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Teledyne FLIR IIS Introduces Dragonfly S Camera Series

USB3 machine-vision camera for embedded or handheld applications

Published: Tuesday, February 6, 2024 - 12:00

(Teledyne: Richmond, BC) -- Teledyne FLIR IIS (formerly Point Grey Research), industry pioneer of the area scan USB concept, has added the Dragonfly S USB3 camera series to its machine-vision portfolio. The new series addresses the market’s need for a modular, compact, and lightweight camera for at-scale manufacturing, volume-based applications, and multicamera systems.

Dragonfly S has a modular design to accelerate the inception stage of imaging application development for a diverse range of industrial and nonindustrial segments. “This is a first-of-its-kind practical option for factory automation and embedded vision-based device manufacturers,” says Sadiq Panjwani, Teledyne general manager. “The modular concept of the new camera empowers engineers to quickly test, develop, and deliver competitive vision products to market at scale.”

The camera series is ideal for embedded or handheld device applications such as biometrics kiosk solutions, ophthalmoscopy, 3D scanning, automated optical inspection, and more. It’s available in multiple configurations, from board-level to a fully enclosed module in a rugged aluminum case. The USB connector is offered in a rear or side orientation with screw-in locking mechanism. These modular options provide maximum flexibility and durability, allowing seamless integration in tight spaces.

The cased models are Class B EMC safety-compliant because mitigating electromagnetic interference is critical for healthcare and residential applications. Additionally, an onboard image buffer ensures that every captured image frame is reliably transferred to the host CPU.

The first of the Dragonfly S series is now available for preorder. Additional model releases from VGA to 8MP are planned for 2024. For more information, visit Teledyne’s website.

The new compact and lightweight Dragonfly S camera series, ideal for embedded or hand-held applications.

 

 

 

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