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  • i-SPEED 5 series high-speed mid-range cameras...
    on December 17, 2018 at 4:46 pm

    Three mid-range cameras in the i-SPEED 5 series, each with a monochrome and color version, have been released by iX Cameras. The cameras are based around a custom 12-bit CMOS sensor with a maximum frame rate of 500,000 fps. A fast mode shutter option allows exposure times of 250 ns. The 508, 510, […]

  • ACT NOW: Still time to get recognized for your...
    on December 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Vision Systems Design’s Innovators Awards Program—which recognizes companies that demonstrate excellence in a product or technology, an application, or in research and development—is open for entries until December 21. […]

  • Triton GigE cameras from LUCID Vision Labs made...
    on December 13, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    The Triton GigE Vision camera line from LUCID Vision Labs is 29 x 29 mm in size, features IP67 protection, M12 Ethernet and M8 I/O connectors, and an optional IP67 sealed lens tube. Triton-series cameras minimize image sensor tilt and rotation through active alignment. […]

  • Epson Robots adds N6 model to its Flexion line of...
    on December 13, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    The Flexion N6 6-Axis robot, the latest entry in the Flexion series of robots build for industrial automation, is currently available from Epson Robots. The N6 has a 1,000 mm-long arm and can handle 6 kg payloads, improvements from Epson's N2 6-axis model. In late 2018, Epson will release a clean […]

  • Teledyne e2v adds 5 MPixel CMOS image sensor to...
    on December 10, 2018 at 4:40 pm

    The Emerald 5M, a new addition to Teledyne e2v's Emerald line of CMOS image sensors, is a 5 MPixel sensor with a 1/1.8" optical format available in monochrome and color. The new sensor features a 2.8 µm low-noise, global shutter pixel in a 2560 x 1936 array and can stream 50 fps at 10 […]

  • High-speed imaging course at MIT teaches...
    on December 7, 2018 at 7:54 pm

    Watching a bullet slice through an object as thin as a playing card is an impressive sight. It is also an image you cannot capture without the right high-speed imaging system. […]

  • SmartSens announces 4 MPixel CMOS image sensor...
    on December 7, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    SmartSens has announced the SC4210 CMOS image sensor, based on BSI technology, with a 3.0 µm pixel, 1/1.8" optical size, and the ability to run up to 60 fps at 4 MPixel resolution. The SC4210 has sensitivity up to 4800 m/Vlux, maximum signal-to-noise ratio of 43 dB, and supports a […]

  • IRSX smart infrared imaging camera series...
    on December 7, 2018 at 4:16 pm

    Automation Technology has introduced the IRSX series of smart infrared cameras, designed for industrial use. The IRSX cameras have a pixel size of 17 x 17 µm. The IRS336 model has a resolution of 336 x 256 and the IRS640 model is 640 x 512. Both cameras have a spectral range of 7.5 - […]

  • Collaborative robot from Universal Robots rings...
    on December 6, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    On October 17, a collaborative robot from Universal Robots rang the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) bell. […]

  • Precision Glass & Optics introduces finished...
    on December 5, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O) has introduced a line of finished infrared optics, designed for a variety of commercial and defense applications, that operate from 0.75 µm out to 15 µm and therefore cover the near-infrared and longwave-infrared spectrums. Materials […]