CCD vs CMOS industrial cameras – Learn how CMOS image sensors excel over CCD!

CMOS Image sensors used in machine vision industrial cameras are now the image sensor of choice!  But why is this? Allied Vision conducted a nice comparison between CCD and CMOS cameras showing the advantages in the latest Manta cameras. Until recently, CCD was generally recommended for better image quality with the following properties: High pixel …

3-CMOS machine vision cameras bring color fidelity to the market at half the price as previous models

JAI- 3CMOS Apex cameras

Single sensor machine vision cameras use a mosaic filter placed on the sensor to create color images.  This is also called a ‘Bayer’ filter, named after the person who invented it.  However, color images from this filter lose resolution and color fidelity compared to ‘true’ color images.  Spatial resolution is lost due to interpolation, while …

Allied Vision Manta G-040 & G-158 provide great replacements to legacy CCD cameras

Allied Vision is expanding  its line of Manta machine vision cameras, releasing the Manta G-158 and Manta G-040 GigE Vision cameras.  Featuring the second generation Pregius CMOS image sensors from Sony.  These are great replacements for Legacy Sony ICX424 and Sony ICX445 image sensors found in the Manta G-032 and Manta G-125 cameras. The G-158 …