Eden Prairie, MN — PPT VISION, Inc. introduces the IMPACT‚â„¢ Software Suite version 8.0. The latest software release includes new features including the ability to drag and drop tools and controls, snap-to-grid alignment on the control panel canvas, and easy data linking between vision tools and controls.
The IMPACT Vision Program Manager (VPM) included in this software features more than 120 tools, including OCR, blob analysis, circle gauge, circular pattern find, line find, sub-pixel gauging and many additional sophisticated vision tools, allowing users to create vision programs for a broad range of demanding applications. With its pre-configured built-in operator panel, the VPM displays inspection data and pass/fail results at the touch of a button, while its new ‚â€œdrag-and-drop‚â€ feature makes the already easy-to-use programming interface even more user-friendly.
The IMPACT Software Suite version 8.0 also includes the IMPACT Control Panel Manager (CPM), allowing users to create professional, custom control panels with multiple image displays, data charts, real-time inspection results with password-protected panels, frames and tabs‚â€”all using the CPM‚â€™s more than 60 fully-configurable controls. Plus, the CPM‚â€™s intuitive programming interface expedites setup, so users can create advanced control panel applications in one-third of the time consumed using earlier software versions.
Other new enhancements in version 8.0 include the support of the Modbus‚Â® communications protocol, an enhanced OCR tool with speed improvements up to 50% faster, the addition of step-and-repeat capabilities to the setup panels of all Line Gauge tools, a new Tolerance control and much more.
Filed Under: ENGINEERING SOFTWARE, Vision • machine vision • cameras + lenses • frame grabbers • optical filters