CMOS image sensors from Canon to be distributed by Phase 1 Technology

Machine vision and imaging component distributor Phase 1 Technology has been selected as the first distributor in the U.S. of Canon’s line of advanced CMOS image sensors.

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Machine vision and imaging component distributor Phase 1 Technology has been selected as the first distributor in the U.S. of Canon’s line of advanced CMOS image sensors.

Phase 1 Technology will offer three CMOS image sensors from Canon:

  • 2.2 MPixel progressive scan, rolling shutter CMOS sensor that features a 19 µm pixel size. Available in RGB color, RGB + IR color, or monochrome. 60 fps max frame rate.
  • 5 MPixel progressive scan, global shutter CMOS image sensor that features a 3.4 µm pixel size. Available in RGB color. 120 fps max frame rate.
  • 120 MPixel progressive scan, rolling shutter CMOS image sensor, which features a 2.2 µm pixel size. Available in RGB color, RGB + IR color, or monochrome. 9.4 fps max frame rate.

"We chose Phase 1 Technology for their machine vision and imaging experience and for their vast knowledge of the industrial marketplace," said Yuichi Ishizuka, President and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "We believe that with Phase 1’s expert knowledge of vison applications and their array of supporting products, their team is highly qualified to deliver the technical assistance, and guidance, we want every potential Canon CMOS Sensor customer to receive."

Rusty Ponce de Leon, President of Phase 1 Technology, also commented: "We’re very excited that Canon U.S.A. has chosen us as a distributor to help bring these advanced sensors to the U.S. market," he said. "These devices will empower our customers to design, develop, and build more powerful and higher performing vision systems for automation, embedded processing, and advanced information applications.

View more information on the Canon sensors here.

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