Industrial cameras

GigE Polarsens

Many materials, such as plastics, glass, metals and liquids display intrinsic polarizing properties. For machine vision systems using standard visible-light cameras, this often means glare and reflected light which result in image artifacts/degradation and limit system effectiveness. Sony's new Polarsens™ sensors with on-chip polarization technology use four-directional (0°, 45°, 90°, 135°) nanowire micro-polarizers placed in front of each 2x2 pixel array (calculation unit) to capture multi-directional polarized images. The precise polarization data delivers additional visual information which can be used to improve contrast, reduce glare, enhance transparent objects, visualize material stress and improve edge detection and segmentation. The supplied software supports various methods of processing the 2x2 pixel arrays including AoLP (Angle of Linear Polarization), DoLP (Degree of Linear Polarization) and four-channel polarization. For additional information about polarization-based industrial cameras and the Polarsens sensors, please have a look at our whitepaper.

  • Resolution: VGA to 5 MP
  • Frame rate: Up to 75 fps
  • Dimensions: 29 x 29 x 43mm
  • Sony Polarsens sensors: color and monochrome
  • Four-directional, on-chip polarization
  • Free software for camera control

Windows software: The Imaging Source authors and supports device drivers, software development kits (SDKs), programming samples, extensions, end user software and software tools for Microsoft Windows.

Linux software: The Imaging Source authors and supports open source drivers and end-user software for Linux, the source code of which is released under Apache 2.0 license.

Product code Resolution (max) FPS (max) Format Sensor Trigger I/Os Type Shutter
newDYK 33GX250 DYK 33GX250 2,448×2,048 (5 MP) 24 2/3 inch IMX250MYR CMOS Pregius Polarsens global
newDZK 33GX250 DZK 33GX250 2,448×2,048 (5 MP) 24 2/3 inch IMX250MZR CMOS Pregius Polarsens global
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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.

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