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LUCID to Preview Helios™, a Time of Flight Camera Featuring Sony’s DepthSense™ ToF Technology at VISION 2018

Lucid Vision Labs

Lucid Helios Time of Flight CameraRichmond, BC, Canada – LUCID Vision Labs, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of unique and innovative industrial vision cameras, will be demonstrating Helios™, a new, compact 3D Time of Flight camera with superior depth precision at VISION 2018.

LUCID’s Helios ToF 3D camera has four 850nm VCSEL laser diodes and integrates Sony's new DepthSense™ IMX556PLR back-illuminated ToF image sensor with high NIR sensitivity, 10um pixel size and high modulation contrast ratio. The camera can produce depth data at 60 frames per second with 640x480 resolution over a PoE Gigabit Ethernet interface. It is compliant with the GigE Vision and GenICam 3D standard for ease of integration using LUCID’s Arena SDK or third-party machine vision software.

“Our new Helios ToF 3D camera shows the potential for Time of Flight technology in a variety of industrial applications, including robotic navigation, 3D inspection and logistic automation such as bin-picking and package dimensioning,” says Rod Barman, Founder and President at LUCID Vision Labs. “Improved depth accuracy and precision at an attractive price point will enable many 3D applications to run more efficiently while reducing overall system cost.” The first models of the Helios camera will be available by middle of 2019.

At the Industrial Vision Days forum organized by VDMA Machine Vision, LUCID will be giving a ToF presentation titled “Advanced Material Handling with New Sony DepthSense™ Time of Flight Technology” by Jenson Chang, Product Marketing, on November 7th at 4.30 pm. See a live demonstration of LUCID’s Helios ToF camera at VISION 2018 from Nov 6-8, 2018 in Stuttgart, Germany at booth 1C62.

About us
LUCID Vision Labs, Inc. designs and manufactures innovative machine vision cameras and components that utilize the latest technologies to deliver exceptional value to customers. Our compact, high-performance GigE Vision cameras are suited for a wide range of industries and applications such as factory automation, medical, life sciences and logistics. We innovate dynamically to create products that meet the demands of machine vision for Industry 4.0. Our expertise combines deep industry experience with a passion for product quality, technology innovation and customer service excellence. LUCID Vision Labs, Inc. was founded in January 2017 and is located in the greater Vancouver area, Canada.


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