VC picoSmart – the smallest all-in-one Embedded Vision System

Quick and easy to your individual vision sensor design: all components for image acquisition and image processing integrated on a single, tiny board.
VC picoSmart camera module front view

How VC picoSmart revolutionizes the design of your vision sensors

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Small board - entire system...
All components for image acquisition and processing onboard...
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...for quick and easy designs...

Choose optics, lighting, interface board, HMI, enclosure etc...
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...and your individual vision sensor!

Fast to market, perfectly tailored to your application, compact and cost-effective!

Faster time to market with highly efficient and ultra-compact vision sensors!

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Greatest performance, smallest design

VC picoSmart is a complete embedded vision system, hardly bigger than a standard image sensor module. It opens up completely new possibilities for the development of application-specific and cost-effective vision sensors in ultra-compact design and in a very short time.

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All inclusive!

On the tiny board, only 22 mm x 23.5 mm in size, the 1 MegaPixel CMOS sensor with global shutter is accommodated as well as all components for image processing: An FPGA module, a high-end FPU processor with real-time OS, memory and an FPC connector for easy connection to an interface board.

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Real-time image processing!

The VCRT operating system enables real-time image processing tasks, for example for object recognition, position control, barcode reading, web edge and fill level control.

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OEM module for industry

VC picoSmart is available immediately as an OEM module and, like all VC products, has long-term availability and is optimized for industrial use.

A complete embedded vision system that fits between two fingers

Quick facts

  • Only 22 mm x 23.5 mm
  • Fully integrated onboard: FPGA module, high-end FPU processor, memory, FPC connector
  • 1 MP global shutter sensor
  • VC Realtime-OS for real-time image processing

Ideal for

  • Object recognition
  • Position control
  • Barcode reading
  • Web edge and level control
  • etc.

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VC picoSmart 3D:
Even faster to your
3D Profile Sensor

The world’s smallest embedded vision system, combined with our proven line laser module: VC picoSmart 3D is the ideal basis for fast and cost-effective development of individual OEM 3D sensors. Available completely ready for use or as an individual kit.
Sven Klette-Matzat - Sales Manager - OEM Solutions - Vision Components

Are you looking for the perfect basis for the development of your OEM vision sensor?

VC picoSmart will certainly meet your requirements.


Hands-on Workshop: FPGA Programming for Embedded Vision


9:30 – 17:00 Uhr

Ettlingen near Karlsruhe

149 € per participation

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