden areas on stacker cranes and conveyor lines. This allows operators of logistics centers to trace back events reliably and rectify faults...

2022-06-10
New functions for the VISOR® Code Reader

New functions for the VISOR® Code Reader

SensoPart: NAs part of a comprehensive software upgrade for the VISOR® vision sensor family, SensoPart has equipped its VISOR® Code Reader with additional functions. The sensor is now also able to read Aztec and micro QR codes. A familiar...

2022-05-19
Software upgrade for VISOR®

Software upgrade for VISOR®

SensoPart: New functions for the Code Reader and a revamped monitoring software with enhanced statistical functions: SensoPart’s VISOR® vision sensors received their extensive annual software upgrade at the start of 2022.

2022-04-29
AI image processing of tomorrow: Smart Cameras for implementing Industry 4.0 and AI applications

AI image processing of tomorrow: Smart ...

Baumer: The market for industrial image processing has developed rapidly in recent years and today it is hard to imagine many industries without it. More and more applications are being covered by imaging techniques, for example to make production processes...

2022-02-15
Thermal imaging camera with spotfinder for industrial applications

Thermal imaging camera with spotfinder for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The thermoIMAGER TIM41 thermal imaging camera is designed for demanding industrial serial applications. Accurate temperature measurements are possible in a range from -20 °C to +900 °C. Focusing is performed via an...

2022-02-07
Safe with only one sensor

Safe with only one sensor

Leuze electronic: In the past, system manufacturers had to use two sensors and two different technologies for position detection. But not anymore: The new FBPS 600i safety bar code positioning system from Leuze enables position detection with a...

2022-01-21
The complete safety solution for access guarding on pallet magazines from Leuze

The complete safety solution for access ...

Leuze electronic: Pallet magazines with automatic restart contribute to increased system efficiency. This requires a reliable access guarding system. A new safety solution with induction loops, light curtain and monitored signal sequence satisfies the...

2022-01-17
Modern video endoscopy at a glance

Modern video endoscopy at a glance

Micro-Epsilon: The innovative XLED PRO DUAL VIEW video endoscope enables fast and high precision inspection of objects. The endoscope works with two integrated cameras which can be switched between 0° and 90°. This enables very fast...

2021-12-14
Bar code identification with the best recommendations from AI

Bar code identification with the best ...

Leuze electronic: Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be very worthwhile when it comes to identifying the bar codes on goods. Interfering factors can be identified quickly and easily both during commissioning of a system and during operation.

2021-11-15
One Platform for Numerous Tasks

One Platform for Numerous Tasks

Pepperl+Fuchs: Vision sensors are usually designed for individual, specific tasks. By contrast, the new SmartRunner Explorer 3-D product family offers high-precision solutions that can be used in a wide variety of areas. This technology allows for...

2021-11-12
Very cool even when it's hot – cameras with an integrated cooling pipe provide high-precision images

Very cool even when it's hot – cameras with ...

Baumer: The Baumer portfolio includes industrial cameras with a cooling pipe integrated directly into the housing for highly precise image capture or for image acquisition in very warm environments. These allow the new CX.XC models to be cooled with...

2021-09-10
Ready for AI: powerful, freely programmable smart cameras with NVIDIA Jetson modules

Ready for AI: powerful, freely programmable ...

Baumer presents the AX smart cameras, its first industrial-grade smart cameras that combine the market-leading NVIDIA Jetson modules with powerful Sony CMOS sensors to create a compact, flexible, and freely programmable image processing platform for AI...

2021-07-05
More safety in harsh environment

More safety in harsh environment

Leuze electronic: 3D safety systems are a good option for reliably monitoring danger zones. They present a safe alternative, even in harsh environments where e.g. sparks, dirt and dust occur. They are therefore also a solution for applications where...

2021-06-21
Miniature thermal imaging camera for industrial processes

Miniature thermal imaging camera for ...

Micro-Epsilon: The thermoIMAGER TIM 160S thermal imaging camera provides precise real-time values in dynamic processes. With a frame rate of 120 Hz, it offers fast measurements surrounded by temperatures up to max. +1500 °C. The camera’s...

2021-06-18
SensoPart Awarded Outstanding Score in Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards Program

SensoPart Awarded Outstanding Score in Vision ..

SensoPart, German sensor manufacturer, announced today that its “Target Mark 3D” vision sensor detection principle was recognized among the best in machine vision today by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards...

2021-06-11
Reliable detection of multipacks

Reliable detection of multipacks

Leuze electronic: The new dynamic reference diffuse sensor DRT25C.R from Leuze detects various film-wrapped bottles and cans fault-free. It uses the conveyor as a reference, and because the detection does not rely on objects, no adjustments are required...

