Teledyne DALSA Expands its Xtium frame grabber series with new CoaXPress model

Teledyne DALSA announced the expansion of its Xtium series with a new half-length CoaXPress frame grabber. Teledyne DALSA frame grabbers combine industry-leading performance and feature sets, great value, and extensive camera support. The Xtium-CXP PX8 is fully supported by Sapera™ LT SDK and Teledyne DALSA’s Trigger-to-Image-Reliability™ platform. Like other models within the series, the Xtium-CXP

Edmund Optics® Honored by Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses . These lenses were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards program. The TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses are

Teledyne DALSA Introduces Infrared Camera Series for Industrial Vision Applications

Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company image sensing technology, launched its Calibir GX series of long wave infrared (LWIR) cameras for industrial vision applications. Built to achieve frame rates of up to 90 fps, the shutterless and small form-factor GX series are ideal for non-destructive testing in applications that include food inspection, parts and packaging,

Compact smart camera delivers pc-level performance

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) has introduced the In-Sight Micro 8000 series smart cameras, a new family of ultra-compact, standalone vision systems. The In-Sight Micro 8000 series delivers industry-leading vision tool performance at PC speeds, all in the form factor of a traditional “dumb” GigE Vision camera. Like all In-Sight vision systems, these new models are

Matrox Imaging unveils matrox clarity UHD multi-format, multi-input frame grabber

Matrox Imaging today announced Matrox Clarity UHD, a single-slot PCIe frame grabber that provides Mini DisplayPort, HD-BNC, HDMI and custom analog DVI connectivity for SD, HD and UHD video sources. Matrox Clarity UHD can simultaneously acquire multiple video streams such as four HD (1080p60) or two UHD (4K) streams. Optional encoding using H.264 baseline to

Keyence’s LumiTrax Makes Easy Imaging of Challenging Part Features

LumiTrax technology provides a clear advantage for this industrial inspection and assembly equipment manufacturer.Since 2003, Vantage Corporation in Livonia, Michigan has been a provider of automatic inspection and assembly systems. The company designs and builds a wide variety of specialty products, including connecting rod gaging equipment, sorting devices for springs and other components, fuel injector

Image dimension measurement system makes tolerance checks faster

Lisi Medical’s plant in Miribel, France, specializes in the outsourcing of surgical implants and ancillary items. Consisting primarily of plates and screws, these parts require precision manufacturing and are inspected by the plant’s metrology department. The typical tolerances allowed range from 0.1 to 0.05 mm. “We measure around thirty points on each part. We perform

EXO camera from Moog stabilizes ship’s vision capture system

When the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution upgraded and returned its famous “Alvin” submarine (which located the S.S. Titanic) to service this year, Atlantis II (the research vessel that transports Alvin) required a newly engineered, rugged camera system mandated by U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NavSea). Atlantis II’s new IP (internet protocol), pan-tilt-zoom camera system is

High-resolution CMOS Cameras Feature up to 20 Megapixel and Dual GigE

Baumer announces the new LX series expanding our portfolio with cameras including high-resolution CMOSIS sensors and Dual GigE interface. They are ideal for applications with demanding requirements of high-definition quality in image acquisition at high throughput. The LX series masters such tasks with 8, 12 and 20 megapixel resolutions and the 240 MB/s bandwidth of

Top Uses for 2.8mm VJ-Advance Video Borescope

RF System Lab, a provider in non-destructive testing technology, announced the arrival of the groundbreaking 2.8mm VJ-Advance (VJ-ADV) video borescope. Now, the creators of the 2.8mm VJ- ADV would like to provide an update regarding the different industries that are utilizing the super slim 2.8mm VJ- ADV, as well as detail what makes this video

Banner Engineering Introduces New 2014 Product Catalog

Banner Engineering introduces its new 2014 product catalog in both a full-color print and aninteractive online version. With more than 1,000 pages of product features, application images, model numbers and accessories, the catalog serves as a detailed, comprehensive and user-friendly listing of all available products. Categorized by Banner’s product lines—sensors, lighting and indicators, machine vision,

Visual inspection system speeds production

The primary requirement for casters is being able to take rough handling without suffering structural failures. One method for caster testing is hitting the caster frame with a measured force and checking for any signs of structural damage. This test is normally performed by an operator who uses an impact tester and then visually inspects

Cognex Announces Powerful New Solutions for Tire Manufacturers

Cognex Corporation, (NASDAQ: CGNX), globally known in machine vision, introduced Cognex Tire Solutions, a suite of products designed to solve barcode and low-contrast embossed character reading challenges for tire manufacturers. Cognex Tire Solutions integrate proprietary machine vision knowledge, identification expertise and high-performance barcode reading technology into pre-configured systems that meet the specific requirements of the

