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IDS Presents AI Vision System IDS NXT at Automate 2023

May 22–23, Huntington Place Convention Center, Detroit

Published: Monday, May 15, 2023 - 10:59

(Imaging Development Systems Inc.: Stoneham, MA) -- Whether it’s sorting, inspecting, supplying, or documenting goods, many steps in the production process can be optimized with machine vision and artificial intelligence. However, many companies still lack the know-how and time to familiarize themselves with the field of AI and use the technology for their needs.

The AI Vision System IDS NXT is designed to help with this. It can be quickly and easily deployed by any user group, even without extensive knowledge of machine learning, image processing, or application programming. It consists of industrial cameras capable of performing AI-based image-processing tasks on the device and easy-to-use software.

Thanks to the recently introduced software update 3.1, IDS NXT cameras are able to detect anomalies—even if deviations were not previously known or hardly predictable. It is possible to use only “good” images for the training of the neural network that later runs directly on the camera. In addition, this requires only a small amount of training data compared to other AI methods.

Object detection and classification

This makes it particularly easy and convenient to evaluate the potential of AI-based image processing. The combination of ease of use and a powerful vision system helps companies to implement the possibilities of new vision technology and keep their competitive edge. Learn more here.

See the AI Vision System IDS NXT and other items in the IDS product portfolio at Automate 2023, booth 6830.

uEye XC industrial-grade webcam

Programmable or plug and play? With the uEye XC autofocus camera, the choice is yours. IDS offers this compact camera with UVC protocol in addition to models with USB3 Vision. Like a webcam, it delivers perfectly sharp images and videos—even with changing object distances and difficult lighting conditions. Learn more here.

uEye Warp10-ultrafast 10GigE cameras

Capturing fast-moving scenes in all details requires not only the right sensor but also a high-performance interface. For this, IDS offers uEye Warp10, a 10GigE industrial camera family. They are about twice as fast as cameras with USB3 interface. IDS has recently introduced new models with Sony fourth-generation sensors, and will soon add several high-resolution Onsemi XGS sensors as well as models with TFL mount. See more about these cameras here.

uEye XC from IDS closes the market gap between industrial camera and webcam.


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