2021-06-02
Direct control: 65 MP cameras for Canon EF lenses

Direct control: 65 MP cameras for Canon EF ...

Baumer: Two new 65 megapixel cameras enhance the Baumer portfolio of high-resolution and robust 10 GigE cameras of the LX series. Thanks to an integrated EF mount, Canon EF lenses are easily configured via Baumer GAPI, Baumer neoAPI, or third party software...

2021-06-02
Small pixels for higher image quality: compact 29×29 mm cameras with Sony Pregius S sensors up to 24 MP

Small pixels for higher image quality ...

Baumer is expanding its CX series with the 4th Sony CMOS sensor generation Pregius S with up to 24 megapixel resolution. Thanks to a pixel size of mere 2.74 µm and backside illumination pixel architecture, the camera has a very compact design of...

2021-05-27
Surface inspections for reliable quality control

Surface inspections for reliable quality control

Micro-Epsilon: Thermal imaging cameras inspect the surfaces of materials and workpieces, enabling the quality of components to be assessed. The thermoIMAGER IR cameras are used particularly when the surface contrast is not sufficient for other...

2021-05-07
Sensor system ready for operation directly at the conveyor line

Sensor system ready for operation directly ...

Leuze electronic: Leuze developed an innovative special mounting bracket for sensors of the 25C series which are used for pallet detection. System operating companies receive a complete system ready to operate since the system manufacturer already mounts...

2021-05-06
High-accuracy 3D robotics

High-accuracy 3D robotics

SensoPart: With the new “Target Mark 3D” function of its VISOR® Robotic vision sensor, sensor manufacturer SensoPart facilitates the spatial awareness of handling and assembly robots – all in just a few clicks and with...

2021-04-29
Conveyor Sensor System ready to go

Conveyor Sensor System ready to go

Leuze electronic: Leuze is launching an innovative mounting bracket for their 25C sensors that saves conveyor system manufacturers both time and money. Designed for reliable pallet detection, the sensor and bracket are supplied as a pre-assembled set to...

2021-04-27
New module for bending angle measurement on the camera-based protection system PSENvip 2 from Pilz - Making bending processes more productive!

New module for bending angle measurement on ...

Pilz GmbH & Co. KG: A new module for bending angle measurement is now available for the camera-based protection system PSENvip 2 from Pilz, which forwards usable image data to the press controller. So the operator sees the bending angle value...

2021-04-12
High-resolution vision sensor with integrated lens

High-resolution vision sensor with integrated ..

SensoPart: Compact design, easy installation: SensoPart’s 5-megapixel sensor VISOR® V50 is now available with integrated lens and lighting, making it unique on the market. An additional version with an increased depth of field allows the...

2021-03-30
More safety in harsh environment

More safety in harsh environment

Leuze electronic: With the LBK radar system, Leuze expands its safety offerings for its customers: The 3D safety system reliably monitors danger zones – even in the event of sparks, dirt and dust. Safety has top priority in industrial environments....

2021-03-04
Guided container and tray identification made easy

Guided container and tray identification made ..

Leuze electronic: Leuze is introducing the latest addition to the BCL series with the new stationary bar code reader BCL 200i. It supports guided container and tray identification and is especially suited to tight installation spaces on the...

2021-03-03
Container and Tray Identification Made Easy

Container and Tray Identification Made Easy

Leuze electronic: Leuze is expanding its portfolio of stationary bar code readers with the introduction of the BCL 200i. Designed specifically for conveyor systems, the new BCL 200i is a 1D bar code reader with integrated industrial interfaces and...

2021-02-18

"TIM" monitors body temperature

Micro-Epsilon: The thermoIMAGER TIM QVGA-HD-T100 thermal imaging camera detects the body temperature of both individuals and groups quickly and reliably. It is, for example, set up at visitor and staff entrances or security gates in public...

2021-02-03
For the reliable detection of the minutest details: robust 10 GigE cameras with 24 MP Sony Pregius S and 65 MP Gpixel sensors

For the reliable detection of the minutest ...

Baumer is expanding its 10 GigE cameras of the LX series with four new models that perfectly support applications with very high resolution and image quality demands for the reliable detection of even the minutest details and deviations. At the same time,...

2020-10-23
No stress with stretch! Measuring the thickness of thin and transparent plastic films

No stress with stretch! Measuring the thickness

Sensor Instruments GmbH: It is important to be able to measure the thickness of stretch films after production, including after the stretching procedure. The SPECTRO-MIR-10 measurement system enables fast and precise inline and offline measurement...

2020-09-24
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