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I am developing a Cine film scanner with the purpose of restoration and archiving of film material. For this, I am using an old frame by frame 35mm projector. So far, I have all the mechanical parts functioning and controlled by a PC, now I will add a digital camera to capture each frame of film with the best possible resolution and quality and color. The question is, which camera I should use? I have a Nikon D200 and planned to use it, but I realized it will break apart before finishing a feature film. I think 115,000 frames at 2 fps will break all mechanical parts made of plastic of the commercial digital photos. So I turned my attention to MV cameras. Do you believe their quality is good enough for capturing film with the quality it deserves? Like it would do a SLR? Which MV camera has the best resolution? I saw there are some 4k but with too little pixels (5 um2). What's best for this pourpose, CCD or CMOS? Many many thanks, Juan
Take a look at our web site, www.norpix.com we have support for many types of machine vision cameras and software for recording to disk. Luc
Want to install wireless (or wire if wireless not feasible) cameras over a continuous steel casting project. A small PowerPoint presentation is available to give more details on the project and the associated constraints. Need help to find a robust solution to solve this request from my process department.
Can you send me your presentation? What do you want the cameras to do?
We are a company located in ALBANIA ,Durres; operating in security systems and communication. We are looking for a line scan camera that we can use in our project. We are planning to make a kind of under vehicle image scanner to have a scanned image of a under-vehicle. So we need a camera line-scan which can do 1024(or 2048) px b/w or colour with C mount lenses (or an adapter to use C lenses), also with an interface to connect to a PC like GigaEthernet. Can you offer us a product which can work for us and for this project? Where can we find a store to buy your products, can you sell directly? Please send us a detailed offer technical and economical for the products that match our needs. Thank you & Best regards
We have software that can record from a line scan camera. We can also sell you line scan cameras. Please contact me.
We want to capture an image from our wallpaper making machines. The line moves at a max speed of 130 Metres /min. and we want to capture a colour image every minute and output this image to a computer over ethernet. What spec would the camera need to be in terms of Frames per second and shutter speed. The computer screen resolution would be 1024 x 768 in 32 bit colour. Thanks
Check out our StreamPix 5 DVR software along with the Remote or AV Streamer. We can do this application using our software.
I am a graduate student from University of Florida. My group are now working on a visualization study of cryogenics. I am looking for a camera which can take about 300s video at about 2000fps. The resolution is not a mean concern. We hope the camera can be as small as possible. Thank you for your advice.
Do you need to record the video also? I have a solution at 200 fps x vga resolution and can record the 300 seconds to disk.
We are doing a Street view job. I need suggestions for a camera with this specs: - Electronic shutter, as too many photos can wear off mechanical ones. - Ability to program continuous shooting or command shooting from outside software by USB or Serial cable - Have to be able to work with external power (many photos require a lot of power) - External memory, image stabilization
We provide systems for doing street view acquisition. If you are interested let me know.
I have purchased a Buxbaum camera with power supply during an industrial auction. The system is in brand new condition. But I have not been able to locate any data or software for it. Can you help?
What is your application? What type of software are you looking for?
Hi, we have 6 Basler Vision Technologies cameras. Two are each connected to a PC, and four are each connected to a PC. On each PC Wireshark tells me that the PC's are sending an "GVCP 62 Resend request". No matter which NIC we're using. (3Com PCI-X, Realtek 1x PCI-E, Basler Onboard NIC's). So the result is a frame dropping. Please help.
What exactly are you trying to do? Record from each camera? We recommend Intel gige cards over Realtek. Basler works better with Intel cards.
Looking to capture 2-3 frames of a golf ball in flight for spin analysis. What is the cheapest camera that will allow one to do that? Looking at frame rates of 300+ FPS at a good resolution. Trying to keep the cost down as much as possible.
Hello Charles, I have various solutions for recording at 300 fps x 640 x 480 or even 1024 x 1024 or higher. We offer high speed video recording solutions. Check out the web site at www.norpix.com
I'm looking for a camera that will be able to take pictures and/or video of a microscopic view of two surfaces and what happens when these two surfaces are pulled apart. For example, when a paper is being torn apart and you can see the fibers being torn.
Any ideas on resolution and frame rate? Do you need to record a video of it?
I am looking for a real time streaming video camera with ethernet output and a gps overlay or gps data embeded in the video. The camera will be mounted in a marine environment and ideally would be weather resistant but can be housed. The output of the camera will be telemetered to another location and will be un-manned during use. Ideally the camera will have a gps receiver built in but a separate receiver that can feed data to the video stream is acceptable. I am trying to keep it simple. Thanks for any suggestions.
