Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Windows Ideally Suited for Gimbaled Systems

August 26, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire windows that are ideal for gimbaled systems which might be exposed to fast moving dirt, sand, salt water, and other particulates are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Windows feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond and can withstand pressures to 10,000 psi, depending upon thickness. Manufactured to customer... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

OnSSI and Bosch Expand Partnership with Integration of Ocularis 5 and FLEXIDOME IP Panoramic Cameras

August 25, 2016

Delivers Wider Video Coverage and Superior Image Quality Pearl River, NY – Continuing to demonstrate the highest value and performance to customers with open-platform systems, OnSSI is expanding its technology partnership with Bosch Security Systems, Inc. to enable integration between Ocularis 5 Video Management System (VMS) and the new FLEXIDOME IP panoramic cameras. “The combination... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Ergonomic 120 kV S/TEM targets life and materials sciences.

August 25, 2016

Offering users access to scientific results regardless of experience, Talos™ L120C transmission/scanning transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) provides Hi-Res, 3D imaging and analysis capabilities. Automation and directed workflows foster facilitated adoption path and accelerate results without compromising performance. Along with ultra-stable optics, this 120 kV LaB6 S/TEM features MAPS™ software and Smartcam screening camera. Latter permits remote operation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sensor Transmitter suits diesel engine emissions testing.

August 24, 2016

With dew/frost point and temperature sensors on remote cables and barometric pressure sensor built into control module, DewTrak-DE measures environmental parameters at air intake of diesel engines for use in analysis during emissions testing. Analog and digital communications are standard. Able to be used in testing and research laboratories as well as in field for diverse equipment, instrument meets industry specifications for aforementioned measurements. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment

Duluth Casino Completes Comprehensive System Upgrade to IP with Implementation by North American Video

August 22, 2016

Phased IP Enhancement Integrates Surveillance, Security and Access Systems Brick, NJ – A recently completed upgrade to the video surveillance and security system at the Fond-du-Luth Casino in downtown Duluth, Minnesota has provided the casino with an advanced system that is now 100% IP. Designed and implemented by North American Video (NAV), deployment of the system coincided with... Read More

Optics & Photonics

DIY Modular Microscopy Platform accepts wide component range.

August 22, 2016

To construct imaging system tailored to specific applications, Cerna optomechanical platform can be combined with choice of optical, electronic, motion control, and vision parts. Throat depth of 7.74 in. maximizes working volume for sample apparatuses as well as working space around optical path. Each rail side incorporates 95 mm wide dovetail that mates directly with microscope modules, and circular dovetails provide compatibility with optical components. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Audio Transmitters offer indoor range of more than 100 ft.

August 19, 2016

Designed for SKAA wireless HiFi audio standard, Talisa features digital audio S/PDIF optical or coax input, while Akino has 3.5 mm analog audio input. Low latency transmitters work with iOS and Android mobile devices, Mac and Windows computers, TVs, and just about any product with line output or headphone jack. Both can send audio to up to 4 SKAA speakers, receivers, or headphones simultaneously with audio quality at 480 kbps. In addition, both do not require WiFi and have no internal battery. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Begins Delivery of the IsoVu(TM) Optically Isolated Measurement System

August 18, 2016

IsoVu Technology Combines 1 GHz Bandwidth, Wide Common Mode Range, with Superior Common Mode Rejection to Make Previously Hidden Signals Visible BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that the IsoVu™ Measurement System previewed earlier this year at the APEC 2016 show is now shipping and available for worldwide delivery to... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Radiation-Tolerant Optocouplers isolate circuits in deep space.

August 18, 2016

Suited for such deep spaceflight applications as satellites, launch vehicles, space craft, and planetary rovers, HCC100x series uses light-sensitive interface to offer electrical isolation between input and output circuits. Design, which consists of IR LED and NPN silicon phototransistor mounted in several package choices, ensures operation in harsh, dirty environments. Products feature 1 kV electrical isolation and other optoisolator assemblies extending out to 50 kV. Read More

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Tilted Height Lines by ACSYS - Realistic 3D Effect without Depth engraving!

August 17, 2016

CSYS Lasertechnik presents a new technology available in the laser processing: Tilted Height Lines by ACSYS This designation stands for an intelligent technology to reproduce three-dimensional CAD reliefs with simple lines on most different materials. The lines are generated in the software (AC-LASER) by ACSYS. In the Software the lines cover the CAD Relief and follow the height profile... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers feature 325-1100 nm wavelength range.

