Optics & Photonics

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Electrical Equipment & Systems

DVR PCIe Card records 16-channel 960H video with H.264 encoding.

November 27, 2015

Targeting surveillance equipment OEMs, VRC7016XE has 2 Exar S7110 software-configurable processors and performs H.264 encoding on 16 channels of up to 960H NTSC/PAL video at full resolution and frame rate. This add-in card, controlled by Intelligent Encoder SDK for Linux or Windows, works with S7000-based PCIe cards and can be embedded in IPCs and servers. Card also supports 8 channels of alarm I/O and RS-485 interface for remote camera control through I/O header with optional I/O card.
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Optics & Photonics

Solid-State Femtosecond Laser performs precision micromachining.

November 27, 2015

Intended for precision micromachining of metal, glass, sapphire, ceramic, and other dielectric materials, Rapid FX delivers 900 fs pulsewidths, with pulse energy of up to 100 µJ, at repetition rate of 100 kHz; optional operation is available up to 200 kHz). Together with M²<1.4 beam quality and pulse-on-demand operation, high-energy femtosecond pulses enable production of micron-scale features with almost no heat affected zone or reduction of processing speed. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for crystallography, light measurement, measurement of surgical cutting blades, microscopy, laser positioning, and inspection applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PAR Meter measures natural and artificial light sources.

November 25, 2015

Consisting of hand-held spectrometer-based Photosynthetically Active Radiation meter, Model BTS256-PAR provides PAR, illuminance, color, and spectral data to fully analyze any type of natural and artificial light source including SSL/LEDs employed in plant growth applications. Built-in electro-optical shutter for dark-signal compensation increases linear dynamic range of C-MOS diode array detector, while large area diffuser provides precise cosine corrected measurement geometry. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Avalanche Photo Detectors are available in SMD packages.

November 24, 2015

Available in optimized wavelengths of 800 and 905 nm, Avalanche Photo Detectors (APDs) suit applications requiring high speed and low noise in visible-near IR applications, such as time of flight measurements (Lidar). Products range also offers choice of circular 0.04 or 0.2 mm² active area and LCC3 or LCC6 SMD package. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

DICOM Image Delivery System helps ensure HIPAA compliance.

November 24, 2015

With DMC-EZ Hybrid e400, healthcare facilities can create hard copy CD, DVD, and USB, as well as send images electronically to patients, referring physicians, and other facilities from single user interface. All activity is recorded in audit logs for HIPAA compliance. Sharing protected health information, including DICOM images, is as easy as sending email. Receiver decrypts package using secure password and electronic patient file containing PHI opens on user's desktop. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Pre-Terminated Network Cables offer color-coding options.

November 20, 2015

Offered in both fiber and copper with standard or short body cassette design, RapidNet Category 6A and Category 6 Unshielded Cables are available with colored jacks for color-coding applications. Choice of port colors helps define network features such as routes, services, hierarchies, or security levels. Both RapidNet 6A UTP and shielded 6A F/UTP solutions are designed to minimize alien crosstalk and to extend usable bandwidth up to 500 MHz for 10Base-T applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Infrared Camera helps pinpoint issues with equipment.

November 20, 2015

Providing professional-grade 320 x 240 pixel resolution, Fluke® TiS75 features long-travel focus wheel that enables very fine manual focus adjustments. Unit's 3.5 in. screen helps pinpoint issues while user is still in field and also offers one-touch image access, which eliminates need to scroll through menu to view images. As part of Fluke Connect, TiS75 can transmit measurements to smartphone or table for later, detailed analysis. Those measurements can be uploaded to cloud. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Optics & Photonics

In-Situ Electron Microscopy Tools foster real-time observation.

November 19, 2015

NanoEx™ holders enable materials scientists and engineers to observe, in real-time, changes at micro, nano, and atomic scale in morphology and dynamic properties of materials under mechanical, electrical, and thermal stimuli as well as environmental conditions mimicking actual use cases. Specific products include NanoEx i/v heating solution, which uses MEMS-based nanoheaters; NanoEx 3D Indenter; and NanoEx 3D STM/EP electric nanoprobing solution. All work with FEI TEM platforms. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

Ophthalmic Microscope Platform meets surgical requirements.

November 18, 2015

Via integrated technologies, Proveo 8 delivers functionality required by ophthalmic surgeons performing cataract and vitreoretinal surgeries. FusionOptics combines depth of field with high-resolution to provide texture-rich image from edges of detached membrane to periphery of retina without refocusing. CoAx4 Illumination delivers light through 4 individual beam paths and allows for adjustment of illumination diameter. This results in constant red reflex and high-contrast visualization. Read More

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

Radiometric Thermal Video Camera provides multi-zone operation.

