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Vision/tracking/traceability

Quadlinear camera for multispectral imaging (21/10/2014)
Article image Teledyne DALSA has introduced its Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera featuring red, green, and blue (RGB) outputs plus a Near Infrared (NIR) channel for multispectral imaging.
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1D and 2D code readers (12/08/2014)
Article image The OPC120 series code readers, from Pepperl+Fuchs, offer a range of stationary readers for detecting and decoding 1D and 2D codes, such as barcodes and Data Matrix codes.
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GigE 3D stereo camera for 3D vision and robot vision applications (01/07/2014)
The latest 3D stereo camera in the Ensenso range, from IDS, features a gigabit Ethernet interface and integrated texture projection.
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New CMOS line scan camera range 20/06/2014
A new series of monochrome CMOS line scan cameras from Teledyne DALSA has been introduced for cost-sensitive high-speed imaging applications. The Linea family of CameraLink CMOS line scan cameras features a 4K model and a 2K model with a 7 x 7 pixel array and a maximum line rate of 80 kHz. Full Story...

Sensing individual products with no gaps 18/06/2014
SICK UK has launched DeltaPac, which is believed to be the first photoelectric sensor able to detect individual packs on a conveyor even if there is no gap between them. Full Story...

Visualisation app for mobile device operation tasks 03/06/2014
The new Visu+ mobile visualisation app from Phoenix Contact is designed to bring system visualisation to smart phones or tablets, enabling flexible operation and monitoring concepts, with the option of universal access to the system at any time and from any location. Full Story...

Multi-tasking positioning system 20/05/2014
The PGV positioning system from Pepperl+Fuchs is believed to be the only product that offers a combination of optical colour band tracking used for driving, Data Matrix codes used for positioning, and control codes used for navigation, making it a good solution for use on automated guided vehicles. Full Story...

Illuminating range for high-performance image processing 20/05/2014
Factory automation and inspection, carried out by machine vision systems, is becoming increasingly important in the production processes of industries such as automotive, electronics and pharmaceutical packaging. Full Story...

Five megapixel GigE industrial camera 15/04/2014
Teledyne DALSA has introduced the 5 MPixel Genie TS-M2560 industrial camera which features an Anafocus Lince 5M monochrome CMOS sensor. Full Story...

Cameras deliver high line rates 28/01/2014
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company has introduced two new versions of its Piranha4 series.  Full Story...

New HD camera has 'enhanced visibility' for versatile imaging 16/10/2013
The high definition FCB-EV7500, part of Sony's 'enhanced visibility' series of camera modules, is now available from Stemmer Imaging. Full Story...

20 megapixel Spark CMOS cameras 08/10/2013
Stemmer Imaging recently introduced the Spark SP-20000M-PMCL and Spark SP-20000C-PMCL industrial cameras. These high performance monochrome and colour 20 megapixel cameras, from JAI, operate at 30 frames per second, and their combination of speed and resolution makes them suitable for use in persistent surveillance, border security, aerial mapping, and other outdoor applications. Full Story...

Pixel shift machine vision camera provides 260 million pixel resolution 20/08/2013
The Vieworks VNP-29MC CameraLink industrial vision cameras utilise pixel shift technology to offer an extended resolution of 260 million pixels for ultra high resolution applications. Full Story...

High speed laser line sensor for shiny, difficult-to-measure surfaces 14/05/2013
Micro-Epsilon has introduced a new non-contact laser line displacement sensor, which is suited to the high speed measurement of shiny metallic and rapidly changing, rough or other difficult-to-measure surfaces. Full Story...

Power-over-Ethernet frame grabbers simplify vision systems 29/04/2013
National Instruments has introduced the NI PCIe-8236 and NI PCIe-8237R two-port GigE Vision frame grabbers that feature Power-over-Etherent (PoE) technology which reduces the need for additional external power supplies by powering cameras over the Ethernet bus. Full Story...

Print and pattern inspection tool allows for natural product variations 24/04/2013
Greater flexibility for industrial print and packaging pattern inspection is achieved by allowing for natural product variations in the test samples. Full Story...

Barcode scanner offers plug-and-play product identification 19/03/2013
A new barcode scanner with the fieldbus module is said to meet the need for easy-to-install and cost-effective product identification in storage, product handling and conveying. Full Story...

SmartReflect light barrier wins innovation award 15/01/2013
SmartReflect, a light barrier without reflector, produced by Baumer, has been presented with a New Product Innovation Award from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Common machine vision interface platform for IR cameras 02/01/2013
Integration of infrared imaging into machine vision applications has been simplified with the introduction by Xenics of a common GigE/CameraLink/CoaXPress modular platform for its range of infrared cameras. Full Story...

RFID read/writer performs in challenging environments 18/12/2012
A new UHF RFID system from Sick is said to be achieving high levels of performance in challenging factory environments, overcoming the problems of poor signals caused, for example, by close proximity to heavy metal machinery and plant. Full Story...

Surface inspection technology 04/09/2012
Stemmer Imaging can now offer an automatic surface inspection system, based on the Trevista image processing system from OBE GmbH & Co KG. Full Story...

Print and pattern inspection tool allows for natural product variations 24/04/2012
Greater flexibility for industrial print and packaging pattern inspection is achieved by allowing for natural product variations in the test samples. Full Story...

High read rates for a traceability monitoring system 20/03/2012
A German-based industrial product manufacturer has specified Cognex In-Sight 5100 ID readers to create a continuous monitoring system for traceability at several of its facilities across the globe. Full Story...



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