Vision Components GmbH has introduced a line of single-board industrial smart cameras for OEM applications, including inspection, orientation and object recognition. The SBC50 measures 60 X 60 X 15 mm and, when coupled with software from Analog Devices Inc. and the proprietary VCLIB image-processing library, constitutes a complete machine vision system. Also available are ready-to-go packages for noncontact measurements, data-matrix, laser-triangulation, motion-analysis, biometrics and security applications. The Sony 1/5-in. progressive-scan sensor offers 640 X 480-pixel resolution, 8 MB of DRAM and 2 MB of flash ROM. C-, CS- and 12-mm lens mounts are available. Featured are instant triggering, binning, full-frame integration, programmable gain and offset, an electronic shutter and vertical resets and restarts.