August 16, 2016

Suitable for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry-level WPA S800+ Visible Spectrometer performs simple kinetics as well as single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration. WPA S1200+ builds on features of S800+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both ergonomic instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

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

Shortpass, Longpass, Imaging Filters offer deep blocking.

August 15, 2016

With series at 10 nm (213 models), 25 nm (108 models) and  50 nm (147 models), TECHSPEC® Hard Coated Filters include High Performance OD 4 Shortpass Filters, High Performance OD 4 Longpass Filters, and Imaging Filters. These products, fabricated using hard coated plasma deposition technology for performance and durability, provide high transmission of designated wavelengths and maximum blocking within few nanometers of laser wavelength to isolate narrow spectral regions in diverse applications. Read More

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

Quicker, Simpler Network Troubleshooting with Updated NaviTEK NT

August 12, 2016

The NaviTEK NT Plus and Pro network testers from IDEAL Networks have received a number of time-saving updates to help technicians carry out network troubleshooting and maintenance on both copper and fiber cable even more efficiently. Compact and handheld, NaviTEK NT network testers are designed to help technicians quickly pinpoint and solve issues and offer fast detection of link and IP... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Picture Perfect: Lockheed Martin Finalizes Contract for NASA Lunar Imaging CubeSat

August 11, 2016

SkyFire's new infrared technology will help NASA enhance its knowledge of the lunar surface. DENVER - For being our familiar anchor in the night sky, the moon still holds mysteries for scientists. To illuminate the unknown, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract with NASA to deploy SkyFire, a 6U CubeSat planned to launch to the moon in 2018 with Orion's Exploration... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

JVC Private Mesh Video Network Performs 'Beyond Expectations' for WRTV at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

August 11, 2016

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis (DMA #27) that produces 40 hours of news each week, arranged a high-profile test of the JVC Private MESH Video Network during the big race in late May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. According to Jeff Walker, chief engineer for WRTV, the system was able to... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Body Camera Manufacturer Posts Largest Quarter in Corporate History

August 10, 2016

WatchGuard Video sees 80 percent increase in body camera sales in second quarter of 2016 ALLEN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2016 - It has been a bittersweet time for WatchGuard Video, a privately-held U.S. manufacturer of law enforcement in-car and body-worn camera systems based near Dallas. Realizing an eighty percent year-over-year growth, the second quarter came to a close as the most successful... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Scan Arm supports forensic anthropology applications.

August 10, 2016

Coupling FusionM ScanArm with 3D Systems' Geomagic® software and 3D printing solutions, FARO® Forensic ScanArm utilizes blue laser technology to perform non-contact scanning of forensic artifacts, which are often fragile. Users can piece together forensic evidence into digital record for purpose of victim identification, and ultimately in solving and prosecuting crimes. For forensic anthropology applications, users can perform facial reconstruction and analysis using data from cranial scans. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics

Amtech Announces Next Generation Solar PECVD Order in July

August 9, 2016

PECVD Backlog Now Totals 1.4GW and Includes PECVD/ALD Package Solution for PERC Cells TEMPE, Ariz. - Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a global supplier of production equipment and related supplies for the solar, semiconductor, and LED markets, today announced its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., has received an order in July of approximately 400MW for its next generation solar... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Services

ASM Alternative Energy Contributes to Significant Fine Line, High Aspect Ratio Conductor Printing Result on PERC Solar Cells

August 8, 2016

Working alongside long-time partner, Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), ASM Alternative Energy (AE) has recently contributed to some of the industry’s most impressive solar cell printing results. Utilizing an ASM AE Eclipse metallization platform, VectorGuard™ Fine-Line Stencils, and precision metal squeegees in combination with ISFH’s proven PERC solar cell production... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fujifilm Optical Devices to Showcase Variety of Lens Offerings at Upcoming Tab Show

August 4, 2016

Wayne, N.J., August 1, 2016 - The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America announces it presence at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Show. Taking place August 10-11 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, this year marks TAB’s 63rd annual convention and trade show. FUJIFILM Optical Devices will exhibit in Booth #72 with some of its most recently introduced lenses. ... Read More