Optics & Photonics

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro Drones enable advanced imaging.

Nov 17, 2016

Offering powerful imaging system, Inspire 2 and Phantom 4 Pro, come with intelligence flight modes. Inspire 2 has CineCore 2.0 image processing system that is embedded into its airframe. Product captures 5.2K video at 4.2 Gbps for Adobe CinemaDNG RAW videos and uses CINESSD storage and holds 2 Zenmuse cameras. Phantom 4 Pro captures slow-motion 4K video up to 60 fps at maximum bitrate of 100... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Creating a Positive Restroom Experience

Nov 14, 2016

Impact Products' 840 Reader Series safety eye gear provides users with a magnification lens insert strategically placed out of the users' direct line of vision. This allows wearers to better see what they are doing and protect their eyes at the same time.

The design is ideal for anyone needing vision assistance. The built-in rubber nose piece provides all-day comfort, and the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LiftMaster Helps Firefighters Ensure Community Safety with Preventative Emergency Response Solutions

Nov 14, 2016

New solutions provide a safe environment for property, personnel and equipment

ELMHURST, Ill., Nov. 10, 2016 - When responding to emergencies, firefighters need to get out the door as quickly as possible. This sense of urgency means the fire truck often exits the garage before it is completely clear of the automatic door, leading to unplanned repairs to the door and vehicles.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thorlabs Licenses Random Access Multiphoton Microscope Technology

Nov 14, 2016

Newton, NJ - November 11, 2016 - Thorlabs announced today that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to commercialize the 2-photon random access mesoscope (2p-RAM) developed in Karel Svoboda’s lab at HHMI’s Janelia Research Campus for in vivo imaging of large brain volumes (up to⌀ 5 mm x 1 mm) with single neuron resolution.

Even... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens Offers visibility control.

Nov 14, 2016

Available in both tabletop and immersive mode, SketchUp Viewer provides access to the most critical pieces of information for making vital project decisions. With SketchUp Viewer, users can view models that are published to their holoLens device via AR|VR extension for SketchUp Desktop, unit enables re-scaling, moving and rotating model as desired. Offering anchoring and re-anchoring in... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Photometrics® and QImaging®'s 95% QE Scientific CMOS Camera features scientific-grade back illuminated CMOS sensor.

Nov 14, 2016

Suitable for biomedical instrumentation manufacturers, QI400BSI Scientific CMOS camera offers a combination of extreme sensitivity, low noise and high frame rates, useful for low-light imaging. Camera acquires 41 frames per second with 16-bit images and 82fps with 12-bit images. Near-perfect QE enables collection of nearly all available light, maximizing the measurable signal from the... Read More

Optics & Photonics

EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM used in optical trapping.

Nov 13, 2016

Ideally used in beam steering and shaping, femtosecond pulse shaping, EXULUS-HD1 Reflective 2D SLM is made using LCoS technology. Unit has built-in SLM panel with 1920 x 1080 resolution, 6.4µm pixel pitch and a 12.5 mm x 7.1 mm active area. SLM provides high-resolution, highspeed phase modulation with minimal fluctuations. Operates from 400nm to 850nm with phase stroke of 2π at 633nm and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and PixeLINK® Announce Autofocus Lens Joint Product Interoperability

Nov 13, 2016

Edmund Optics line of Cx lenses utilizes PixeLINK's autofocus camera technology

November 8, 2016, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, has today announced a collaboration with PixeLINK®, a world leader in autofocus cameras with liquid lens technology. The collaboration enhances the capabilities of PixeLINK's autofocus USB 3.0... Read More

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

Optoelectonics Backscatter Detectors reduce the need for angular compensation.

Nov 10, 2016

Available in TO-5 and TO-8 metal packages with active area on each element 1.6 mm2 and 19.6 mm2, Silicon (Si) Quadrant Detector features an annular package design including 200 µm laser-cut hole on chip and header, enabling fiber to be coupled from the back of the detector. Stored in temperatures ranging from -20°C to +80°C, detectors offer spectral range of 190 nm (min.) to 1100 nm (max.)... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment

ILSCO Copper Bus Bar offers multiple connection points.

