SOURCE: Teledyne DALSA

Teledyne DALSA

October 25, 2016 08:00 ET

Teledyne DALSA's New Low-Cost ID Vision Sensors Enable Faster, More Accurate Inspection

BOA Spot ID vision sensors combine 1D and 2D code reading with OCR and verification

BILLERICA, MA--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies (NYSE: TDY) company and global leader in machine vision components and solutions, announced today its new BOA™ Spot ID vision sensors; the latest in its series of low-cost and easy-to-integrate vision solutions for the factory floor. BOA Spot ID combines 1D/2D code reading with OCR and verification tools for a number of product identification and verification applications, including quality control, traceability and logistics management, and product validation.

The BOA Spot ID is available in two models. A standard IDS model includes the core 1D/2D decoders, while the expanded IDE model adds advanced Direct Part Marking (DPM) decoding, OCR and verification tools. These new vision sensors can decode 1D barcodes with bar widths and spacing down to 1.5 pixels; and 2D matrix codes with cell or dot sizes down to 2 pixels. Image filters and control parameters are provided to enhance readability of poorly printed codes and codes printed on plastic or metallic surfaces using laser/chemical etch, ink jet or dot peen marking methods. Grading algorithms are included for verifying the quality of decoded symbols against ISO/IEC and AIM industry standards. Like earlier models, the BOA Spot ID combines the power and flexibility of a BOA vision system with integrated LED lighting, lens cover, and easy-to-use software to deliver high value capabilities at a low cost of ownership. And its robust build quality with IP67 rating means BOA Spot ID is at home in harsh industrial/wash down conditions.

Inspections using BOA Spot vision sensors can be triggered by parts in motion or from a PLC after being moved into a stationary position. Standard factory protocols, such as Ethernet/IP and PROFINET, are directly supported for communicating with 3rd party equipment or the factory enterprise. Thru- and surface-mounting options and a slim form factor lend automation and system developers the benefit of positioning the BOA Spot in tight places.

Camera Details & Availability

The BOA Spot ID is available immediately. For more information, including product specifications and ordering details, visit the BOA Spot product page on the Teledyne DALSA website or contact your Teledyne DALSA regional sales representative. For a downloadable image of the camera, please visit Teledyne DALSA's online media kit.

About Teledyne DALSA's Machine Vision Products and Services

Teledyne DALSA is a world leader in the design, manufacture and deployment of digital imaging components for machine vision. Teledyne DALSA image sensors, cameras, smart cameras, frame grabbers, and software are used in automated inspection systems across many industries and applications. www.teledynedalsa.com/mv

About Teledyne DALSA, Inc.

Teledyne DALSA is an international technology leader in sensing, imaging, and specialized semiconductor fabrication. Our image sensing solutions span the spectrum from infrared through visible to X-ray; our MEMS foundry has earned a world-leading reputation. In addition, through our subsidiaries Teledyne Optech and Teledyne Caris, we deliver advanced 3D survey and geospatial information systems. Teledyne DALSA employs approximately 1400 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada. For more information, visit www.teledynedalsa.com.

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