Optics & Photonics

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Handheld Multimodal Stroboscopes offer optimal light output.

April 21, 2016

Respectively, QB-LED and QBS-LED employ 40 and 118 LEDs to deliver 5,000 and 10,000 lux peak. Adjustable flash range of 30–300,000 fpm (0.5–5,000 Hz) is displayed in user-selectable units on backlit LCD, and flash duration is also adjustable. Menu structure facilitates access to common and special functions, and built-in Li-ion battery provides up to 7 hr continuous operation on one charge. While both models offer multiple operational modes and functions, only QBS-LED features Auto Sync Mode. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

USB3.0 SWIR Linescan Camera suits spectroscopy, machine vision.

April 21, 2016

Operating in SWIR and Vis spectrum from 0.4&ndash;1.7 µm, LineCam12 features 1024 x 1 pixel format with 12.5 µm pitch, provides USB3 Vision&trade; and Camera Link outputs, and can also be powered by USB3.0. Imaging capacity can exceed 37k lines/sec, and models are available with 250 µm tall pixels for spectroscopy or 12.5 µm square pixels for machine vision tasks. Along with 14-bit ADC (dynamic range >6000:1), TEC-stabilized InGaAs camera offers 18 NUC tables and on-chip optical pixel binning.<br /> Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Wireless Relay/Hub transmits multiple datalogger inputs to cloud.

April 20, 2016

Combined with access to MadgeTech Cloud Basic service, RFC1000 Cloud Relay serves industries seeking manageable, cloud-based monitoring solution. Each Ethernet-based hub, integrating mini computer, transmits real-time data from up to 64 wireless dataloggers directly to MadgeTech Cloud without requiring PC. Able to communicate with dataloggers up to 2,000 ft away (extendable using RFC1000 transceivers as repeaters), relay has 7 in. pivoting antenna and supports wall or tabletop mounting. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Ultratech Receives Follow-On Order from Major Foundry for Laser Spike Anneal System

April 18, 2016

Foundry Plans to use Ultratech's LSA101 Dual Beam System to Ramp 28-nm Production SAN JOSE, Calif. - Ultratech, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTEK), a leading supplier of lithography, laser-processing and inspection systems used to manufacture semiconductor devices and high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs), as well as atomic layer deposition (ALD) systems, today announced a follow-on order from a major foundry... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Genesis Agency Incorporated Joins OnSSI's Manufacturer Representative Network

April 18, 2016

Firm to Manage Sales Activity Throughout Canada Pearl River, NY - OnSSI, the market leader in open-architecture and intelligent IP video surveillance software, has appointed Genesis Agency Incorporated to join its growing manufacturer representative network. Led by experienced industry professionals, the company will deliver extensive coverage within Canada’s Security, IT and Datacom... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

CCD-Based Day/Night Camera delivers high-definition images.

April 18, 2016

Combining ON Semiconductor Interline Transfer CCD pixel design with electron multiplication (EM) output structure, PUMA enables delivery of sub-electron noise performance with CCD-class image quality and uniformity for optimized low-light imaging. This 2 MP HD (1080p) Day/Night camera, based on On-Semiconductor KAE-02150 Extreme CCD, captures video in lighting conditions from sunlight to starlight and from highlights to shadows. Image enhancement and pre-processing features are standard. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Compact HD Camera suits live broadcasts, production, surveillance.

April 18, 2016

Modular multipurpose 8.2 MP Super 35 mm box camera, Model ME200S-SH, employs Dual Pixel CMOS autofocus (DAF) technology, which provides focusing options when using Canon EF lenses and CINE-SERVO lenses. Along with remote manual control of focus, iris, auto exposure (AE) and ND filters with optional Canon RC-V100 controller, features include 1920x1080 / 60p, 50p output, IR shooting and ISO 204,800 capabilities, and 3G/HD-SDI and HDMI output terminals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Industrial Picosecond Lasers suit precision materials processing.

April 18, 2016

HyperRapid NX lasers include 1,064 nm output models with pulse energies as high as 250 µJ, typically with 10 psec pulse duration, at repetition rates up to 2 MHz. Supporting high-throughput processes, these models offer enough power for beam to be split to run multiple optical trains within one machine. High-power models are also available with output at 532 nm and 355 nm. All models feature integrated electronics as well as external control and triggering methods. Read More

Optics & Photonics

USA FIBER Announces Major Dark Fiber Peering Platform Win

April 15, 2016

ASHBURN, Va. - USA FIBER, a company that engineers, builds and operates mission critical dark fiber networks for clients in the telecommunications, Internet, data center, government, research education and large enterprise space, has today announced the activation of one of the largest integrated telecommunications carriers in the United States on it's newly installed dark fiber platform in... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Allied Vision Demonstrates Vimba 2.0 SDK and Highlights New Mako CMOS and Goldeye SWIR Camera Link Cameras at the Vision Show 2016

