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Vision China Shanghai 2018

Published on March 29, 2018

Trade professionals from a wide variety of industries convened on this year's Vision China Shanghai 2018 to see the latest offerings from the world of machine vision. The Imaging Source displayed its newest USB 3.1 (gen. 1) industrial and board cameras featuring Sony's Pregius and STARVIS sensors.

<strong>New 37 and 38 series (USB 3.1, gen.1)</strong> industrial and board-level cameras on display at Vision China Shanghai 2018.

In addition to static camera displays, booth visitors were invited to see how features such as trigger, strobe, resolution, image capture and processing function among the camera models via dynamic conditions offered by a Carrera race track.

<strong>Making the rounds:</strong> demonstration of camera models DFK 33UX252, DFK 33GX174e and DFK Z12GP031 using a Carrera race track.

The Imaging Source also partnered with MiM Tech to demonstrate MiM Tech's software using the DFK 33GP1300 camera. Their "iMatch" feature allows end-users to set the program to locate specific objects for tracking, measurement and inspection which is especially interesting for applications in automated production and defect inspection.

<strong>USB 3.1, USB 3.0, GigE, Zoom and Board Cameras</strong> at Vision China Shanghai 2018.

Many thanks to our distributor ShenZhen Sunvision Technology and the China Society of Image and Graphics (CSIG) for a great show!

Upcoming Trade Shows: February - April 2018

Published on February 6, 2018

At the following trade shows, The Imaging Source will present a range of imaging hardware and machine vision solutions including the new USB 3.1 (gen.1) board-level and industrial cameras as well as the stereo 3D system, IC 3D and the software converter USB 3 to 10 GigE.

  • VISION CHINA, Shanghai, China. Booth 5412. March 14 - 16, 2018.
  • The Vision Show, Boston, USA. Booth 310. April 10 - 12, 2018.
  • Control, Stuttgart, Germany. Booth 6002 (Hall 6). April 24 - 27, 2018.

The Imaging Source Reseller Trade Shows:

We invite you to take a closer look at our products and discuss your needs with our sales staff. Please feel free to call us at any time or write an email.


Published on February 2, 2018

The spotlight was on inspection and measurement equipment at ELECTROTEST JAPAN. The Imaging Source's Japanese reseller ARGO Corp. displayed the new USB 3.1 industrial and board-level cameras featuring the USB3 Vision standard as well as the new stereo 3D system, IC 3D during the 3-day event from January 17-19, 2018.

<strong>ARGO Corp. Sales Representative, Yuya Nishida, at ELECTROTEST JAPAN.

With production managers making up a large percentage of the trade show's visitors, many found the opportunity for face to face consultation about camera and lens requirements to be especially helpful.

Many thanks to ARGO Corp. for a great show!

SPS IPC Drives Nuremberg

Published on December 18, 2017

SPS IPC Drives has long been one of the leading trade shows for factory automation in Germany. Industry 4.0 was a main theme during the three-day event in Nuremberg where The Imaging Source participated in the "Vision Expert Huddles" and presented a range of imaging hardware including the new industrial and board-level cameras featuring the USB3 Vision standard (USB 3.1, gen. 1), the 42 MP autofocus camera as well as the new stereo 3D system, IC 3D.

<strong>Stereo 3D made easy: IC 3D stereo camera system (with Effilux Effi-Lase V2 pattern projector) at SPS IPC Drives, Nuremberg 2017.

Dynamic Object Tracking at AOI Forum & Show 2017

Published on November 3, 2017

At this year's AOI Forum & Show (September 28, 2017), The Imaging Source partnered with MiM Tech software and Hi Keen Tech lenses to present the highly versatile imaging solution, IC iVision. The Imaging Source's "33 series" DMK 33GP1300 GigE camera was paired with Hi Keen's low-distortion lens and MiM Tech's image processing library to demonstrate dynamic object tracking and surface defect inspection.

<strong>IC iVision</strong> display featuring the DMK 33GP1300 GigE camera, Hi Keen's telecentric lens and software by MiM Tech.

As a leading university for electrical and computer engineering studies and research, the campus at The National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan serves as a perfect venue for the one-day show. Each year, AOIEA hosts the show mainly as an exchange forum for students and researchers involved in automated optical inspection. Integrators, component suppliers, equipment manufacturers, academic researchers and students acquainted themselves with the latest industry developments in hardware and software.

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About The Imaging Source

Established in 1990, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial cameras, frame grabbers and video converters for production automation, quality assurance, logistics, medicine, science and security.

Our comprehensive range of cameras with USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, GigE, FireWire 400, FireWire 800 interfaces and other machine vision products are renowned for being innovative, high quality and for constantly meeting the performance requirements of demanding applications.

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