5 Mpixel camera from IDS offers 5 Mpixel resolution

IDS UI-2280SE 5 Mpixel camera

The UI-2280SE camera features a USB 2.0 interface and a Sony ICX655 CCD sensor, and offers 5 Mpixel resolution (2448 × 2050 pixels). The camera achieves the full color depth of 12 bits/pixel using an internal field-programmable gate array (FPGA). Suited for capturing moving subjects, it has a global shutter sensor and simultaneous exposure for all pixel rows.
Imaging Development Systems (IDS)
Woburn, MA

Joe.cook@ids-imaging.com

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WOBURN, MA, November 1, 2011 -- IDS GmbH, a global leader in machine vision technology, has unveiled the UI-2280SE, an ideal all-round camera with USB 2.0 interface and Sony ICX655 CCD sensor in 5 Megapixel resolution (2448x2050 pixels). The camera achieves the full color depth of 12 bits per pixel thanks to its internal Field-Programmable Gate Array. As a result, it offers 16 times more accurate mapping of pixel values compared to the usual 8 bits, while saving money and time for the user.

"Transferring more than 8 bit over USB requires an FPGA to repack the data into two bytes," explained Joe Cook, Sales Manager for IDS's West Coast Office. "Our new CCD cameras with the 3rd generation A/D converter board can do this."

The UI-2280SE is ideal for capturing moving subjects due to the global shutter sensor and hence simultaneous exposure for all pixel rows. IDS offers the camera in both monochrome and color versions with either IR cut, daylight cut or plain glass filter options. With its compact metal housing and M3 mounting holes the UI-2280SE is also suited for use in demanding measurement, automation and quality environments. For OEMs, versions are available without housing and front flange.

For more information, please visit www.ids-imaging.com or call (781) 787-0048. On the West Coast, 949-207-7484. E-mail: usasales@ids-imaging.com.

ABOUT IDS GmbH
IDS GmbH is a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras and frame grabbers. The company was founded by Jürgen Hartmann and Armin Vogt in 1997. Their mission then and now is to develop, manufacture and distribute industrial grade imaging components with an excellent price/performance ratio and maximum ease of use. IDS GmbH is internationally represented by a subsidiary in the USA and through a network of distributors in almost all European and Asian countries. About half of IDS employees are engineers in hardware and software development as well as applications engineering. IDS customers include OEMs, system integrators and manufacturers in the industrial, security, scientific and medical industries. Over 200,000 IDS frame grabbers and 140,000 USB and GigE uEye cameras are in use worldwide today.

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