Banner Engineering Corp.
, Minneapolis, MN, offers PresencePLUS P4 OMNI and P4 OMNI 1.3 vision sensors that combine all P4 vision inspection and analysis tools into a self-contained housing. Tools include GEO, gray scale, blob, edge, object, and optional bar code reader. Both offer remote TEACH, a built-in live video output, and 10/100 Ethernet or RS-232 interfaces. The P4 OMNI offers 640 by 480 pixel resolution while the P4 OMNI 1.3 offers 1280 by 1024 resolution. Applications include establishing correct orientation of parts, eliminating rejects, and verifying presence and placement.