New Bora 3D CMOS image sensor enables vision-guided robotics, logistics and surveillance
Teledyne e2v has announced its new Bora™ Time-of-Flight CMOS image sensor, tailored for 3D detection and distance measurement to support the latest industrial applications, including vision guided robotics, logistics and surveillance.
Based on an innovative 10µm pixel design and incorporating a resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels, the Bora image sensor offers excellent sensitivity and a unique on-chip gated global shutter mode, which enables gating times of up to 42ns.
Bora’s highly flexible design allows:
- Greater adaptability to various scenarios, with precise 3D information detection and state-of-the-art 1.3MP depth resolution
- Scene capture with a large field-of-view in both 2D and 3D which enables cost effectiveness and system optimisation, useful for static applications such as construction or architectural mapping
- Real-time 3D image capture with a depth map of over 30fps in a four-phase operation
- Robust reliability in challenging conditions, and short- and long-range capabilities which are immune to ambient light intrusions, using a unique HDR feature
The Bora sensor comes with an evaluation kit, comprised of a compact 1-inch optical format calibrated module, which includes a light source for near infrared illumination. It also includes optics targeted at performing the Time-of-Flight principle at short-range distances to 5m or mid-range distances to 10m, while capturing real-time 3D information at a full resolution of 1.3MP.
Ha Lan Do Thu, marketing manager for 3D imaging at Teledyne e2v said: “The sensor uniquely achieves excellent precision and accuracy in 3D measurements and is highly flexible, handling both short- and long-range capture over 10 meters and in outdoor conditions.”
Samples and evaluation kits for short-range distances are now available. Evaluation kits for mid-range distances are available on demand. Please visit the product page or contact us for more information.