RICHMOND, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 11, 2012 — Two 2.8-megapixel models have been added to Point Grey Research Inc.’s Flea3 line of GigE Vision digital cameras. The Flea3 FL3-GE-28S4M-C monochrome and Flea3 FL3-GE-28S4C-C color models use the Sony ICX687 EXview HAD CCD II image sensor to produce high-resolution, high-quality images in a compact package. EXview delivers high quantum efficiency, reduced smear and increased near-IR response. The cameras operate at 15 fps at full 1928 × 1448-pixel resolution, and even faster using smaller regions of interest. They measure 29 × 29 × 30 mm and weigh 38 g without optics. Applications include factory automation and machine vision; medical and life sciences, such as fluorescence and microscopy; and intelligent transportation systems. Features include an eight-pin opto-isolated general-purpose input/output for industrial triggering and strobe output; 1 MB of nonvolatile flash memory for data storage; and an on-camera frame buffer for retransmitting images. The cameras comply with version 1.2 of the GigE Vision specification, enabling them to work with software from Cognex, Mathworks, Matrox, MVTec and National Instruments, as well as with Point Grey’s FlyCapture software development kit.