5th month: Smart cameras challenge PC-based vision systems for dominance

Dec. 9, 2013

In this May magazine article, we took a look at the continued development of smart cameras, and how these relatively low-cost models may be able to effectively replace conventional cameras. By integrating lenses, sensors, processors, camera-to-computer interfaces, and software, these camera systems are engineered to replace PC systems that rely on separate camera, frame grabber, PC, and software components. At print time, more than 20 camera manufacturers were offering products that were being deployed in applications varying from barcode reading to industrial inspection.

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About the Author

James Carroll

Former VSD Editor James Carroll joined the team 2013.  Carroll covered machine vision and imaging from numerous angles, including application stories, industry news, market updates, and new products. In addition to writing and editing articles, Carroll managed the Innovators Awards program and webcasts.

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