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Microcontroller-based intelligent low-cost-linear-sensor-camera for general edge detection
Author(s): Stephan Hussmann; Detlef Justen
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Paper Abstract

With this paper we would like to present an intelligent low- cost-camera. Intelligent means that a microcontroller does all the controlling and provides several in- and outputs. The camera is a stand-alone system. The basic element of the camera is a linear sensor that consists of a photodiode array (PDA). In comparison with standard CCD-chips this type of sensor is a low cost component and its operation is very simple. Furthermore this paper shows the mechanical, electrical and electro-optical differences between CCD- and PDA-sensors. So the reader will be able to choose the right sensor for a particular task. Two cases of industrial applications are listed at the end of this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 September 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3100, Sensors, Sensor Systems, and Sensor Data Processing, (25 September 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.287755
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Stephan Hussmann, Univ. Siegen (Germany)
Detlef Justen, Univ. Siegen (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3100:
Sensors, Sensor Systems, and Sensor Data Processing
Otmar Loffeld, Editor(s)

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