EC: Genie TS GigE Vision camera
Machine and embedded control – Machine vision, barcode readers: The Genie TS series from Teledyne Dalsa combines advancements in our CMOS imaging sensor technology with a newly optimized camera series that delivers the widest, most powerful feature set ever in a GigE Vision camera. This is a Control Engineering 2012 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
The Genie TS series from Teledyne Dalsa combines advancements in our CMOS imaging sensor technology with a newly optimized camera series that delivers the widest, most powerful feature set ever in a GigE Vision camera. The Genie TS is packed with advanced features such as image filtering, image compression, color correction, color space conversion, and image transfer-on-demand. Engineered to meet the ever increasing speed and image clarity requirements of machine vision, the Genie TS is the perfect blend of form and function for a wide range of industrial applications including semiconductor, electronics, food, packaging and other manufacturing and assembly processes. The Genie TS is also the first machine vision camera platform engineered for Intelligent Traffic/Transportation Systems (ITS) applications. Integrated performance and operational capabilities include remarkable dynamic range to optimize image capture from sun-to-shade, motorized lens control with image-to-image aperture, zoom and focus functionality, auto iris, and both RS-485 and RS-232 ports to control peripherals around the camera. These features are all built into a tough, compact body equipped with a GigE Vision-compliant, direct-to-PC interface which makes high speed data transfer and multi-camera networks easy to deploy.
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