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Beyond the Specifications: Comparing the Next Generation Interfaces

This article provides an overview and comparison of the next generation of the Ethernet, USB, Camera Link, and CoaXpress standards, and introduces Thunderbolt3 as an interface to watch. These camera interfaces have helped to shape the growth of the machine vision industry and will continue to do so into the future.

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Flir White Paper Series: How to Evaluate Camera Sensitivity

Comparing basic camera specifications such as frame rate, resolution and interface is easy. Comparing imaging performance of cameras such as quantum efficiency, temporal dark noise and saturation capacity is not. First we need to understand what these various measurements really mean. This white paper will address these questions and will explain how to compare and select cameras based on the imaging performance data following the EMVA1288 standard.

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Andrew Williams finds that 3D scanning systems that can pinpoint dents and imperfections on aircraft body panels are being welcomed by aviation businesses to replace manual inspection

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Anne Wendel, director of VDMA Machine Vision, reports from the joint VDMA and Vision CEO roundtable event at the beginning of February

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