With more than a quarter century in business, Basler has grown to be the world market leader for digital industrial cameras. Basler is the brand to trust not only for premium performance but also superior value. From the time we first championed the development of industry-wide Camera Link, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 interface standards, Basler has driven the technical innovations that drive business for our customers. Every camera we manufacture undergoes comprehensive electrical and optical testing and precise calibration before it leaves our facility. That’s why we produce consistent high quality cameras and guarantee a 3-year warranty. Our cost-effective and miniaturized USB 3.0 cameras, as well as our pylon Camera Software Suite which is available for Linux, are well suited for embedded vision applications.

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Basler Presents New CXP-12 Line Scan Cameras with 8k and 16k Resolution

With the new racer 2 L 8k and 16k line scan cameras, Basler is launching the first models in its new line scan camera series. They are equipped with the latest Gpixel sensors and CXP-12 interface. In addition to the cameras, Basler offers all other important components for a line scan vision system, including lighting […]

ace 2 V: Basler Presents CoaXPress 2.0 Camera in a Small Design

With the new ace 2 V models, Basler AG presents compact cameras with the CoaXPress 2.0 interface. The international manufacturer of high-quality machine vision hardware and software also offers all the components necessary for a complete, cost-effective CXP vision system. Ahrensburg, June 25, 2024 – The Basler ace 2 V expands the portfolio of the […]

Basler AG Acquires Stake in Roboception GmbH

Computer vision expert Basler and 3D vision specialist Roboception strengthen existing cooperation by acquiring a 25.1% stake and plan to expand the 3D solutions business for factory automation, robotics and logistics. Ahrensburg, June 12, 2024 – Basler AG, a leading supplier of image processing components for computer vision applications, has acquired 25.1 % of the […]

Basler Introduces High-resolution ace 2 X visSWIR Cameras

With the new ace 2 X visSWIR models, Basler AG presents compact, cost-effective SWIR cameras with high resolutions and excellent image quality. The international manufacturer of high-quality machine vision hardware and software also offers all relevant components for SWIR vision systems. Ahrensburg, June 11, 2024 – Basler AG is expanding its ace 2 X visSWIR […]

Basler Presents a New, Programmable CXP-12 Frame Grabber

With the imaFlex CXP-12 Quad, Basler AG is expanding its CXP-12 vision portfolio with a powerful, individually programmable frame grabber. Using the graphical FPGA development environment VisualApplets, application-specific image pre-processing and processing for high-end applications can be implemented on the frame grabber. Basler’s boost cameras, trigger boards, and cables combined with the card form a […]

dart M: Basler Presents Modular, Board Level Camera

With the new dart M with GigE interface, the leading international manufacturer of high-quality cameras and matching image processing hardware and software enables its customers to assemble board level cameras according to the modular principle. Ahrensburg, April 23, 2024 – Basler AG presents the dart M , a customizable, cost-efficient, board level camera with GigE […]

Basler and Siemens Join Forces to Enhance Machine Vision and Factory Automation Capabilities

Basler AG, a leading provider of advanced computer vision products, is excited to announce its new partnership with the technology company Siemens, an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. This strategic partnership will make it much easier for automation customers in all industries to integrate machine vision solutions directly into their automation systems. Ahrensburg, November […]

Basler Expands Lighting Control Options

Basler’s SLP feature for lighting control is now available on almost all Basler cameras, along with new multi-channel lighting controllers. Ahrensburg, October 17, 2023 – Basler’s proprietary SLP feature is now available on nearly all Basler camera series, including the ace 2, boost R, ace U, and ace L. Combining a SLP-equipped camera with the […]

Basler AG Launches New Website

The Basler website has been relaunched with a new UX design, revised sections and improved navigation. Products, solutions and information are now just a few clicks away. Ahrensburg, October 12, 2023 – Basler AG, a leading supplier of image processing components, has completely redesigned its website The goal was to offer users a smooth […]

“Streamlining Embedded Vision Development with Smart Vision Components,” a Presentation from Basler

Selena Schwarm, Team Lead for Global Partner Management at Basler, presents the “Streamlining Embedded Vision Development with Smart Vision Components” tutorial at the May 2023 Embedded Vision Summit. The evolution of embedded vision and imaging technologies is enabling the development of powerful applications that would not have been practical previously. The possibilities seem to be […]

Basler Presents Vision Solutions for Factory Automation at automatica 2023

With a comprehensive portfolio of image processing components and solutions, the company aims to optimize its customers’ vision applications. Live demonstrations at the Basler booth showcase product compatibility with well-known manufacturers in robotics. Ahrensburg, May 09, 2023 – Embodying the motto “Accelerate your Vision – Vision Solutions for Smart Factories”, Basler AG will present itself […]

18 Megapixel Sensor Complements Gpixel Portfolio in ace 2 Camera Series

Good image quality at great prices: Basler continues to deliver the advantageous mix of good performance and low overall costs with their latest sensor integration. Especially when combined with matching Basler Lenses and coordinated vision products, cost-conscious applications in factory automation, robotics, and automatic optical inspection benefit from the eight new ace 2 camera models. […]

