Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics and PixeLINK Announce Autofocus Lens Joint Product Interoperability

November 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.

November 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.) with a typical peak wavelength of 980 nm.

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

ILSCO Copper Bus Bar offers multiple connection points.

November 9, 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.

November 9, 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 in diameter and is suitable for Barkhausen noise analysis.

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Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microgage PRO Spindle Alignment Kit enables touchscreen display.

November 9, 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 allows color alignment data readouts for easy visibility.

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Optics & Photonics, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Capture Pinpoints Alignment Software automatically stores data.

November 9, 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 alignment results and provides varying levels of control to user.

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Optics & Photonics

SharpVue Digital Microscope System provides shadow-free illumination

November 9, 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 grains, automotive rework and cutting tools applications.

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Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

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

November 8, 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

October 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

October 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.

October 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 predefined amount of time, and Crowd Formation finds specific number of people forming in predefined space. 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

October 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

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

TE SubCom Supplies MAREA Submarine Cable System

October 24, 2016

Work Underway on Innovative New Transatlantic Cable EATONTOWN, N.J. -- Facebook, Microsoft, and TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity Ltd. company and an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology, today announced that TE SubCom has been named the system supply partner for the new MAREA submarine cable across the Atlantic Ocean. TE SubCom has completed the route survey and begun...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Titan's Omni HD Digital Microscope features GUI.

October 24, 2016

Operating without a PC, Omni HD digital microscope System can provide 60 frames per second video-image quality using its image processing and control engine. Staying calibrated over the entire zoom period, Omni is suitable for quality control, testing, rework, assembly, inspection and documentation tasks. Camera control station allows manual adjustments. Read More

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

Federal Signal Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with Edesix Ltd

October 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2016 - Federal Signal Corporation's Safety and Security Systems Group (SSG), a world leader in public safety solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with Edesix Ltd, a leading manufacturer of body-worn camera systems. This partnership will offer the jointly-developed IndiCue™ family of law enforcement video offerings, a comprehensive suite of...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Video Surveillance Cameras monitor large open spaces.

October 21, 2016

Capable of showing clear head-and-shoulder images, Smart Pro IP 12 MP Outdoor Dome Network Camera is suited for monitoring long distance areas such as sporting arenas, outdoor parking facilities, and city centers. Smart Pro IP Multi-Sensor Network Camera, featuring stitched view, let users view large situational areas and follow events from more natural viewpoint. Specialty Camera Solution 2MP Stainless Steel Outdoor Dome resists corrosion that can occur in harsh outdoor and indoor environments. Read More

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

RS-485/RS-422 Transmitters feature 15 kV ESD protection.

October 20, 2016

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm, 6-pin TSOT23 package, Models XR33193, XR33194, and XR33195 feature data rates of 250 kbps, 2.5 Mbps, and 20 Mbps, respectively. XR33193 and XR33194 have slew-limited outputs for reduced EMI and error-free communication over long or improperly terminated data cables. XR33195 features 25 ns propagation delay and 5 ns driver-output skew. Operating from 3.3 V supply and drawing only 180 µA of supply current, all feature shutdown mode that consumes less than 2 µA. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Spectrophotometers target automotive industry.

October 20, 2016

With 45°c:0° geometry and 60° gloss sensor, Model CM-25cG provides simultaneous color and gloss measurements of automotive interior trims and materials. Unit offers changeable apertures for either 8 mm (MAV) or spot size 3 mm (SAV) and measuring time of less than 1 second. Featuring 6 mm measuring area and double-path illumination system with directed 45° illumination and 6-angle observation from 2 sides, Model CM-M6 measures metallic and pearlescent paints on automobile exteriors. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Cirtronics Installs Powerful 3D AOI Solution for Accurate Inspection Results

October 19, 2016

Duluth, GA, October 2016- Viscom is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Cirtronics for its 3D AOI. Based in Milford, NH, Cirtronics has added an S3088 ultra blue AOI system to each of their production lines in its 175,000 sq. ft. manufacturing space. The Cirtronics team conducted extensive evaluations on the S3088 ultra blue and competitive systems and found the Viscom units to...Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera features 1080p resolution images at 60FPS.

October 19, 2016

Compatible with C/CS-mount microscopes or lenses, Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera produces high definition images through microscope or video system. With 1080p resolution of images at 60FPS, the camera is ideal for inspecting layered objects like PCBs. Using HDMI cable, Auto 2M can be connected to the HD monitor to view images at 60FPS. Mighty Cam features manual focus and instant auto focus eliminating the need to readjust lens and focus often. Read More