Dalsa Corp. has announced a color version of its BOA integrated smart camera for color inspection applications in the automotive, food, packaging and pharmaceutical industries. It can be used for sorting, counting, positioning of robotic handlers and verification of color hue, and for identification of parts or assembly features. The iNspect Express software interface enables operators to rapidly prototype and deploy vision systems, and it is available with an emulator for off-line application development and debugging. The RoHS- and CE-compliant camera supports Modbus and Ethernet/IP communication protocols, operates from 0 to 45 °C, has a 1/3-in. CCD sensor and produces 640 x 480-pixel resolution. Its 44 x 44 x 44-mm form factor enables use in space-limited conditions, and the IP67-rated housing allows deployment in harsh wash-down environments.