New Omron Smart Camera Enables Powerful Machine Vision

Industry-leading automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas announces the launch of the F440 Smart Camera. Specifically, the smart camera is an innovative solution designed to add flexibility to machine vision applications. It empowers companies to embed a fully self-contained vision system within machines, providing ease of use while improving performance.

F440 Smart Camera

There is a growing demand for advanced machine vision systems capable of inspecting multiple products simultaneously. This is true, particularly, in industries such as life sciences, food and commodities, logistics, semiconductor, and electronics.  This requirement calls for higher pixel resolutions to increase throughput. Additionally, industries face the common challenge of a skilled labor shortage, compounded by the need for intricate lensing and lighting setups. Therefore, the F440 Smart Camera effectively addresses these issues by providing vision engineers with a fully contained vision system.

Latest Smart Camera Offering

The Omron F440 is the latest offering in Omron’s smart camera product line. It combines Omron’s top-of-the-line mechanical design with the power and ease of use of the AutoVISION software platform. Also, the Omron F440 features a state-of-the-art Sony Pregius 5MP global shutter sensor with 35fps. Additionally, F440 excels in applications looking to embed a smart camera inside of a machine. Moreover, features a small form factor ideal for OEMs & other companies who need a top-of-the-line smart camera in a small package without sacrificing power or quality.

The F440 Smart Camera serves a wide range of applications, including cap inspection, fill level inspection, box count, label barcode & OCR, measurement, and more. To ensure maximum customization, it offers a variety of accessory options. This allows users to select their preferred lensing, lighting, and cabling solutions. With an industry-standard C Lens Mount, users can fine-tune the optics and lighting to meet their specific requirements. Also, it comes equipped with the AutoVISION software platform, which offers three levels of capability tailored to different application needs.

Key Functions of the F440 Smart Camera

Omron’s brand new F440 Smart Camera gives vision engineers a state-of-the-art 5MP global shutter resolution camera with all the benefits and features of a fully contained vision system. The F440 features a plethora of options in accessories allowing the user to choose their own lensing, lighting, cabling, and everything in between. Also, it allows the user to customize their optics and lighting to their exact specifications (thanks to the industry standard C Lens Mount). This makes the F440 one of the most sought-after smart cameras for any OEM company that needs to embed a camera into their machine without the use of a PC for software.

The Omron F440 Smart Camera comes native with the AutoVISION Software platform. It has three different levels of capability based on what is required for the application. Specifically, the AutoVISION Software platform boasts 12 simple-to-use tools that allow users to quickly setup the software in only 3 steps. The AutoVISION Machine Vision software combined with the extremely small 40×61mm form factor makes the F440 a true powerhouse of a smart camera that can handle even the most demanding of machine vision applications.