Point Grey's latest Grasshopper3 USB 3.0 camera features 4.1MPixel CMOS image sensor

Aug. 29, 2013
Point Grey has added a 4.1-MPixel global shutter camera, the GS3-U3-41C6, to its Grasshopper3 family of USB 3.0 cameras. GS3-U3-41C6 model cameras feature a CMOSIS CMV4000 1” CMOS image sensor with 2048 x 2048 pixels and 5.5 µm x 5.5 µm square pixels.

Point Grey has added a 4.1-MPixel global shutter camera, the GS3-U3-41C6, to its Grasshopper3 family of USB 3.0 cameras. The global shutter cameras feature a CMOSIS CMV4000 1” CMOSimage sensor with 2048 x 2048 pixels and 5.5 µm x 5.5 µm square pixels. The camera uses Point Grey’s USB 3.0 line layer IP, implemented in an FPGA, together with a 128 MByte frame buffer. Each model measures 44 x 29 x 58 mm in size and offers a number of features, including a full image processing pipeline that supports color interpolation, pixel binning, and region of interest modes. USB3 Vision-compliant firmware will be available for Grasshopper3 models by the end of Q4 2013.

Contact:Point Grey
Headquarters: Richmond, BC, Canada
Product: Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-41C6 USB 3.0 camera
Key Features:
CMOSIS CMV4000 1” CMOS image sensor, global shutter, 128 MByte frame buffer, 44 x 29 x 58 mm size, image processing pipeline.

What Point Grey says:
View a press release on the GS3-U3-41C6 camera.

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