Optics & Photonics

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

JVC Demonstrates New Prohd Camera with Built-In IFB, Plus Streaming and Fiber Options at Tab 2016

August 1, 2016

WAYNE, NJ (July 26, 2016) - JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate its video-over-IP technologies, including the JVC Private MESH Video Network, and new studio fiber system at the Texas Association of Broadcasters 63rd Annual Convention Trade Show (Booth #56), which runs Aug. 10-11, 2016, at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin. Texas. The company... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Minnesota Casino Migrates to IP Video Surveillance with Victor from Tyco Security Products

August 1, 2016

The American Dynamics’ video management platform provides the versatility and high image quality needed for one of the state’s most popular casino destinations WESTFORD,, 2016 - Tyco Security Products has announced that Fond-du-Luth Casino in Duluth, Minn., has selected its victor video management system as the core platform for its new fully-IP-based video surveillance system, which includes... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LWIR Zoom Lenses serve OEM, surveillance imaging applications.

July 29, 2016

Operating in 8–14 µm spectral range, Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses include 2 zoom range models (35–105 mm and 50–150 mm) available with diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings and one zoom range model (35–105 mm) with anti-reflective (AR) coating. All models offer optimized parfocality (focus through zoom) and provide continuous, precision athermalization. Standard M34 x 0.5 mm thread mount... Read More

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

WPC v1.2, Qi-Certified Transmitter wirelessly delivers up to 15 W.

July 28, 2016

Supplied in 9 x 9 mm VQFN package, bq501210 enables connectorless models of industrial and medical equipment. Fixed-frequency solution, which enables 84% system efficiency with minimal thermal dissipation and EMI, supports multiple fast-charging protocols and can reduce end-application size by eliminate need for bulky wiring. Rail control output provides power to deliver full 15 W... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

FEI and Cornell University Collaborate to Commercialize New EMPAD Detector

July 27, 2016

Speed, sensitivity and dynamic range will enable multichannel atomic-scale imaging and analysis of material properties such as electric and magnetic fields Hillsboro, Ore. and Ithaca, NY — FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and Cornell University have entered an agreement to commercialize a new high dynamic range detector for FEI’s electron microscopes. It promises to enable new kinds of multichannel imaging... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Feature Precise Focal Lengths

July 22, 2016

Custom fabricated sapphire optics for use in aerospace and other critical applications requiring resistance to fast-moving dirt, temperature extremes, and high pressure are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics are custom fabricated and feature a curve radius tolerance of 0.5” to 2.5” with focal length accuracy of ±0.0005”, depending upon radius, to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Power/Energy Meter has multi-format color display.

July 20, 2016

With Ophir thermal, pyroelectric, and photodiode laser sensors, StarBright measures power, single shot energy, repetitive energy, frequency, and beam size. Handheld instrument also measures irradiance and dosage with PD300RM radiometer sensors as well as laser beam size and beam position with BeamTrack power/position/size laser sensors. Other uses include measuring instantaneous power of laser... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Visible Range Spectrophotometer has compact, lightweight design.

July 18, 2016

Suited for labs performing basic spectroscopy measurements, entry level Libra S4+ takes single wavelength measurements of absorbance, % transmission, and concentration and can perform simple kinetics. Libra 6+ adds multi-wavelength measurements and life science methods that include BCA, Bradford, Biuret, and Lowry. Covering 325–1,100 nm wavelength range,, both instruments accept 10 mm... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Automated S/TEM delivers high-performance imaging, analysis.

July 18, 2016

Themis™ Z scanning/transmission electron microscope (S/TEM) offers system stability and automated tuning routines that promote reproducible image resolution at high and low beam energies in both STEM and TEM modes. Energy dispersive x-ray systems let users configure system based on primary characterization needs, and iDPC detector, by using up to 90% of transmitted electrons, offers high... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

KrF Excimer Laser Stepper prepares for expanding IoT market.

