Many machine visions system builders owe their success to the designs created by Joseph Sgro and his engineering team at Fast Vision. Sgro and his team were among the first in the world to develop the frame grabbers needed to couple high speed video cameras with a computer system. This technology helps manufacturers see exactly what is going on in their high speed production lines.
Low Cost Machine Vision Systems from Joseph Sgro
Fast Vision was founded by Joseph Sgro as a company whose role was initially intended to combine older frame grabber products with newer optical technologies. The result is lower cost machine vision systems that are capable of performance that far exceeds the earliest models. Today they sell their high speed cameras to a variety of industries, with 40% of its revenue coming from the manufacturing community and 40% from the medical world. The final 20% comes from the military, who buy their systems for use in unmanned military vehicles. Smart Cameras, which combine intelligence and processing power inside the camera itself, is the new frontier in the field of machine vision. The applications in the traditional roles of medicine, manfuacturing and military have been expanded to include surveillance and security.