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Prosilica Introduces Digital Firewire Camera for Machine Vision and Industrial Imaging

January 252005
Vancouver, BC - January 11, 2004 - Today Prosilica announced the introduction of its new EC1280 digital firewire camera for applications in machine vision and industrial imaging. Targeted toward OEM and analog replacement markets, the new EC1280 is distinguished by its small size, high performance, and economical pricing. Customers are very excited about this new product from Prosilica.

Prosilica's EC1280 firewire camera packs a lot of performance into a very small package at an economical price. The camera contains a range of high-performance features including snapshot shutter, region-of-interest readout, decimation, etc. and is capable of 29 full-resolution (1280x1024) frames per second. The backplane of the EC1280 provides an IEEE-1394 port and a 4-pin Hirose connector for external triggering. The EC-1280 is truly plug-and-play. It does not require a framegrabber but communicates with the host computer through an IEEE-1394 (Firewire) interface. The EC1280 is available with either a monochrome or color sensor.

Software for the camera includes Prosilica's ProViewer application, the camera driver, and Prosilica's ProSDK software development kit which are available to customers free of charge. The EC1280 is DCAM-compliant (IIDC 1.31) and can be used with a wide range of popular machine vision software.

"The EC1280 is an exciting product because its small size, excellent specifications, and economic pricing. The EC1280 provides excellent value and performance for our customers" said Marty Furse, CEO of Prosilica.

About Prosilica
Prosilica Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets high-performance digital cameras based on IEEE-1394 for industrial applications. For more information contact Prosilica by telephone at 604-875-8855, by e-mail at [email protected], or on the web www.prosilica.com.

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