Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Chroma and Luminance Meters evaluate variety of light sources.

December 22, 2015

To help ensure stable quality of various light sources in terms of brightness and color, Model CS-150 with 1° measuring angle and Model CS-160 with smaller measuring angle of 1/3°, are capable of measuring chromaticity, luminance, and correlated color temperature values. Models LS-150 and LS-160, designed to measure luminance, are equipped with auto mode which automatically selects measurement speed best suited for luminance of object to be measured. Read More

Optics & Photonics

HD 4K-Capable Camcorder enhances single-camera sports coverage.

December 18, 2015

Without using external CG and production switcher, GY-HM200SP 4KCAM camcorder produces real-time score overlay on recorded or streamed video output. Features include 1/2.3 in. BSI CMOS imager, integrated 12x zoom lens with optical image stabilizer, and 24x dynamic zoom in HD mode. In addition to recording 4K Ultra HD, 4:2:2 Full HD (50 Mbps), and SD footage, camcorder offers 70 Mbps mode for capturing 4K footage in smaller files optimized for management on Class 10 SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

HD Camera supports video coaching technology.

December 18, 2015

With built-in GPS capability, GY-HM650SC ProHD Camera records coordinated universal time within metadata to synchronize multiple cameras and biometric data collected by player tracking devices. Metadata can be interpreted by XOS Thunder platform, allowing system to automatically categorize and separate plays into appropriate folders. With flexible streaming capabilities, coaches can send footage directly to analytics platform as stream or FTP upload after each play via 4G LTE connection or Wi-Fi. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Micro-Machining Heads decrease manufacturing downtime.

December 16, 2015

Targeting semiconductor manufacturing and repair applications, complete laser micro-machining heads have integrated DPSS Jewel ND:Yag laser, uni-body all-in-one form factor, as well as mechanical and optical design. Models offer dual or multiple wavelengths, independent or dual attenuation, and fixed or adjustable polarization. Modular design, featuring swappable resonators and diodes with minimal alignment or adjusting, decreases downtime. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Color Readers facilitate QC via capabilities, 3-step operation.

December 10, 2015

Employing Xenon light source, CR-10 Plus and CR-20 measure colors to aid with product QC. Display is sized for readability, and internal storage accommodates 1,000 measurements (including target data on CR-10 Plus). CR-10 Plus includes pass/fail judgment results based on user-defined tolerances as well as optional accessories for 5 mm measuring area in addition to standard 8 mm area. CR-20 enables measurement results to be displayed in one of 8 color spaces/colorimetric indexes. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Color Flatbed Scanner offers backlight option.

December 9, 2015

Designed for formats up to 25 x 18.5 in., WideTEK 25 uses stitching process to deliver max resolution of 1,200 dpi and can scan A2-sized document in 3 seconds at 300 dpi. CCD system is housed in hermetically sealed camera box, ensuring dust-free operation. Integrated in scanner lid, backlight option can be used for digitizing film footage, X-rays, and other transparent material. Option lets operators scan medium and large format films and glass negatives in less than 6 seconds at 600 dpi. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies feature right angle design.

December 9, 2015

Capable of 4.8 Gbps, Right-Angle USB 3.0 Cable Assemblies are specifically designed for high-speed data applications in tight spaces. Cables also support high-resolution cameras used in USB3 Vision applications. Available in 6 stock lengths with up or down exits and Type A, B, and Micro-B configurations, products feature molded connectors with 30 µin. gold-plated contacts and are fully shielded to protect against EMI/RFI. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Non-Contact Beam Monitoring System offers 3D views, time charts.

December 3, 2015

BeamWatch® monitors YAG, fiber, and diode lasers (980–1,080 nm) and measures key beam size, position, and quality parameters. While 3D views of laser beam caustic and ellipticity enable quick and realistic initial display, beam measurements, charted over time, let users trace waist width and location during setup. Magnification optics dynamically measure beams with spot sizes down to 55 µm, allowing instant readings and accelerated correction of large area cosine changes. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Fused Dual Clad Fiber Couplers deliver high efficiency.

December 3, 2015

Typical 2X2 Fused Dual Clad Fiber (FDCF) couplers have Dual-Clad (DC) fiber in 2 opposite leads and multimode (MM) fiber in other 2 arms. DC input fiber can be optionally replaced with matching single-mode (SM) fiber, and MM output fiber can be terminated to form 2x1 FDCF coupler. Manufacturing process offers broad wavelength range and 100% transmission for SM fiber input. Applications include OCT and super resolution imaging, fiber sensors, spectroscopy, and confocal/fluorescence microscopy. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

Digital Camera performs high-speed image capture.

December 3, 2015

Available for Phantom® Miro®, Miro LAB-Series serves laboratory and office settings where camera is connected to computer for storage, control, and image analysis. Models range from 1 MP Miro LAB110 to 4 MP Miro LAB340. Max resolution varies from 1,280 x 800 to 2,560 x 1,600, and max speed is 410–1,850 fps. Features include RJ-45 Ethernet connector and BNC connections for signaling. Option of using CineFlash non-volatile data storage system is also available. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Compact Thermal Imaging Camera suits hot metal applications.

