How to interpret the Dynamic Range and Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) in image sensor and industrial camera specifications

With machine vision applications, some of the most important specifications beyond resolution and frame speed to determine whether the camera meet the measurement requirements, are full well capacity, Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR), and dynamic range (DR) specifications.  Interpreting these values from specification sheets can be challenging though.  The full well capacity and SNR definitions…

Get better image information from machine vision cameras – removing artifacts with flat field correction

Flat Field Correction in Machine Vision Cameras We recently published a series of articles about using Flat Field Correction in high-resolution Machine Vision cameras. In the first article we discuss what kinds of artifacts may be created by illumination optics and, we provide three suggestions of how to remove the influence of the light source…