OEM technology for your machine vision products

Using any AIA-recognized standard for the camera and display interface

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What is Machine Vision?

Machine vision is the use of digital images to automate industrial processes, whether through automatic inspection, process control, or robot guidance.

It’s the key to faster, more accurate, and more profitable manufacturing of almost any kind of product.

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How does Macnica help you design machine vision components?

Any machine vision camera , display, or vision-guided industrial robot must connect to other components using one of several competing interface standards.

Macnica makes connection simple by providing the basic engineering required to evaluate, then implement the best interface for a given need.

We offer intellectual property packages, software, and a hardware development kit perfect for the machine vision industry.

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What are the standards used in machine vision?

Macnica Vision supports all of the standards used to connect machine vision components.

These include GigE Vision, using 1 and 10-gigabit Ethernet networks; USB3 Vision, based on the USB connection standard; CoaXPress for fast connections over coaxial cables; Camera Link; the GenICam software API; and HDMI.

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How we work with manufacturers

ST 2110 is a great solution, but implementing it from scratch takes a significant investment. That’s where Macnica comes in.

Don’t reinvent the wheel.

Our engineering team will help you use ST 2110 to build your fastest and best video products ever

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Intellectual Property

Macnica is your best source for the knowledge, protocols and engineering support manufacturers need to adapt their products to one or more machine vision interface standards.

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Evaluation & Development Kit

Macinica’s EasyMVC is a camera development kit for hardware and software engineers who work on machine vision systems.

The kit includes an image sensor board, an FPGA board and an interface board plus a selection of CMOS sensors, FPGAs and machine vision interfaces that you can mix and match as you design your new camera. We also include our GenICam software and intellectual property to give you a fast start on your project.

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Software Products

The GenICam API is the basis for all machine vision interface standards, and it may be used to create your own custom camera connections as well.

The Macnica Host Software for GenICam allows users to easily develop their own application software using the GenICam software standard and common machine vision interfaces, including GigE Vision, USB3 Vision and CoaXPress.

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Technology

In 2011, we began developing intellectual property to support the shift from Serial Digital Interface (SDI) to Internet Protocol (IP) based infrastructures. Today, we continue to develop and aid in the definition of the emerging standards that are shaping the Video over IP migration.

Industry Memberships

Macnica is a long term member of the key associations involved in machine vision standards development, including the Automated Imaging Association (AIA), the Japan Industrial Imaging Association (JILA), and the HDMI Association (we are an HDMI Certified Adopter).