Basler Reports Strong Full-year Results

Company pleased with strong revenue growth and good earnings in 2022, but gives cautious outlook for 2023. Ahrensburg, March 30, 2023 – Basler AG is today publishing its annual report for the financial year 2022. In a very dynamic market environment, and despite significant shortages of semiconductor components, particularly in the first half of the […]

Seamlessly Develop Vision AI Applications with NVIDIA DeepStream SDK 6.2

NVIDIA announced the general availability of the NVIDIA DeepStream SDK 6.2, an AI analytics toolkit for building high-performance video analytics and streaming applications. The update adds new features including enhanced multi-object trackers, support for new sensors, integration with REST APIs, updated Graph Composer, and enterprise-grade support through NVIDIA AI Enterprise. Download the DeepStream SDK 6.2 […]

New Time-of-Flight Camera Model Complements Basler’s 3D Portfolio

The 850 nm blaze Time-of-Flight (ToF) camera offers improved stray light robustness for indoor applications and delivers precise, high-resolution 3D data in real time. Ahrensburg, October 26, 2022 – The new model in Basler’s blaze ToF camera family combines high precision, low power consumption, and low heat generation with proven blaze features. Both its compact […]

Basler Announces Vision Compatibility for New NVIDIA Jetson Orin Nano Edge AI Platform

Ahrensburg, 20 September 2022 – Basler will be introducing Add-on Camera Kits with 5 and 13 MP to support the NVIDIA® Jetson Orin™ Nano system-on-modules (SOMs), which have set a new baseline for entry-level edge AI and robotics, as announced today at NVIDIA GTC. Add-on Camera Kits are ready-to-use vision extensions that include an adapter […]

5GigE Solutions from Basler: Superior Speed, Small Camera Size, Compatible Components, Cost-Effective

The familiar small format, five times the speed, and compatibility of all hardware and software components are the core competencies of Basler’s new 5GigE product range. Twelve new ace 2 camera models, matching lenses, cables and PC cards, as well as the newly expanded pylon Camera Software Suite enable an easy upgrade from USB 3.0 […]

Cameras, Lighting, Software and 3D-Vision: Basler Delivers Many Innovations at VISION 2022

Basler’s focus on performance and compatibility continues at the world’s leading machine vision trade fair.  Basler will present a broad,  fully coordinated suite of vision components and software tools designed to meet the needs of a wide range of applications. Ahrensburg, August 12, 2022 – “Accelerate your Vision” – this is the driving motto for […]

Basler AG Reaches Record Sales in the First Half-Year and Starts the Second Half-Year with Continued High Order Backlog

Ahrensburg, August 3, 2022 – Basler AG is today presenting final figures for the first half-year of 2022. The Basler group reached new record sales in the first six months and broke through the barrier of 1000 employees. The first half-year of 2022 was characterized by the ongoing semi-conductor crisis, Chinese lockdowns, a normalization of […]

Basler Enhances Its Lighting Portfolio for Vision Applications

Basler’s lighting portfolio for vision applications has increased by a total of 200 new lighting products. This includes 7 new lighting types – such as flat dome lights, back lights, and spot lights – and 144 lights and additional matching accessories. This expanded portfolio offers an even greater variety of components to individualize customers’ vision […]

“A Flexible Software Ecosystem and Marketplace for Hybrid AI Vision Solutions,” a Presentation from Basler

Bastian Steinbach, Head of Software Product Management at Basler, presents the “Flexible Software Ecosystem and Marketplace for Hybrid AI Vision Solutions” tutorial at the May 2022 Embedded Vision Summit. For most vision applications, the best solution combines classical vision algorithms with AI techniques. In practice, developing hybrid solutions is challenging. For example, different tools are […]

Basler Announces Elite-Level Status in NVIDIA Partner Network to Expand Support for Jetson Edge AI Platform

After a long-standing, successful membership in the NVIDIA Partner Network, Basler AG is elevated to Elite partner-level status. The collaboration provides Basler customers with the opportunity to combine the NVIDIA Jetson platform with vision AI technology even more seamlessly and with an intensified level of support. Ahrensburg, June 16, 2022 – Basler offers fully integrated […]

Basler pylon vTools: Custom-Fit Image Processing Modules for the New pylon 7

With the release of pylon 7, Basler is expanding its popular software to include pylon vTools. With these software modules, Basler customers can use a range of intelligent image processing functions for their applications without extensive training. Ahrensburg, June 09, 2022 – With the release of pylon 7, Basler AG introduces a series of software […]

Basler Reaches Agreement on the Acquisition of the Distribution Business of Advanced Technologies

With the acquisition of the distribution business of Advanced Technologies, Italy, Basler intends to further expand its direct business in Europe. Ahrensburg, May 19, 2022 – Basler AG, a leading manufacturer of computer vision components, has reached an agreement on the acquisition of the distribution business of its longtime Italian sales partner Advanced Technologies S. […]

embedded world 2022: Basler Presents Innovative Vision Solutions

Edge computing, cloud connectivity, AI and machine learning for image processing: As a solution provider of vision systems, Basler AG presents product innovations and latest developments at booth 2-550. Ahrensburg, May 05, 2022 – After last year’s virtual trade show, Basler welcomes customers and interested parties live again, for embedded image processing solutions in June […]

