In 2000, the Camera Link standard was adopted as one of the first machine vision standards. Now more than 17 years old, it has seen some changes and several other standards have emerged and been adopted by the industry.
When you are setting up a machine vision system, your choice of camera will depend on the objects that you want to inspect, the necessary speed, lighting and temperature, and available space. And not to forget—the system costs.
When designing an imaging system, one of the most important factors to consider is the camera interface. Besides important parameters like resolution, frame rate, sensitivity and read-out technology, the video and control interface is one of the most critical components