evoVIU - Smart Camera

Presentation of our Smart Camera at the Blechexpo 2019


Also the company evopro systems engineering AG is this year from the 05.11.- 08.11.2019 at the Blechexpo and will show the newly developed Smart Camera evoVIU. The first question that naturally arises is why evopro systems engineering AG is developing a new smart camera when there are enough camera systems on the market? This question is easy to answer.

Customers in the automotive industry in particular have a great need for camera systems that are used specifically on the cross bar feeders in forming lines to read lasered information, measure dimensions, detect cracks, and so on. Until now, however, it has not been possible to use existing systems, cameras and cross bar feeders to transfer the acquired images to a computer. This is why evopro systems engineering AG has developed the evoVIU Smart Camera, which uses 5G transmission in addition to other interfaces. At many OEMs, a 5G structure is being set up on the factory premises in order to be able to transmit data quickly and securely.

Due to its robust and flat design, as well as the already integrated fully configurable illumination and the TOF autofocus, inline images of defined areas can be captured. Different processor variants also allow more complex calculations directly in the line. Various interfaces (Ethernet, IO-Link, 5G, WLAN, etc.) can be used to transfer the data from the calculations to the relevant data sink.

All these functions are linked by evoFLOW, a graphical and web-based tool for defining process descriptions. This makes it possible for operators who are not specialized in image processing or programming to create new flows and put them into operation. Another decisive advantage is that the customer buys one or more cameras, but only needs one software license.

Process parameters:

  • Camera resolution (image size): 5 Mpixel, Monochrome or Color
  • Focus distance:< 100mm to 1000mm
  • Color of the integrated lighting: RGB color scheme
  • Product throughput: 30 parts / min
  • Identifiable Features: Contrasting details on steel and aluminium sheets

Technical data of the smart camera:

  • Dimensions in mm (L x W x H): Camera without connector: 91.5 x 70.5 x 62 mm
  • Weight: Camera with integrated lighting 500 g
  • Electrical supply:
    • Nominal current: 0.5 A.
    • Nominal voltage: 24 VDC
    • Power consumption: 15 W


  • i.MX8M QUAD-Core Cortext A53, 1.5 Ghz + Cortex M4 266 Mhz 4 GB DDR3 RAM – 16 GB eMMC

Operating system:

  • Embedded Linux


  • Electrical feed: 5-pin M12 connector – B coded
  • Triggering: Hardware up to 24 VDC, software
  • Communication: 8-pin M12 socket X-Coded / wireless
  • Selectable COM standards: Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Wifi (802.11 ac / a / b / g / n)
  • IO-Link 1v1
  • Profinet (in planning)
  • 5G-Ready (in planning)
  • Alternative interfaces on customer request
  • Internal lighting: Replaceable Helios LED board with optional color selection (blue, red, green)
  • External lighting: Digital LED lighting for RGB color scheme

Do you have any questions about the product or do you need an offer?

Our sales manager is happy to be there for you:

Karl-Heinz Fröhning Head of Sales

evopro systems engineering AG
Im Gewerbepark A52
D-93059 Regensburg
Phone: +49 941 899 645 – 0
Mobile: +491719463653

Other contributions:


Optimize processes: Transformation through modern image processing


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