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Faster processing for Boa smart camera

16 Sep 2013

A 1.2 GHz dual core processor brings 4 times the processing speed compared to standard models for the new Boa 200, the latest addition to Teledyne DALSA´s Boa range of smart cameras. With additional memory for both program execution and solution storage, the Boa 200 offers excellent price/performance for applications that demand higher speed or higher resolution processing.

The Boa 200 is packaged in a small rugged IP67-rated enclosure that fits easily into existing production lines, machinery or moving equipment, especially where space is at a premium or where washdown is required. Like the other models in the Boa range, it is available with a choice of monochrome or colour sensors as well as three versions of embedded software to provide users with maximum flexibility. Sensor resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels to 1600 x 1200 pixels.

The embedded software applications available are: iNspect Express, IDR and Sherlock. The versatile iNspect Express software is designed to offer a balance between ease-of-use and flexibility, while IDR is a subset of iNspect Express streamlined for identification and tracking applications. Sherlock is an advanced application that offers maximum design flexibility and can be applied to a wide variety of automated inspection applications. All three software packages include a comprehensive suite of tools and capabilities, as well as support for standard factory protocols such as Ethernet/IP, Modbus and ProfiNet.

Teledyne DALSA

Waterloo, Canada

Teledyne DALSA is one of the largest companies serving the machine vision industry and is unique in that it is vertically integrated; from sensor design and manufacture, through image capture and processing, to software for imaging optimisations and analysis.

Teledyne DALSA Boa - Vision System For Single Point Inspection Applications
  • Smart vision system, ideally suited to single point applications
  • On-board »iNspect« image processing software
  • No programming or extensive training required
  • Compact rugged, IP67-rated industrial enclosure