We have software for recording video data with gps data embedded along with the video. www.norpix.com Let me know if you have further questions I can help with. Luc Nocente
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?
Try Streampix, www.norpix.com What camera are you going to use?
I am using Pleora's GigE Vision Imperx BobCat GEV camera and I am saving images in raw data format. How can I convert these to a jpeg? Also, is there a way to convert these images in a a batch?
Check out StreamPix at www.norpix.com, we can record directly to jpeg.
Good morning, I am carrying out experiments on fish behaviour and for that I need to be filming the trials. In the past I have used CCTV cameras (one at each side of the tank where the fish are) and even though the quality is good, I require a single camera with a wide range to capture the whole tank from above. I have also tried a GoPro 3 hero, and the range is good, yet the image quality is not the best under the low light conditions of the room and I can't spot the fish when watching the videos. The room is illuminated mainly with red lamps. I would like your opinion on this - which type of camera I should be looking for and preferably with a software that allows controlling the camera through a computer/tablet. The tank is 7 metres in length and the ceiling above it around 3 metres high. Thank you!
Hello Luisa, check out our web site at www.norpix.com, one of our reseller in the UK can help you find the right camera and he can quote you our Streampix recording DVR.
I have analog cameras with 4 channel PC cards and corresponding software for digital video recorders, and desktop applications. How can I connect the acquired image to NI Vision, which only recognizes USB cameras on my computer?
We support the Euresys board that allows capturing of 4 NTSC cameras either compressed or uncompressed. Check out Streampix 5. http://www.norpix.com/products/streampix5/streampix5.php
Looking for existing solutions for a mobile thermal application using an existing camera. We have a thermal camera - 640 x 480, 60fps, 8bit (or more) pixels. Currently, using a Pleora frame grabber GigE over Ethernet/PoE with a PC for lab and industrial apps. Desire to make a mobile system: same camera, frame rate, etc. User can start and stop acquisition. Store up to 20 - 30mins of video, which should be ~32GB+. Size, weight, and power need to be low. Seems system elements are: 1) Camera, 2) Grabber, 3) uP or other controller, 4) Storage. Any items exist that you know of? P.S. We believe we have a solution using an Intel Atom in ultra-compact format, but power hungry. Any other, like ARM + Storage solutions?
We would have something for you, check out our web site at www.norpix.com Let me know if you have further questions I can help with.
Dear experts, I have a GigE Vision camera and a Vision Acquisition software. Now I'd like to try to multicast the data stream. The specification (v1.0) only says that the protocol supports mcasting (chapter 10.5) but I have found nothing about what the receiving application should look like. I suppose it is just a "normal" mcast receiver. Or is a second connection with the camera necessary?
What camera are you using?
I have an AVT GC-2450 . We have created a deepwater camera system to evaluate the oil spill and need the software to perform the following. The key thing we need is to be able to specify the frame rate and the bit depth (12 bit or maybe it is 14 bit) rather than the 8 bit default. We need to be able to tell the camera when to start acquiring images, how many to take, how to save them (tif with the file format name e.g. roi.yyyy.mm.dd.hh.mm.ss.msec.tif) and when to stop taking them. We need to be able to synch the data from the CTD with the camera stream (after the fact is fine as long as the camera clock and CTD clock are synched). I have no experience with programming and need something off the shelf that can perform to our needs. Does anyone know of a program besides the Prosilica SDK that must be manipulated?
Please take a look at Streampix 5. I think we can do what you are looking for. If you have further questions please email me.
I have an AVT GC-2450C camera. I need a simple software package to read camera setup parameters and begin grabbing frames at a specified rate and storing to disk, for perhaps a few hours until I tell it to stop. Can you recommend anything?
Try Streampix 5. Www.norpix.com there is a section to download a free demo.
We record structural testing of aircraft components, using several cameras which must frequently be as much as 30 meters apart, and desire to upgrade our existing surveillance-grade multi-camera system to data grade. Is there any single-source supplier who can integrate and guarantee a 4-camera system which will reliably record at 30 FPS from each camera with NO dropped frames, and at least 720x480 resolution? Would GigE be a likely interconnect technology for such a solution?