Basler at automatica 2022 with Computer Vision Solutions

Basler AG will present its current product portfolio for factory automation and robotics at the automatica trade fair in Munich from June 21-24. In hands-on demonstrations, the company will show how it meets the challenges of digitalization with vision solutions using artificial intelligence and embedded vision. Ahrensburg, May 05, 2022 – At automatica 2022 in […]

analytica 2022: Basler Presents Innovative Computer Vision Solutions for Medical & Life Sciences

At analytica 2022 from June 21 – 24 in Munich, Basler AG will present the highlights of its product portfolio as well as complete computer vision solutions for medical & life science applications. Ahrensburg, May 05, 2022 – Basler AG will present its portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences at analytica 2022 in Munich from […]

Basler and i2S Announce Joint Venture in Distribution Business

Computer vision expert Basler and French machine vision specialist i2S announce plans for Basler to acquire a stake in i2S and establish a joint venture. Basler thus would expand its direct business in Europe. Ahrensburg, May 3, 2022 – Basler AG, a leading manufacturer in the computer vision sector, has made a participation offer to […]

Basler’s Computer Vision Solutions for Medical & Life Sciences

Basler now offers its solution portfolio for applications in the Medical & Life Sciences field. The portfolio consists of hardware components, software components and the development services that assemble the individual elements into a fully consistent system. Customers benefit from Basler’s expertise derived from already-implemented projects, including those in automated microscopy, ophthalmology and medical imaging. […]

High Resolutions for CoaXPress Applications: boost Camera with Matching Basler F-mount Lens

Customers benefit from high-resolution boost cameras with sensors from onsemi’s XGS series and specially developed and matched Basler F-mount Lenses from the Basler Standard Lenses product line for their CoaXPress (CXP) applications. Ahrensburg, April 26, 2022 – Basler is expanding its CXP portfolio to include Basler F-mount Lenses, offering customers an all-in-one hardware solution for […]

Basler Reports Strong Annual Result for 2021

Despite some adversities, Basler AG looks back on a very successful fiscal year 2021: Sales grew by 26 %, orders by 78 % to new record values. The company’s management is also optimistic for 2022. Ahrensburg, March 30, 2022 – Basler AG, a leading supplier of image processing components for computer vision applications, is releasing […]

Basler Expands 3D Portfolio with Stereo Cameras

A new model series of stereo cameras with coordinated application software complements Basler’s 3D product range for vision-guided robotics for applications in factory automation and logistics. Ahrensburg, February 24, 2022 – Basler AG continues to expand its 3D imaging offering and adds an industrial-grade stereo camera series to its product portfolio. Robots equipped with Basler […]

Dust Protection+: Upgrade of the MED Feature Set for the Basler MED ace Camera Series

Basler is optimizing the Dust Protection MED Feature Set of the MED ace camera series into Dust Protection+. Additional and stricter inspections of selected components for dust and other particles during the camera assembly, and of the finished camera during the final review, ensure even greater cleanliness – which results in higher image quality. Since […]

Basler Joins 5G Alliance for Connected Industries and Automation

As the first camera manufacturer in the member group, Basler supports the platform in bringing together the fields of Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) and establishing 5G in the industrial sector. Ahrensburg, January 28, 2022 – Basler AG, a leading supplier of computer vision products, has joined the 5G Alliance for Connected Industries […]

Basler Acquires Two Korean Distributors at the Same Time: DATVISION and IOVIS

Computer vision expert Basler acquires its two long-standing Korean trading partners DATVISION and IOVIS and thus expands its direct business in Asia. The acquisitions are an important step in the company’s growth strategy. Ahrensburg, 17 December, 2021 – Basler AG, a leading manufacturer in the computer vision sector, announces the acquisition of its long-standing sales […]

Basler Integrates CMOS Sensors from Gpixel into ace 2 Portfolio

As one of the first computer vision providers, Basler is expanding its portfolio of digital industrial cameras to include models with CMOS sensors from the manufacturer Gpixel. The 16 new models in the Basler ace 2 camera family, in combination with the matching Basler Lenses, offer customers a good mix of performance and price for […]

Expanded Basler CXP-12 Portfolio with Cameras, Interface Cards and Accessories

Basler’s product portfolio for CXP-12 applications combines the advantages of the CoaXPress 2.0 camera interface with a wide range of suitable vision components. Users benefit from multi-channel CXP-12 cameras and interface cards with pylon as a common SDK, as well as lean vision systems, and the ability to build multi-camera systems flexibly and cost-effectively. Optimization […]

Back to Live: Basler with Innovations at VISION 2021

As one of the leading international suppliers in the vision technology market, Basler will show what moves the industry forward at the world’s leading trade fair for machine vision: Under the heading “Forget The Problem. See The Solution.” innovative advancements and vision solutions will be presented. Ahrensburg, 24 August 2021 – Basler will be presenting […]

Basler AG Excels with Record Results in the First Half-Year

The company recorded the strongest half-year in its history in terms of order intake, sales and profit and strengthens its market position. Ahrensburg, August 5, 2021 – Basler AG, a leading provider of image processing components for computer vision applications, is today presenting final figures for the first half-year of 2021. The Basler group closed […]

