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Video: Teledyne launches Ladybug6 cameras for high accuracy spherical image capture

21 October 2022

Teledyne FLIR Integrated Imaging Solutions has announced the latest addition to its field proven Ladybug series. Ladybug6 is a new high-resolution camera designed to capture 360° spherical images from moving platforms in all-weather conditions. Its industrial grade design and out-of-the-box factory calibration produces 72 Megapixel (MP) images with pixel values that are spatially accurate within +/- 2 mm at 10 m distance.

“The new Teledyne Ladybug6 is designed for mobile mapping and all-weather inspection projects requiring excellent image quality and high resolution,” said Mike Lee, senior product manager at Teledyne FLIR. “With the addition of Ladybug6, we are now pleased to offer a wider variety of spherical cameras with higher resolutions ranging from 30 MP to 72 MP.” Source: Teledyne FLIRSource: Teledyne FLIR

The new Ladybug6 builds on Teledyne’s machine vision heritage with increased image resolution, enhanced on-board processing and robust IP67-rated connectors. Building on the field proven Ladybug5+, the Ladybug6 captures, compresses and transmits 8-bit or 12-bit pixel data delivering outstanding images across a wide range of lighting conditions with excellent color response, low noise and a high dynamic range. Designed from the ground up to capture images from moving platforms in outdoor environments, the Ladybug6 features a wide operating temperature range (-30° C to 50° C), support for additional Global Navigation Satellite Systems, and trigger control by hardware or software with advanced APIs for complete camera control.

Ladybug6 cameras are engineered to deliver high-accuracy, high-resolution and dependable results for applications such as HD mapping, asset management, roadside inspection, panoramic street image production for street view, road surveying, heritage scanning, building management, among several others.

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