Scanners & Readers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Underwater Laser Scanner Used for 3D Measurements of Steam Dryer

May 23, 2016

Renton, WA – A Newton Labs’ NM200UW Underwater Laser scanner captured precision as-built dimensions at a Midwest Nuclear Facility during a recent spring outage. A team of engineers, supported by Newton Labs, performed 3D laser scanning on the four vessel support brackets and the four associated steam dryer seismic blocks. “Newton is proud to have played such a critical role in this... Read More

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

3D Measurement System provides instant, non-contact scan.

May 17, 2016

With VR-3000 Series, users can instantly and accurately measure rough surfaces, flatness, warpness, and planarity. System can perform batch analyses between multiple samples simultaneously under same condition. Users can compare visual and numerical differences between design data and actual sample, then export scan back into CAD data. In addition, VR-3000 can automatically determine if part is good or bad based on user-defined tolerances. Read More

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, 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, 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

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

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, 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, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Proximity/Keypad Reader supports multi-factor verification.

February 16, 2016

Targeting access control manufacturers and integrators, Farpointe mullion keypad reader meets impending NERC CIP-006 requirements for 2-factor authentication. This is made possible via integrated proximity card and tag technologies as well as keypad with blue backlit keys that facilitate reading of digits in dark environments. Offering 8 in. read range, reader is designed to meet IP67 certification, operates from -40 to +149°F, and features tamperproof and weather-resistant epoxy potting. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Packaging Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscan Demonstrates LVS Offline Verification and Print Quality Inspection at INFO*FLEX 2016

February 12, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global technology leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting solutions, announces that it will demonstrate LVS® label verification and print quality inspection solutions from Booth #110 at the 2016 INFO*FLEX Expo, March 7-8 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.A. At INFO*FLEX, Microscan will offer live demonstrations of... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services

How to Utilize the MagScan to Evaluate Flux Density of your Magnet

January 27, 2016

How can you tell if your design is correct for an application, magnetically?  This question has been asked so many times by our customers, IMI was determined to design a state of the art MagScan electronic magnetic field strength scanner to visually show our customers how their design would affect the magnetics in their application.  This provides our customers with 3D color images that show... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Measuring Coastal Slope Movements from the Air

December 4, 2015

Carlos  Gonzales  from  3D  Laser  Mapping  will  explore  the  capabilities  of  combining  airborne  laser scanning and photography as an approach to measure coastal slope movements, during his talk at MMT in Sydney, Australia. (9-11th December, 2015) Successful  measurement  of  coastal  areas  is  crucial  to  determine  the  potential  impact  upon  local... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Creaform Dedicates over Half a Million Dollars' Worth of Equipment to Engineering Education

December 3, 2015

Creaform is enhancing its educational sponsorship package with a brand-new fleet of HandySCAN 3D units! Lévis, Québec – Creaform, the worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, announced today it will sponsor 12 engineering students' projects. In its 3rd year, Creaform's Student Project Sponsorship Program received more than 85 applications... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Short-Range Laser Scanner offers accurate, high-speed measurement.

December 1, 2015

With its range of up to 30 m, FOCUS(3D) X 30 Laser Scanner accelerates straightforward measurements of such interiors as small architectural façades, complex structures, crime scenes, mechanical rooms, and production and supply facilities. Portable unit incorporates Class 1, eye-safe laser and offers real-time view of recorded data. Applications include architectural preservation, as-built documentation, building information modelling (BIM), engineering, facility management, and forensics.<br /> Read More