Medicine with Vision

Cameras are an increasingly common feature in modern medical technology. Read here how exactly they're being used and why.

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Vision Campus

If you are looking for easy comprehensible information about the complex topic vision technology, you came to the right place. Here, in our Vision Campus, we will give you an introduction to digital image processing systems, machine vision or on how digital cameras work – by text and by video. Why don’t you take a look around?

Lighting in Image Processing

The right lighting is key for any image processing system. It helps determine whether an inspection task is handled efficiently or not.
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What is Time of Flight?

A ToF camera can deliver  3D image information and helps
to solve tasks where 2D data isn't enough. In our newest video, you'll learn precisely how this kind of camera works.
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Image Processing in Industry 4.0

Image processing systems in Industry 4.0 are tools for efficient, automated production based on visually captured data.
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What is image quality?

What exactly does image quality mean? Our latest video explains which factors contribute to image quality and how you can assess the image quality of different camera models.
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Camera Sizes: the Smaller, the Finer

Compact, mini, sugarcube – small camera formats have become an inherent feature within many industrial image processing applications. Read about the advantages of small formats here.
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USB 3.0 – Interface of the Future

USB 3.0 is the latest generation of camera interfaces. Read more about the benefits of USB 3.0 and why it is the interface of the future.
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What is an Interface?

The right interface is always an important factor in choosing a camera. Our latest video explains how to find the right interface for your camera.
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How Can I Find the Right Lens?

To capture clear images, you need more than just a good camera. You also need the right lens. Read here about how to find the right lens.
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The Components of a Vision System

In our latest video, Thies Moeller walks you through the basics of vision systems. What is this kind of system made up of and how is it used? Learn all about it here!
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Cutting Through the Noise: Camera Selection

Finding the right camera for an image process system isn't always easy. Our guide gives you tips on how to make the process less complicated.
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Image Processing Systems — The Basics

You'll find out how image processing systems are constructed and which system requirements must be met for use in industry.
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How Does a Digital Camera Work?

How and when were digital industrial cameras developed, how do they work and what are they used for? Learn all about it in our first Vision Campus video!
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The Future Belongs to CMOS

CMOS sensors are increasingly replacing CCD sensors. The job of sensors in general and the benefits of CMOS sensors in particular are explored in this article.
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Speed Matters

For many image processing applications, you'll need a camera with real-time capability. Which applications qualify? And what exactly does “real-time” mean? – It’s all explained here.
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NIR: Seeing Clearly Even in Low Light

To take high quality images in poor lighting conditions, you'll need near-infrared cameras. We explain to you what that means.
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Camera Link

High bandwidth paired with convenient use — that's the lure of Camera Link. We'll explain everything you need to know about this interface.
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GigE is an abbreviation for "Gigabit Ethernet" and is the name of a specific camera interface. The benefits of that interface and its factors to consider can be read here.
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A series of standards have been developed for industrial image processing. GenICam is one of them. Read more about it here.
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USB 3.0 and USB3 Vision Standard

Most people are familiar with USB interfaces from their home computers. The special features of USB 3.0 and its influence on image processing can be found here.
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FireWire or IEEE 1394

FireWire is an older, but still frequently encountered camera interface. More on this topic can be found here.
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High-Sensitivity Image Processing Cameras

To capture the best possible images, you should use a camera with exceptional light sensitivity. We explain precisely what that means and how to find a camera using those insights.
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Cameras in Industrial Image Processing

Industrial image processing — also known as Machine Vision — is used to optimize production processes. We present the individual components to you in greater detail.
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Automated Optical Inspection (AOI)

All Machine Vision cameras have one shared task: optical inspections. This text will explain to you precisely how that works.
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