Fundamentals of Machine Vision: IR Imaging

A Webcast ??? April 20, 2010?? at 1:00 PM EDT (10:00 AM PDT, 5:00 PM GMT)

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Online — Fundamentals of Machine Vision: Infrared Imaging ??? will discuss the history of infrared imaging, the infrared spectrum from short-wave infrared (SWIR) to long-wave infrared (LWIR), the materials used to detect these wavelengths, and what the systems integrator must look for when purchasing a particular IR camera for a specific machine vision application.

Jonathan Kane, President, Computer Optics(Hudson, NH, USA), which designs and manufactures custom telecentric, machine vision, and zoom lenses, and specializes in IR zoom lenses will be the presenter.

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This presentation will cover five key topics:

  1. – The fundamentals of the IR spectrum
  2. – The different types of sensor materials used to capture image data
  3. – About the different types of IR cameras now available
  4. – What systems integrators must look for when selecting an IR camera
  5. – About specific machine vision applications where IR cameras have been deployed.

This Webinar Sponsors are:

Edmund Optics Worldwide :

Edmund Optics (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology. EO???s machine vision solutions have been used in a variety of inspection applications from food to automotive to pharmaceutical. EO’s vast offering of machine vision lenses, lighting and cameras offer a dynamic choice of solutions for any application. (

Sensors Unlimited – Goodrich ISR :

Sensors Unlimited – Goodrich ISR Systems manufactures a complete line of shortwave infrared (SWIR) imaging and detection products for machine vision, solar cell inspection, defense, surveillance, biomedical, and scientific applications. their innovative InGaAs-based SWIR products include fast-framing high resolution cameras, SWIR linescan imagers, focal plane arrays, and more. They require no cooling, use standard optics and lens mounts, and feature CameraLink?? outputs. (

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