July 18, 2016

Used for production of analog semiconductors, sensors, and communication devices, FPA-3030EX6 accommodates various substrates with diameters of 200 mm or less. machine also also offers compatibility with special substrates used in the fabrication of diverse devices to meet semiconductor manufacturers' needs. Read More

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

Tier 2 Fiber Optic Cable Tester simplifies troubleshooting.

July 15, 2016

In addition to accurate test data, OTDR II offers automated fault-finding capabilities that help minimize network downtime. With touch of button, intelligent Optical Link Mapper turns complicated graphs into easy-to-read diagram displaying all events along link with pass/fail results. System’s advanced algorithms also prevent common OTDR testing challenges, such as wrong OTDR traces. Handheld... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source enables efficient sanitizing.

July 14, 2016

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source System includes one bulb with predetermined amount of element which emits UV light when excited to high-current plasma state. This sealed-bulb, pulsed, air-core, RF-powered solution provides plasma density and temperature required to optimally excite noble gas and noble gas/Hg mixtures. High pressure and power density (1.5 MW peak, 500 kHz,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.

July 11, 2016

With v1.02 firmware, GY-HM660 ProHD camcorders offer users 2 IFB channels – one for camera operator and separate feed for talent. This lets news teams communicate with studio while streaming live HD reports from field. Other features include three 12-bit CMOS image sensors and daylight-viewable, 3.5 in. LCD. For streaming reliability, these cameras offer SMPTE 2022 or Zixi FEC,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Multiprotocol Transceiver fosters legacy peripheral support.

July 8, 2016

Supplied in 6 x 6 mm, 40-pin QFN package, XR34350 features ±10 V RS-232 driver output for diverse connectivity. Integrated cable termination and 4 configuration modes allow all 3 protocols to be used interchangeably over one cable or connector without any additional switching components. RS-232 mode (1 Mbps) provides 3 drivers and 5 receivers to support all 8 signals required for... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Disc Copier/Printer delivers 4,800 dpi print quality.

July 6, 2016

Equipped with built-in high-speed disc recorder, Bravo SE-3 Disc Publisher burns and prints CDs and DVDs automatically and hands-free. Unit utilizes one high-yield, tri-color ink cartridge and includes USB 3.0, delivering fastest possible recording speeds on CD-R, DVD-R, and BD-R media. Bravo SE-3 AutoPrinter offers 20-disc capacity for print-only applications, while Bravo SE-3 Disc Publisher... Read More

Optics & Photonics

How PCE Instruments' Borescopes Can Help Cut Machine-Failure Costs

July 5, 2016

Jupiter, Fla. - Machine failure is costly. Beyond the immediate machine repair and replacement expenses lie lost profits resulting from manufacturing downtime. The good news is, by using PCE Instruments’ borescopes for machine condition monitoring, manufacturers can identify changes indicative of a machine fault and take corrective action prior to critical machine failure. In effect, PCE... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Creaform's New Quality Control Lineup Wins Renowned Red Dot: Best of the Best!

July 5, 2016

The HandyPROBE Next, MetraSCAN 3D and C-Track win the top category, Red Dot: Best of the Best РProduct Design 2016 for their quality and breakthrough designs L̩vis, Qu̩bec РCreaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, today announced that it has won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. For over 60 years, Red Dot has been one... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

PV Inverters and Combiner Boxes are No Match for Bridgeport's 'Team Done That'

July 1, 2016

STRATFORD, Conn. – A national solar systems provider was recently faced with a predicament that would have delayed one of its larger installation projects. It looked like the contractor couldn’t employ the Bridgeport rain-tight fittings ordered for the job. Aiming to quickly remedy the situation, a member of Bridgeport’s technical sales team came to meet with the installer. The on-site... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Shaft Alignment Tool performs with dedicated app.

June 30, 2016

Utilizing tablet or smartphone with downloaded app, TKSA 51 provides precise alignment of shafts in rotating machinery, including motors, drives, fans, and gearboxes. Tool consists of 2 compact laser measuring units and shaft brackets for mounting. With tool mounted, wirelessly connected TKSA 51 app uses real-time data to provide live 3D view of measuring units, allowing operators to rotate... 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.... Read More