Challenges you will encounter with high speed machine vision applications and how to solve them!

Mikrotron high speed cameras

High speed machine vision camera applications can solve many problems ranging from diagnosing high speed packaging production lines, sports analytics to droplet characterization in spraying applications to name a few. These solutions require high frame rate cameras, but as in many machine vision applications, there are challenges that must be overcome to be successful. 4 …

How do I sort through all the new industrial camera image sensors to make a decision? Download the sensor cheat sheet!

industrial camera decision

The latest CMOS image sensor technology from Sony and ON-SEMI have continued to expand the industrial camera market.  Sony has now reached its 3rd Generation Pregius sensors in addition to adding the low light performer, Starvis sensor.  ON-SEMI has also continued with higher resolutions and has the next generation in the works.   Given all …

What are global shutters and rolling shutters in machine vision cameras? How can we use lower cost rolling shutter cameras?

We often are asked the question, “What is the difference between a global and rolling shutter image sensor in machine vision cameras? ”  Although they both take nice pictures, they are very different image sensors with pro’s and con’s of each.  In the end, rolling shutter image sensors cost less, but are not always recommended for …

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 …