SCAN CAMERAS The next ace area scan camera models are 29 millimeters by 29 millimeters by 42 millimeters. They have a 5-megapixel complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor. The cameras deliver up to 14 frames per second at full resolution. They consume 2.5 watts. Basler Vision Technologies (610) 280-0171 www.baslerweb.com INTERFACE GATEWAYS ENX Series AS-Interface Gateways support Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP protocols for communication with standard and safety networks in a single gateway. The entire AS-Interface network is controlled by one AS-Interface gateway. Inputs and outputs are handled asynchronous to the Ethernet traffic. These gateways scan every AS-i node in 150 ìs, which enables up to 62 safety e-stops, magnetic switches and safe outputs. Pepperl+Fuchs (330) 425-3555 www.pepperl-fuchs.com DEVICE CONTROLLER SOFTWARE The device controller software development kit (SDK) for both Matlab and National Instruments LabView is a Photron Fastcam Viewer (PFV) software package. The functionality integrates control of Photron’s cameras with the customer’s existing Matlab and LabView functionality for image acquisition and download. The operator interface provides access to integrate functionality with the cameras ability to capture, replay and produce high-speed image sequences in industry-standard file formats. Photron (800) 585-2129 www.photron.com INSPECTION CAMERA The uEye UI1495LE-C is a 10-megapixel USB color camera designed for applications ranging from parts inspection to microscopy. It has an Aptina ½-inch complementary metal–oxide semiconductor (CMOS) progressive scan sensor in 10-megapixel resolution. The camera delivers frame rates up to 14.94 frames per second. It can be interfaced into any USB 2.0 equipped component. Its ABS housing measures 44 millimeters by 44 millimeters by 25.4 millimeters. IDS GmbH (781) 787-0048 www.ids-imaging.com LINEAR POSITION SENSORS The Macro Sensors CD 375 series of miniature linear variable differential transformers (LVDTs) provides displacement feedback in different robotic applications. The sensors detect position change when an actuator moves the robotic arm, providing an analog voltage signal, proportional to the amount of motion, to a controller that makes appropriate adjustments based on programmable set points. With the data provided by the sensor, the controller can determine when the robotic arm should stop or slow down. They are . Inch in diameter and are designed for applications such automatic inspection equipment. Macro Sensors (856) 662-8000 www.macrosensors.com
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