Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Modular Field-Ready SWIR Viewer enhances situational awareness.

October 20, 2014

Available in handheld, weapon flip, or helmet-mounted configurations, Warrior HWH decreases time to identify, acquire, and engage targets. High-resolution video system provides ability to view all battlefield lasers during day or night operations. Battlefield laser aim points are identified, and unit is capable of imaging through conditions such as haze, smoke, and dust. Able to simultaneously identify and track 3 designator codes, system operates up to 4 continuous hr at room temperature. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

White Light Interferometric Microscope can measure graphene.

October 20, 2014

Comprising industrial, research-grade microscopes based on double beam interferometry objectives, BW series combine white light interferometry (WLI) with standard optical techniques such as bright-field, dark-field, polarised light, DIC (differential interference contrast), and epifluorescence. Focus variation with WLI offers effective height resolution of 15 pm and precise and accurate 3D surface height measurement. Diverse options are available. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Time Lapse Cameras monitor worksite activity remotely.

October 17, 2014

Used for remotely monitoring job sites, construction cams take photo every 15 min for each 12-hr time period and wirelessly route those photos to secure website. Project owners and developers can view, download, and email pictures at their discretion. Upon project completion, end-users are provided with time lapse video of all work accomplished. Cameras, offering 5 MP photos and zoom lens, are designed to facilitate use and installation. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

Miniature Turret Cameras provide color video in low light.

October 16, 2014

Featuring 2.9 mm and 3.6 mm fixed lenses, respectively, HINT71HG/HINT71HW and HINT72HG/HINT72HW Intensifier H® Weather/Vandal Resistant Cameras provide 700 TVL resolution and amplify existing light with no distance limitations. Both IP66-compliant units offer full OSD operation as well as presets for Outdoor, Indoor, Elevator, Lobby, Hallway, and Low Light. Available with white and dark grey housing options, cameras are suitable for security and surveillance applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Phototransistor is capable of high-temperature operation.

October 16, 2014

Available in half-pitch, mini-flat, 4-pin package, Fairchild OptoHiT™ Series model FODM8801 operates up to 125°C. Optocoupler consists of AIGaAs IR LED optically coupled to phototransistor. While primarily suited for DC-DC converters, product serves such typical applications as ground-loop isolation, signal-noise isolation, communications (adapters, chargers), consumer appliances and STBs, and industrial power supplies, motor control, and programmable logic control. Read More

Vision Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

UltraHD 4K 3-Chip Video Camera measures 1.28 x 1.51 x 1.61 in.

October 16, 2014

Integrated into new or existing imaging systems, IK-4K offers 8 MP (3,840 x 2,160 pixel) output, up to 1,600 TV lines of resolution, and switchable formats from 4K at 50/59.94 Hz to 1080p and 1080i. Two-piece system design combines prism block technology and image processing capabilities to deliver optimal color accuracy and resolution with 12-channel color adjustment. Along with 4x 3G/HD-SDI output, features include 5 user-configurable settings files and 3-CMOS, 1/2.9 in. sensor technology.
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Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Machinery & Machining Tools

Laser Alignment Tool provides step-by-step instructions.

October 16, 2014

Comprised of laser transmitter, digital receiver, and smart display, Microgage PRO enables measurement and alignment of long assemblies, machinery, and fixtures over long distances. Laser beam forms straight reference line for machine or assembly, and each of 4 receivers measures in 2 axial directions: horizontal and vertical (X and Y). Laser beam path can be few inches up to 180 ft, and touchscreen display provides accurate readings as small as 0.0001 in. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Monochrome Line Scan Cameras offer large pixels, high scan rates.

October 14, 2014

Respectively delivering scans rates up to 80,000 and 65,000 lines/sec, Sweep models SW-2000M-CL-80 and SW-2000M-CL-65 feature 2,048 pixel resolution and 20 x 20 µm pixels. Quantum well capacity and 400 µm² photon collection area promote SNR, while pixel size helps lower Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) requirements of camera lens. Other features include Ethernet port, scalable resolution function, single-channel Camera Link interface, and dual mode-capable image sensor. Read More