• Font Size:
  • A
  • A
  • A

Ask the Experts

Ask the Experts

Ask a Question


Find the Answers You Need. Ask Questions that Matter to You.

Ask one of our experts a question or search below to see Q & A threads in your area of interest.

Category: All

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?

2 Replies » Click Here

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

2 Replies » Click Here

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?

2 Replies » Click Here

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?

2 Replies » Click Here

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?

4 Replies » Click Here

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.

3 Replies » Click Here

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

1 Reply » Click Here

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?

3 Replies » Click Here

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.

6 Replies » Click Here

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!

2 Replies » Click Here

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?

2 Replies » Click Here

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?

1 Reply » Click Here

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.

3 Replies » Click Here

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?

2 Replies » Click Here

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.

3 Replies » Click Here

Do USB3 high speed data lines need to be crossed such that: Computer Camera TX+ to RX- TX- to Rx+ I'm thinking that the crossing of these signals occur on the camera such that when a straight through cable is connected, the crossing of the data lines is accomplished. Or, what is the pinout of a USB3 camera with micro B receptacle? Thanks.

1 Reply » Click Here

What are the specifications for a Genlocked Camera? I have a camera and I am trying to make my manufacturer Genlock this camera and they need the specifications on how to Genlock a camera.

2 Replies » Click Here

We are examining the capabilities of vision systems to perform blemish inspections on molded plastic bottles and are seeking to understand the achievable results within the realms of repeat-ability, reproduce-ability, and stability. Are there any published guidelines or whitepapers that address the art of the doable within the industry?

3 Replies » Click Here

Can you provide contacts at companies that are experienced replacing humans performing magnetic particle inspections by automatically segregating defective (cracked) parts from parts without defects? This process is performed on heat treated steel forgings.

2 Replies » Click Here

Are there any machine vision lighting kits that can be purchased? By "kit" I mean a couple examples of common types of lights and filters used for bright and dark field lighting. I would like to have several options on hand for developing solutions.

3 Replies » Click Here

Search AIA:


Browse by Products:


Browse by Company Type: