Input Devices

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

3D Laser Scanner targets shop floor applications.

April 28, 2016

Efficient on black, multicolored, and shiny surfaces, MetraSCAN 3D helps manufacturers address potential quality control issues at any stage of production cycle, regardless of part complexity and material. System provides 480,000 measurements/second and volumetric accuracy of 0.0025 in. Thanks to TRUaccuracy, MetraSCAN 3D’s optical-based data acquisition process delivers measurement accuracy for small to large parts and assemblies that are insensitive to instabilities of environment. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Microscan Announces Integrated Liquid Lens Autofocus for MicroHAWK Barcode Readers

April 27, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of auto ID solutions from the world’s first laser diode barcode scanner to the Data Matrix symbol, announces that fully-integrated liquid lens autofocus models of MicroHAWK® Barcode Readers are now available for pre-order featuring both truly-automatic and software-programmable autofocus. Liquid lens autofocus technology has been... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

USB3.0 SWIR Linescan Camera suits spectroscopy, machine vision.

April 21, 2016

Operating in SWIR and Vis spectrum from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, LineCam12 features 1024 x 1 pixel format with 12.5 µm pitch, provides USB3 Vision&trade; and Camera Link outputs, and can also be powered by USB3.0. Imaging capacity can exceed 37k lines/sec, and models are available with 250 µm tall pixels for spectroscopy or 12.5 µm square pixels for machine vision tasks. Along with 14-bit ADC (dynamic range >6000:1), TEC-stabilized InGaAs camera offers 18 NUC tables and on-chip optical pixel binning.<br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

UniPixel Expands Business with Tier 1 Customer with XTouch(TM) and Diamond Guard(TM) Wins

April 15, 2016

Announces Two Additional 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop Design Wins with a Leading PC Manufacturer SANTA CLARA, Calif. - UniPixel, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNXL), a provider of advanced touch solutions to the touchscreen and flexible electronics markets, today announced additional design wins that will feature UniPixel's XTouch and Diamond Guard products in two new 2-in-1 convertible programs from an... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

FARO Announces New HDR Laser Scanners and Instant Rendering Software for BIM-CIM and Public Safety Customers

April 14, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement, imaging, and realization technology in the BIM-CIM and Public Safety markets, announces the release of new 3D laser scanners with high dynamic range photography (HDR) that produce incredibly detailed images in bright and dark lighting conditions as well as increased resolution for... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Morse Watchmans Showcases Key Management Upgrades and Innovations at ISC West

April 12, 2016

Advanced Solutions Stay Ahead of Industry Changes Las Vegas, NV – Product enhancements that add convenience and network security, and an expanded list of integrations and connectivity with leading access control solutions are just some of the innovations featured by Morse Watchmans this week at ISC West. Also on display is a new video that captures the essence of the industry-leading key... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Hand-held Barcode Terminals weigh just 4 1/2 oz.

April 12, 2016

Featuring lightweight, drop-resistant design, BHT-1500 Series includes full suite of pre-installed software for instant, out-of-the-box data collection. Contoured handle and ergonomic keyboard allow one-hand operation, while 2 in. color screen facilitates clear viewing of data, cutting down on operator errors. Communications capabilities include USB for direct connection to PC, and IrDA for wireless cloning of devices. Optional device cradles allow communication via Ethernet, USB, or RS-232C. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment

Rugged Tablet meets mobile visitor management demands.

April 12, 2016

Intended to improve mobile and self-service visitor registration, PassagePoint Visitor Tablet Solution comes pre-loaded with PassagePoint® Visitor Management software. Driver&rsquo;s license scanner, camera, and barcode scanner are built in, and addition of mobile printer lets users verify visitors at any location. Also available, VisitorShield Desktop Kiosk offers self-service visitor management and check-in verification solution for countertop or registration desk use. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Software

Laser Scanner System helps create fire-investigation reports.

April 11, 2016

With FARO Public Safety Laser Scanner and FireZone v10.6 software, fire investigators can measure and document fire scenes and minimize time they are exposed to hazardous investigation environments. Software creates diagrams from both manual measurements and 3D point clouds. Program&#39;s 2D/3D fire investigation tools and documentation features such as placards and bubble labels show location of evidence, photographs taken, and additional symbology in accordance with NFPA 170 standard. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Touchscreen Controller enhances usability of laser systems.

April 6, 2016

As usability-optimized extension for manual repair systems that may include microscope setup, Smart Controller incorporates functionality with which users can control laser system&#39;s energy, firing mode, rate, and slit size/shape. Portable device eliminates need for desktop computer to operate laser systems and can automatically configure controls based on type of system connected. Optional video module overlays outline of slit shape onto standard composite or s-video signals from system camera. Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microscan Demonstrates LVS® Barcode Verifiers for Ensuring UDI Compliance at UDI Conference 2016

April 1, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will demonstrate LVS® barcode verification and print quality inspection solutions from Booth #20 at the UDI Conference, April 18- 19 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. With Microscan’s 25 August 2015 acquisition of verification systems... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Smart HMI Panels offer cloud computing ready capabilities.

April 1, 2016

Pre-loaded with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Technology, Smart HMI Touch Panel PCs provide automation users and OEMs with Cloud Computing Ready technology to capitalize on Internet of Things by building connected automation systems to gather, store, and analyze data. Offered in Premium, Standard, and Compact models, units support control, monitoring, and visualization applications for industrial automation, building automation, digital oilfields, smart cities, and infrastructure. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment

DMP Features Latest Products at ISC West Booth #23089

March 31, 2016

Visitors to the DMP booth (#23089) at ISC West will have the opportunity to see the impressive array of innovative security technology on hand for review and demonstration. The products showcased in this year's booth include new features for end-users, new tools for dealers, more wireless devices, and a focus on panel and video communications. “ISC never disappoints attendees,” said... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Microscan Demonstrates LVS® Barcode Verifiers at UDI Conference 2016

March 31, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will demonstrate LVS® barcode verification and print quality inspection solutions from Booth #20 at the UDI Conference, April 18-19 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. With Microscan’s 25 August 2015 acquisition of verification systems... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Profile Sensors enable precision measurement of small parts.

March 21, 2016

Featuring blue-violet laser diode, scanCONTROL 29xx-10/BL projects 10 mm long laser line at profile resolution of 1,280 measuring points onto measurement object; point distance is 7.8 µm. Use of blue laser light, which does not penetrate measurement object, promotes measurement reliability. While operating based on laser triangulation technique for 2D profile detection, laser scanner can obtain 3D measurement values in case of moving objects or traversing sensor. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Hoffmann + Krippner Expands Product Portfolio

March 10, 2016

US and Canadian Device System Manufacturers now have access to cutting edge German Technology for Sensing and Input Systems. Alpharetta, GA – Hoffmann + Krippner, Inc. (http://www.hoffmann-krippner.com) is proud to announce that TES Frontdesign has engaged in a joint venture with Hoffmann + Krippner as their new majority owner. This enables... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Varian-Equipped Maryland Proton Treatment Center Completes First Patient Treatment

February 29, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), today announced the Maryland Proton Treatment Center (MPTC) successfully completed its first patient treatment with the Varian ProBeam® system. The MPTC at the University of Maryland BioPark in West Baltimore houses five treatment rooms and is the first in the Eastern US to offer image-guided intensity-modulated proton therapy (IMPT)... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable 3D Scanner captures data in large-volume applications.

February 26, 2016

Working in tandem with Leica Absolute Tracker AT960, Leica Absolute Scanner LAS-20-8 lets operator capture complex point-cloud data in large-volume (up to 196.85 ft) inspection applications. Ability to auto-adjust laser intensity for different surface types promotes usability, and haptic technology enhances user feedback during operation. Optimized for portable metrology applications, this handheld, IP50-rated, ergonomic laser scanner also provides acoustic and visual guidance for best results. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Development Kit supports PCAP and 3D gestures on displays.

February 26, 2016

Providing access to patented 2D and 3D GestIC® sensing technology, 2D/3D Touch and Gesture Development Kit enables designers to integrate 2D multi-touch and 3D hand gesture recognition into display applications. Use of electric-field based technology enables hand and finger gestures to be tracked both on display surface as well as above at distance up to 20 cm. Parameterization, diagnostics, and optional settings are done through Aurea 2.0 downloadable GUI. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Heavy-Duty Mobile Machinery Joysticks are ergonomic, customizable.

February 16, 2016

Comprised of intelligent mobile control solutions, PLUS+1®-compliant JS1-H series can be customized for application needs in several ways: button and switch placement as well as selection between 3 bases &ndash; single-axis with spring return or friction hold and dual-axis with spring return &ndash; and 5 ergonomically tested grip types. Pushbuttons, rollers, and other controls on each can be custom-positioned, and 6 standard electrical interfaces available. Read More