2016

30.11.2016

Full GigE power in only 29 x 29 x 29 mm

Small, powerful and versatile: you can rely on the second generation of our GigE uEye CP to assist you with classic machine vision applications as it is equipped with CMOS sensors from Sony, e2v, CMOSIS and ON Semiconductor.

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30.11.2016

USB 3.1 Gen 1 camera with PYTHON 480 sensor

Our uEye LE is the first USB 3.1 Gen 1 industrial camera with a future-oriented, reversible USB Type-C connector. In combination with the 0.48 MP PYTHON 480 sensor from ON Semiconductor, we offer you a cost-effective solution for machine vision applications and embedded systems.

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17.11.2016

Highlights from IDS: that was our VISION show 2016

After two years without VISION show, our anticipation, tension and pace before this year’s show has been high for weeks. We presented to you at our booth the results of that intense time. We would like to say thank you for the overwhelming interest in our product innovations. Not only the trade fair achieved a record number of both visitors and exhibitors but we also had more enlightening and promising conversations than ever before.

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17.11.2016

TechTip: Parameterizing instead of Programming

The optimum setting is an important requirement for each application running effectively. Spending time and effort establishing these settings is quite justified. But is this a recurring effort for each application or could this initial setting be separated for reusing respectively?

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16.11.2016

Focus on the essentials

Engineers and OEM customers who use industrial cameras in their systems mostly select board-level solutions as these solutions are cost-effective, space-saving, and they focus on key features. The very compact design of the single-board cameras of IDS’ uEye LE series, measuring only 36 x 36 mm, plays an important role because space is often limited in devices or embedded systems.

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03.11.2016

Flying high

From above the world seems to be a different place. Undreamt-of possibilities open up – also for image processing. Our Japanese customer Hokkaido Satellite utilizes this in remote sensing. The company uses USB 3 uEye CP and USB 2 uEye LE cameras from IDS as an  image sensor in their hyperspectral cameras.

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11.10.2016

Version 4.81 featuring sequencer mode

For all IDS customers, the latest version 4.81 of IDS Software Suite is available for free download. Available for Windows, Linux, and Linux Embedded. It optimizes the ease-of-use of our industrial cameras and provides even more useful features.

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04.10.2016

The best of both worlds

Line scan mode is indispensable for many applications in industrial machine vision, such as the analysis of curved surfaces or endless web inspection.

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16.09.2016

Whitepaper: Don't lose your connection

In industrial environments, everything revolves around reliability, productivity and stability. Processes and equipment are subject to numerous certifications. Changes are planned and tested well in advance.

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13.09.2016

Cost-effective project camera with Sony CMOS sensors

Our newly-developed uEye LE is the first USB 3.1 Gen 1 industrial camera series to feature the future-oriented USB Type-C connector. We focus on the essentials of an industrial camera: small and cost-effective with great sensors.

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09.09.2016

…ask your doctor or pharmacist…

Health is our most valuable asset. If nevertheless we need a medicinal product, we are spoilt for choice between drops, creams, pills or syrup. Just as diverse as the texture of the drugs is the type of packaging in relation to shape, size, material or other characteristics. Our Ensenso Stereo 3D camera facilitates logistics for the pharmaceutical industry in the U.S.

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07.09.2016

TechTip: Subsampling, binning or scaler

Your field of view should not change but the frame rate should be increased? You need a shorter exposure? Will a lower resolution with the same field of view do for you?

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05.09.2016

On the trail of the drop shape

The measuring instrument manufacturer KRÜSS uses USB 3.0 cameras from IDS in their video-based drop shape analyzer systems. The combination of the interface and a high-performance CMOS sensor allows up to 200 frames per second at a resolution of 1200 x 800 pixels. Wetting processes can be captured without interruption and then precisely analyzed.

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31.08.2016

IDS received German certificate for climate protection

Since January 27.th 2015 we are using certified, environmentally friendly energy at the IDS headquarters in Obersulm. This energy is 100% climate-friendly and therefor does not affect the environment.

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23.08.2016

The perfect fit

In competitive sports or in rehabilitation nuances can determine success or failure. Thus the optimal harmonisation between man and training device is a very import aspect. The GeBioM mbH Münster has embraced this issue under its gebioMized brand - especially for the cycling sports sector.

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11.08.2016

Good reasons to switch now to USB

USB 3.0 plays an increasingly important role in both industrial and non-industrial applications. There are good reasons for that: USB 3.0 conquered the consumer world, and USB 3.1 will be doing so very soon. The interface is more and more cost-effectively available, and it will replace USB 2.0 entirely, even in the industrial environment.

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24.06.2016

IDS Imaging Development Systems among the TOP 100

The TOP 100 most innovative small and medium-sized enterprises in Germany have been selected for the 23rd time. IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH is ranked among this year's innovative elite. We took part in a challenging scientific selection process, which examined the innovation management and innovatory success.

