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Machine Vision for Golf Simulators

Imaging lenses are critical components of the quickly-growing golf simulator market. Learn how to select the right lenses and cameras!

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Machine Vision Filter Technology

While working with machine vision, there are different types of filters that can be used to alter the image. Find out about the different types at Edmund Optics.

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Types of Machine Vision Lenses

Fixed focal length, zoom, and macro lenses are all variable magnification lenses. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Silhouetting Illumination in Machine Vision

Choosing the right backlight illumination is critical for precise measurement and edge detection in machine vision applications. Learn about your best options!

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Assembling Compact Machine Vision Microscopy Systems with 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives

Reduce the size and weight of your high magnification machine vision system with infinity corrected TECHSPEC® 120i Plan APO Infinity Corrected Objectives.

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Imaging Electronics 101: Understanding Camera Sensors for Machine Vision Applications

The performance of an imaging system relies on a number of things, including imaging electronics. Before using your imaging system, learn about camera sensors at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Fundamentals

Want to understand the basic concepts of imaging? Learn more about essential terms and how they incorporate in the imaging industry at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Electronics 101: Basics of Digital Camera Settings for Improved Imaging Results

Do you want to improve your imaging results? Go back to the basics of camera settings, learn how these important aspects can affect your image at Edmund Optics.

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Imaging Electronics 101: Camera Resolution for Improved Imaging System Performance

Camera resolution is one of the many aspects contributing to the quality of your imaging system. Find key parameters and tech tips at Edmund Optics.

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Cameras

Are you new to imaging or looking for a refresh on camera types? Learn about the advantages to camera types, digital interfaces, and more at Edmund Optics.

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Sensors and Lenses

Imaging lenses and sensors must be paired together with special attention.

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From Lens to Sensor: Limitations on Collecting Information

Trying to understand how much information you can obtain from a lens and sensor? Learn more about the limitations of collecting data at Edmund Optics.

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The Advantages of Telecentricity

Learn more about the advantages of telecentricity, including parallax error elimination, telecentric lenses, depth of field, and distortion, at Edmund Optics.

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Liquid Lens Features, Applications, and Technology

Liquid lenses have many features, are small in size, and adjust focus quickly to adapt to objects located at various working distances. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Basic Lens Selection

To decide what imaging lens is right for a system, it is important to know the parameters of the imaging system used. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Basic Lens Selection

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The Anatomy of a Lens

Become familiarized with the key components of an imaging lens assembly and how they function.

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Coherent® Laser Selection Guide

Compare Coherent Laser specifications with the Edmund Optics selection guide.

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Imaging Lenses for UAVs

The lenses used for high-resolution unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have unique requirements beyond those of standard imaging lenses.

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Telecentric Illumination

Think you don't need telecentric illumination in machine vision applications? Find out why you need telecentric illumination at Edmund Optics.

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Best Practices for Better Imaging

Do you use imaging systems constantly in your professional field? Learn top tips for improving your imaging system and practices at Edmund Optics.

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What is Imaging?

In imaging, light rays are mapped from an object onto an imaging sensor by an imaging lens, to reproduce the characteristics and likeness of the object for the purposes of inspection, sorting, or analysis.

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Understanding Infinity Corrected Objective Resolving Power and Magnification

Microscopes are used in a variety of fields and applications. To understand how resolving power, magnification, and other aspects work, read more at Edmund Optics.

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Ruggedization of Imaging Lenses

Have an application in a demanding environment? Learn about the different types of ruggedization: industrial, ingress protection, and stability at Edmund Optics.

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Wavelength Effects on Performance

Wavelengths can be both valuable or hazardous when trying to obtain information from an imaging system. Learn more about fixing wavelength issues at Edmund Optics.

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Using Structured Illumination

Machine vision systems heavily rely on illumination. Learn more about how structured illumination can maximize your system at Edmund Optics.

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Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging

Are you trying to gauge depth of field in your imaging system? Take a closer look at this article on depth of field calculations at Edmund Optics.

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Advanced Lens Selection

The modulation transfer function of a lens varies depending on working distance, sensor size, f/#, and wavelength. Learn more at Edmund Optics.

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Design vs. Manufacturing

“How will this lens perform?” It may sound like a simple question, but the answer can be complicated.

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Distortion

Distortion is an individual aberration that misplaces information but can be calculated or mapped out of an image. Learn more about distortion at Edmund Optics.

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