Advanced Line Scan Cameras Win Gold in Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards Program

Piranha4 Multispectral camera and its Piranha XL 16k camera were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program.

Waterloo, Ontario - March 27, 2015 - Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision components and solutions, announced today that its Piranha4 Multispectral camera and its Piranha XL 16k camera were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies.


"On behalf of the Vision Systems Design Innovator Awards, I would like to congratulate Teledyne DALSA on their Gold awards," said Vision Systems Design Group Publisher Alan Bergstein. "This competitive, unbiased program celebrates the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. The team at Teledyne DALSA should be very proud."

Teledyne DALSA received two Gold level awards for the following:

Piranha4 Multispectral Quadlinear Camera

Based on Teledyne DALSA's unique line scan CMOS sensor architecture, the Piranha4 line scan cameras deliver the highest line rates in the industry with outstanding signal-to-noise performance. The Piranha4 Multispectral camera provides independent RGB+NIR outputs using wafer level coated interference filter technology. In the print inspection industry, many system designers today use one color camera to inspect color images and a separate NIR camera to inspect security inks. This complicates the design and significantly increases the cost of these systems. With The Piranha4 multispectral camera, system designers can use a single camera, dramatically simplifying system design while reducing costs.

Piranha XL 16k Camera

The new Piranha XL 16k uses a 12 line CMOS image sensor to achieve both high responsivity and exposure control in a small form factor. With a max line rate of 125kHz at full 16k/5um resolution the camera can operate in either 4, 8, or 12 line mode using the next generation Camera Link HS interface that delivers over 2 GByte/sec data throughput with a single cable. Piranha XL 16k is the first CMOS TDI camera that offers speed, resolution, and responsivity comparable to CCD Time Delay and Integration (TDI) devices.

About Vision Systems Design
Published since 1996, Vision Systems Design is a global resource for engineers, engineering managers, and systems integrators that provides comprehensive global coverage of vision systems technologies, applications, and markets. Vision Systems Design's magazine, website (www.vision-systems.com), email newsletters and webcasts report on and analyze the latest technology and business developments and trends in the worldwide machine vision and image processing industry.

About The Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program
The Vision Systems Design 2015 Innovators Awards program reviews and recognized the most innovative products and services in the vision and image processing industry. High-scoring companies were announced at AUTOMATE 2015 held in Chicago, IL, USA. Criteria used in the Innovators Awards ranking included: originality, innovation; impact on designers, systems integrators and end-users; fulfilling a need in the market that hasn't been addressed, leveraging a novel technology, and increasing productivity.

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, and software are used in automated inspection systems across many industries and applications. www.teledynedalsa.com/imaging

About Teledyne DALSA, Inc.
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, is an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing specialized semiconductor products and services including MEMS. www.teledynedalsa.com

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