Please consult our web site at www.norpix.com. We supply and develop softtware and turnkey systems for multiple camera recording systems. We have solutions for either 4 or 8 cameras as you wish. Gige is supported with many cameras.
I have a need for a vision system that has the following requirements. Are there any complete vision systems that will work? -IR capture -Min 30 fps capture rate, preferred 60/120 fps or faster -Capture for 1 min when triggered from a TTL signal -Auto save to hard drive, or other recording device and auto reset for next capture -100 feet working distance between camera and control computer Thanks
Check out StreamPix from NorPix. We are listed in all machine vision directories and we are strictly speaking machine vision. So David, before you talk research. www.norpix.com We have a solution for you. Check out Troublepix. It does loop recording and supports many types of triggering.
We are looking for some camera solutions to monitor our shop floor CNC systems. Our requirements are: 1) To view machine (spindle) when it's stopped. 2) Be able to view from the internet. 3) Possible works with third party to send e-mail/text messaging. Also, I was wondering if having a single dome-type is better or dedicated to each machine (mounted). If anyone could offer some suggestions I would appreciate it. Thanks Hugh
We have high speed video recording software that would allow you to do the monitoring along with sending the data to the internet for viewing.
We want to scan the uneven edges of boards sawn from treetrunk prior to edge straightening and do it in an industrial process. We need to get manageable data on the edge curvature from both sides, the up and down side of the board. Can you suggest any good solutions? Yours, Hannes Tarn
We have a new version of Software that can record from line scan cameras. http://www.norpix.com/products/streampix5/streampix5.php
Interested in ADTF Expansion Box for capturing video simultaneously from 4 Megapixel cameras
We make software that can capture from 4 cameras simultaneously either compressed or uncompressed. Check out www.norpix.com Streampix 5.
I am looking to get in into a vision system solution. We are an integrator and also end user. Our factory produces plastic tubes, an aluminum tube, and tin cans. Currently in our company we are using charlock software, pressco , ibea, and sick solutions. I need a simple solution which can be implemented into our production lines very easily. I need to decide which standard is best for our company as I see that there are a lot of good companies selling the vision system. How can I decide what is right for us? BR Tzvi Yeshurun
We provide high speed video recording software that supports cameras ranging from 30 to 2,000 fps at resolution of vga up to 4k x 4k. With our software you can integrate up to 100 different types of cameras.
We are interested in renting a 4 camera system to be placed on the wet end of one of our Paper Machines in Central Wisconsin. Please contact me to discuss how quickly a rental could be done. Phone: 715-692-3339
What frame rate and resolution do you need?
Hi, we are working with a sort of complex system with 8 GigE Allied Vision cameras running in 12Bit PixelFormat mode connected to a Switch with a 10Gig uplink to a virtual machine (ESXi) on which our software grabs the images. All Cameras are only used to take single frames, no video. At least 4 cameras are triggered by the same hardware trigger to grab a frame of an object. In the worst case even 8 Cameras may grab at the same time. In the last time we were facing problems with incomplete frames. We only have one try to grab the frame since the object will moving away. We tried with different parameters like PacketSize of 9K and Receive Buffers in the hardware adapters and virtual network adapters but this won't fix the problem for us. The switch itself does not report any errors and the network traffic seems not to be at any limit. It seems like the VM is having some trouble here. Using Wireshark to take a look at incoming GVSP Packets and outgoing GVCP Packets indicates that Packets are missing on the receiving side and requested for retransmission but only up to some limit. We can see that for ~200ms not a single GVSP Packet is received, like a short 'hickup'. What we want is to get this as robust as possible since we have up to 10 seconds before the next object triggers a new grab. So we have plenty of time to wait for the frames if only possible by the SDK. From my understanding several GVSP Parameters exist capable to be tuned that way but these are either not implemented in the SDK or some internal timeouts make it impossible. Has anyone experience with such a system and the GVSP protocol? Sidenote: We have set the camera bandwidths down to 10 Mb/s but this seems not to solve the problem. Looks like the problems lays in triggering multiple cameras at exactly the same time. Best regards
You can look at our Streampix software and our Pulse DSA box. We can easily solve this solution for your project. Let me know if you have further questions I can help with.
We’re looking for a solution to photograph bearings and shafts 7 and 3mm dia respectively after applying grease or adhesive during automated manufacturing. Photographs are close-ups (macros) and require focus stacking. Results are stored for later use in order to diagnose end of line tester and others.
Look at our Streampix DVR recording solutions at www.norpix.com