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All-in-One Solution

Based on the highly flexible and award-winning original BOA camera, the BOA IDR is a complete vision system in a tiny smart camera package. Complete with embedded software and processing, it offers a core suite of tools and capabilities to automatically identify, validate and verify markings or features on parts, products or assemblies.

BOA IDR Smart Camera

Easy to Set Up, Ready to Run

The preloaded IDR application can be quickly set up and deployed using a standard web browser interface. No software installation is necessary, except for the fully functional emulator that supports offline development and debugging.

The 4-step user interface is designed to guide first time vision adopters and offers advanced features, such as custom scripting, for experienced integrators.



core funtionality

ID Reader and Verification Tool

Based on the advanced BOA smart camera platform, BOA IDR allows manufacturers to combine 1D and 2D tracking with other inspection tasks, such as character reading (OCR) and feature verification, to ensure all product markings are correct when they leave the factory floor.

Our highly integrated solution provides defect detection and reject tracking for high speed applications in Automotive, Consumer, Electronics, Packaging and Pharmaceutical industries.


  • Data Matrix, QR Code and PDF417. Square or rectangular size formats, Grading supported to AIM DPM, ISO 16022 and ISO 15415
  • UPCa, UPCe, EAN8, EAN13, Code39, Code93, Code128, Codabar, BC412, ITF, Postnet, Planet, Pharmacode, RSS, GS1
  • Trainable binary and grayscale OCR, dark or bright characters, fielding, multi-line, easy train, min/max char size and score
  • Area or Edge based recognition, reports score, location and rotation, finds features for verification or alignment.








Software Features


The IDR version of the BOA camera exposes the core tools required for Identification applications, and includes framework for factory integration, user administration, and data logging. BOA IDR software allows customers to combine 1D/2D validation with OCR and Pattern Matching to verify all product markings are accurate and readable.


  • Software Features:
    • Image logging and runtime history viewing
    • Runtime editing
    • Operator customization
    • User access administration
    • User data logging for CFR Part 11 compliance
    • Automatic solution (job) switching
    • Solution report generation
    • External control via network or serial commands
    • Free form scripting for advanced application control
      • Supports user-defined and pre-defined functions
    • Factory protocol (Modbus, Ethernet/IP) compatible
    • Date logging/retrieving to/from CSV file
    • Display Options:
      • BOAView — WinCE HMI application
      • iDisplay — PC application– supports up to 8 cameras
      • iMonitor — Web server application
      • VB — Custom application
    • Access Control
      • The IDR application software includes user administration tools to help customers achieve system validation for 21 CFR Part 11. This includes password access control and data logging to a complementary application running on a networked device.



Self-contained and Rugged


  • Resolution Options
    • CCD Imager
    • Interchangeable C mount lens
    • 640 x 480
    • 1024 x 768
    • 1280 x 960
  • Enclosure
    • 44mm cube style
    • IP67 rated with lens cover
    • M12 style factory connectors
    • 360 degree Mounting






Typical Applications



  • Part validation and verification (1D,2D)
  • Part traceability (1D,2D)
  • Error proofing (2D, OCR, Pattern)
  • Date, lot, product code validation (OCR)
  • Printed text verification (OCR, Pattern)
  • Label presence and placement (Pattern)
  • Label validation (1D,2D,OCR)
  • Cap presence and placement (Pattern)
  • Pattern verification (Pattern)
  • Tamper Proofing (Pattern)
  • Robot guidance (Pattern)






Flexible Integration


BOA IDR provides standard industrial Ethernet protocols for integrating into the factory network, including support for popular PLCs such as Rockwell Automation and Siemens. BOA ensures that data is moved quickly and accurately with minimal integration effort.


In addition to Ethernet, BOA IDR provides serial RS-232 and discrete I/O connections, as well as expandable I/O options. A dedicated strobe output is further provided for direct light control.


BOA IDR is compatible with industry standard M12 cord sets to minimize hardware integration costs.


  • Passive power over Ethernet
  • Direct external light control
  • Expansion I/O option
  • Powered network switch option




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