Category Archives: Frame grabbers

When Machine Vision meets the NFL

Sep 10, 2013

Where were you Sunday evening? As a football fan, I was watching the Dallas Cowboys Season Opener against the New York Giants, on NBC Sunday Night Football. This was a defining moment for Machine Vision: the first time that Replay … Continue reading

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A Program of Study for Machine Vision you say? Great idea.

Dec 6, 2012

While I could post on B Grey’s blog and agree that a program of study for implementing machine vision is a great idea, I believe there’s more buy cheap viagra canada to say. That the AIA’s the organization to lead … Continue reading

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Interface Technology Debates Aside – What about Costs?

Oct 30, 2012

I have seen so many debates around the technical merits of CoaXPress and Camera Link HS that I sometimes feel we may have overlooked what I would say is nearly as important – when a product is reliable and performs adequately for its purpose, … Continue reading

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A New Predator in the Machine Vision World

Oct 10, 2012

I was recently reading an article about the upcoming USB3 Vision interface standard – essentially a discussion around the impact of USB3 Vision on GigE Vision, (its sister standard from the AIA). Though I agree that USB3 Vision is the new … Continue reading

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CLHS Standard Development for MV Delivers its Own Lessons.

Jul 16, 2012

By my own admission, and as an engineer with more than a few years of design experience, I recognize there are always opportunities for learning. I’d like to share with you my most recent schooling – it was around CRC … Continue reading

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Camera Link 2.0 Improves on Cable Specification

May 25, 2012

When Camera Link was originally released in 2000, it represented a giant step forward in Machine Vision: it enabled a common interface to replace the proprietary pinouts used by LVDS cameras. All of a sudden, camera and frame grabber manufacturers … Continue reading

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Image Filtering in FPGAs

May 9, 2012

Image filters – like Gaussian blurring, median filtering, and morphological operations, are indispensable tools in image pre-processing. But with the increasing bandwidth requirements today, such pre-processing tasks can be offloaded to a parallel processing hardware monster known as an FPGA … Continue reading

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Looking at transfer bandwidth from another perspective

Apr 17, 2012

One thing I’ve learned from my years in Machine Vision is that performance and bandwidth are never enough to satisfy leading edge applications; hence the constant quest to increase the transmission speed of camera interfaces. Teledyne DALSA has always been … Continue reading

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Sowing the Seeds of Camera Link HS

Apr 3, 2012

Its spring time finally, a time of new beginnings and a time to get out in the garden and start planting in anticipation of the harvest to come. In my mind, technology and product development are a bit like gardening … Continue reading

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