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PixeLINK® is a global provider of custom industrial cameras for the machine vision and OEM markets. For more than 20 years, PixeLINK has designed, manufactured, and supported the hardware and software requirements of the medical, inspection, and security markets. Through its custom CMOS and CCD camera design services, PixeLINK offers reliable precision camera hardware and industry-leading software that simplifies the integration of cameras into any machine vision application. We enable machine vision manufacturers to select and integrate the optimal industrial camera for their application, OEM customers to integrate reliable industrial camera systems into their applications in a cost-effective manner, and microscopy customers to obtain high-quality life sciences imagery with their existing microscope equipment. PixeLINK also carries a full range of lenses, cables and software that compliment our camera lines, making PixeLINK a one-stop-shop for all your imaging needs.

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PixeLINK Announces Enhanced Line of Autofocus Cameras with Support for M12 (S-Mount) Lenses

POSTED 05/04/2016

PixeLINK expands line of autofocus cameras with the introduction of support for M12 lenses.
 
Boston, MA: PixeLINK® announces production of the world’s first industrial line of USB 3.0 autofocus M12 (S-Mount) cameras with integrated autofocus liquid lenses.
 
“We are proud to be the world’s first industrial camera manufacturer to seamlessly integrate a line of S-Mount cameras with autofocus liquid lenses” states Paul Saunders, president of PixeLINK. “We are excited and driven by technology and innovation, and proud to be the first industrial camera manufacturer to deliver this new M12 autofocus camera technology to the industrial market”.
 
The enhanced line of M12 autofocus cameras integrates electronically focus controllable lenses into PixeLINK camera technology. Liquid lenses reconfigure themselves in tens of milliseconds, allowing for fast focus changes.
 
“The line of M12auto focus cameras from PixeLINK will enable customers to use immediately our range of Caspian M12 modules, with no camera development efforts. Varioptic liquid lens technology provides customers very fast focus without using any mechanical parts and supports a wide range of focal lengths. The technology is well suited for medical, biometric (facial and iris recognition), machine vision and biotechnology applications.” says Samuel Grand, Business Unit Director at Varioptic.
 
PixeLINK’s autofocus cameras are compact, use low power consumption, have high shock resistance, and are available in both monochrome and color. The cameras are very fast and provideauto focus capability from 4 mm to infinity.
 
All USB 3.0auto focus cameras are available directly from PixeLINK or from its network of certified channel partners. Additional information is available on the PixeLINK website at www.pixelink.com
 
About PixeLINK
PixeLINKmanufactures, optimizes and markets industrial cameras for machine vision applications, medical imaging, biometrics applications, and microscope cameras. Offering a wide range of CMOS and CCD cameras, PixeLINK system integration services help OEM and end-user customers select and integrate the best camera solution for their particular machine vision or microscopy need.
 
PixeLINK® is a leader in both the OEM and end-user imaging markets. Our broad product offering of CMOS and CCD sensors, coupled with state-of-the-art digital bus technologies such as USB 3.0, USB 2.0, FireWire (IEEE1394), and Gigabit Ethernet, make PixeLINK the vendor of choice for machine vision imaging, medical imaging, biometrics, and microscopy applications. With more than 20 years of imaging experience, PixeLINK is recognized around the world for its quality of images and reliability, industry-leading imaging software and unmatched customer service.
 
About Varioptic
Founded in 2002, Varioptic became a Business Unit of Parrot SA in January 2012. Varioptic develops, designs and markets electrically controlled miniature optics based on its proprietary and patented programmable liquid lens technology. The ranges of technological solutions developed by Varioptic are aimed at a number of markets in the digital camera sector (biometrics, machine vision, general consumer and medical cameras). 
 
 
Media Contact Information
PixeLINK:
Shilpa Varghese, Marketing Communications Director
(613) 247-1211 x 271
 
Varioptic:
Frédéric Laune, Director of Sales and Marketing
+33 (0) 4 37 65 35 32 
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