Basler Receives Certificate as Family-friendly Employer

Basler AG is awarded the audit berufundfamilie certificate for the fourth time. The company sees an attractive and family-friendly working environment as part of its growth strategy. Ahrensburg, June 23, 2021 – Basler AG has again been honored for the award of the audit berufundfamilie certificate.  The ceremony to honor the company’s strategically designed family […]

Basler and Variscite Expand Collaboration for Embedded Vision Solutions with NXP® i.MX 8M Plus Technology

Variscite, a leading System on Module manufacturer, and Basler as expert in embedded vision, have decided to strengthen their partnership for solutions based on the NXP i.MX 8 applications processor series. Ahrensburg, June 22, 2021 – Basler and Variscite continue to expand their cooperation which started in 2018. Both companies offer comprehensive solutions based on […]

Award-winning: Basler SLP Lighting Solutions

As part of the Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards, Basler AG and CCS Inc. are honored and win the silver medal with their intelligent lighting solutions and the Basler SLP feature.  Ahrensburg, May 27, 2021 – Basler AG and CCS Inc. are recognized for their unique Basler SLP lighting solutions by the judges of […]

Basler Again Receives Axia Best Managed Companies Award

Basler AG impresses the jury once again with its excellent management. Ahrensburg, May 11, 2021 – In a repeat of their 2020 win, Basler AG has again been awarded the renowned international Axia Best Managed Companies Award, for its excellent corporate management and successful economic development. With this award, the management consultancy Deloitte, together with […]

Merger of Silicon Software GmbH with Basler AG

Companies complete merger and expand product areas frame grabber and VisualApplets under Basler brand. Ahrensburg, May 05, 2021 – Silicon Software GmbH has been merged into Basler AG. Basler had acquired Silicon Software in 2018 and managed it as an independent GmbH within the group structure. Functions such as production, logistics, sales and technical support […]

Basler and Amazon Web Services Expand Strategic Cooperation

Basler announces new AI machine vision platform based on the AWS Panorama Device SDK enabling applications such as Amazon Lookout for Vision. Ahrensburg, April 13, 2021 – Today Basler is announcing a new AI machine vision platform for industrial applications based on Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) services. The new […]

Basler Confirms Strong Annual Result and Gives Positive Forecast for 2021

Company achieved annual sales of 170.5 million euros and 12 % pre-tax return Ahrensburg, March 30, 2021 – Basler AG, a leading supplier of image processing components for computer vision applications, has released the audited annual report for fiscal year 2020 today. In a declining market environment characterized by Covid-19 in 2020, the group‘s sales […]

Basler Announces Flexible Processing Board for Vision Applications

Basler rethinks embedded vision: As a product highlight at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL, Basler today presents an in-house developed Embedded Processing Kit that is optimized for flexible use in vision applications. Due to its design for industrial use, the development kit can be used not only for prototyping but also in series production. Developers can […]

Basler at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL: New Solution Approaches and Expanded Portfolio

Basler is presenting its current range of solutions in cooperation with strong partners such as NXP, NVIDIA, and AWS at the leading trade show for embedded technologies, which is being held purely digitally this year. Basler is also prominently represented in the accompanying lecture program and conferences – on the initiative of the German Engineering […]

Basler boost: CXP Cameras with 20, 32, and 45 MP Resolution

Customers will benefit from six new camera models in the Basler boost series with excellent image quality thanks to sensors from ON Semiconductor’s XGS series. The cameras are suitable for applications requiring high resolution and high precision with a large field of view. Ahrensburg, January 12, 2021 – Basler AG is expanding its boost camera […]

Basler Cameras for Android Applications

Thanks to the Basler pylon software, the Basler computer vision portfolio can now also be used for applications on mobile Android systems. Ahrensburg, December 01, 2020 – Basler now offers the pylon software for its ace, ace 2, dart, and pulse cameras for Android systems, enabling developers to explore new mobile applications with professional computer […]

SENSOTEC Becomes New Distributor for Basler Products for Russia

BASLER and SENSOTEC LLC: two leaders in machine vision join forces Ahrensburg, November 26, 2020 – Basler AG is an internationally leading manufacturer for computer vision applications and establishes SENSOTEC LLC as new distribution partner for Russia. With SENSOTEC Basler gains even better access to the industrial and automation markets in Russia. The goal of […]

Basler Presents New 1GigE and 10GigE Interface Cards

The new Basler 1GigE and 10GigE interface cards enable a wide variety of multi-camera setups for vision applications. The interface cards allow one or more GigE cameras to be connected to a host PC. The GigE interface cards are optimized for use with Basler cameras and pylon SDK and are tested over the product life […]

Basler AG Grows in Ahrensburg: Ground-Breaking Ceremony for New Building Project

The Stormarn-based company is expanding the building at the Ahrensburg headquarters and sending a clear signal for its sustainable growth.  Ahrensburg, 19 November 2020 – With a ceremonial ground-breaking yesterday, the Management Board of Basler AG gave the signal to start construction on the building expansion in Ahrensburg. The extension will cover approx. 9,500 square […]

