Tiny camera with useful auto functions available from May

XS: Mini USB camera with fast autofocus

Tiny body, immense potential: weighing only 12 grams and with extremely compact dimensions of 26.5 x 23 x 21.5 mm, the latest uEye XS camera from IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH finds its place everywhere. Its fast autofocus is a special highlight among the numerous auto functions. It delivers consistently sharp images starting from distances of only 10 cm. The 5 MP industrial camera will be available from May 2019.


The new UI-1007XS replaces the previous UI-1005XS model but retains similar performance, appearance and functionality. The USB 2.0 camera has a robust magnesium housing and stands out due to its light weight, compact size and many practical automatic functions.

Maike Strecker, uEye Product Manager, explains: "The XS combines the simplicity of a consumer camera with the application capabilities of an industrial camera. Thanks to its 5 megapixel OmniVision CMOS sensor and helpful functions such as automatic white balance, automatic exposure and autofocus, the camera delivers excellent images even in difficult lighting conditions."

In JPEG mode, the model delivers 15 frames per second and up to 30 fps at reduced resolution. In addition, eight freely selectable and easily switchable image formats from VGA to 5 MP are available. In combination with the integrated JPEG compression, the mini camera is also suitable for video streaming with 720p (HD-ready) or 1080p (Full HD). It can therefore be used in a variety of ways, for example in medical or security technology, in transport and logistics or as a component for kiosk systems.

Further information: https://en.ids-imaging.com/xs-home.html

Illustration (© IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH)



About IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH:
The industrial camera manufacturer IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH develops high-performance, easy-to-use USB, GigE and 3D cameras with a wide spectrum of sensors and variants. The almost unlimited range of applications covers multiple non-industrial and industrial sectors e.g. in the field of equipment, plant and mechanical engineering. In addition to its successful CMOS cameras, the company expands its portfolio with vision app-based sensors and cameras. The novel image processing platform IDS NXT is freely programmable and extremely versatile.

Since its foundation in 1997 as a two-man company, IDS has developed into a globally leading, independent, ISO-certified family business with approximately 280 employees. The headquarters in Obersulm, Germany, is used for development as well as production. With subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, South Korea and UK as well as further offices, IDS is represented internationally.

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