Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Photodiode offers 5 mm² active area in quadrant configuration.

November 25, 2014

Resistant to radiation damage from UV lasers, SXUVPS4 multi-element detector can withstand 4 days of exposure to 10 eV 1016 photons/cm² without degradation in responsivity. Photodiodes, supplied in TO-5 package that facilitates integration into new or existing systems, provide 0.125–0.02 A/W over 10–200 nm wavelength range. Circular detection surface is optimized for precise alignment of lasers with 4 elements, each offering 1.25 mm² active area. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Flying 4K Camera offers midair transformation.

November 24, 2014

Designed for aerial use, Inspire 1 integrates wireless HD transmitter and comes with mobile app for both iOS and Android devices, broadcasting 1080p video at distances of 1.7 km. With touch of button, Inspire 1 takes off and transforms itself into V position, allowing pilots to capture images from any angle. Platform stabilizes itself using downward facing Optical Flow camera that uses stereoscopic image of ground to ensure it does not drift, even when flying indoors or without GPS. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Beam Transformation Systems support 600-1,600 nm wavelengths.

November 24, 2014

Available with pitches of 200, 400, and 500 µm, Beam Transformation Systems bundle and symmetrize asymmetrical laser beams generated by diode laser bars and mini bars. Residual divergence ranging from 12 to under 5.0 ensures high beam quality. To achieve best possible performance for specific application, systems use 4 Fast Axis Collimators that have been optimized for short focal lengths. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Automotive Image Recognition Processors aid ADAS implementation.

November 24, 2014

Supporting diverse Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) capabilities, TMPV7608XBG integrates 2 CoHOG accelerators that provide image recognition even in low-light and nighttime conditions. Nighttime pedestrian detection is made possible via color-based gradient analysis of images supplied by multiple full HD (2 MP) connected cameras, and structure-from-motion accelerator enables 3D reconstruction using input stream of monocular camera for detection of stationary obstacles on road surface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools

Laser Tool provides accurate room measurements in seconds.

November 24, 2014

Able to be used by one person to measure distances, areas, and volumes, 4.3 in. long Laser Dimension Master (LDM) 130 can measure distances in feet-inches, decimal feet, inches, or meters. Measurement displays on color LCD, and accuracy is 1/8 in. or better over entire range. For operation, this laser measure requires user to press button and aim laser at wall or surface to be measured (up to 130 ft away). Protective case is supplied as standard.

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Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Uncooled IR Camera suits industrial and research applications.

November 24, 2014

Based on uncooled focal plane array technology, Viento 320 features 320 x 240 pixel resolution with 17 µm pixel pitch. Thermal camera has user-selectable NTSC/PAL analog video and simultaneous 14-bit/8-bit, Camera Link® digital video outputs. Unit offers multiple automatic gain control modes, including image contrast enhancement and integrated normalization shutter. Controlled via RS-232 or USB, Viento 320 offers 9 lens options with 3, 6, 9, 15, 16, 24, 27, 40, and 90° horizontal field of view. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Video Measuring Microscope integrates image processing abilities.

November 18, 2014

Designed for measurement/dimensioning of geometric elements, MarVision QM 300 integrates CCD color camera, 23 in. touchscreen PC with keyboard and mouse, and Windows® 8-based M3 software. Automated video edge detection enables measurement of even low-contrast features, while multi-touch function provides accelerated and continuous measurements. Other features include 1.57 in. adjustable measuring table with 0.4 in. depth of focus, 5 MP camera system, and LED illumination. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thermal Imaging System detects fevered individuals amongst groups.

November 18, 2014

Used to screen groups of people, HSI4000M Fever Alert System identifies individuals with body/skin temperatures higher than pre-set point and can produce audible/visible alarms to signal operator. Non-contact IR temperature measurement technology lets operator remain safely 10–32 ft from subjects while screening multiple individuals, and thermal/visible live video feeds can be set to display in desired mode; temperature alarms are displayed in both views. Fever Alert software is included. Read More