Basler SLP Powered by CCS: The Right Lighting Solution for Basler Cameras

Basler’s intelligent and easy-to-install lighting solutions are now available. They are designed to perfectly match the Basler ace U and ace L camera models. Customers can choose between two solutions depending on their requirements. Ahrensburg, October 13, 2020 – The high-quality lighting portfolio designed by camera manufacturer Basler together with the lighting experts at CCS […]

Expansion of Basler MED ace Camera Series: 6 MP and 20 MP Models Are Added to the Portfolio

The camera maker Basler is enhancing its Basler MED ace camera series with four new models. The cameras with the Sony sensors IMX178 (6 megapixels) and IMX183 (20 megapixels) round off the series that was designed specifically for the Medical & Life Sciences market. The new models can be optimally integrated into devices for automated […]

High Resolution and Low Price: New ace 2 Uses the Strengths of Sony’s Pregius S Sensors

Customers benefit from higher productivity, lower price per megapixel and improved precision. Ahrensburg, September 08, 2020 – Basler is expanding its ace 2 camera series with 24 models featuring the Sony Pregius S sensors IMX540, IMX541, and IMX542. The combination of small pixel size, backside-illuminated structure (BSI), and global shutter summarizes the most important new […]

Basler blaze 3D Camera Goes into Series Production

High precision and accuracy in a robust and compact design for real-time 3D recordings in industrial automation, robotics, logistics and medicine Ahrensburg, September 01, 2020 – The second generation of 3D cameras goes into series production at camera manufacturer Basler. Equipped with the latest Sony DepthSense™ sensor technology and highly efficient VCSEL laser diodes, the […]

Basler at analytica: Camera Portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences

At analytica in Munich from October 19 to 22, 2020, Basler AG is presenting highlights in its camera portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences – from the Basler MED ace series with the most recent Dust Protection MED Feature Set and the Basler boost bundle of CoaXPress 2.0 camera and interface card to new embedded […]

Basler Closes First Half Year of 2020 on a High Level

Positive business figures for the first half year despite Corona. Basler Management expects slowdown due to the pandemic in the coming months. Ahrensburg, August 06, 2020 – Despite the Corona pandemic, Basler had a very good start into the year and has therefore built a sound base for the whole year. Compared to the first […]

Basler Introduces Embedded Vision Solutions for the NVIDIA Jetson Platform

Basler launched an Embedded Vision Development Kit and two Add-on Camera Kits with BCON for MIPI interface for NVIDIA® Jetson™, the comprehensive AI platform for autonomous machines. As a Preferred Partner of NVIDIA, Basler now offers fully integrated hardware and software packages for the Jetson family. Ahrensburg, June 2, 2020 – Basler, a leading global […]

Basler Honored with Axia Best Managed Companies Award

Vision technology expert Basler convinced the jury with first-class management – characterized by high innovative strength, long-term strategy and strong governance structures Ahrensburg, May 18, 2020 – Basler AG was distinguished with the world-renowned “Axia Best Managed Companies Award 2020” for its outstanding corporate management and successful economic development. With this award, the management consulting […]

Dust Protection – A New MED Feature Set for Basler MED ace Cameras

The camera manufacturer Basler is adding the Dust Protection MED Feature Set to four of its Basler MED ace camera models. The models, designed for customers with special cleanliness standards in their Medical & Life Sciences applications, are available now.  Ahrensburg, March 31, 2020 – Basler is adding the new Dust Protection MED Feature Set […]

Basler Reports Business Figures for 2019: Sales and Orders Above Previous Year’s Results

Company meets targets for last year and gives first forecast for 2020 Ahrensburg, March 30, 2020 – BASLER AG, the leading global manufacturer of industrial vision components, is releasing the audited annual report for fiscal year 2019 today. In a stagnating market environment in 2019 the group’s sales stabilized on the high level of the […]

Basler Expands Its Basler Lenses Portfolio

The camera manufacturer Basler is further enhancing its Basler Lens Portfolio and offers the right lens for every Basler camera. The Basler Lens series comprises the two product lines: Standard and Premium. Combined with a camera and lighting, lenses are instrumental in determining the image quality. Of interest when choosing the right lens is the […]

New AI Vision Solution Kit with Cloud Connection: Basler Introduces Embedded Vision System for Cloud-based Machine Learning Applications

Basler is expanding its solution portfolio to include AI optimized embedded vision systems with cloud connectivity. This allows customers to test AI-based IoT applications on an optimized vision system and access cloud services. Through the cloud connection, for example, artificial neural networks can be easily loaded or trained. The AI Vision Solution Kit reduces the […]

Basler at analytica: Camera Portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences Today and Tomorrow

At analytica in Munich from March 31 to April 3, 2020, Basler AG is presenting current and future highlights in its camera portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences – from the Basler MED ace with the most recent MED Feature Set Dust Protection and the Basler boost bundle of CoaXPress 2.0 camera and interface card […]

Basler at embedded world 2020: Innovative Embedded Vision Solutions in Cooperation with Strong Partners

Cloud connection, AI and machine learning: solution provider of vision systems presents product innovations at booth 2-550 Ahrensburg, 21 January 2020 – Basler will showcase its extended solution portfolio for embedded vision at this year’s embedded world show in Nuremberg in cooperation with strong partners such as NXP, Nvidia, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services. As […]

