VOL. 19 | NO. 3
A PENNWELL PUBLICATION
D E S I G N® Vision and Automation Solutions for Engineers and Integrators Worldwide
In this issue
Vision Systems Design annual Buyer’s
Guide is a worldwide resource for
manufacturer’s developing machine
vision and image-processing systems.
19 Automation equipment
20 Cameras and image capture
32 Lighting/Illumination systems
31 Image storage devices
19 Camera accessories
35 Optical subsystems
40 Vision Systems by application
39 System boards
39 Test and measurement equipment
44 System Integrators by Location
45 Manufacturers representatives
47 Company Directory
64 Product Index
More Buyer’s Guide
• See expanded vendor information
• Zero in on a camera provider listed
in our Camera Directory
• Find an integrator to help
customize a system for your
Turn to p. 3 for helpful hints...
5 Image sensors build on the brilliance
Different types of image filters provide sensor
vendors with distinct advantages.
8 sCMOS cameras target
With low read out noise, high dynamic range and
high-speed sCMOS-based cameras are challenging
EMCCD cameras in scientific markets.
10 UV lighting targets machine vision
The advent of LED UV components in numerous
formats is set to make certain types of UV-based
machine vision systems more affordable.
12 Developers look to open sources for
Developers can look to open source code that can be
used either in conjunction or in place of off-the-shelf
14 Standards converters provide mix-and
Using standards converters, developers can leverage
the benefits of one standard while deploying cameras or frame grabbers based on a different interface.
16 Roof tiles inspected with sound and vision
Engineers at ibea have developed a vision-based system that enables such tiles to be inspected at a rate
of 150 per minute.
3 My View • A useful reference
42 Product Showcase
64 Ad Index
2014 Vision Systems Design