Sony’s 1st Generation of Smart Cameras (XCI-SX1/XCI-V3) discontinued as of April 1, 2009 – 2nd Generation Smart Cameras (XCI-V100/XCI-SX100) are recommended replacement

Sony Visual Imaging has announced the impending discontinuation of their first generation of Smart Cameras as of April 1, 2009: • XCI-SX1 – 1/2 type Progressive Scan B/W SXGA Camera • XCI-SX1/XPE – 1/2 type Progressive Scan B/W SXGA Camera • XCI-V3 – 1/3 type Progressive Scan B/W VGA Camera • XCI-V3/XPE – 1/3 type more »


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Sony’s Smart Camera (XCI-SX100) and Braintech’s Vision Guided Robotics (VGR) software Creates Compact 2-D and 3-D Vision Systems

February 9, 2009 Braintech has certified its eVisionFactory Lite (eVF Lite) software to run on Sony Electronics’  new generation of smart cameras (XCI-SX100/XP), creating a compact vision system suitable for a broad spectrum of 2-D and 3-D robotic vision guidance applications in the automotive, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and general manufacturing industries. The new release more »


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CIS to Release Intelligent Network Surveillance Camera with Video Image Stabilizer by Human Monitoring Co.

CIS Corporation, a leader in surveillance and machine vision cameras, and Human Monitoring (HM), a provider of advanced video and image processing, have jointly developed a stabilized video camera suitable for traffic control, surveillance and remote monitoring applications. The V90S is a commercial grade, network security camera that uses the Texas Instruments DaVinci(TM) Technology platform, more »


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Sony’s XCI 100 Smart Camera Series – A Whole New Kind of Smart

In the world of smart cameras, Sony’s 100 smart camera series is genius. The 1 GHz VIA pentium-class processor is open to a variety of applications, thanks to its compatibility with leading software packages including Cognex® VisionPro™ software. Remember more with 512 MB SDRAM. Think fast with 90 frames per second (VGA resolution). See the more »


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Sony to release new XCI Smart Camera series ~ Powerful Industrial PC with High End CCD camera in One Small Form Factor (XCI-V100 / XCI-SX100)

Sony introduced their next generation of smart cameras last month at the Vision Show East in Boston, MA. The new Sony Smart Cameras allow OEMs, system integrators and manufacturers to combine a powerful industrial PC with a high-end CCD camera in one small form factor. According to Sony’s June press release; The new additions to more »


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