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Tiny hi-res LiDAR depth camera captures 3D scenes
FRAMOS has announced that it now includes Intel’s first LiDAR depth camera, the new L515, in its product range. The L515 is the world’s smallest and most power-efficient solid-state LiDAR depth camera with XGA resolution and a large range of 0.25 to 9m. It generates 30 frames per second with a depth resolution of 1024x768px.
Colour pipeline of a camera training course
FRAMOS has announced that it is offering a new training course on the colour pipeline of a digital camera especially for designers, development engineers and test engineers who work with colour cameras. The technically oriented, two-day course is being held on 26 and 27 March at the company’s headquarters in Taufkirchen, Germany.
Sensor module for MIPI CSI-2 conversion expands ecosystem
FRAMOS has announced that it is expanding its sensor module ecosystem with the new Sony IMX530 global shutter CMOS sensor. The corresponding FRAMOS FSM-IMX530 sensor module with SLVS and SLVS-EC interface fits into the ecosystem and so can be used in the existing hardware and software environment.
Distributor for OLED Microdisplays in North America appointed
Global supplier of imaging products, custom vision solutions and OEM services, FRAMOS Group, has been appointed as a North American approved supplier for the Sony OLED Microdisplay product line. The OLED Microdisplay series offers a high-quality display solution for applications using micro-sized displays in industrial and consumer electronics to provide a very high picture quality.
VGA sensor features super-fast frame rates
Available from FRAMOS, the Sony IMX426 Pregius 3rd generation Global Shutter CMOS image sensor provides 9µm pixel size and reaches VGA resolution with 1,449 fps@10-bit for maximised throughput in Factory Automation. VGA resolution is sufficient to solve lots of application tasks in Factory Automation and ITS, it’s the image quality and bandwidth that makes the difference and brings precise and fast inspection results.
Connecting Sony sensors to Xilinx FPGAs for the Asian market
Advanced digital medical imaging solutions provider, Vieworks, is using the recently released SLVS-EC RX IP Core for Xilinx FPGAs from global imaging expert FRAMOS. The FRAMOS IP Core to optimises resources and accelerates implementation with the latest Sony CMOS sensors, and focuses on the advanced Machine Vision applications in the Asian markets.
EMCCD imager increases NIR image quality
An update to the successful Interline Transfer EMCCD KAE sensor family from ON Semiconductor has been launched, the newest model aims to provide high quality imaging in extreme low light conditions. The KAE-08152 is a 4/3” imager with 8.1 Megapixel resolution that provides increased Quantum Efficiency, specifically for NIR wavelengths.
Block camera features 30x zoom and global shutter imaging
Tamron has launched its very first global shutter block camera. The MP2030M-GS is equipped with Sony’s IMX265, an industrial grade 1/1.8” Global Shutter CMOS sensor. This camera is combined with a built-in high-power 30x zoom lens and is suitable for both wide angle and telephoto pictures. In addition, the advanced feature set makes the new Tamron block camera a perfect 24/7 candidate for both day and night conditions in security...
Sensor module for embedded video applications
It has been announced that Sunex Optics has released its first sensor module, the MOD255I, based on its 4K Miniature DSL255 SuperFishEye Lens for easy digital video device development with embedded vision.
25GigE high speed area scan cameras launched
The addition of 25GigE cameras to their product line up has been announced by Emergent Vision Technology (EVT). The recently released 25GigE Vision successor includes all GigE benefits, but with a 2.5x increase in data and frame rates over 10GigE.
A fast solution for electronic view finders and wearables
The small video displays, OLED Micro-displays from Sony Semiconductor Solutions are for the reproduction of images that are well-suited for electronic view finders, and head-mounted devices. These very thin displays exhibit high brightness, operate at low power and are made from a solid Si-wafer substrate.
CMOS imager for high-speed monitoring and sensing
The Sony IMX397 is a small 1/6.4” CMOS Global Shutter sensor with a pixel pitch of 3,45µm, and providing VGA resolution. It is a low noise, low power imager with a small footprint and a high-speed throughput of 240fps at full resolution. These qualities, together with MIPI output and a compact package, make this embedded low-cost imager a suitable option for Factory Automation, industrial applications, and sensing.
SLVS-EC RX IP Core for Xilinx FPGA’s available at FRAMOS
FRAMOS has officially launched the first SLVS-EC RX IP Core for easy sensor interfacing with FPGAs from Xilinx. The proprietary FRAMOS FPGA module available with an Evaluation Kit, connects SONY’s latest high-speed SLVS-EC interface with Xilinx FPGAs and enables vision engineers to seamlessly upgrade to Sony’s interface technology of the future and to create high-performance vision solutions.
Image sensors feature high speed interface for factory automation
SONY has released their new image sensors within its third generation Pregius line, featuring the SLVS-EC high speed interface. Both the CMOS Global Shutter IMX425 and the IMX432, with a 1.1” optical format, provide 1,78MP resolution, and a pixel pitch of 9µm for image quality. These next generation sensors are available at FRAMOS. The IMX425 is a suitable fit for high speed factory automation with an 8/10/12-bit A/D converter and a t...
Image sensor platform enables small footprint integration
The XGS 12000 and XGS 8000 devices in the new X-Class CMOS image sensor platform from ON Semiconductor provide 12.6 and 8.8MP (4k UHD) global shutter imaging for machine vision, ITS, and, broadcast applications. All ON Semiconductor image sensors and accessories are available from FRAMOS.
Latest vision solutions making machines see and think
FRAMOS will educate current and potential users about the latest advances in 3D technology and Embedded Vision and provide practical solutions to industry-specific challenges in Hall B at Booth 302. For a very easy integration of 3D technology equipping machines with human-like senses and the ability to see, sense, understand, interact, and learn, FRAMOS will showcase Intel's RealSense Technology with a live demonstration.
FRAMOS Sensor Tech Days 2018 presents the latest news
The third FRAMOS Sensor Tech Days conference, held from 15th to 16th May in Hamburg, Germany, will offer the ideal platform for vision system developers to share information and exchange ideas. This workshop will feature exclusive presentations by SONY Japan, ON Semiconductor, INTEL and XILINX on current vision developments, new products and technologies and future trends and innovations.
Ruggedised lens series minimises image aberration in robotics
Computar has designed the MPW2-R ruggedised lens series, a ruggedised version of its popular 5 Megapixel, 2/3" MPW2 series of machine vision lenses. Available through global imaging company FRAMOS, the lenses are made for machine vision applications in demanding environments, where maintaining optical integrity with vibrations, shocks, and temperature changes is critical. The very compact design with fixed F-stops and focal lengths allows embedde...
Anti shock and vibration lenses designed for robotics applications
Fujinon has researched the robustness of lenses and developed a dedicated 'anti-shock and vibration' design. The HF-12M and HF-5M series are already equipped, available through the global vision specialist FRAMOS. Industrial imaging systems dealing with motion, shock, or vibration benefit from consistent image quality and less maintenance.
CMOS sensor enables simultaneous 2D and 3D imaging
Global provider of image sensor technology, ON Semiconductor, has recently announced its new AR0430 CMOS digital image sensor. This device, available from the global imaging company FRAMOS, combines classic 2D video imaging and 3D image recognition on a single sensor. The AR0430 CMOS sensor, with a small 1/3.1" optical format, delivers high-quality images with advanced 2.0µm pixel stacked BSI technology and a 4MP resolution at 120 fram...