Connect to devices and networks

Matrox Design Assistant can capture images from any GigE Vision and USB3 Vision compliant camera. The software can communicate over Ethernet networks using the TCP / IP as well as the EthertNet / IP2, Modbus over TCP / IP, and PROFINET protocols, enabling interaction with programmable logic / automation controllers. Its QuickComm facility provides ready-to-go communication with these controllers. Matrox Design Assistant supports direct communication with select robot controllers5 for 2D vision-guided robotic applications.

Matrox Design Assistant can also be configured to interact with automation devices through a computer’s COM ports. Matrox Design Assistant can directly interact with the I/Os built into a Matrox vision controller, smart camera, and I/O card as well as the I/O available on a GigE Vision or USB3 Vision camera.

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2. Certification pending.
5. Currently supports ABB IRC5, DENSO RC8, Epson RC420+ / RC520+, Fanuc LRMate200iC / LRMate200iD, KUKA KR C2, and Stäubli CS8 / CS8C HP / CS9 controllers.

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