5 benefits of using strobed lighting for machine vision applications

Gardasoft controller for machine vision

Pulsing (aka strobing)  a machine vision LED  light is powerful technique that can beneficial to machine vision systems in various ways.   This blog post outlines 5 benefits you will receive from pulsing  a LED  light head.  Gardasoft is an industry leader in strobe controllers capable of driving 3rd party LED light heads or custom …

Imaging Basics – Calculating Exposure time for machine vision cameras

calculate camera exposure

    In any industrial camera application, one key setting is the exposure time of the camera.  In cases where this is set arbitrarily, the resulting image maybe blurry due to movement of the scene we are imaging.  To maximize our settings, we can calculate the minimum exposure time to eliminate blur and maximize our …

There is NO such thing as a “Megapixel” machine vision lens!.. Say what??

Lenses

There has been a lot written about the ratings of machine vision lenses.  1stVision had created white papers that describe this in detail. However, the lens industry continues to use the marketing term, Megapixel Machine Vision Lens. Let’s get this out of the way right now.  There is NO such thing as a Megapixel Machine …