Machine vision camera and lens selection tools including educational resources

1stVision is making it easier in selecting industrial imaging components!   We have introduced new  machine vision camera and lens selector tools in our new website in addition to our educational resources. 5 ways to help in your industrial imaging selection are below: Industrial machine vision camera selector:  Sort by manufacturer, interface, resolution, image sensor and …

How to get greater resolution from your color sensor using a low cost 18 MP IDS camera

Bayer Patter - Mono

The AR1820HS Image sensor 18 mega pixel sensor in the IDS Imaging IDS Imaging UI-3590 camera models was launched by the sensor manufacturer ON Semiconductor as a pure color sensor.  Like all color sensors, the Bayer filter means that you get color images with effectively only around a quarter of the nominal sensor resolution, as …

Dalsa line scan polarization camera makes invisible visible!

Teledyne Dalsa has released the first line scan polarization camera for machine vision.  The Piranha4 polarization camera provides the capability of detecting , stress, surface roughness,  birefringence and physical properties undetectable with conventional imaging making the invisible visible! This unique technique uses four polarization channels with a color line scan camera solving various applications, but …