23 November 1994 High-speed variable-scan CCD camera for machine vision and direct computer interface
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Proceedings Volume 2249, Automated 3D and 2D Vision; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.196070
Event: Optics for Productivity in Manufacturing, 1994, Frankfurt, Germany
As machine vision systems become more complex they may use several different types of cameras within one system. This paper discusses a recent development at DALSA to provide the three main sensor technologies (line scan, area scan, TDI scan) within one camera family by using a modular approach to the design. The camera family provides the same mechanical and electrical interface for all three sensor types. This reduces the complexity of integrating various camera types into one system. The new camera uses a custom designed application specific integrated circuit to perform the various logical control required by the three sensor technologies. The camera system has a compatible internal bus for simple communication interface between modular functions. An example of one module which will be discussed is an internal digitizing circuit which provides 8 bits of digital video at 16 MHz within the basic camera unit.
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Brian C. Doody, William D. Washkurak, P. Tom Jenkins, Mike Miethig, S. J. Hood, and N. Daryl Prince "High-speed variable-scan CCD camera for machine vision and direct computer interface", Proc. SPIE 2249, Automated 3D and 2D Vision, (23 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.196070; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.196070

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