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PRESS RELEASE: Teledyne DALSA Supports New Camera Link HS Standard

Posted 5/1/2012

WATERLOO, Ontario - May 1, 2012 - Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and a global leader in machine vision technology, announced today a major milestone in its ongoing support for the AIA's newest interface standard, Camera Link HS (CLHS). Teledyne DALSA will demonstrate its commitment to the new standard and will showcase CLHS versions of the Falcon2™ camera and Xcelera™ PX8 frame grabber at the upcoming AIA Vision Show in Boston from May 8-10, 2012. 

CLHS is a G3 standard (JIIA, EMVA and AIA). Through the AIA, a 15 member CLHS committee of independent companies is leading the continued development and deployment of the new standard. Updates on the ratification process and details on development requirements can be found on the AIA's website.

Increasing resolution and faster frame rates have caused cameras for machine vision systems to steadily grow in their need for bandwidth. Camera Link HS is the next generation interface standard that addresses the needs of all machine vision applications. It is designed from a system point of view, ensuring the ability to create low cost cameras and frame grabbers, while fulfilling the ease of use, flexibility and data reliability demanded by customers.

Camera Link HS builds on the key strengths of Camera Link and adds new features and functions to meet customers' demands. The standard will be ratified in May 2012 and features the following benefits: 
 

  • Low Cost Solution, Off-the-Shelf, Multi-Vendor Components
  • Scalable Bandwidths from 300 MB/s to 16 GB/s
  • Flexible Cables
  • Reliable Data Delivery
  • Industry Supported
  • Direct Fiber Optic Conversion Possible

"Teledyne DALSA has a long history of leading the industry in the adoption of new communication interfaces," said Mark Butler, Teledyne DALSA Senior Product Manager. "We look forward to the upcoming release of CLHS in May as we continue to work with the AIA CLHS committee and other camera and frame grabber manufacturers to deploy the new interface."

Product Demonstration and Details
Teledyne DALSA's Falcon2 12M camera and advanced PCI Express (PCIe) frame grabber, the Xcelera PX8, are designed to support the AIA's newest interface, CLHS. Both products will be demonstrated at this year's AIA Vision Show in Boston from May 8-10, 2012. Mike Miethig, Teledyne DALSA R & D Manager and Chair of AIA CLHS Committee, will be on hand to answer questions regarding CLHS technology and Teledyne DALSA's CLHS products. For more detailed product information, including frame grabber and camera compatibility details, please contact your regional sales representative.

About Teledyne DALSA's Machine Vision Products and Services
Teledyne DALSA is a world leader in the design, manufacture and deployment of digital imaging components for the machine vision market. Teledyne DALSA image sensors, cameras, smart cameras, frame grabbers, software, and vision solutions are used in thousands of automated inspection systems around the world and across multiple industries including semiconductor, solar cell, flat panel display, electronics, automotive, medical, packaging and general manufacturing. For more information, please visit www.teledynedalsa.com/mv.

About Teledyne DALSA, Inc.
Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company, is an international leader in high performance digital imaging and semiconductors with approximately 1,000 employees worldwide, headquartered in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1980, the company designs, develops, manufactures and markets digital imaging products and solutions, in addition to providing MEMS products and services. For more information, please visit www.teledynedalsa.com.

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Media Contacts:
Maria Doyle
Red Javelin Communications
Tel: +1-781-964-3536
email: maria@redjavelin.com

Heather Neale
Teledyne DALSA
Tel: +1-514-333-1301 ext. 227
email: heather.neale@teledynedalsa.com

Sales Contacts:
sales.americas@teledynedalsa.com
sales.europe@teledynedalsa.com
sales.asia@teledynedalsa.com

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