Vision System

  Enquire / contact me

Processes 1 million pixels in 20.5ms

Vision & Identification

Vision System
Vision System

The latest Keyence machine vision system, XG-7000 series, can also be programmed in a PC environment. Its controller houses a powerful image processing platform dedicated to avoiding problems of overloading and maintainability commonly found with conventional PC system. The flowchart formed XG Vision Editor software is intuitive, fast, and flexible, and can be fully personalized. The users simply drag and drop processing 'blocks' to create the flow. A wide range of algorithms and filters are available. Among them are the ShapeTrax2 positioning tools, the stain defect detection tools, and the edge measurement tools. As an extra feature, the system provides the possibility of executing operations on the images before processing them; this enables use of image calibration and distortion correction systems that are in strong demand in the field of robotics and dimensional measurement. Bar codes, OCR and 2D codes can also be read. The system's flexibility also lies in the possibility of integrating the source code written in C. It is then possible to execute algorithms and specific filters, and import existing applications. New debugging, simulation and trace log tools can be used to test the vision program and the interface in order to reduce integration time. The series offers security by managing user rights and keeping a log of changes. It can handle up to 100 users with 5 access levels. The controllers can be networked and accessed remotely using software to view and test the changes made from a remote terminal or via the Internet, without stopping production. An FTP server can be used to send the information (data and images) to a central monitoring system. An integrated ActiveX component enables control of the vision system. The ActiveX control can also be used to create measurement data, obtain information concerning results or historical data, and manage files. The system provides the possibility of processing 1 million pixels in 20.5ms. This calculating power also enables implementation of multiple controls and further enhancement of production control. It has 7 times higher repeatability than the current standards. Numerous image processing features are available to optimize the precision of the controls. The models in the series are controlled by a high-speed colour image processing engine and a fast RISC processor linked to two DSPs that are specific to the image processing system. Overall, they use four processors to provide parallel processing and the highest possible processing speeds.

Posted on November 14, 2011 - (77 views)
Keyence Deutschland GmbH
Siemensstr. 1
63263 Neu-Isenburg - Germany
View full company profile
Related articles
Picking Small Parts with Plug-and-Play Robot Vision
High-Speed Camera with 4 Channels CXP-12
Better HMI and Evolution from PCBs to PLCs Pave the Way for New Market Opportunities
Continued Market Growth Is Testament To The Development Of PLCs
Designing Optical Systems for Space Projects
Designing Optical Systems for Space Projects
High Speed and High Definition Camera
Multi-function Sensor Module
IDS NXT rio & rome: Redefining Industrial Cameras
Fingerprints Lens
Microscope Optics for IR cameras
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
Vision and Measuring Machines in Different Sizes
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
High Precision Laser Scanner
New Contact Image Sensor
Motors that are out of this world
NG Series RFID Safety Switches
Passive RFID Pressure Transponder
CC-Link IE
High-Speed Camera with 4 Channels CXP-12
High Speed and High Definition Camera
Multi-function Sensor Module
IDS NXT: Extended product range and updated firmware
Face Detection Sensor
Electrophysiology Platforms
Thermal Imaging Camera
Spot Thermal Imaging Camera
Opto-electronic Sensor for Position Identification
Thermal Imaging Camera
3D Surround View System
Optical Gas Imaging Camera
Gas Detection Camera
Image-based Barcode Reader
Camera Models with CMOS Sensor
Electrical Design Software
All Programmable Multi-Processor SoC
Powerful Identification Technology for Assembly Operations
Thermography Camera
Laser Scanner