Basler adds new features to the Scout and Pilot camera families

Basler Vision Technologies is adding new features to all Scout and Pilot area-scan cameras produced from September 2009 on. The more than 50 different scout models and ten different pilot models will be fully equipped with the new firmware during production.

Aug 25th, 2009

Basler Vision Technologies is adding new features to all Scout and Pilot area-scan cameras produced from September 2009 on. The more than 50 different scout models and ten different pilot models will be fully equipped with the new firmware during production. The additional features include: very short exposure times, a trigger delay feature, a combined auto-gain and exposure feature, and a mirroring function at full grabbing speed. Multicast support that makes camera image data available on more than one PC will also be added via the free pylon driver package. Thanks to Basler's compliance with the GenICam standard, existing customers can make use of the new features without making changes to their software.
Basler Vision Technologies
Ahrensburg, Germany
www.baslerweb.com
bc.sales.europe@baslerweb.com


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Basler Adds New Features to the Scout and Pilot Camera Families

Basler Vision Technologies is adding new features to all Scout and Pilot area scan cameras produced from September 2009 on. The more than 50 different scout models and ten different pilot models will be fully equipped with the new firmware during production.

The additional features include: very short exposure times, a trigger delay feature, a combined auto-gain and exposure feature, and a mirroring function at full grabbing speed. Multicast support that makes camera image data available on more than one PC will also be added via the free pylon driver package.

Thanks to Basler's compliance with the GenICam standard, existing customers can make use of the new features without making changes to their software. Naturally, the new features will be included on every new camera at no additional cost and will be fully compatible with cameras that have recent firmware revisions.

"The continuous integration of new camera features increases the added value of Basler cameras for our customers while maintaining a stable cost level," explains Werner Borchert, Product Manager at Basler Components. "With these new features, we make camera integration easier, throughput faster, and output quality better."

Basler Components designs and manufactures digital cameras for industrial, medical, and traffic system applications, and also for the video surveillance market. Products include color and monochrome line scan and area scan cameras as well as innovative and flexible IP cameras. Basler has more than 20 years of experience in image processing. We have designed and manufactured high quality digital cameras for over 10 years. Product designs are driven by industry requirements and offer easy interfacing, compact size, and a strong price/performance ratio.

For more information, please contact us at +49 4102 463-500, e-mail us at bc.sales.europe@baslerweb.com, or visit us on the web at:
www.baslerweb.com.

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