12 megapixel Pregius model from Sony available for USB 3.0 camera
MATRIX VISION is one of the first manufacturers to have integrated the 12 megapixel IMX253 sensor from Sony's Pregius family into a USB 3.0 industrial camera. The greyscale version of the Global Shutter CMOS sensor is being piloted and is available right now as mvBlueFOX3-2124G. Like all second generation IMX sensors, it offers high pixel density with a pixel size of 3.45 x 3.45 µm, impressive image quality, reduced noise and a dynamic range in excess of 71 dB. The sensor has a resolution of 4112 x 3008 pixels and achieves a frame rate of 34.6 images per second at full resolution.
The camera is perfectly suited to work in demanding lighting conditions, such as those found in the transport sector. In that sector, the performance of the sensor is particularly impressive when it comes to traffic flow monitoring or toll systems, for which both the driver and the vehicle need to be identified. Reflective traffic signs mean that the latter demands a range of different lighting and imaging sequences, which are provided by the sequencer mode offered by the mvBlueFOX3-2 family.
A new addition to the mvBlueFOX3-2 family of cameras:
The mvBlueFOX3-2 USB 3.0 family is the family created especially for the IMX sensors from Sony. In spite of its compact size, the family demonstrates a great deal of strength when it comes to performance: alongside its large 256 MB integrated image memory, the mvBlueFOX3 is equipped with a generous FPGA, which includes a number of smart features for image processing, along with 2/4 digital inputs and outputs. The camera is compatible with the GenICam™ and USB3 Vision® standards. Drivers are available for Windows. Furthermore, the camera supports all USB3 Vision®-compatible third-party image processing libraries.