New Products in the ace 2 Camera Series: Models with Sony CMOS Sensors with Resolutions of 5 MP and 8 MP

Basler is expanding its portfolio of the recently introduced ace 2 camera series with 16 additional models featuring the Sony IMX334 CMOS sensor. The new cameras are complementing the ace 2 series with resolutions of 5 and 8.3 megapixels. Ahrensburg, January 14, 2020 – Shortly after introducing its new ace 2 camera series, the camera […]

Basler Releases First Camera Module for NXP’s i.MX 8M Plus Applications Processor

Ahrensburg, 07 January 2020 – Basler is pleased to announce the release of the first camera module that is matched to the NXP® Semiconductors i.MX 8M Plus applications processor. The NXP i.MX 8M Plus features a dual camera Image Signal Processor (ISP) providing real-time processing for crystal clear images and a neural network accelerator delivering […]


Basler Expands Portfolio for NXP’s i.MX 8 Processor Series

With new development kits for a variety of processors within NXP’s i.MX 8 processor series, Basler offers its customers tailor-made solutions in cooperation with well-known SoM manufacturers. Ahrensburg, November 27, 2019 – Camera manufacturer Basler expands its embedded vision solution portfolio with new development kits based on NXP’s i.MX 8 processor series. The processors are […]


Basler AG and drag and bot GmbH: Joint Integration Project Facilitates Robot Programming

In a joint project between Basler AG and drag and bot GmbH, Basler's 2D cameras were integrated into the graphical robot programming software drag&bot. Thanks to the integration of the proven Basler pylon Camera Software Suite into the drag&bot software, it is now possible to intuitively operate Basler 2D cameras in robotic applications. A second […]


Basler Life Sciences Vision Days 2019 @COMPAMED / MEDICA

For COMPAMED / MEDICA, Basler AG presents its high-performance portfolio for Medical & Life Sciences applications: from Basler MED ace and Embedded Vision Solutions to Vision Systems for Deep Learning. Ahrensburg, September 18, 2019 – From November 18 to 21, Basler AG – the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial cameras – is showing its broad […]


Now Available – Design-in Samples of the Basler boost Camera and Basler CXP-12 Interface Card

The new CoaXPress 2.0 (CXP-12) evaluation kits are now ready for orders. The kit consists of a Basler boost camera, the corresponding Basler CXP-12 interface card and the CXP-12 accessory starter kit for a faster and less expensive evaluation phase. For the activation, the pylon Camera Software Suite is an impressive SDK for the camera […]

“Using Blockchain to Create Trusted Embedded Vision Systems,” a Presentation from Basler

Thies Möller, Technical Architect at Basler, presents the “Using Blockchain to Create Trusted Embedded Vision Systems” tutorial at the May 2019 Embedded Vision Summit. In many IoT architectures, sensor data must be passed to cloud services for further processing. Traditionally, “trusted third parties” have been used to secure this data. In this talk, Möller explores […]


Basler Expands 3D Camera Portfolio with blaze

New, universally usable Time-of-Flight camera with high precision for cost-efficient 3D imaging in real time. Ahrensburg, 16 July 2019 – The second generation of Basler 3D cameras is ready to launch. Thanks to the latest Sony DepthSense™ ToF technology, the Basler blaze with GigE interface and VGA resolution is particularly suitable for measuring the position, […]


Now Even More Models in Series: Basler MED ace USB 3.0 Cameras with 9 MP and 12 MP Resolution

Camera manufacturer Basler is starting series production of additional models in its MED ace product line, which is specifically designed for the Medical & Life Sciences area. All MED ace camera models are produced and distributed according to ISO 13485:2016. Unique MED Feature Sets respond to customer needs in this market. Ahrensburg, July 10, 2019 […]


Now in Series Production: The Award-winning Basler dart BCON for MIPI Development Kit with Qualcomm Technologies SoC

June 11, 2019 – The camera manufacturer Basler expands its portfolio with camera modules and a development kit with BCON for MIPI interface. The innovative product concept of the dart BCON for MIPI Development Kit with the processor from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. (Qualcomm APQ8096SG) won the Embedded Award in the Embedded Vision category at this […]


Basler ace 2: Next Generation of the ace Camera Series with Unique “Beyond” Features

Basler launches the next generation of its ace camera series: ace 2. An optimized hardware design, the latest CMOS sensors and powerful features such as Compression Beyond, Pixel Beyond and PGI ensure higher frame rates, reduced data volumes and superior image quality. The new ace 2 series kicks off with four models each in the […]


Basler Inc. Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary

Exton, April 30, 2019 – Basler Inc. announced today that April 18, 2019 marks the company’s 25th year anniversary. Located in the United States, Basler Inc. was established in 1994 as a subsidiary of Basler AG, the leading global manufacturer of high-quality industrial cameras and accessories. Today, the company is managing sales, support and marketing […]


Automated Optical Inspection

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Optical Measurement Systems inspect objects and detect a variety of different characteristics. With its large selection of area scan and line scan cameras, Basler has the right model for any camera inspection task. Optical inspection plays a role […]


Unique In the Market: Basler Launches Intelligent Lighting Solutions

Basler launches intelligent, easy-to-install and cost-effective lighting solutions. Depending on the requirements of the vision system, customers can choose between a flexible and an easy approach. Ahrensburg, 16 April 2019 – Camera manufacturer Basler now offers lighting solutions for image processing systems. In cooperation with CCS, the world's leading manufacturer of LED lighting for Machine […]


Live and in Color: Why Color Calibration is So Important in Medical Technology

This article was originally published at Basler’s website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. In our article “What Role Does Color Play in Image Processing?” we already explained the role of color reproduction in machine vision. While monochrome images often suffice for industrial image processing, very different types of image information are […]


Camera Selection – How Can I Find the Right Camera for My Image Processing System?

