The latest news on leading-edge PC-based imaging technology for industrial, medical and scientific applications.
January 17, 2017, Matrox® Imaging is announcing their third consecutive inclusion as members of the Leadership in Automation “First Team” program. For three years in a row, Matrox Imaging has been named a preferred supplier in the Vision Systems category, as chosen by readers of Automation World magazine.
November 1, 2016, At PACK EXPO 2016, (Chicago, November 6-9, booth E-7747), the Matrox® SureDotOCR™ vision tool, the first OCR technology specifically designed to overcome the challenges involved with reading dot-matrix text, will be in use as a component of the Mettler-Toledo CIVCore software being shown at the Mettler-Toledo booth (S-1700).
October 20, 2016, Matrox Imaging today announced the launch of the Matrox Indio input/output (I/O) and communication card for vision applications. The PCIe x1 add-in card offers discrete I/Os with real-time synchronization and industrial networking using the EtherNet/IP, Modbus, and PROFINET protocols, turning any PC into a vision controller.
Matrox Imaging to Showcase Matrox Iris GTR Smart Camera with Design Assistant 5 Vision Software at Vision 2016
October 19, 2016, Matrox Imaging today announced that, at Vision 2016 (Stuttgart, DE, Nov. 7-11, booth 1F21) and Pack Expo (Chicago, IL, Nov. 6-19, E-7747), the latest Matrox Design Assistant vision software will be demonstrated working with the recently launched Matrox Iris GTR smart camera.
October 18, 2016, Matrox Imaging today announced the upcoming release of the Matrox Design Assistant 5 software, the latest evolution of its flowchart-based integrated development environment (IDE). On display at Vision 2016 (Stuttgart, DE, Nov. 7-11, booth 1F21) and Pack Expo (Chicago, IL, Nov. 6-19, E-7747), the major update to the Design Assistant software, created with user experience and productivity in mind, will enable system integrators and machine builders to set up vision systems with less effort and greater confidence.
October 12, 2016, Matrox Imaging today announced MIL CoPilot, an evaluation and prototyping companion to the Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) collection of software tools. A 64-bit Windows-based application, MIL CoPilot provides a unified interactive environment to experiment with MIL, allowing programmers to test one or more approaches to solving an application before writing any code.
September 21, 2016, Matrox Imaging today announced the Matrox Radient eV-CXP for 3D Profiling, the first member of the Radient eV-Series of frame grabbers to feature on-board 3D profiling using patented Matrox technology. Offering the flexibility to work with any cameras using the CoaXPress interface standard, this PCI Express frame grabber performs the laser line extraction needed for 3D profiling on the card itself, reducing system demand and freeing resources to be used toward the inspection tasks at hand.
September 19, 2016, At PACK EXPO 2016, (Chicago, November 6-9, booth E-7747), Matrox Imaging will be on hand to demonstrate the new Matrox Iris GTR smart camera, as well as the Matrox 4Sight GPm vision controller, both running vision projects created using a new version of the Matrox Design Assistant software to inspect container integrity and marking. The latter inspection task includes reading packaging information printed as dot-matrix text using the new SureDotOCR™ technology, now integrated into Matrox Design Assistant.
September 15, 2016, At Vision 2016, (Stuttgart, November 8–10, booth1-F 21), Matrox Imaging will demonstrate vision projects created using a new version of the Matrox Design Assistant flowchart-based vision software to inspect container integrity and marking. The projects will run on the new Matrox Iris GTR smart camera as well as the Matrox 4Sight GPm vision controller with two additional cameras.
September 12, 2016, Matrox Imaging will be offering classroom training on Matrox Design Assistant flowchart-based machine vision software at its Montreal, Canada headquarters October 24–26.
September 7, 2016, Matrox Imaging is offering classroom training on the latest Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) processing tools and the MIL/MIL-Lite environment October 17 - 21 at their headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
April 5, 2016, Matrox Imaging will be offering classroom training on Matrox Design Assistant 4 flowchart-based machine vision software at its Montreal, Canada headquarters June 6–8. The three-day instructor-led course will provide in-depth training on developing applications using Matrox Design Assistant 4, the first hardware-independent integrated development environment (IDE) that lets users easily create an application flowchart and HMI and take projects from concept to completion in record time, without the need for conventional programming.