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31.05.2016

Version 4.80.2 supports Sony sensors

The latest version 4.80.2 of IDS Software Suite is available for free download as the new camera models UI-3080CP (Sony IMX250) and UI-3280CP (Sony IMX264) are being released.

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31.05.2016

Sony‘s new 5 MP sensors in our CP series

Two new industrial cameras with global shutter CMOS sensor are available as design-ins, beginning in June: UI-3080CP and UI-3280CP. Both are perfectly suitable for use in low-light applications and in microscopy.

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27.05.2016

Success Story: Mission to Mars

Is Mars really so hostile to life, or could some organisms from Earth survive even under such conditions? Scientists at the German Aerospace Center (DLR)'s Institute of Planetary Research are looking into the question.

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24.05.2016

IDS at aia Vision Show in Boston

With creative demos, IDS took part at North America's leading showcase of machine vision imaging components and solutions. As one of the leading suppliers of industrial cameras we drew the visitors in multiple ways.

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23.05.2016

TechTip: Adjusting the black level

There is white in your image but the image looks flat? Though you have darken your camera completely you do not get black? Or is there too much black in the image and details disappear?

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04.04.2016

Prize-winning design quality

The USB 3 uEye XC is an industrial camera that gets out of line with its design.  The lightweight magnesium housing with its dimensions of just 32 x 61 x 19 mm (w x h x d) makes it compact and robust despite its lightness. Now, the versatile industrial camera was awarded with the Red Dot, the international distinction for high design quality.

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23.03.2016

German TV shows IDS GigE uEye CP camera

Leading actress of the 6 minutes broadcast on ARD was of course LISA. LISA is an autonomous service robot of team homer, a team of students at the Institute for Computational Visualistics at the German University of Koblenz-Landau.

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22.03.2016

The fastest PYTHONs on the industrial camera market

The USB 3 uEye CP will be available with CMOS sensors of the PYTHON series from ON Semiconductor. The USB 3.0 cameras provide the highest frame rates in the machine vision market, reaching more than 1,000 fps with AOI feature.

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16.03.2016

CDLC team wins Carolo Cup 2016

The students of team CDLC (Crazy Dancing Little Caroline) at German University of TU Braunschweig have managed it: “Caroline”, an autonomous model car equipped with our UI-3241LE-M-GL has triumphed. In this year’s “Carolo-Cup” she left all competitors behind. We congratulate!

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15.03.2016

3 MP lenses for USB 3 uEye CP with PYTHON 2000

The new HF-XA lens models from Fujifilm support 3 Megapixel for 2/3” sensor format, delivering sharp images especially in combination with our new camera model UI-3160CP.

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07.03.2016

Exhibition at Automation World 2016 in Seoul Korea

IDS is exhibiting from 9th ~ 11th of March 2016 at Samsung-dong COEX Hall B in 2016 Automation World exhibition.

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07.03.2016

Preview: 5 MP sensors Sony IMX250/IMX264

The next generation of Sony's Pregius CMOS sensors - IMX250 & IMX264 - will find their way into our USB 3.0 industrial camera series in a timely manner. The combination of these sensors, coupled with our industry-leading USB 3 uEye CP series delivers excellent image quality, high sensitivity, and extremely low-noise images.

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04.03.2016

Version 4.80 supports Windows 10

The latest IDS Software Suite for industrial cameras is available for free download. This driver version supports the upcoming USB 3 uEye CP camera models that are equipped with incredibly fast PYTHON sensors from ON Semiconductor.

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23.02.2016

TechTip: Using the sequencer

For the camera models UI-124x/UI-324x/UI-524x and UI-125x/UI-325x/UI-525x with e2v sensors, there is a special IDS feature available: the sequencer.

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10.02.2016

Record Sales

Industrial camera manufacturer IDS Imaging Development Systems has far exceeded the 10 % growth for the industrial machine vision sector in 2015, which was predicted by VDMA. With a jump in sales of 17 %, IDS has once more surpassed all market expectations.

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21.01.2016

Success Story: Easily set up

ROFIN-BAASEL Lasertech based in Starnberg develops and manufactures laser-supported systems for the production of small parts, micro parts, and parts in the micrometer range.

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19.01.2016

USB 3 uEye CP with high-speed PYTHON sensors

You have the choice! We will be expanding our sensor portfolio with ON Semiconductor’s models PYTHON 500 (0.5 MP), PYTHON 2000 (2.3 MP) and Python 5000 (5.3 MP). They are the perfect complement to the PYTHON 1300 (1.3 MP) which has already been successfully implemented into our new camera generation USB 3 uEye CP.

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18.01.2016

S-Mount lenses for 18 MP single-board camera

The new S-mount lenses from Lensation are the perfect complement to our 18 MP single-board camera UI-3591LE, for use in high-resolution visualization applications.

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