Teledyne DALSA releases BOA Pro machine vision system
October 20, 2011 – Teledyne DALSA, announces BOA Pro, which combines a highly integrated BOA smart camera with Sherlock inspection software, resulting in a compact industrial vision solution with diverse applicability across all manufacturing industries.
BOA Pro applications are configured through a web browser via a standard Ethernet interface. During development, images from the camera are fed directly to the Sherlock GUI and commands from the program are executed directly on the camera. This methodology optimizes the user design experience while providing an accurate representation of runtime performance. A secondary interface is available through a standard web browser for device setup, runtime monitoring, and firmware updating. At runtime, BOA Pro runs autonomously and can be disconnected from the PC.
Features and Benefits
- Advanced interface offers maximum design flexibility
- Field-proven tool set suits most applications
- Flexible industrial communications
- Support for custom operator interfaces
- Full-featured off-line emulator
- Tiny form factor ideal for tight-fit applications
- IP67 Enclosure withstands harsh environments
Teledyne DALSA’s Sherlock inspection software provides a comprehensive set of vision tools and capabilities that can be applied to applications across all industries. Sherlock’s extensive library of instructions, preprocessors and advanced algorithms can be combined in a variety of ways to solve simple or very demanding tasks. Maximum design flexibility is provided to allow users to customize algorithms, construct scripts and develop operator interfaces.
“Sherlock’s wide-ranging capabilities allow users to standardize on a machine vision software interface that can satisfy their current and future inspection needs,” said Steve Geraghty, Director of Teledyne DALSA Industrial Products. “Embedding Sherlock inside our BOA smart camera offers a single-point solution with uncompromised design flexibility and integration resources.”
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 the machine vision market. Teledyne DALSA image sensors, cameras, smart cameras, frame grabbers, software, and vision solutions are used in thousands of automated inspection systems around the world and across multiple industries including semiconductor, solar cell, flat panel display, electronics, automotive, medical, packaging and general manufacturing.
About Teledyne DALSA, Inc.
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, is an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors with approximately 1,000 employees worldwide, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1980, the company designs, develops, manufactures and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing MEMS products and services.
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