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Drawing on two decades of experience in the industry, XIMEA offer consists of state-of-the-art cameras with USB 3.0, USB 2.0, PCI Express and FireWire interface as well as X-RAY, Hyperspectral and Thunderbolt™ technology enabled cameras. For more than 20 years XIMEA has developed, manufactured and sold standard or OEM cameras for machine vision applications in motion control, assembly, robotics, industrial inspection and security, as well as scientific grade cameras for life science and microscopy. The main distinction is based on extremely robust way the cameras are built while still providing highest speed like for example the USB3 Vision camera line.

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XIMEA Awarded the Highest Platinum Level in Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards Program

POSTED 05/20/2017

PCI Express wins Platinum Level in Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards ProgramMunster, Germany – XIMEA GmbH, the camera innovator of small size and high speed cameras, announced today that its xiB-64 camera line was recognized by the judges of the annual Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies.

XIMEA was honored with a Platinum-level award for Fast speed camera based on PCI Express interface.

Besides the extremely high bandwidth of up to 64 Gbit/s, PCIe interface also allows to aggregate different interfaces and camera models. What that means in terms of new options - you can easily combine many cameras into a customizable hub from which the compiled data will be transferred using just one cable. Image sensors available in the first camera family include the CMOSIS CMV12000, CMV20000, CMV50000, providing resolutions of 12 MPixel, 20 MPixel or 50 MPixel, reaching speeds of up to 330 fps. The second camera family features global shutter CMOS image sensors with 13.7 µm pixel sizes that can reach up to 3500 fps at the full resolution of 1280 x 864.
“We were positively surprised by the overwhelming feedback received after the announcement of PCIe product line,” says Max Larin, CEO and head of product development and engineering at XIMEA. “The demand for fast frame rates and higher resolution is ever growing in the machine vision field.”
Alan Bergstein, publisher of Vision Systems Design said "This prestigious program allows Vision Systems Design to celebrate and recognize the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Our 2017 Honorees are an outstanding example of companies who are making an impact in the industry."
The Innovators Awards are judged based on the following criteria:
• Originality
• Innovation
• Impact on Designers, Systems Integrators, End Users
• Fulfilling a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed
• Leveraging a novel technology
The 2017 Visions Systems Design Innovators Awards Honorees are featured in the June Issue of Vision Systems Design magazine.

About Vision Systems Design
Published since 1996, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers and systems integrators that provides a comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design's magazine, website (www.vision-systems.com), email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.

About The Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards program
The Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards program reviewed and recognized the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. Honorees were announced at Automate 2017 held in Chicago, IL, USA. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: originality, innovation; impact on designers, systems integrators and end-users; fulfilling a need in the market that hasn’t been addressed, leveraging a novel technology, and increasing productivity.