Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics

Micro Video Borescope navigates through tiny bores.

June 29, 2016

Equipped with flexible, 0.748 in. diameter probe protected by black ETFE casing, MICRON Videoscope is suited for inspection of very small bores. Lens located at distal tip of probe features cold fiber optic light, which illuminates inspection area. Image resolution delivered by CIS CMOS sensor is 400 x 400 pixels. Field of view is 90°, while direction of view is 0°. With USB output, control unit connects to computer, enabling live inspection to be visualized on computer monitor. Read More

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

Compact Encoders target OEM precision-motion control applications.

June 29, 2016

E21 series includes 21 mm optical incremental encoders with options promoting resolution and frequency response. Offering 8 resolutions from 120–360 cpr, E21C outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible and available with optional complimentary channels. Operating frequency is 40 kHz. Offering 13 resolutions from 500–8,192, E21D outputs 2-channel quadrature signals that are TTL compatible with optional third channel index output. Operating frequency is 55–960 kHz. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectrophotometers target education and QC laboratories.

June 29, 2016

Featuring wavelength range of 325–1100 nm, Novaspec III+ entry level visible spectrophotometer performs single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration, and has ability to perform simple kinetics. Novaspec Pro builds on features of Novaspec III+ with addition of multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Both instruments accept standard 10 mm pathlength glass or disposable cuvettes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Microscopy Systems support materials science applications.

June 29, 2016

Featuring advanced scanning electron microscope and focused ion beam technology, Helios™ G4 DualBeam Series offers automated sample preparation for transmission electron microscopy and 3D sample characterization. Phoenix FIB column offers low-voltage performance for ultra-low sample damage, while Elstar electron column with UC+ technology offers 4x more monochromated current than previous generation. With Auto Slice & View 4.0 software, unattended FIB nanotomography is possible. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services

SHOTOVER Begins Shipping Pre-Orders of its Groundbreaking SHOTOVER U1 Drone and G1 Gimbal

June 28, 2016

Dozens of Production Companies Around the World to Take Delivery of World's First, Professional Grade Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Broadcast, Motion Picture, Law Enforcement and Industrial Survey Markets LOS ANGELES - SHOTOVER, maker of high performance stabilization platforms, announced today it will begin shipping pre-orders of its SHOTOVER U1 drone and G1 gimbal (gimbal from the... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Technological Safeguard in Cameras is Crime-Fighting Tool

June 28, 2016

Record-After-The-Fact, an evidentiary function of all WatchGuard Video products, provides officers enhanced investigative capabilities and critical evidence. ALLEN, Texas - Anthony Baye terrorized the residents of Northampton, Massachusetts for over two years. He eventually pled guilty to 40 counts of arson and 2 counts of manslaughter when two people tragically perished in a fire he admits... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

PTZ Security Cameras offer 3 LWIR field-of-view options.

June 28, 2016

Enclosed in hard anodized aluminum casings rated to IP67, Aeron Searcher Video Imaging Systems are intended for long-range surveillance. Aeron Searcher 60 features 15-60 mm thermal optic suitable for wide FOV, near-object detection within 1.5 km. Aeron Searcher 105 offers 3X continuous thermal zoom with 35-105 mm optic and offers human detection at 3 km, while Aeron Searcher 150 with 50-150 mm LWIR zoom is best for long-range imaging. All provide standard and high-definition video options. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Box Cameras provide accurate object detection.

June 27, 2016

Providing wide scene coverage, IQeye 9 Series can effectively run analytics and VMS applications at edge. Modular cameras offer true day/night capability and either motorized varifocal lens or quick install/C-mount versions. Available in H.264 with up to 5 MP resolution, units offer on-camera storage and proprietary IQzip technology, which compresses bandwidth for additional storage capacity. Series is both ONVIF and PSIA compliant and works seamlessly with NVRs and VMS providers. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

diVa(TM) by Sciton®, a Fully Automated, High Precision Vaginal Laser Therapy Improves Quality of Life and Self-Esteem for Women

June 24, 2016

World's First Hybrid Fractional Laser (HFL) for Vaginal Tissue Rejuvenation PALO ALTO, Calif. - Sciton®, a leading manufacturer of high-quality laser and light systems in the medical market, presents diVa™, the world's first and only revolutionary Hybrid Fractional Laser (HFL), for the treatment of vaginal tissue. Major life events like childbirth and menopause can cause changes... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Intelligent Gas Module enhances commercial gas line monitoring.

June 24, 2016

Enabling distributed intelligence, M250 records and transmits pressure and temperature reading data from commercial/industrial gas line monitors. It provides secure, open standards, IPv6, 2-way communication to utility using RF mesh network, and available data includes pressure and temperature as well as corrected and uncorrected volumes. Along with 4 dynamic channels of register data, support includes Modbus connection and user-selectable time increments for data retrieval. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Continuously Variable Beam Expander is available for 355 nm.

