HALCON 11 Supports Various 3D Sensors
3D sensors use different technologies. For uncalibrated laser triangulation, HALCON supports any area scan camera with an external laser, also in combination with the dedicated preprocessing board microEnable IV-V with the 3D SmartApplet from Silicon Software. Furthermore, HALCON supports specific 3D cameras with onboard profile measurement capability as there are SICK Ranger and Color Ranger, Automation Technology C4, and Photonfocus 3D cameras.
For calibrated laser triangulation, HALCON supports the SICK Ruler E, Leuze LPS36, LMI Technologies Gocator, Micro Epsilon scanCONTROL, Vision Components nano 3D, and upcoming laser sensors from Pepperl+Fuchs and SmartRay. For fringe projection, HALCON supports VRmagic AreaScan3D, and Shape Drive SD–1 is projected. For Time–of–Flight technology, HALCON supports the MESA Imaging SR4000 and, as a special case, the Microsoft Kinect and the ASUS Xtion PRO sensors which work with structured light.
For years, HALCON has offered all necessary 3D vision and robot vision technologies currently used by the industry. With the release of HALCON 11 in early summer, 2012, those 3D technologies were considerably extended and improved.
The addition of new technologies like 3D registration or 3D surface comparison, the improved 3D visualization, as well as the extended 3D object processing further expand the palette of available 3D vision tools and strengthen HALCON’s unique 3D technology offerings.
HALCON is the comprehensive standard software for machine vision with an integrated development environment (IDE) that is used worldwide. It enables cost savings and improved time to market: HALCON’s flexible architecture facilitates rapid development of machine vision, medical imaging, and image analysis applications. HALCON provides outstanding performance and a comprehensive support of multi-core platforms, SSE2 and AVX, as well as GPU acceleration. It serves all industries with a library of more than 1800 operators for blob analysis, morphology, matching, measuring, identification, and 3D vision, to name just a few. HALCON secures your investment by supporting a wide range of operating systems and providing interfaces to hundreds of industrial cameras and frame grabbers, including GenICam, GigE Vision, and IIDC 1394.
MVTec at VISION 2012: Hall 1, Booth 1D74:
MVTec is a leading manufacturer of standard software for machine vision. MVTec products are used in all demanding areas of imaging: Semi-conductor industry, web inspection, quality control and inspection applications in general, medicine, 3D vision, and surveillance. MVTec has more than 30 established distributors, located throughout Europe, North and South America, Australia, and Asia (China, Japan, Korea, India et al.). In addition, MVTec, LLC works out of Boston, MA (USA), to better attend the North American market since 2007.
For more information refer to www.mvtec.com
Dr. Lutz Kreutzer, Manager PR & Marketing | MVTec Software GmbH, Neherstr.1, D-81675 München
Tel. +49 89 457695-0 | Fax +49 89 457695-55 | www.mvtec.com | email@example.com
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release HALCON 11 Supports Various 3D Sensors here
News-ID: 239513 • Views: 1917
More Releases from MVTec Software GmbH
New HALCON Training Partner in Southern Germany
The Imaging Source Europe GmbH, long-standing partner of MVTec Software GmbH, extends the support and distribution activities in Southern Germany and becomes “MVTec Certified Training Partner”. MVTec’s distributor The Imaging Source strengthens the support and distribution activities of the machine vision software HALCON with their new sales office in Gernlinden near Munich, Germany. The Imaging Source is now part of the MVTec “Certified Training Partner” program, qualifying the employees to
MVTec Introduces MERLIC – A New Generation of Vision Software
Munich, Germany - MVTec Software GmbH is pleased to introduce MERLIC, a new, all-in-one machine vision software product that enables users to quickly build complete solutions without programming. MERLIC offers a radically new user experience with novel interaction concepts, an image-centered user interface, and many easy-to-use tools. To keep up with the growing world-wide demand for machine vision technology, machine makers reduce development time by increasing productivity and efficiency of their
MVTec Presents HALCON USB3 Vision Interface and 3D Vision Technology
As of now, the new universal HALCON image acquisition interface for USB3 Vision is available. This interface will be presented by MVTec in a live demo at the SPS IPS DRIVES in November 2013 in Nuremberg. Furthermore, MVTec will showcase the 3D vision technology of HALCON 11. Key benefits of the new USB3 Vision Standard are the high bandwidth in excess of 350 MB/s and an easy-to-use plug and play
HALCON Helps Best Swimmers of the World
At the 15th FINA World Swimming Championships 2013 in Barcelona, Spain, a sophisticated vision system is applied to analyze the swimmers’ performances. This system was designed by STT Ingenieríy y Sistemas, San Sebastian (Spain), based on the vision software HALCON by MVTec (Munich, Germany). Coaches and athletes are always interested in improving their athletic performances. As in any sport, it is important for swimmers to study their technique. For this purpose,
More Releases for HALCON
VISION 2012: MVTec Presents HALCON 11
At VISION 2012 in Stuttgart, MVTec Software GmbH (Munich, Germany), manufacturer of standard software for machine vision, will present the new version 11 of HALCON. For machine vision users, HALCON 11 provides many innovations and enhancements. As a unique feature, HALCON 11 offers the “sample-based identification” (SBI). With this innovative technology, thousands of trained objects can be recognized only by characteristic features like color or texture, thereby eliminating the need to
MVTec Announces HALCON 11
MVTec Software GmbH (Munich, Germany), manufacturer of standard software for machine vision, announces the release of the new version HALCON 11 for June 1, 2012. For machine vision users, HALCON 11 provides many innovations and enhancements. As a unique feature, HALCON 11 presents the “Sample-based Identification”. With this innovative technology, trained objects can be recognized only by characteristic features like color or texture, thereby eliminating the need to use bar codes
HALCON Embedded on OMAP4
MVTec Software GmbH, Munich (Germany) has expanded its series of HALCON Embedded versions with the release of HALCON Embedded for OMAP4 processors. With this release, the entire HALCON functionality is available for OMAP4 processors without additional porting effort. The OMAP4 processor by Texas Instruments was especially designed for mobile devices like tablets or smart phones. Its performance is comparable to the Intel Atom processor, but the OMAP4 consumes less power. The
MVTec Announces HALCON 10
MVTec Software GmbH (Munich, Germany), manufacturer of standard software for machine vision, announces the release date of the new version HALCON 10 for 10/10/10. HALCON 10 will provide many great innovations for all machine vision users. HALCON is the comprehensive standard software with an integrated development environment (IDE) for machine vision that is used worldwide. The new version HALCON 10 will further extend 3D vision and matching technology, and will again
HALCON Runs on Microsoft Windows 7
The current version 9.0.1 of the machine vision software HALCON by MVTec runs on the new Windows 7 operating system by Microsoft. Regarding tests by MVTec were completely successful. Microsoft has scheduled its new operating system Windows 7 to go on sale on October 22, 2009. As machine vision software technology leader, MVTec naturally wants to provide HALCON also on Windows 7. Thus, MVTec’s research & development department has thoroughly and
HALCON User Conference in Japan
On the occasion of the ten years long cooperation of MVTec (Munich, Germany) and its exclusive distributor in Japan, LinX (Yokohama), on January 30 2007, an international user conference took place in Yokohama. German and Japanese companies with international standing presented how they implemented their machine vision applications for production processes by means of HALCON. More than 300 decision makers and engineers from Germany, Japan, and other Asian countries came to