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Photonfocus AG

Photonfocus 2D Cameras



Photonfocus AG


Bahnhofplatz 10, 8853 Lachen, Switzerland


+41 5545 10000


+41 5545 10001



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Photonfocus is specializes in CMOS image sensors and industrial CMOS cameras. Since its foundation, the company has focussed exclusively on CMOS vision technology. Photonfocus develops high speed HDR CMOS image sensors with multi tap outputs and global shutter, based on its own patented LinLog® technology. With the LinLog® CMOS image sensors and third party Low-Light CMOS image sensors, Photonfocus industrial CMOS cameras cover a wide application field in machine vision and in optical metrology. Photonfocus offers its customers a wide range of products from ultra low-light CMOS sensors to highly dynamic HDR image sensors.


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Photonfocus is an established solution provider for CMOS camera technology. Its product spectrum ranges from OEM modules to CMOS cameras.

2D Cameras
CMOS area scan cameras for standard applications in machine vision and optical metrology.


3D Cameras
High speed CMOS cameras with internal sub-pixel calculation of the laser line position for laser triangulation setups.


HighSpeed Cameras
High speed cameras with global shutter CMOS image sensors.


LineScan Cameras
CMOS line scan cameras based on high speed CMOS area scan sensors.


Hyperspectral Cameras
High speed CMOS cameras for hyperspectral imaging.


Board Level Cameras
Board level cameras for integration in custom specific systems.


OEM camera modules for embedded vision system.


Accessories for the Photonfocus CMOS cameras and OEM modules.


Photonfocus has longstanding expertise in CMOS image sensor design and can develop special operation modes of the CMOS imagers and of the CMOS cameras such as ROI tracking, multi-exposure, non-destructive read out modes. The CMOS image sensor technology is complemented in the cameras with real time image pre-processing technologies in FPGA’s or DSP’s. Photonfocus is a pioneer in development and design of software-defined camera platforms and image pre-processing IP’s. The software-defined CMOS camera products can facilitate wide ranging applications for users choices and needs.

Photonfocus also offers a lot of self service material:

  • Camerafinder

  • Accessoriesfinder

  • Software

  • Manuals

  • Application Notes

  • Framerate Calculator

Peter Schwider

Dr. Peter Mario Schwider


Bahnhofplatz 10, CH-8853 Lachen

Tel.: +41 55 451 00 00

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