Optics & Photonics

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Filters with Performance Efficiency Uncompromised by Angle of Incidence

June 8, 2016

Palatine, Ill. – Midwest Optical Systems (MidOpt) announces the release of a broad range of StablEDGE™ filters. StablEDGE™ is an innovative hybrid filter design that maintains critical spectral performance in imaging applications with short focal length lenses (<12mm) or angular-dependent lighting. In traditional filter designs, as the angle of light reaching the filter changes, the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Zeevee to Demonstrate Newest Lineup of Video Distribution Solutions at Infocomm 2016

June 8, 2016

New Solutions Emphasize Ease of Use and Flexibility of 4K Video over IP solutions from ZeeVee Boston, June 2, 2016, ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, will be demonstrating its new video distribution solutions the ZvMXE, ZyPerMX and ZyPer4K™ CATx with KVM, at the InfoComm 2016 Show in Las Vegas, June 4 – 10 in booth N725, at the Las Vegas... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Photography Accessories enhance composition and capture.

June 7, 2016

As lens adapter for Canon EOS EF/EF-S lenses to Sony NEX/E-Mount type bodies, Pictools PTEF-SE-AF provides autofocus via electronic contacts that also transmit exposure/aperture data. Pictools 5-in-1 Reflector Kit PT51RK42 provides shadow-lightening detail in subject using available/studio lighting, and Pictools Foldable Beauty Dish (31 or 47 in.) features heavy-duty construction. Pictools Speedlite Lighting Kit PTSLK80 lets photographers generate mono light output using existing speedlites. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Things You Should Know Before Buying a Laser Engraver

June 6, 2016

GCC, a global forefront equipment-manufacturing provider in the visual communication industry, is glad to share this article written by our Belarus distributor to help customers know more about laser engravers. In this article, we will provide a brief overview of the Chinese laser cutting machines’ main technical characteristics and make a comparative analysis with GCC laser engravers... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Severtson Screens Features New Volfoni SmartCrystal(TM) Pro Booster 3D Modulator at 2016 InfoComm

June 6, 2016

Volfoni’s SmartCrystal™ Pro Booster, Complemented with a Severtson Projection Screen, Truly Brings the 3D Movie Theater Experience to Small Cinema Rooms, Such as in the Home Mesa, Ariz., USA – Severtson Screens (www.severtsonscreens.com), a global leader in innovative and quality projection screens for the commercial, home theater, and pro... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Wall Bracket (Hurricane Rated) fits DMSS condensers up to 500 lb.

June 6, 2016

Adjustable to fit any ductless minisplit system (DMSS) brand and condenser up to 500 lb, Hurricane-Rated Wall Condenser Bracket complies with all North American hurricane-rating standards, including Florida Building Code (2014), ASCE 7-10, and Rule 61G20-3. Universal, heavy-duty, hot-dipped galvanized steel wall bracket features sliding crossbar, built-in level, and rubber isolation vibration mounts. Partially assembled 18 ½ x 31 x 10 3/8 in. unit takes <10 min to install on site. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal and Spectrum Analyzer offers measurements to 40 GHz.

June 2, 2016

Offering 160 MHz analysis bandwidth at frequencies between 26.5 and 40 GHz, R&S FSVA provides high accuracy in spectral measurements on narrowband modulated signals and in phase noise measurements. Mid-range instrument features typical phase noise of -117 dBc at 1 GHz with 10 kHz offset, and optimized third order intercept for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. In addition, typical sensitivity of preamplifier is -166 dBm for frequencies lower than 7 GHz. Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

SCHMIDT to Feature Class IV Laser at IMTS 2016

May 31, 2016

Niles, IL - May 26, 2016 - At IMTS 2016, SCHMIDT will be featuring their Class IV laser. This popular model is designed for larger part marking applications that make enclosing the laser impractical. The Class IV also speeds up the marking process as there is no need to constantly open and close a cabinet door. Demand has been growing for the Class IV in a variety of industries ranging from... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Next Level Video Uses JVC GY-HM200SP Sports Production Streaming Camcorder to Improve Tournament Coverage

May 31, 2016

WAYNE, NJ (May 26, 2016) - JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Next Level Video, a Philadelphia-based sports video production company, is using two GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production streaming camcorders to produce high-quality game coverage of youth lacrosse and soccer for its clients. The new camcorders allow a single operator to shoot, insert... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high voltage and lightning, inherent safety in explosive atmospheres, and can operate over distances up to 1,500 m. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Long-Range MWIR Imaging System has all-weather design.

