High-speed cameras target motion-analysis applications

Wilson, Andrew
October 2003
Vision Systems Design;Oct2003, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p65
Reports on the development of complimentary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS)-based digital cameras. Factors to consider in the selection of high-speed cameras; Recognition of memory and interfaces required in camera design; Integration of CMOS imagers with Camera Link interfaces for open camera architectures.


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