New 6 MP Single-board Cameras (USB 3.1, Gen. 1)

(November 21, 2017) - The Imaging Source, international manufacturer of machine vision cameras and software for industrial imaging, has just announced the immediate availability of new 6 MP single-board cameras (color and monochrome) featuring Sony's extremely light-sensitive STARVIS IMX178 sensor and USB 3.1 (Gen. 1) reversible Type-C port connection.

The IMX178 board-level cameras provide an excellent combination of high resolution and high speed (6 MP at max. 60 fps). Sony STARVIS sensors are among the most light-sensitive sensors on the market and deliver superb image quality suitable for demanding embedded machine vision tasks - making them a cost-effective solution for a range of applications such as intelligent traffic systems (ITS), optical inspection, medical engineering, logistics etc. The cameras' small form-factor (30 x 30 x 12 mm) and USB 3 Vision compliance allow for easy integration in applications adhering to the standard.

The Imaging Source provides free software tools and SDKs for Windows and Linux platforms: IC Imaging Control SDK; the end-user software IC Capture for image acquisition; IC 3D for 3D stereo depth estimation; IC Measure for on-screen measurement; and IC Barcode, an SDK for 1- and 2D barcode detection.

USB 3.1 color board camera

USB 3.1 monochrome board camera

About The Imaging Source

The Imaging Source is a multinational enterprise with branches in the US, Taiwan and Germany. Established in 1990, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of imaging products for scientific, industrial and medical applications. The industrial cameras, converters and frame grabbers manufactured by The Imaging Source are highly robust and are designed to run maintenance free for years in many applications: machine vision, AOI (automated optical inspection), visual inspection, factory automation, quality control, medical, life science, and microscopy, and amateur astronomy.

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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 interfaces and other innovative machine vision products are renowned for their high quality and ability to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications.

Automated Imaging Association ISO 9001:2015 certified

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