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IDS is a leading manufacturer of industrial cameras “Made in Germany” with USB or GigE interfaces. For quick, easy and precise 3D machine vision tasks IDS offers the Ensenso series. With the novel vision app-based sensors and cameras of IDS NXT the company opens up a new dimension in image processing. Whether in an industrial or non-industrial setting: IDS cameras and sensors assist companies worldwide in optimizing processes, ensuring quality, driving research, conserving raw materials, and serving people. They provide reliability, efficiency and flexibility for your application.

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IDS uEye Driver Certified by Microsoft

POSTED 07/13/2011

URN, MA -- IDS GmbH, a global leader in machine vision technology,  today announced a upgraded version of the uEye driver for its USB and GigE machine vision cameras. 
IDS uEye Driver Certified by Microsoft  
IDS release 3.82 boasts a range of new features and is certified by Microsoft® Windows® Hardware Quality Labs (WHQL), assuring the user of the driver's reliability and compatibility with Windows operating systems. In short, no more warning messages from the operating system when connecting the cameras. Plus, users additionally benefit from enhanced security. Going forward IDS plans to issue a WHQL certified driver version at least once a year.
Release 3.82 also boasts another interesting feature. All uEye GigE CCD cameras and now USB models UI 2140 and UI 2280 with 1.3 and 5 megapixel CCD sensors provide images with a color depth of 12 bits or 4096 gray levels.
WHQL certified driver 3.82 is available to download here: For more information, please visit or call (781) 787-0048. E-mail:
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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