Machine vision is a dynamic field: STEMMER IMAGING and our suppliers are the world´s leading manufacturers for machine vision components and solutions, introducing many brand new developments several times a year.
On 1 March 2019, Arne Dehn will take over the postion of CEO STEMMER IMAGING AG from current CEO Christof Zollitsch. Together with the proven Executive Board team of Martin Kersting (CTO) and Lars Böhrnsen (CFO), new CEO Arne Dehn will lead technology provider STEMMER IMAGING into the future. Christof Zollitsch will resign from the Executive Board at his own request.
Hyperspectral imaging provides its users with a high-performance possibility to determine differences in the chemical composition of test objects. This technology opens up interesting applications in areas such as recycling or food production.
Machine vision technology does not only achieve extraordinary results in industrial applications, it is also very useful in other areas. The following article shows some examples from the sporting world.
A new approach to manual PCB assembly verification has helped one manufacturer significantly improve the quality of boards it manufactures for use in car audio devices.
A self-contained camera system ensures that almost 50 components are correctly assembled before the boards move to the next stage.
The new Fujinon CF-ZA-1S series of ultrahigh resolution lenses has been introduced for high precision inspection and measurement applications using cameras featuring 1.1” image sensors. Satisfying the growing popularity for these larger diameter sensors with a small 2.5 µm pixel pitch (equivalent to 23 Mpixels), the new range contains lenses with focal lengths from 8 to 50 mm.
The introduction of new Gocator® laser line profilers, snapshot sensors and the GoMax plug and play smart vision accelerator by LMI Technologies transforms inline quality inspection capabilities. The 2500 series of smart sensors are the fastest, most compact, and advanced Gocator® 3D laser line profilers to date. The Gocator 3504 is the highest XY resolution 3D snapshot sensor on the market today. GoMax® can accelerate any Gocator® by adding massive GPU-driven data processing power to the sensor (or sensor network).
STEMMER IMAGING has developed a GenICam Transport Layer (GenTL) for the innovative Intel® 400 Series of RealSense™ stereo cameras and depth modules to make them GenICam compliant. This greatly enhances the use of Intel® RealSense™ imaging technology in machine vision systems by providing connectivity to all GenTL-compliant software packages for further processing and analysis.
The new Genie Nano-5G GigE Vision cameras from Teledyne DALSA provide exceptional data transfer capabilities using industry-standard Ethernet technology at an extremely attractive price point. With data transfer rates in excess of 5 Gb/s possible over cable lengths up to 100 metres, and a choice of high performance Sony sensors, these new cameras open up a host of new applications in a wide range of industries.
The LightBridge 2 ACL is the latest stand-alone CameraLink frame grabber from Silicon Software. This compact unit can readily be deployed on the factory floor to acquire and pre-process images. These can then be transferred over distances up to 60 metres to a remote PC for analysis.