Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Half a million industrial cameras!

Almost exactly ten years after releasing its first industrial camera, IDS Imaging Development Systems has shipped its 500,000th camera. The milestone camera was from the completely re-designed second generation series of the USB 3 uEye CP cameras, featuring the latest 2.3 MP Sony IMX174 CMOS sensor. This camera sets a new standard in terms of light sensitivity, dynamic range and colour reproduction and provides excellent image quality with extraordinarily low-noise performance.

IDS was founded as a two-man business In 1997 and since 2004 the company has been developing and producing digital cameras for industrial use. Today IDS is the global market leader in USB industrial cameras and offers a wide range of models with USB 2.0, USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet interface. The unique IDS Software Suite supplied with every camera provides an extremely easy integration is one of the company’s key success factors.

IDS now has more than 170 employees worldwide in subsidiaries in USA and Japan, offices in France and United Kingdom as well as distribution partners almost everywhere in the world.


"In the next months, IDS will expand its production capacities. There is a new building on the company site being built, which will double our production area. So we will see the millionth camera soon", says Torsten Wiesinger, CEO of IDS. His short video statement regarding the 500,000th camera’s shipment can be found here on their website.

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