May 31, 2016

With 18X continuous zoom lens that provides 18° horizontal field of view (HFOV) at wide angle and 1° HFOV at narrow angle, G5IR 550CZ-18 thermal camera system reliably detects human-sized targets at 18 km in good conditions. Integral 640 x 512 pixel resolution, indium antimonide (InSb) detector with 15-micron pitch is optimized to operate in MWIR spectrum (3&ndash;5 µm), and environmentally sealed unit has dry nitrogen backfilled enclosure rated IP67 and front element defroster. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Customizable Bracket System supports linear slot fixtures.

May 31, 2016

Designed to ensure clean ceiling and wall surfaces for Gruv linear slot fixtures, 6 in. Standard Plus wall-to-wall system is field-cuttable to adapt to inconsistent distances between walls within same space. Gruv is offered in lengths of 2, 3, 4, and 8 ft, with Standard Plus brackets that fit into any 9/16 in. slot grid ceiling or sheetrock ceiling. Standard Plus installs optimally with Gruv 1.5 in. LED, Mini Recessed, 4 in. Recessed Linear, and 6 in. High Efficiency Recessed Linear units. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Embeddable DVR features incremental encoder interface.

May 27, 2016

Designed for remote imaging systems and OEM applications, Model 4012 records audio and video to USB storage media in MP4 format and captures JPEG images on-the-fly without interrupting recording. Two incremental encoder interfaces allow position information to be overlaid directly onto video, while A/V outputs allow live video, recorded A/V, or JPEG snapshots to be displayed on external monitor. Board encodes standard NTSC/PAL composite video using H.264 compression. Read More

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

Laser Measurement Kit simplifies alignment applications.

May 27, 2016

Equipped with 90-Line Laser Microgage, Microgage PRO Universal Kit provides precise right angle laser reference lines for alignment and checks for machinery squareness. Custom alignment software assists with routines for planer, squareness, and parallel projects. To make structures and parts more accessible, kit offers precision leveler rotational mount, 4-axis precision mount, and precision tripod mount. Touchscreen works with tool of choice and wireless receiver to expand system capabilities. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Risley Prism Mounts suit precision beam steering applications.

May 26, 2016

Optimized for prisms with wedge angles from 0° to 26°, TECHSPEC® Risley Prism Mounts let users can manually steer beam to any angle up to +2 times individual prism deviation angle to meet specific requirements. Mounts can be used with single 25 mm wedge prism or one pair (Risley prism pairs) and allow users to take advantage of independent rotational control for each prism. Constructed of anodized aluminum, products have clear aperture (CA) of 23 mm and coarse rotation of 360°. Read More

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

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Nanosys and Hitachi Chemical Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays

May 25, 2016

Hitachi Chemical to begin sampling Nanosys certified Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF®) immediately with mass production volumes available in the second half of 2016 SAN FRANCISCO - Nanosys, Inc. announced today that Hitachi Chemical and Nanosys have partnered in the development of QDEF optical films for display applications. Hitachi Chemical plans to begin shipping QDEF to display... Read More

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

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user&#39;s choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port as dedicated uplink path. Link Fault Pass-Through feature is also standard. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Vision Systems

Forensic Imaging Appliance accelerates data acquisition.

May 25, 2016

Requiring no host computer, WiebeTech Ditto DX Forensic FieldStation acquires data from hard disk drives/SSDs, network file shares, and media cards. Data sources can be cloned or imaged to disk or network locations. With ability to acquire and image only relevant data, Ditto Logical Imaging feature is crucial to efficient digital evidence gathering. Appliance offers 3 Ethernet ports, source-side native USB 3.0 support, and 2 destination-side USB 3.0 ports for imaging to USB 3.0 external devices. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

High-power Transmitters from Rohde and Schwarz Replace IOT Transmitters at NBCUniversal-owned Stations in Dallas-Fort Worth

May 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz has been selected to provide a pair of 78kW solid state UHF transmitters for NBCUniversal-owned NBC 5 / KXAS and Telemundo 39 / KXTX in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX as part of their plan to prepare for the repack and ATSC 3.0. The company's task was to supply twice the output power of the old IOT transmitters in order to support the variable polarization technology the customer chose... Read More