December 3, 2015

With continuous measuring range of 450 to 1,800°C, thermoIMAGER TIM M1 is designed for measurements on hot metals, graphite, or ceramics. Dynamic CMOS detector enables max resolution of 764 x 480 pixels at image frequency of 32 Hz, and compact IR camera is switchable to 72 x 56 pixels at 1,000 Hz for high-speed processes and for use as fast pyrometer. Along with USB interface, features include TIMConnect software and different resolution/image frequency modes. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Mini IR Camera performs thermo imaging in VGA resolution.

December 3, 2015

Measuring 46 x 56 x 90 mm, thermoIMAGER TIM 640 performs radiometric imaging and video recording at resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, detecting smallest thermal defects. Infrared camera features temperature range of -20 to +900°C and thermal sensitivity of 75 mK. Process interface with analog and digital I/O simplifies process integration. Applications include quality control, process monitoring, and analyzing electronic micro-components in almost every industrial sector. Read More

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

Ethernet over Coax Solutions facilitate analog to IP migration.

December 3, 2015

Cop-R-Com Ethernet over Coax (EoC) series enables existing coax infrastructures to be used for migration to IP-based systems. Along with transmission speeds of up to 1,000 Mbps full duplex, solutions offer extended range of up to 3,280 ft and PLC technology that accommodates multi-port receivers with integrated Ethernet gigabit switch technology. Security Link over Coax (SLOC) technology, also included, ensures compatibility with IP cameras from SLOC manufacturers. Read More

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

Short-Range Laser Scanner offers accurate, high-speed measurement.

December 1, 2015

With its range of up to 30 m, FOCUS(3D) X 30 Laser Scanner accelerates straightforward measurements of such interiors as small architectural façades, complex structures, crime scenes, mechanical rooms, and production and supply facilities. Portable unit incorporates Class 1, eye-safe laser and offers real-time view of recorded data. Applications include architectural preservation, as-built documentation, building information modelling (BIM), engineering, facility management, and forensics.
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Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Compact CMOS Industrial Area Scan Camera feature 12 MP resolution.

December 1, 2015

Based on CMV12000 CMOS sensor featuring 4096 x 3072 pixel resolution, 5.5 µm square pixels, and global shutter technology, color Spark SP-12000C-CXP4 and monochrome Spark SP-12000M-CXP4 deliver 189 fps in full 12 MP resolution through CoaXPress 4-connector interface. Both 60 x 60 x 127.5 mm, 510 g cameras, built to withstand vibration (max 10G) and shock (max 80G), come with diverse features, including ALC, sequence trigger, multi-ROI function, and pre-processing functions. Read More

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

DVR PCIe Card records 16-channel 960H video with H.264 encoding.

November 27, 2015

Targeting surveillance equipment OEMs, VRC7016XE has 2 Exar S7110 software-configurable processors and performs H.264 encoding on 16 channels of up to 960H NTSC/PAL video at full resolution and frame rate. This add-in card, controlled by Intelligent Encoder SDK for Linux or Windows, works with S7000-based PCIe cards and can be embedded in IPCs and servers. Card also supports 8 channels of alarm I/O and RS-485 interface for remote camera control through I/O header with optional I/O card.
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Optics & Photonics

Solid-State Femtosecond Laser performs precision micromachining.

November 27, 2015

Intended for precision micromachining of metal, glass, sapphire, ceramic, and other dielectric materials, Rapid FX delivers 900 fs pulsewidths, with pulse energy of up to 100 µJ, at repetition rate of 100 kHz; optional operation is available up to 200 kHz). Together with M²<1.4 beam quality and pulse-on-demand operation, high-energy femtosecond pulses enable production of micron-scale features with almost no heat affected zone or reduction of processing speed. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for crystallography, light measurement, measurement of surgical cutting blades, microscopy, laser positioning, and inspection applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

PAR Meter measures natural and artificial light sources.

November 25, 2015

Consisting of hand-held spectrometer-based Photosynthetically Active Radiation meter, Model BTS256-PAR provides PAR, illuminance, color, and spectral data to fully analyze any type of natural and artificial light source including SSL/LEDs employed in plant growth applications. Built-in electro-optical shutter for dark-signal compensation increases linear dynamic range of C-MOS diode array detector, while large area diffuser provides precise cosine corrected measurement geometry. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Avalanche Photo Detectors are available in SMD packages.

November 24, 2015

Available in optimized wavelengths of 800 and 905 nm, Avalanche Photo Detectors (APDs) suit applications requiring high speed and low noise in visible-near IR applications, such as time of flight measurements (Lidar). Products range also offers choice of circular 0.04 or 0.2 mm² active area and LCC3 or LCC6 SMD package. Read More