Embedded Vision Camera Introduced for UAVs

By Mike Ball / 21 Aug 2018
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Entner Electronics Embedded Vision CameraEntner Electronics has announced the launch of its new UC-200 camera, designed for easy integration into embedded vision systems for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other robotic platforms. The camera utilizes a Sony 13MP EXMOR (rolling shutter) sensor operating at 30fps and an integrated F2.2 lens to achieve high sensitivity, low noise and high speed image capturing. The proprietary camera read-out electronics are optimized for a low latency.

The camera supports 1080p/60 HDMI or LVDS output and 13 megapixel snapshot mode. Other output resolutions are available on request. A high-quality digital zoom option up to 16x is available to increase image detail.

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All interfaces including HDMI, LVDS, Ethernet, and USB are available in the camera taking away the need for additional interfacing electronics. The camera is controllable through the proprietary #SPEED protocol or via the industry standard VISCA protocol.

An onboard ARM processor running Linux OS is open to the user to add image processing functionality or on-screen controls to the camera. Alternatively Entner Electronics offers software development support to realize customer specific applications.

Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact