Teledyne DALSA’s BOA Spot Vision Sensor Selected as Finalist for Engineer’s Choice Award

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WATERLOO, Ontario – October 13, 2016 – Teledyne DALSA, a Teledyne Technologies company and global leader in machine vision technology, is named as a finalist for Control Engineering’s 2017 Engineers’ Choice Awards for its BOA Spot Vision Sensor. Subscribers to Control Engineering can vote to select award winners from October 13th to December 21st. Award winners will be announced in February, 2017.

The 29th annual Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering's print and online subscribers. Survey respondents are asked to select products based on technological advancement, service to the industry, and market impact.

Teledyne DALSA’s BOA Spot offers vision system performance with the ease-of-use and affordability of a vision sensor. Developed for error-proofing applications, BOA Spot offers integrated lighting, lens cover, easy-to-use software, and easy integration with factory systems. BOA Spot vision sensors offer much more flexibility than traditional sensors for performing quality checks and eliminates the need for expensive fixturing by automatically compensating for part position variation.

Embedded vision tools for part locating, feature finding, counting and measuring applications, offer a simple graphic  user interface can be combined and used numerous times to solve simple or complex inspection tasks. Inspections using BOA Spot can be triggered by parts in motion or from a PLC after being moved into a stationary position. Standard factory protocols, such as Ethernet/IP and PROFINET are directly supported for communicating with 3rd party equipment or the factory enterprise.

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 machine vision. Teledyne DALSA image sensors, cameras, smart cameras, frame grabbers, and software are used in automated inspection systems across many industries and applications.

About Teledyne DALSA

Teledyne DALSA is an international technology leader in sensing, imaging, and specialized semiconductor fabrication. Our image sensing solutions span the spectrum from infrared through visible to X-ray; our MEMS foundry has earned a world-leading reputation. In addition, through our subsidiaries Teledyne Optech and Teledyne Caris, we deliver advanced 3D survey and geospatial information systems. Teledyne DALSA employs approximately 1400 employees worldwide and is headquartered in Waterloo, Canada.

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