Nov 09, 2016

Suitable for applications such as grounding, ILSCO Copper Bus Bar comes along with bus bar kit include insulators and brackets. Presented in industry standard configurations, unit offers multiple connection points and are capable of accommodating NEMA and conventional lug mounting.

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Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

300GMSL inspection machine offers surface finish measurements.

Nov 09, 2016

Including video telephony, note pad and voice mail messaging capability along with QR/bar code reading, 300GMSL multi sensor inspection machine enables intuitive interface with simple input screens for programming workpiece data. Capable of performing tactile probing, unit supports traditional gear feature data collection on spur and helical gears, spiral and straight bevel gears up to 300mm... Read More

Optics & Photonics

SharpVue Digital Microscope System provides shadow-free illumination

Nov 09, 2016

Capable of inspecting large and small objects with built in LED lighting, SharpVue Digital Microscope System features auto focus HD camera with optical magnification up to 30x and digital up to 300x. With working distance of 9 inches, unit offers remote access for function control like grid mode, brightness control and auto focus. System is suitable for inspecting circuit boards, analysis of... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Capture™ Pinpoint’s Alignment Software automatically stores data.

Nov 09, 2016

Checking common alignment issues like spindle, lathe alignment and machine tool runout, Capture™ Alignment Softwares are intuitive and delivers precision measurements of 0.0001 inch (2.5 microns) even at range of 180 feet. Manipulating incoming readings within built-in spreadsheet for analysis and to create helpful plotting and graphing, unit transcribes input readings, displays the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microgage PRO Spindle Alignment Kit enables touchscreen display.

Nov 09, 2016

Providing alignment readings based on digital receiver movement, Microgage PRO Spindle Alignment Kit allows checking of machine parallelism and alignment to resolution of 0.0001 inch or 0.003mm. Offering easy fitting of cylindrical laser transmitter into machine chuck or spindle, unit outputs measurement on the portable Smart Display. Suitable for machine shops and manufacturing plants device... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Chemical Resistant, Two Part Epoxy Features Glass Transition Temperature of +240°C

Nov 08, 2016

Widely used in the electronic, aerospace, optical and specialty OEM industries, Master Bond EP126 excels in high temperature applications up to +600°F. This two component product features unique handling properties as Part A is a moderate viscosity liquid and Part B is a powder. It can be easily mixed using a forgiving 100 to 50 ratio by weight. The mixed system is a malleable paste, with an... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and Varioptic Announce the Availability of the Variable Focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the EO Catalog

Oct 31, 2016

October 26, 2016, Barrington, NJ, USA, and Lyon, France - Edmund Optics® and Varioptic, a business unit of Parrot Drones SAS, announce the availability of the variable focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the Edmund Optics catalog. Both Varioptic Arctic 25H0 (2.5mm clear aperture) and Arctic 39N0 (3.9mm clear aperture), and their respective Development and Evaluation Kits, are now available. In... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Waveplates Robust with Extended Polarization Control

Oct 27, 2016

Custom manufactured low order sapphire waveplates that extend IR polarization control into the infrared, beyond fused silica optical waveplates, are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them highly resistant to chemicals, scratching, shock, and temperature fluctuations. ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Mini-Dome IP Cameras offer video intelligence analytics.

Oct 27, 2016

Available on Illustra Pro 2, 3, and 5 MP cameras, video intelligence analytics automatically analyze captured video and alert users of specific motion detected activities. For example, Object Removed identifies objects that have been taken away from specific region, while Linger Alarm automatically detects loitering in area. Abandoned Object discovers when object has been left alone for... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

ON Semiconductor Imaging Technology Plays Integral Role in World's First Multi-Aperture Computational Camera

Oct 26, 2016

Space saving, power-efficient customized image sensors prove instrumental in bringing performance and functionality normally associated with DSLRs into smartphone size designs PhotoPlus New York, New York – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has drawn on its extensive expertise in image sensor technology to help support Silicon Valley start-up Light. The... Read More