linear-array camera

linear-array camera

[′lin·ē·ər ə¦rā ′kam·rə]
(electronics)
A solid-state television camera that has only a single row of light-sensitive elements or pixels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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An alternative is a linear-array camera. Many are offered with up to 2000 pixels, thus four times the discrimination of a 500 x 500 area camera.
More recently available machine-vision systems, by contrast, scan fast-moving webs with relatively inexpensive linear-array cameras. As film customers grow more exacting, camera-based inspection makes sense on a wider variety of webs than ever before.