New In-Sight Software Release Features Advanced Defect Detection Tools

Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), machine vision systems, announced the release of In-Sight® Explorer 4.9, software that offers an expanded set of inspection tools and an enhanced Cognex Connect™ communications suite featuring the iQ Sensor Solution network (iQSS). Advanced inspection technology This latest version of In-Sight Explorer software includes the surface flaw tool and the scene

Cyton™ Frame Grabber Combines CoaXPress & Gen 2.0 PCle Interface

BitFlow, Inc., a worldwide innovator in machine vision technology, introduced the Cyton™ CXP4 four-channel frame grabber based on the CoaXPress standard. Key to its success is the incorporation of the Gen 2.0 x8 PCI Express bus interface on its back-end, an advancement that doubles the data rate of the Gen 1.0 bus for the ultimate

Moxa VPort™ IP Camera Receives UL Certification

Moxa, a provider of hardened networking, communication and computing solutions, announced it received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification of its VPort 36-1MP-IVA-T surveillance camera for Class 1, Div. 2 hazardous locations. Receiving UL certification means the camera can be safely deployed in potentially hazardous locations where flammable gases or vapors either are or may be present

Cognex will Exhibit Vision Systems at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Cognex Corporation is pleased to announce that it will be highlighting its latest vision and ID systems in Booth C-4526 at the upcoming Pack Expo, scheduled to take place September 23-25, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cognex image-based ID Readers are rapidly replacing laser scanners in a wide range of

Cyton Frame Grabber Combines CoaXPress and Gen 2.0 PCle Interface

BitFlow introduced the Cyton CXP4 four-channel frame grabber based on the CoaXPress standard. Key to its success is the incorporation of the Gen 2.0 x8 PCI Express bus interface on its back-end, an advancement that doubles the data rate of the Gen 1.0 bus for the ultimate high speed access to host memory in multi-camera

Cognex Introduces Lighting and Optics Features for Dataman 300 Series

Cognex Corporation has introduced lighting and optics features for its DataMan 300 series of industrial barcode readers. The demand is set to continue with the introduction of the most flexible optics and lighting features available on any image-based fixed-mount barcode reader. Greater customization and control The DataMan 300 features modular lighting that can be configured

Matrox Imaging to Demonstrate Vision Hardware and Software at ATX East

Matrox Imaging will demonstrate vision hardware and software for traceability, inspection and guidance at ATX East (Philadelphia, June 18 – 20). Representatives from local authorized integrator Rumsey will be also on hand at the Matrox Imaging booth. Visitors to booth 1830 will see multiple Matrox Iris GT smart cameras being monitored and controlled remotely from

Cognex Releases Compact Vision Products For Embedded OEM Applications

Cognex announced that it has released two new products, the Advantage 100 vision system and the AE2 Advantage engine designed for integration into Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) devices and equipment. OEM equipment designers can now take full advantage of powerful Cognex vision and code reading technology in even the most space-constrained and cost-sensitive applications such

Cognex Announces the Direct-Connect Industrial Camera Series

Cognex announced the Cognex Industrial Camera (CIC) series, a new line of GigE Vision digital industrial cameras designed for easy integration with VisionPro and CVL vision software. The first four models of the CIC series are compact (29mm x 29mm), monochrome, area scan cameras designed to address the most popular combinations of resolution, speed and pricing in

Cognex Upgrades Its Powerful Line Of Handheld Barcode Readers

Cognex Corporation has upgraded its line of DataMan® 8000 series industrial handheld barcode readers with a major performance boost to both reading robustness and speed. The already powerful handheld readers are now equipped with proprietary Cognex Hotbars™ image-analysis technology for the fastest 1-D barcode reading performance and Cognex 2DMax+ algorithm for unmatched decoding of 2-D

9-in. touch screen for vision and ID systems

VisionView 900 industrial operator panel has a larger 9-in. display. IP65-rated touch screen allows users to view images and overlay graphics for up to nine In-Sight or DataMan systems simultaneously. Save images using either Ethernet or USB ports. Additional features include: Display flexibility connections to PCs; use of Rockwell or Siemens CE panels; and, “control

Cognex Expands Series Of High Performance Barcode Readers

Cognex announced that it has added two models to the DataMan® 50 series of compact barcode readers and a new DataMan 60 series with three models that offer Ethernet connectivity. These new products round out Cognex’s line of high-performance, low-cost barcode readers and target applications typically handled by single-line or raster laser scanners. The new