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Lost in the Jungle of Options? Faced with the challenge of designing an image processing system, you may find yourself in a veritable jungle of options, amidst a dizzying range of camera models, relevant properties, helpful features and […]


Basler Reports Business Figures for 2018: Company Confirms Annual Result and Gives Forecast for 2019

Company achieved sales of 150 million euros and a pre-tax margin of more than 16% with a high increase in headcount Ahrensburg, March 21, 2019  – Basler AG, the leading global manufacturer of industrial cameras, is releasing the audited annual report for fiscal year 2018 today. In a stagnating market environment in 2018, the group’s […]


Basler boost: The New Camera with CoaXPress 2.0 Interface for High Data Rates

The boost is Basler’s first camera with a CoaXPress 2.0 interface that offers its users a high bandwidth for data transmissions. New CMOS sensors combined with the latest frame grabber technology make it a breeze to quickly transfer large data volumes across great distances. Ahrensburg, March 19, 2019 – With the Basler boost series, Basler […]


Bringing it All into Focus: Finding the Right Lens for Your Camera

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. In order to get a good, sharp image, you not only need a good camera, but also the right lens for the camera. Right from the beginning the sheer unlimited selection of possible lenses is apparent. For digital […]


In Series Production: Basler MED ace Camera Compliant with DIN EN ISO 13485:2016

The specially developed Basler MED Feature Sets combine hardware, firmware and software features Ahrensburg, March 5, 2019 – The first models of the Basler MED ace camera series, produced in accordance with DIN EN ISO 13485:2016, have now entered series production (2 MP and 5 MP resolution). The camera series includes Basler’s first cameras specifically […]


Basler Exhibits at the Automate Show 2019

Basler will showcase the upcoming interface standard CoaXPress 2.0, an extended embedded vision portfolio, the MED ace and the latest ace camera models. Exton, February 27, 2019 – Camera manufacturer Basler will exhibit at the Automate Show in Chicago from April 8–11, 2019. Basler will give general information about the CoaxPress 2.0 standard that will […]


High-Sensitivity Image Processing Cameras

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. High-sensitivity image processing cameras are essential for achieving a quality video image with low image noise even in poor lighting conditions. High-sensitivity machine vision cameras can work in a variety of fields, including high-speed applications and security tasks […]


Basler Expands Embedded Vision Portfolio

At embedded world 2019, Basler will present its extended embedded vision portfolio for the first time, positioning itself as a solution provider in the field of embedded vision. Ahrensburg, 19. February 2019 – Basler AG, a leading manufacturer of industrial cameras, is expanding its embedded vision offering and now develops complete vision solutions for its […]


Basler Presents Its Range of Industry 4.0 Services at HANNOVER MESSE 2019

Industrial cameras, embedded vision, deep learning – Basler AG shows high-performance image processing for networked factories and numerous other applications. Ahrensburg, 14.02.2019 – Basler AG from Ahrensburg, international leader in producing industrial cameras and a specialist in Computer Vision, presents solutions for Industry 4.0 in the areas of standard image processing components and embedded vision […]


What Is CoaXPress?

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. You probably encountered coaxial cables in your youth, maybe from tube TVs with connections to the roof antenna or a cable connector in the living room wall. These cables are now coming back into favor. But by now, […]


Optimized Image Quality and Cost Reduction with Basler’s New Feature Vignetting Correction

Basler integrates a new feature into selected ace U and ace L camera models: "Vignetting Correction" allows the correction of edge shadowing in the case of an image circle that is too small in relation to the sensor size. This allows users to take advantage of smaller, less expensive lenses without sacrificing image quality. Ahrensburg, […]


In Series Production: ace U with 20 MP Resolution

Basler’s most successful camera series continues to grow: Four new, high-resolution ace U models have now entered series production. The new cameras are equipped with the IMX183 Sony sensor and feature a 20 MP resolution with frame rates of up to 17 frames per second. They are particularly suitable for applications that require a highly […]


Basler With Highlights at embedded world 2019

At embedded world in Nuremberg from 26 to 28 February 2019 Basler presents highlights from its embedded portfolio. Ahrensburg, 8. January 2019 – Basler AG from Ahrensburg, the world's leading manufacturer of industrial cameras, will once again be represented at embedded world in Nuremberg from 26 to 28 February 2019. Basler presents highlights from its […]


What’s the Best Way to Compare Modern CMOS Cameras?

