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WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DALSA Corporation(TSX: DSA), today announced two new "Express" frame grabbers -- the Bandit-3CV Express(TM) and the PC2 COMP Express(TM). Both image acquisition boardsconform to the half-size PCI Express x1 form factor. Designed to meet thedynamic requirements of general purpose video applications, both provide costeffective solutions for video monitoring, medical visualization, surveillance,and machine vision applications.
The Bandit-3 CV Express and The PC2 COMP Express have a flexibleacquisition front end that allow video capture from up to six color ormonochrome composite video, or two S-video cameras. The new Express framegrabbers are also engineered within DALSA's "Trigger-to-Image Reliability"framework to ensure highly reliable and efficient acquisition controlthroughout the entire image capture sequence. This exacting technologyframework leverages DALSA's hardware and software innovations to control andmonitor the image acquisition process, from the time that an external triggerevent occurs to the moment the data is transmitted to the PCI Express bus.
"DALSA's new Express image acquisition boards enable OEMs to get to marketfaster with high performance imaging solutions," said Philip Colet, vicepresident, sales and marketing, DALSA Digital Imaging. "The new PCI Expressform factor provides yet another option when creating imaging solutions forthe medical, surveillance or machine vision markets."Key Features Key features of the Bandit-3 CV Express include: * Half-size PCI Express x1 form factor * Video capture from up to six composite color or monochrome analog cameras * VGA frame grabber * Real-time transfer to host * Dual-display * Graphics overlay * Performance proven software platform * Low cost, High Performance Key features of the PC2 COMP Express include: * Half-size PCI Express x1 form factor * Video capture from up to six composite color or monochrome analog cameras * Adaptive comb filter ensures superior image quality * Real-time transfer to host * Performance proven software platform * Low cost, High Performance Software Support
Bandit-3 CV Express supports Sapera Essential software development libraryunder Windows XP Professional. DALSA software development tools allow users todevelop applications with C language DLLs, C++ classes, or ActiveX controls onMicrosoft Visual C/C++ 6.0, Visual Basic 6.0 or Microsoft Visual Studio .Netor higher development platforms.
DALSA Machine Vision
For more than 25 years DALSA has led the design, manufacture anddeployment of digital imaging components for the machine vision market. Today,DALSA image sensors, cameras, frame grabbers and software are used inthousands of automated inspection systems around the world and across multipleindustries including semiconductor, flat panel display, electronics, andmanufacturing.