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Vision Systems Design Hosts Webcast on GigE for Machine Vision

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APRIL 21--Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) cameras and networking capabilities are poised to open up new applications and value propositions for machine-vision system integrators. The combined features of high data rates, standard interface hardware and camera controls, and low-cost cabling make GigE cameras potentially a very attractive option. Yet questions surround the implementation of GigE in machine vision. A new Webcast, to be broadcast at 2:00 PM EDT-US (18:00 GMT) on April 25, 2006, by Vision Systems Design (Nashua, NH; www.vision-systems.com) will probe the challenges of GigE and show how it can be successfully deployed in new and existing applications.

Eric Carey, chair of the Automated Imaging Association (AIA) GigE Vision standard committee and manager of the smart products group at DALSA Coreco*, will present the key issues associated with deploying GigE, including the critical issues of implementing the GigE Vision standard in hardware and software, how GigE Vision relates to the important emerging standard GenICam, and what the system integrator must do to implement machine-vision systems based on GigE Vision.

‘‘In developing our Webcasts for Vision Systems Design,’‘ says Conard Holton, editor in chief, ‘‘we realize that our audience requires in-depth technical information and examples.’‘ In ‘‘GigE Cameras: Gift or Gimmick?’‘ Eric Carey will provide just that--a penetrating look at the challenges, the benefits, and real-world opportunities that GigE Vision can bring.

*Established in 1979, DALSA Coreco (a division of DALSA Corp) designs, develops, and markets computer vision products. DALSA Coreco machine-vision components and systems customers are equipment manufacturers who use products to improve quality control, productivity and competitiveness.

Archived Web events from Vision Systems Design include

‘‘Lighting Lies and Lessons,’‘ in which Robert Tait, machine-vision expert at the GE Global Research Center (Niskayuna, NY, USA), shows how different types and configurations of lighting can affect the imaging process.

‘‘Camera Chaos! FireWire - USB 2.0 - GigE - Camera Link: Which should you choose?’‘ An impartial view in which Scott Israel, President of 1st Vision (Andover, MA; www>www.1stvision.com), presents the real pros and cons of different camera standards. 

About Vision Systems Design
Vision Systems Design is an international magazine serving 32,000 engineers and engineering managers at OEM, system-integrator, and end-user organizations that design, develop, manufacture, and integrate components and subsystems for vision and imaging-based systems. Vision Systems Design provides global coverage of vision imaging components, subsystems, and technologies and how they are integrated into leading-edge machine vision/industrial, medical, scientific, and military/aerospace applications.

About PennWell
Founded in 1910, PennWell Corporation is a highly diversified media company providing authoritative print and online publications, conferences and exhibitions, research, databases, internet-based services and other information products to strategic global markets, including electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, communications, lasers, optoelectronics, computer graphics, printing and publishing, oil and gas, electric power, fire services, dental, and water and wastewater.

PennWell's Conferences & Exhibitions Group provides practical and strategic business intelligence, delivering key resources to professionals in more than 11 industries worldwide. In 2005, PennWell hosted 37 major events.

In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, OK, and its Advanced Technology Division based in Nashua, NH, PennWell has offices in Houston, TX, Seattle, WA, Providence, RI, Campbell, CA, Fairlawn, NJ, London, UK, Moscow, Russia, Schwabisch, Germany, and Hong Kong, China.

 

 

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