November 18, 2015

Supplied in rugged enclosure suitable for harsh industrial environments, FV-3543-1 can detect temperatures within up to 8 user-defined zones. High, low, average, and standard deviation thresholds can be set for each zone, and alarms can be communicated to plant's control system via OPC or MODBUS/TCP. This fully radiometric IR camera, which can sense hot spots that can’t be visually detected, can also integrate with DCS and SCADA systems. Camera mount enables multi-axis adjustment. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

IPX6-Rated Digital Radiology Solution helps streamline workflow.

November 17, 2015

Featuring liquid-resistant enclosure, 5.5 lb AeroDR LT is compatible with AeroSync automatic exposure detection and roaming capabilities and supports use with fixed and portable X-ray devices. Device has weight to load ratio of 661 lb, can be used within room as well as outside of radiology department, and offers ability to preview images within 1 sec of use and deliver fully processed images in as little as 6 sec. Li-ion capacitor allows up to 4.1 hr of imaging or 150 images with 13 min charge. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Pressure Transmitter is suited for hygienic process applications.

November 16, 2015

Used to help ensure consistent product quality in hygienic processes subject to regular clean-in-place/sterilize-in-place (CIP/SIP) regimens, Rosemount™ 3051HT utilizes pressure sensor technology and hygienic design to maintain measurement stability for up to 5 years. Transmitter stabilizes quickly after cleaning cycles and returns to calibrated settings. This enables manufacturers to produce repeatable batches at accelerated rate. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Handheld Camera produces professional grade ground shots.

November 16, 2015

Combining CGO3 camera gimbal with handle for stable ground footage, Typhoon ActionCam includes CGO3 camera, 1,400 mAh LiPo battery, and smart charger. Handheld camera stabilization platform ensures camera stays level regardless of shaky hands or wobbling, while camera offers 4K resolution and is capable of capturing 12 MP still images and slow motion 1080p/120fps video. Other features include 115° field of vision, no-distortion lens, 90 min run time, and smartphone app control capability. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

Tunable Edge Filters deliver spectral flexibility.

November 16, 2015

VersaChrome Edge™ includes tunable long pass filter, tunable short pass filter, and full spectrum blocking filter. By working together to create equivalent of single passband filter in visible or near infrared, filters lets users create bandpass they need as well as fine-tune edge positions and passband width to maximize brightness and contrast/signal-to-noise in real-time within their measurement setup. Flexibility afforded by integrated technology suits diverse applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Isolation Amplifiers utilize delta-sigma AD converter.

November 13, 2015

Able to detect small electric current and voltage fluctuations, Models TLP7820 and TLP7920 are suitable for use in inverters, servo amplifiers, robots, and power supplies. Delta-sigma ADC at input side enables linearity of 0.02% (typ.) @ NL (200) for analog output products and 3LSB (typ.) @ INL for digital output products. With Common-Mode Transient Immunity of 20 kV/µs, optical coupled amplifiers offer stable operation in electrically noisy environments. Isolation voltage is 5,000 Vrms (min). Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics

Spectrum Analyzers offer frequency mask triggering.

November 13, 2015

Available for company's spectrum analyzers, Frequency Mask Triggers in Spike v3.0.17 software can detect spectrum interference in form of transient signals, transmitter defects, intermodulation products, and spurious signals. Triggers compare spectrum to user-defined mask shape. When spectrum exceeds point in mask, software triggers, allowing users to analyze spectrum at that moment. Function let users capture and analyze short duration RF interference with up to 100% probability of intercept. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Spectrophotometer Calibration Tools cover NIR range.

November 13, 2015

Consisting of proprietary blend of doped glass, WAV-8 NIR Solid-State Wavelength Filter produces series of distinct calibration peaks from 700–3,000 nm. With 12 peaks, spectrophotometer calibration of wavelength scale can be highly fine-tuned. FNIR-Series Filters maintain linearity from 700–3,000 nm, enabling technicians to validate 5 certified calibration points in NIR range. Superband-Series Filters, with span of 10 calibration points, cover UV, VIS, and NIR range from 200–3,000 nm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices

CXPI-Compatible Transceiver IC promotes vehicle fuel efficacy.

November 11, 2015

Enabling responsive multiplex communication even in HMI systems, BD41000FJ-C supports CXPI next-generation vehicle communication protocol for reduced size and count of requisite wire harnesses. IC enables multiplexing between ECUs and fosters reliability in severe automotive environments. Quiescent current of 3 µA typ and ESD resistance of ±8 kV (IEC61000-4-2) make it possible to achieve low-power, high-reliability CXPI communication. Read More

Services, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment

Custom Rubber Manufacturing aids throwable camera development.

November 11, 2015

Custom-designed outer skin supplies appropriate amount of bounce and energy absorption for Bounce Imaging's softball-sized, throwable, tactical camera ball, Explorer, which transmits 360° images to mobile device when tossed into such instances as hostage situations, burning buildings, or earthquake rubble. Design iterations varied regarding polymer type, hardness, heat resistance, modulus, and rebound properties. Camera increases safety for first responders and police personnel. Read More