March 29, 2016, Matrox Imaging is offering classroom training on the latest Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) processing tools and the MIL/MIL-Lite environment May 30 to June 3 at the Montreal, Canada headquarters.
March 23, 2016, At The Vision Show, (Boston, May 3–5, booth 939), Matrox® Imaging will present the new Iris GTR smart camera that is smaller, faster and more cost-effective than its predecessor. Major updates to Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) vision software will also be featured including Matrox SureDotOCR™, the first OCR technology specifically designed to overcome the challenges of reading dot-matrix text in vision inspection applications.
March 16, 2016, Matrox® Imaging today announced the Matrox Iris GTR smart camera. Smaller, faster and more cost-effective than its predecessor Iris GT, the new Matrox Iris GTR is designed for system integrators, machine builders and OEMs of factory automation solutions.
March 9, 2016, Matrox® Imaging today announced a major update to its core vision software product, Matrox Imaging Library (MIL). MIL 10 Processing Pack 2 for Windows® will give users a variety of new tools to simplify and accelerate application development including Matrox SureDotOCR™, a unique dot-matrix OCR reader, and a reliable ellipse finder. Additional enhancements include 3D cross-section extraction and analysis using the existing metrology tool and a barcode reader that works in more instances without adjusting default settings.
Matrox Imaging Introduces SureDotOCR — Unique OCR Technology Designed to Overcome the Challenges of Dot-Matrix Text in Vision Inspection Applications
March 3, 2016, Matrox® Imaging today introduced Matrox SureDotOCR™, the first OCR technology specifically designed to overcome the challenges of using inkjet-printed, dot-matrix text in vision inspection applications, particularly on packaging lines in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors. SureDotOCR will be made available initially as an add-on tool to Matrox Imaging Library (MIL) machine vision software.
February 8, 2016, Montreal — Matrox® Imaging today announced a major update to Linux® support with its core vision software product, Matrox Imaging Library (MIL). MIL 10 R2 for Linux gives users even more ready-made tools to solve 2D and 3D vision challenges from within the familiar and proven MIL API along with numerous productivity enhancements that will reduce time and effort required to bring solutions to market. This release also integrates support for the new Matrox Radient eV-CL frame grabber on Linux.
January 20, 2016, Montreal — Matrox® Imaging today announced that the company has been named a First Team leader in the Vision Systems category by PMMI Media Group’s Automation World magazine in the 2015 Leadership in Automation Program. Automation professionals across the discrete, batch and continuous process manufacturing industries voted for their favorite automation vendors in unaided-recall surveys.
January 14, 2016, Montreal — Matrox® Imaging today announced Matrox Clarity UHD, a single-slot PCIe® frame grabber that provides Mini DisplayPort®, HD-BNC, HDMI® and custom analog DVI connectivity for SD, HD and UHD video sources. Matrox Clarity UHD can simultaneously acquire multiple video streams such as four HD (1080p60) or two UHD (4K) streams. Optional encoding using H.264 baseline to high 4:4:4 predictive profiles enables optimal video storage and distribution.
Matrox Imaging Frame Grabber, Image Processing Software and Industrial Imaging Computer Complete High-Resolution 3D Surface Inspection Systems Based on Chromasens 3DPIXA Stereo Line Scan Camera
December 8, 2015, Montreal — Matrox Imaging today announced that developers of high-resolution 3D surface inspection solutions based on Chromasens’ 3DPIXA stereo line scan camera, Corona II illuminator and CS-3D software can source all additional system components from Matrox Imaging.
November 30, 2015, Montreal — Matrox Imaging today announced that its Matrox Design Assistant machine vision software now supports DENSO’s binary control access protocol (b-CAP) robot interface. The Design Assistant application development environment can be used to implement vision-based guidance of DENSO robots without the need to directly program a DENSO robot controller.