April 15, 2016

Allied Vision will be exhibiting at The Vision Show 2016 and demonstrating its software development kit, Vimba 2.0.  Also, the latest Mako CMOS camera models and Camera Link Goldeye short-wave infrared camera (SWIR) will be showcased. Boston, Massachusetts – Allied Vision will be exhibiting at The Vision Show 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts at the Hynes Convention Center from May 3-5,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Microsemi Collaborates with Solectrix to Introduce SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA-Based System-on-Module for Low Power and Secure Digital Signal Processing

April 14, 2016

SoM Enables Faster Time to Market for Imaging and Video Processing Systems ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Solectrix, an independent service provider specializing in the development of embedded systems, today announced the availability of... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Hikvision's Ultra HD 4K Smart IR PTZ Wins New Product Showcase Award at ISC West

April 14, 2016

CITY OF INDUSTRY, California - Hikvision® USA, the North American leader in state-of-the-art CCTV and IP video surveillance products, is thrilled to announce that its Ultra HD 4K Smart IR PTZ camera has received a New Product Showcase award. One of the highest accolades handed out by the Security Industry Association (SIA), this award recognizes the camera as the top performer in the category... Read More

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

IR Chimney Camera facilitates inspection and maintenance.

April 14, 2016

Equipped with 82 ft of flexible insertion cable, LookSee PRO utilizes 14 infrared LED lights for optimum illumination and coverage of large inspection area. Camera lens is made of thickened 4 mm glass that can be replaced if broken. Protected with stainless steel housing, camera head features adapter which serves to attach connecting rods or brushes that assist with pushing camera up into chimney. Image quality is ensured by ¼ in. CCD Sony Super HAD camera chip and 7 in. TFT LCD monitor. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Fluke 279 FC Thermal Multimeter Integrates Two Test Tools into One to Increase Productivity

April 13, 2016

Combination of full-featured digital multimeter plus thermal imager enables faster, more thorough troubleshooting with a single tool EVERETT, Wash. - Thermal imagers are invaluable to help quickly troubleshoot electrical equipment, panels, and transformers but electricians and maintenance technicians often don't have access to one when they need it. Fluke announces the 279 FC TRMS Thermal... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Terahertz Camera enables live see-through imaging.

April 13, 2016

Based on 384 x 288-pixel uncooled microbolometer FPA and optimized for 70&ndash;3,189 µm/4.25&ndash;0.094 THz waveband, MICROXCAM-384i-THz can visually penetrate such materials as fabric, ceramic, plastic, leather, and cardboard in real-time. This camera, sized to facilitate manipulation/integration into larger detection systems, is suitable for such applications as live detection of concealed objects, security screening, surveillance, and vision through camouflage. Read More

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

Managed PoE+ Switch, Transceiver aid IP device deployment on coax.

April 12, 2016

As managed Ethernet over Coax (EoC) Receiver with integral PoE+ switch, eBridge&trade;8E provides 1 Gb uplink and 8 ports for deploying IP cameras and devices up to 500 m at 25 Mbps without repeaters. Max output is 240 W (30 W per port full power), and LINQ&trade; Technology lets user monitor, control, and report power from anywhere. Transmitting data up to 500 m at 25 Mbps without repeaters, eBridge1ST single-port hardened transceiver is compatible with 1-, 4-, 8-, or 16-port Altronix eBridge receivers. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Mahr Federal to Feature New MarShaft(TM) SCOPE 250 Plus at Metrology Solutions Expo

April 11, 2016

Also on display will be MarVision MM 320 and QM 300 Video Measuring Microscopes, MarCal Wireless Digital Calipers, and MarCator Digital Indicators PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus, along with the MarVision MM 320, the MarVision QM 300, and MarCal digital calipers and MarCator digital indicators at the first Metrology Solutions Expo, May 4-5, 2016, TD... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

SWIR Camera is available with Camera Link interface.

April 11, 2016

Equipped with Camera Link Base interface featuring SDR connector, Goldeye-008/-032/-033 are available with either GigE Vision or Camera Link interface and fully compliant with standard Camera Link frame grabbers. Ruggedized housing measures 55 x 55 x 78 mm, and lens mount choices include C, F, and M42. Sensitive in SWIR spectrum from 900&ndash;1,700 nm, cameras employ InGaAs sensor technology and offer frame rates up to 301 fps (640 x 512 pixels in 12-bit mode). Read More

Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment

Cloud Service stores video surveillance.

April 11, 2016

Offering hybrid solution for video surveillance, CloudDrive&trade; gives customers ability to pick between storing video in cloud (unlimited), locally (up to 1.5 PB), or both for unlimited number of days. Service supports thousands of cameras (up to 10 megapixel) through Onvif and supports bit rates from 128 Kbps to 6 Mbps through secure, double-redundant SmartVue cloud, which is available in 140 countries worldwide. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Software

Laser Scanner System helps create fire-investigation reports.

April 11, 2016

With FARO Public Safety Laser Scanner and FireZone v10.6 software, fire investigators can measure and document fire scenes and minimize time they are exposed to hazardous investigation environments. Software creates diagrams from both manual measurements and 3D point clouds. Program&#39;s 2D/3D fire investigation tools and documentation features such as placards and bubble labels show location of evidence, photographs taken, and additional symbology in accordance with NFPA 170 standard. Read More