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. For nearly every sensor model, there is a considerable number of cameras from different manufacturers in which it is used. Are these cameras equivalent when only the sensors are identical? Which aspects are important when it comes to […]


Lighting in Image Processing

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. If I can't read the writing on a piece of paper, there's usually a simple solution: I hold the text under a lamp. If I want to see faint contours on the paper, I hold the sheet up […]

“Designing Vision Front Ends for Embedded Systems,” a Presentation from Basler

Friedrich Dierks, Director of Product Marketing and Development for the Module Business at Basler, presents the “Designing Vision Front Ends for Embedded Systems” tutorial at the May 2018 Embedded Vision Summit. This presentation guides viewers through the process of specifying and selecting a vision front end for an embedded system. It covers topics such as […]

“Building Up a Start-up in Embedded Vision: Lessons from Machine Vision,” a Presentation from Basler

Arndt Bake, Chief Marketing Officer at Basler, presents the “Building up a Start-up in Embedded Vision: Lessons from Machine Vision” tutorial at the May 2018 Embedded Vision Summit. As embedded vision becomes more capable, it is proliferating into many new markets and attracting many new start-ups. How can you gauge when the time is right […]


Clear Visions for the Future – Basler Celebrates its 30th Anniversary

12-Jun-2018 — After the record sales year in 2017, Basler AG is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Ahrensburg-based company can look back on an eventful and successful past. What began as a two-man operation in the technical center in Lübeck has developed into the world's leading manufacturer of industrial cameras. Setting standards for […]


NIR: Seeing Clearly Even in Low Light

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. What is unique about NIR Cameras? “Near-infrared” (NIR) is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum directly adjacent to the visible range; therefore it cannot be perceived with the human eye. NIR-optimized industrial cameras are popular for applications that […]


Speed Matters

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. For many machine vision applications, image data must be acquired, transmitted and evaluated within a set timeframe. This is known as “real-time capability”. This term can apply to a system, its components, and the software that communicates between […]


CMOS Sensors Are the Technology of the Future for Industrial Cameras

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. There are two types of image sensors for industrial cameras on the market: CCD and CMOS sensors. The right sensor for any given job is a case-by-case question. At the same time, the trend seems to be toward […]


Robots with a Sense of Space: How 3D Imaging Will Improve Industrial Machine Vision

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Robots capable of quick, precise and seemingly effortless grasping and placement of goods: until recently, this seemingly-simple task actually required a long and difficult period of setup and training. Robots with a sense of space, capable of interacting […]


Processing Platform Concepts in Embedded Vision

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. The past few years have seen the rise of a powerful generation of processing boards capable of replacing much of the work previously performed by PC-based systems. In the machine vision field, the components for industrial applications have […]


What Role Does Color Play in Image Processing?

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Almost everyone associates the concept of color with very personal experiences. The fact that our eyes can distinguish millions of color shades has brought us many advantages in the course of evolution – after all, thanks to our […]


Fundamentals of Image Processing Systems

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. What do image processing systems have to do with keeping foodstuffs in good shape? Everyone prefers foodstuffs that are fresh and outwardly attractive. Image processing systems are frequently used during the quality assurance process for these products to […]


Smart Watch, Smart Home, Smart City – How the Internet of Things Helps Shape the Future

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Electronic devices are getting smarter each day: We use Smart Watches that don’t just tell us what time it is, but also make sure that we get enough exercise while staying up to date with the latest news […]

Visual Intelligence Opportunities in Industry 4.0

In order for industrial automation systems to meaningfully interact with the objects they're identifying, inspecting and assembling, they must be able to see and understand their surroundings. Cost-effective and capable vision processors, fed by depth-discerning image sensors and running robust software algorithms, continue to transform longstanding industrial automation aspirations into reality. And, with the emergence […]

“Time of Flight Sensors: How Do I Choose Them and How Do I Integrate Them?,” a Presentation from Basler

Mark Hebbel, Head of New Business Development at Basler, presents the "Time of Flight Sensors: How Do I Choose Them and How Do I Integrate Them?" tutorial at the May 2017 Embedded Vision Summit. 3D digitalization of the world is becoming more important. This additional dimension of information allows more real-world perception challenges to be […]

Are Neural Networks the Future of Machine Vision?

This technical article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. A status report with a focus on deep learning and Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) What are neural networks and why are they such a topic of interest for industrial image processing? They eliminate the need for developers […]


Camera Interfaces Evolve to Address Growing Vision Processing Needs

Before a still image or video stream can be analyzed, it must first be captured and transferred to the processing subsystem. Cameras, along with the interfaces that connect them to the remainder of the system, are therefore critical aspects of any computer vision design. This article provides an overview of camera interfaces, and discusses their […]

“Understanding Camera Subsystems for Your Embedded Vision System and Making the Right Choice,” a Presentation from Basler

Gerrit Fischer, Head of Product Market Management at Basler, presents the "Understanding Camera Subsystems for Your Embedded Vision System and Making the Right Choice" tutorial at the May 2016 Embedded Vision Summit. More than ever, you have a wide range of camera subsystems to choose from. At one end of the spectrum, a system designer […]

Time for Something Sweet?

This article was originally published at Basler's website. It is reprinted here with the permission of Basler. Ever have an inescapable need for a little something sweet? The phrase "good things come in small packages" applies not just to fine confectioneries, but also to the world of industrial machine vision. Sugarcube is a term that […]

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