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I need help finding the right camera. I'm after something weather-proof (able to last) and able to do videos well. Nothing under 20 megapixels and lots of storage. No price range. Suggestions?

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Is there a light combination that can take pictures of light brown plastic bottle with water droplets to detect if the cap is on straight or if it is crooked? Cap is just slightly darker than bottle. Water droplets are causing problems. Can a blue light help or an IR backlight?

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I am working on outdoor system for detecting fast moving objects. I need an inexpensive solution - 4 cameras shooting @ ~40 fps, 2MP, GIGE, frame level synchronization - in this case minimum 25 ms accuracy (1/40). I need roughly about 100 degrees H viewing angle per camera. The idea is to detect the objects and recreate their positions in X-Y-Z. Does anyone have any idea about the hardware setup? Its really tricky to find the right combination between sensor and optics to achieve the desired FOV at reasonable price (camera + housing + lenses should not be more than 500-600 USD). Another thing is the the synchronization, I want it to be as simple as possible, no additional trigger boxes and cables, so the sync must be done via PTP. The problem is not many cameras support PTP which makes the choice even harder or impossible.

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I am an online bookseller and currently we sort about 1 million books a month using a non automatic process with reps. scanning a bar code. We'd like to find a company that can build a sorting system using cameras and high speed conveyors. Do you know of a member(s) that might might be able to help?

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I've been working with laser profiling sensors to generate 3D images and inspecting them with vision tools. Usually these devices only give you what is called a height image. Using this image I can measure almost anything I want but I cannot read a 2D code printed on an object or inspect the color/grayscale value of the same object. Is there a device that can deliver both Height Image and "normal image" (similar to one from a camera) or should I just use a profile sensor and camera at the same time?

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I currently have an outdoor vision system that detects logs on a stepfeeder. I am using a Cognex insight 7050 with 3.5mm focal length lens to provide me with a FOV of around 3 meters. This works well except I am having problems with sunlight causing glare and shadows that either causes the camera to false detect, or not detect at all. Could anyone recommend lighting/lens/filters that may help?

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What is the difference between FPD Link, GMSL and Camera Link (HS)?

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I am experimenting on GigE camera with Aravis. And I am coming across a few bugs in the system when it comes to a specific GigE cam. Is anybody playing with GigE cam and Aravis?

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We are looking for a solution to be able to identify various types of door and windows and measure their height and width, from Architectural floor plans (blueprints). There are no standards how these doors are drawn (no specific model / pattern). These blueprints/ floor plans are only available in somewhat flat PDF’s (no metadata and no vectors). Can anyone give us some suggestions on software we can use?

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I am looking for a vision inspection system that could be mounted outdoors (on bridges for example) looking at the surface of a flowing water body to measure invasive plant fragments that are flowing by the camera. The measurement does not have to be absolute quantity, but some relative measurement of the "flux" of fragments in the frame. This is for use in measuring the effects of invasive plants infestations flowing from streams into lake water bodies. Do you have any recommendations for a vision inspection system?

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Hello Vision Experts, I am looking for a very professional System Integrator for visual inspection of integrated circuits. Which System Integrator in the US do you recommend? Thank you in advance.

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Anyone know where I can get the best marketing information based on applications?

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I want to mount a camera in my car and record the view as I am racing to be viewed and analyzed later. What are some of the best options without spending a fortune?

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Hello, I am looking for way to photo id different anode blocks. In identifying the blocks, I also need a way to Quality control the anode blocks (detect them for cracking, discoloration, and spalling). I am not very well versed in this field so any advice would be greatly appreciated.

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Hi, I need a camera that can output high resolution (8MP +), large sensor (4/3" +) and high colour depth (12-bit +) images. The first two requirements are easy to find. The colour depth is challenging. Which manufacturers have easy 12-bit acquisition? Ideally outputting a 16-bit PNG or TIFF? I don't want to debayer, but I can do colour calibration, gamma etc. Any help is highly appreciated!

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Hi, I need two cameras at least 80fps with high light sensitivity. The cameras will be used to capture and stream live video of a students golf swing. Any suggestions? Where should I begin?

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I have a number brand new LED machine vision lights that I would need to sell. I have numerous ring lights (including dark field), spot lights, Light lines, coaxial, and diffuse dome illuminators. I would prefer to sell the whole lot for a bargain price. Does anyone have a suggestion as to who might be interested or where I might be able to sell them?

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I am looking for an inexpensive system that I can use to measure and do capability studies on printed parts. We have two needs: 1) Occasionally measure a single part quickly. By measure I mean to measure the distance between two lines or edges. 2) Do capability studies on a production process that is aimed at finding the causes of variation between two lines on a printed part. This would entail measuring up to about 30 parts at up to about 16 places. This would be occasional use so an inexpensive starter system would be ideal.

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I need to develop a Windows based device driver for a GigE product. Is there any sample WIndows device driver source code available for reference?

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What would be a cost-effective setup to sense a soccer ball's accuracy and speed? We are building a soccer simulation lab in Northern VA and would like to speak with someone about this engineering challenge as we fit the facility.

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