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Point Grey Adds 9.1 MP CCD Model to Grasshopper®3 GigE Vision™ PoE Camera Line

October 21, 2014 – Richmond, BC, Canada – Point Grey, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of innovative, high-performance digital cameras, today announced the addition of a new 9.1 MP  CCD model to its Grasshopper®3 GigE Vision™ PoE camera line. 

The Grasshopper3 GS3-PGE-91S6 models are based on color and monochrome versions of the 1” Sony ICX814 global shutter CCD sensor, which features 3.69 micron pixels and 3376 x 2704 pixel resolution.  The ICX814 device utilizes Sony’s EXview HAD CCD II pixel architecture, improving quantum efficiency and near infrared response. With its high resolution CCD image quality, high dynamic range, and GigE interface, the Grasshopper3 is well suited for a wide variety of demanding applications including flat panel inspection, 3D measurement, ophthalmology, life sciences, and intelligent traffic systems.     

“With the introduction of the GS3-PGE-91S6 model the Grasshopper3 GigE PoE family continues to grow with more high performance sensor offerings,” says Michael Gibbons, Director of Sales and Marketing at Point Grey. “Customers with applications that require longer cable distances up to 100 meters now have more camera models to choose from. In addition, this model offers a more competitive price compared to other competing products using the same sensor.”

The Grasshopper3 GS3-PGE-91S6 is list priced at $3495/€2695 and is available to order now from Point Grey, its network of distributors, and the online store (for North American, EU and Australian customers).

About Point Grey

Point Grey Research, Inc. is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, high-performance digital cameras for industrial, life science, traffic, and surveillance applications. We offer a unique and comprehensive portfolio of USB3 Vision, GigE Vision, FireWire, USB 2.0 and Camera Link products known for their outstanding quality, ease of use, and unbeatable price-performance.    Point Grey was founded in 1997 and is based in Richmond, Canada. A broad range of hardware, software and mechanical engineering skills under one roof has allowed Point Grey to successfully bring many innovative and ground-breaking products to market.  This drive for innovation has led to many industry firsts, including the world's first and smallest 1394b digital camera, the smallest GigE camera, and the first USB 3.0 machine vision camera.  Point Grey currently employs over 170 people and has international offices in Germany, China, Japan, and Italy. The company also has a strong network of distributors in Japan, Korea, Singapore, China, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.  For more information, visit www.ptgrey.com.

Media Contact

Renata Sprencz
Marketing Communications Manager
Email: press@ptgrey.com 
Telephone: +1.604.242.9937 or +1.866.765.0827 (toll free within North America)
Fax: +1.604.242.9938


Richmond, BC, Canada