TITLE

Fiber adds networking qualities to vision

AUTHOR(S)
Hardin, R. Winn
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Vision Systems Design;Dec2004, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the importance of the use of glass or plastic fiber to the efficiency of machine-vision systems. Significance of the systems to process, manufacturing and quality control operations; Contribution of the optical fiber channel transmission protocol from ANSI to traffic monitoring and security surveillance applications; Role of fiber in increasing the bandwidth capacity of vision systems.
ACCESSION #
15415098

 

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