IP67 housings cool smart cameras

JULY 20, 2009--Gecko housings from autoVimation are available with a range of mounting accessories for assembling housings and cameras into complete image-processing systems.

Jul 20th, 2009

JULY 20, 2009--Gecko housings from autoVimation, which are designed especially for smart cameras from Vision Components, are available with a range of mounting accessories for assembling housings and cameras into complete image-processing systems. Accessories include modular mounting brackets for illumination and housing. Featuring adjustable joints, the mounting brackets allow optimal positioning of the illumination and camera housing on site and during installation. The brackets can be combined with virtually any standard illumination source. Available in three sizes for various lens lengths, the IP67 housings protect cameras from water, dust, and mechanical damage. They are designed to dissipate the heat generated by smart cameras.
Vision Components
Ettlingen, Germany
www.vision-components.com

-- Posted by Carrie Meadows, Vision Systems Design, www.vision-systems.com

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Modular vision system thanks to construction kit approach:
Wide range of accessories for Smart Camera enclosures

Ettlingen - Gecko housings from autoVimation, which are designed especially for Smart Cameras from Vision Components, are now available with a wide range of mounting accessories. This allows users to easily assemble housings and cameras into complete image processing systems. The accessories include modular mounting brackets for illumination and housing which render the time-consuming in-house manufacturing of mechanical components unnecessary. Featuring adjustable joints, the mounting brackets allow for the optimal position-ing of the illumination and camera housing on site and during installation. The illumination brackets can be combined with virtually any standard illumination.

Available in three sizes for various lens lengths, the easy-to-install IP67 hous-ings optimally protect VC cameras from water, dust and mechanical damage. Especially designed to dissipate the heat generated by Smart Cameras, the Gecko housings effectively cool the installed camera.

Company Background
Vision Components GmbH was founded in 1996 by Michael Engel, inventor of the first intelligent camera for industrial applications. Today, VC is a leading supplier in the field of industrial image processing. The Ettlingen-based company develops and distributes intelligent, network-compatible real-time cameras. Equipped with the proprietary multitasking operating system VCRT, the devices operate without an additional PC, making them easy to integrate into almost any industrial facility. Typical application areas include quality and completeness checks, measurement technology and biometric access control.

Contact:
Vision Components GmbH
Ottostr. 2
76 275 Ettlingen
Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)7243 / 2167-16
Fax: +49 (0)7243 / 2167-11
web: www.vision-components.com

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