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Expanded Rugged uEye RE Camera Line

POSTED 06/13/2011

URN, MA -- Ultra-rugged IP65/67 design, high interference immunity and industry-standard connection technology are hallmarks of the uEye RE camera series from IDS. This robust line of cameras has expanded to 56 models and now offers versions with GigE or USB connections, as well as a choice of CCD Expanded Rugged uEye RE Camera Lineor CMOS sensors up to 10 Megapixels.

All 56 uEye RE models meet IP65 and IP67 specifications for industrial manufacturing and outdoor applications. The carefully sealed housing and screw-on lens barrel protect the precision electronics from dust particles and liquid. Ethernet and USB ports, trigger inputs, and the digital output can also be screwed on and are sealed. In addition, the digital I/O connections are optically decoupled, which further enhances the cameras' interference immunity.

The uEye RE models are very compact despite their robust design. The smallest model measures a mere 41 x 41 x 41 mm without the lens. There are M3 and M5 threads on all sides of the housing, which facilitate flexible installation.

Thanks to comprehensive software support, integrating the cameras into an application is quick and fast. Each camera comes with drivers for 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows and Linux, a Direct Show Interface, and an ActiveX component, along with a software development kit. The SDK is identical across all camera models, which means switching models does not require reprogramming.

IDS GmbH is a leading manufacturer of digital industrial cameras and frame grabbers. The company was founded by Jürgen Hartmann and Armin Vogt in 1997. Their mission then and now is to develop, manufacture and distribute industrial grade imaging components with an excellent price/performance ratio and maximum ease of use. IDS GmbH is internationally represented by a subsidiary in the USA and through a network of distributors in almost all European and Asian countries. About half of IDS employees are engineers in hardware and software development as well as applications engineering. IDS customers include OEMs, system integrators and manufacturers in the industrial, security, scientific and medical industries. Over 200,000 IDS frame grabbers and 140,000 USB and GigE uEye cameras are in use worldwide today.

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