Matrox Imaging camera features laser line extraction for 3-D scanning

For triangulation-based 3-D digitizing applications, the Matrox GatorEye extracts the laser line in an image to subpixel accuracy and produces the corresponding positional depth/height array.

Sep 23rd, 2011
Matrox Imaging GatorEye CCD camera
Matrox Imaging GatorEye CCD camera

Fortriangulation-based 3-D digitizing applications, the Matrox GatorEye extracts the laser line in an image to subpixel accuracy and produces the corresponding positional depth/height array. The industrial camera is available in six sensor configurations: 640 × 480 pixels at 110 frames/s, 1/3-in. monochrome or color CCD; 1280 × 960 pixels at 22.5 frames/s, 1/3-in. monochrome or color CCD; and 1600 × 1200 pixels at 15 frames/s, 1/1.8-in. monochrome or color CCD. For connectivity to external devices, an optocoupled trigger input, strobe output, eight GPIOs, and a controlled current source for driving LED illuminators directly are included. Power is supplied either by 12–24 VDC or PoE (GigE Vision interface).
Matrox Imaging
Dorval, QC, Canada


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Matrox GatorEye GigE Vision camera features laser line extraction for 3D scanning

Industrial camera has IP67 rating and is designed for the harshest environments

Dorval, QC, Canada — Matrox Imaging is announcing that the Matrox GatorEye GigE Vision industrial camera offers 3D capabilities.

For triangulation-based 3D digitizing applications, the Matrox GatorEye extracts the laser line in an image to sub-pixel accuracy and produces the corresponding positional depth/height array. Only the resulting array is transmitted, which lightens the load on the Gigabit Ethernet link and PC. The PC can then focus on other tasks, including 3D measurement and analysis.

Pricing for Matrox GatorEye starts at $1,495 US OEM (quantity 1) and it is available now.

About Matrox GatorEye
Designed for the harshest and most demanding manufacturing environments, the Matrox GatorEye industrial camera has an IP67 rating and offers a sturdy, dust-proof, and washable casing. The camera is available in six sensor configurations: 640x480 @ 110fps 1/3" monochrome or color CCD; 1280x960 @ 22.5fps 1/3" monochrome or color CCD; and 1600 x 1200 @ 15fps 1/1.8" monochrome or color CCD. For connectivity to external devices, the Matrox GatorEye includes an opto-coupled trigger input, strobe output, eight GPIOs, and a controlled current source for driving LED illuminators directly. The camera can be powered either by 12-24 Volts DC, which is common in industrial environments, or by Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), where both power and Ethernet streams share a single cable.

SOURCE:Matrox Imaging

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