Red Lion’s Crimson® 3.0 Software Now Supports Banner’s iVu® Plus TG Vision Sensors
York, PA—October 19, 2011—Red Lion Controls announces that their Crimson® 3.0
software platform is now compatible with Banner Engineering's iVu® Plus TG vision
sensors. The new iVu driver, available in Crimson 3.0’s most recent release, joins a list of over 200 serial and Ethernet communications
drivers included with Red Lion’s acclaimed programming software and available on the diverse offering of Red Lion data management products
including G3 Series HMIs, Modular Controller and Data Station Plus.
Integrating Crimson 3.0 with Banner’s iVu Plus TG enables users to display vision sensor operation and perform commissioning and
operation via Red Lion G3 Series HMIs, Modular Controller or Data Station Plus. Utilizing the intuitive touchscreen interface featured on G3
Series 8", 10" and 15" HMIs provides users with the ability to visualize image outputs and direct iVu Plus TG operation remotely.
“Red Lion’s programming software and complete line of data management products provide the highest level of connectivity and
compatibility,” said Jesse Benefiel, Red Lion Interface Products Manager. “Each interface product we manufacture is complete with multiple
protocol conversion, allowing machine operators to effortlessly integrate Banner’s iVu Plus TG with our G3 Series HMIs, Modular Controller
or Data Station Plus as well as with virtually any PLC, PC or SCADA system simultaneously—streamlining communication efficiency and
Additionally, for enhanced data visibility and accessibility, interfacing iVu Plus sensors with HMIs and other management tools enables
users to apply the built-in, data-logging capabilities inherent in Red Lion products to inspection applications. Users can record and export
data from the iVu Plus, storing it in an IT-friendly, CSV file format, so data can be viewed easily through universal desktop programs, such
as Microsoft Excel.
Learn more and download a free copy of the newest version of Crimson 3.0 at www.redlion.net.
Learn more about Banner’s iVu Plus TG and other sensor solutions at www.bannerengineering.com.
Red Lion Controls, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of industrial control solutions worldwide. Products include protocol converters,
operator interface panels, process controllers, digital/analog panel meters, sensors, and signal conditioners. For more information, or to
find the Red Lion distributor nearest you, go to www.redlion.net or contact: Red Lion
Controls, Inc., 20 Willow Springs Circle, York, PA 17406; (717) 767-6511.