Our cameras are used in a wide range of machine vision inspection and automation applications. High-speed cameras offer new opportunities for those looking to achieve higher productivity, better quality or safety control, boost overall efficiency amidst ongoing labor shortage issues, and drive revenue in an ever-competitive manufacturing landscape.
We offer area scan and line scan cameras to answer all your machine vision and automation requirements. Our area scan cameras utilize the latest sensors from Sony and Gpixel. Features include high resolution, low noise, and high frame rates. Our line scan cameras come with a horizontal image resolution of up to 16Kx16 and line rates up to 608KHz.
General machine vision inspection
Semiconductor and electronics inspection
Food and beverage inspection
Raw material surface inspection
GIGE VISION COMPLIANT
All our 10GigE and 25GigE cameras are GigE Vision and GenICam compliant for low-cost and simplified integration into any system. Features include synchronized image capture of a high-speed event at under 1µs using PTP 1588, <1% CPU utilization, and flexible fiber connection for cable lengths up to 10KM via our high performance SFP+, SFP28, and QSFP28 interfaces.
One system which was recently shipped involved 3 servers and 48 Emergent Bolt HB-25000-SB-C 25GigE cameras running at 25MP and 60fps. See the video in-line for the initial software experience. This system records and saves 200Gbps (25GB) per server for a total of 600Gbps (75GB) across all 3 servers with ZERO data loss thanks to Emergent’s ZERO copy technology. All cameras are also synchronized to sub 1 microsecond through IEEE 1588 PTP v2. Our eCapture Pro software and eSDK are the glue to hold it all together. Simply connect the cables, power up, and run the software. In just a few clicks you will see your data come to life. Another such system has a single server with 36 Emergent HR-12000-SB-C 10GigE cameras running at 12MP and 60fps. We even provide stands and lighting where desired. Another video shows a system developed to perform high performance H.265 compression for storage of images to small SSDs as well as supporting RTMP for sending images to RTMP clients on the internet.
The above technology and services is also applicable to lower end systems such as NVIDIA Orin, Xavier, Clara AGX, etc. The above is also application to OEMs, system integrators, end-users, etc.
One can use our eSDK with all the same performance benefits. For inference applications, you can train your models with PyTorch or TensorFlow and then with a few clicks test them with an Emergent camera in eCapture Pro using our unique plug-in feature.
The below video shows how easily one can create and prototype an algorithm to perform high quality pattern matching while only writing your custom GPU Cuda code.
The below video shows how easily one can add and test their own trained inference model to perform detection and classification of arbitrary objects. Simply train your model with PyTorch or TensorFlow and add this to your own eCapture Pro plug-in. Then instantiate the plug-in, connect to your desired camera and click run—it does not get easier than this.
With well trained models, inference applications can be developed and deployed with many Emergent cameras on a single PC with a couple of GPUs using Emergent’s GPUDirect functionality – nobody does performance applications like Emergent.
Fig 1: Modeled after the human brain, neural networks are a subset of machine learning at the heart of deep learning algorithms that allow a computer to learn to perform specific tasks based on training examples.
POLARIZED SENSOR OPTIONS
We also offer polarized sensor options with our HR-12000-S-P and HR-5000-S-P cameras, which can be used in applications in which reflected and transmitted scenes must be separated. Polarized image sensors offer improved brightness and color, and can also capture details, which cannot be detected by normal image sensor in applications such as glass inspection, tablet filling inspection, distortion inspection, and reflection removal.
Emergent has developed a plug-in for eCapture Pro which uses GPU DIrect to get the images directly onto a GPU with zero copy and zero loss technology. The plug-in includes options to review the benefits of the characteristic outputs of a standard polarized processing pipeline such as Degree of Polarization, Direction or Angle of Polarization. You can even remove the polarized light or select to output one of the 4 orientation options such as 0 deg, 45 deg, 90 deg, 135 deg. Some target markets/applications for these cameras are Inspection, Semiconductor, ITS, Security, Automotive, AR/VR, Research and Medical.
Fig 2: In Sony PolarSens CMOS polarized sensors, tiny wire-grid polarizers over every lens have 0°, 45°, 90°, and 135° polarization angles in four-pixel groups.
ULTRAVIOLET IMAGING OPTIONS
Emergent Vision Technologies offers the 10GigE HR-8000-SB-U and 25GigE HB-8000-SB-U cameras equipped with Sony’s 8.1MP ultraviolet (UV) Pregius S IMX487 CMOS image sensor. With the Sony IMX487, our high-speed cameras can capture images in the UV waveband from 200nm to 400nm, suiting applications including semiconductor inspection, waste plastic sorting, high-voltage cable inspection, printing inspection, high-resolution microscopy, and luminescence spectroscopy.
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