June 24, 2016

TECHSPEC® Variable Beam Expanders offer continuous magnification for high-power laser applications where magnification changes may be required. With 2X–8X magnification range, 355 nm wavelength model is suited for UV laser machining. Diffraction limited performance with λ/4 transmitted wavefront is standard, and high laser damage threshold anti-reflective (AR) coatings ensure maximum transmittance while minimizing ghost reflections. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Vision Systems

Sharp to Showcase Award-Winning Light Production Line at IPMA 2016

June 22, 2016

Industry experts highlight the benefits of the Sharp Pro Series for in-plant printing facilities at Colorado event MAHWAH, N.J. - Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), will showcase its award-winning color and monochrome light production line, and the benefits it brings to corporate reprographics departments (CRD) and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera plugs into smartphone.

June 22, 2016

Measuring 1 x 1.75 x 1 in., CompactPRO plugs directly into iOS or Android smartphone device for instant connect-and-detect convenience. Unit features 76,800 measurement pixels and thermal sensor array of 320 x 240. Equipped with adjustable lens with minimum focus distance of 15 cm, camera accurately measures object temperature from -40 to 626°F, with sensitivity levels of <70 mK. Wide 32° field of view lets professionals detect subtle temperature differences in building applications. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

FEI Launches Three New Tools for Next-Generation Semiconductor Manufacturing

June 20, 2016

New solutions are designed to address the challenges of 7nm technology node metrology and defect/failure analysis.  Hillsboro, Ore. - FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) announced today the release of three new tools for process control and defect/failure analysis in advanced semiconductor manufacturing. Two of the tools are specifically targeted at the 7nm node, and all are designed to allow manufacturers... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Cokin and OmegaBrandess Introduce NUANCES GND Filters

June 17, 2016

The dark side has never been so attractive. Hampstead, MD — Only a few months after having introduced NUANCES Full ND filters – the best Neutral Density filters available, Cokin and OmegaBrandess are proud to announce NUANCES Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filters. Cokin states that their biggest challenge has been to adapt their coating technology to make it graduated. A... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Inspection Magnifier targets quality assurance applications.

June 17, 2016

Providing sharp 14X magnification with adjustable LED illumination, Ion 4.3 Inspection Magnifier offers on-screen measurements using integrated XY dimensioning grid with cursor functions. Unit is capable of recording and tracing 100 date-stamped images for accurate quality-control records. Liquid lens technology provides wide focus range, fast response time, and optimized optical quality. With compact design, Ion 4.3 is suitable for mobile inspection in poorly lit and difficult-to-access areas. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software

FIB/SEM Systems utilize 3D reconstruction software.

June 17, 2016

Designed to work with all DualBeam focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope platforms, Auto Slice & View v4.0 software enables 3D structure and composition of samples at nanometer scale. Imaging can be combined with analytical capabilities, such as energy dispersive x-ray spectrometry and electron backscatter diffraction, to ensure that no information is lost in sectioning of sample. Algorithms help to ensure uniform thickness of slices and precise and reproducible placement of each cut.
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Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Avo Photonics Develops SLED-Based Broadband Near-Infrared Source for Luxmux

June 16, 2016

HORSHAM, Pa. - Avo Photonics, a leader in optoelectronic product design, development, and manufacturing, was commissioned by Luxmux Technology Corporation, to develop and manufacture a solid-state, broadband, continuous emitter for use with their line of miniature integrated spectrometers. The emitter combines the outputs of multiple super-luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) into a... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

WDR SWIR Camera Systems serve fast triggered imaging applications.

June 16, 2016

Without any processing or tone mapping, New Imaging Technologies (NIT) wide-dynamic-range (WDR), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) SWIR sensors and camera systems deliver dynamic range >140 dB in one snapshot. InGaAs photodiode array features ROIC and comes in 640 x 512 (15 micron pitch) or 320 x 256 (25 micron pitch) pixel resolution; both operate in from 900–1,700 nm. Under all lighting conditions, internal Fixed Pattern Noise correction offers images with optimized uniformity. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mini High-Speed Video Cameras have 32 GB memory capacity.

June 14, 2016

In addition to offering 32 GB capacity, FASTCAM Mini AX/UX/WX are optimized for light sensitivity. Cameras provide ISO 40,000 (mono) and ISO 16,000 (color), as measured to ISO Ssat 12232 standard, with IR filter retained as per ISO 12232 (not removed to produce fictitious T values). Gigabit Ethernet interfaces facilitate viewing and analysis of slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC, and 100 G, 10 msec, 6 axes testing ensures operation in high-G, high-shock environments. Read More