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posted in December 2008
Camera design for machine vision
Design How-To  
12/19/2008   Post a comment
The fundamental components of machine vision and a close look at camera requirements, including image sensor technology, architecture requirements, interface standards, resolutions, frame rates and signal processing.
LED ballast design delivers 200W with PFC
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
A ballast designed to drive LEDs totaling a 100W or greater load must have low harmonic line current, high energy efficiency and small dimensions.
Turntable imaging system inspects power electronics base blanks
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
Using imaging components supplied by Stemmer Imaging, the German Mainz based system integrator IMSTec has developed a high-speed optical inspection system for power electronic base plates.
Quantum network storage problem overcome
News & Analysis  
12/8/2008   1 comment
Georgia Tech researchers are claiming a 200-fold increase in quantum memory storage times, making the technology feasible for secure, long-distance quantum networking.
Intel breaks record with optical CMOS device
News & Analysis  
12/7/2008   Post a comment
Researchers from Intel Corp. have demonstrated a photo detector built in CMOS that the company claims is the highest performance optical component of its class to date, research Intel claims shows the way to designs that could increase the distance or lower power and cost of optical links.
Powerful gaming processor for machine vision
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12/2/2008   Post a comment
The Cell/B.E. processor was primary developed for fast scene calculation in computer games. With optimized image acquisition components, Matrix Vision makes it possible to use this power for industrial image processing applications.
Single-board Gigabit Ethernet cameras
Product News  
12/2/2008   Post a comment
Prosilica introduces its new GB-Series range of single-board OEM cameras with Gigabit Ethernet interface in small form factor.
Optically isolated modulator measures motor phase currents
Product News  
12/1/2008   Post a comment
With an innovative modulator design, Avago's latest product uses an external clock to provide precise measurement of motor phase currents in power inverter applications.
New colour camera combines high performance with small size
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12/1/2008   Post a comment
The new FCB-EX11D camera module from Sony Europe's Image Sensing Solutions Division is a lightweight, ultra-compact addition to the company's range of FCB block cameras.
New family of USB 2.0 digital cameras
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12/1/2008   Post a comment
Point Grey Research announced the launch of the Chameleon line of USB 2.0 digital cameras which joins the existing line of FireWire digital imaging products.
Multi-channel frame-grabber in PCI Express format
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12/1/2008   Post a comment
The Phoenix HD-SDI range of frame grabber offers low latency capture from uncompressed 8-bit and 10-bit Serial Digital Interface (SDI) and High Definition Serial Interface (HD-SDI) video sources.


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