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  • EMVA Standard 1288 for Machine Vision Cameras

    The EMVA 1288 is the Standard for Measurement and Presentation of Specifications for Machine Vision Sensors and Cameras.  The sensor is the heart of a camera and therefore its most important component. A sensor consists of pixels with photodiodes that convert energy of the incoming photons to an electrical charge…

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  • What types of lens filters are there?

    Why use a Lens filter? Lens filters are used to control/attenuate parts of the spectrum (colours of light) before they enter the lens/camera.  This can be in the UV (low end), visible (mid range) or NIR (high end) of CCD/CMOS camera sensitivity. There are an almost infinite number of different…

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  • How Do Machine Vision Cameras Help Medicine?

    An Analysis Focused on Colour Fidelity and CCD/CMOS Sensors Cameras have been playing an increasingly important role in medicine for many years now. Regardless of whether you‘re looking at medical devices, laboratory automation or the operating room, in almost every field there are a multitude of everyday applications where cameras…

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  • What’s the difference between USB3.0 and USB3.1?

    Over the past few years USB 3.0 has developed into a popular interface technology for applications in the fields of industry, medicine and consumer electronics. USB 3.0 has now established itself alongside Gigabit Ethernet as an important mainstream interface. The term “USB 3.1” is a more recent but increasingly prevalent addition….

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