Optics & Photonics

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

Remote Sensing Leaf Clip, Light Source enhance spectroradiometry.

March 17, 2016

When used with PSR+ and RS-3500 field spectroradiometers, leaf clip and ILM-105 light source provide streamlined, effective approach to scanning vegetation. Leaf clip has spring grip handle, external pushbutton trigger, 3 mm spot size, and metal clad, field-swappable fiber optic cable. Along with built-in reflectance standard for reference scan, features include disposable white reference... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Video Borescope has explosionproof design.

March 17, 2016

Tested under MIL-STD-810G method 511 in explosive environment, Videoscope-XT meets requirements of NFPA 70 Class 1, Division 2. Waterproof and oil-resistant probes offer 4-way articulation in each direction and come in lengths from 4.9–24.6 ft with 0.16 or 0.24' in. diameters. While probe can rotate 360°, borescope can articulates 120° in each direction. Other features include Hi-Res... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Spectral Light and Color Meter simplifies measurement process.

March 17, 2016

Used for conventional and LED light source qualification, MSC15 measures scotopic and photopic illuminance, S/P ratio, color (CRI and CCT with color perception), and PAR as well as Bilirubin and light spectra. Color touchscreen, along with dark current cancellation without zeroing cap, facilitates operation. Cosine corrected with f2 ≤3%, meter provides spatially accurate... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tektronix Previews 1 GHz Optically Isolated Measurement System at APEC 2016

March 17, 2016

New IsoVu™ Technology Offers 1 Million to 1 Common Mode Rejection BEAVERTON, Ore. - Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, today announced that it will be previewing its new IsoVu technology at the APEC 2016 show that will offer complete galvanic isolation between a device under test (DUT) and an oscilloscope through the use of electro-optical sensors. It will be the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

RGB Laser Diode Module couples 3 wavelengths in one pigtail.

March 16, 2016

Designed to meet efficiency footprint requirements of visible laser display market, TCW TriBiner fiber-coupled laser (TCW RGBM-105R) couples 450, 520, and 638 nm wavelengths into single-output fiber pigtail. Respective CW threshold current ratings are 30, 40, and 50 mA for 450, 520, and 638 nm, and various fiber pigtail options are available. While optical power is 35 mW typ @... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Vision Systems

Anderson Thermal Devices Offering Affordable Pricing on Quality Industrial Infrared Bulbs

March 16, 2016

By planning the process over the long-term and working directly with trusted infrared heating industry specialists, process heating companies across the marketplace can reduce their heating equipment expenditures. This is especially important when selecting products that must be re-ordered in future, and firms are now looking for strategies to reduce the number of heating products they buy over... Read More

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

Vishay Intertechnology to Exhibit Industry-Leading MOSFETs, ICs, Passive Components, Diodes, and Optoelectronics at APEC 2016

March 16, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2016, taking place March 20-24 in Long Beach, California. In booth 2017, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, IC, passive component, diode, and optocoupler technologies for a wide range of... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers expand laser design capabilities.

March 15, 2016

TrueLase™ 10/130 Active and Passive LMA Double-Clad Optical Fibers are ytterbium-doped gain and matching passive fibers that enable production of performance-, reliability-, and consistency-optimized lasers and amplifiers utilizing true single-mode fiber designs. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Remote Inspection Videoscopes offer precision steering for QC.

March 15, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. monitor with resolution from 160,000–440,000 pixels, TVT Series includes 5 models with working lengths from 1–3 m and diameters of 2.8, 4.5, and 6 mm. Mechanized joystick, which uses input to directly control camera articulation, promotes smooth and accurate control of articulating tip with immediate response. Depending on model, series offers 1/18, 1/10, or 1/8 in.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Vishay Intertechnology to Highlight Leading Vishay Electro-Films Products at OFC 2016

March 15, 2016

Technology Lineup to Include Custom Submounts and Substrates, RF Capacitors, and Wire-Bondable Products MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it will be showcasing its latest industry-leading Vishay Electro-Films (EFI) solutions at the 2016 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC 2016), taking place March 20-24 at the Anaheim Convention... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Magna Supplies Next-Generation Vision System for FCA U.S. Vehicles

March 15, 2016

AURORA, ON – Magna International Inc., a leader in camera-based advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), announced today that it is supplying its new EYERIS® Generation 3.0 camera system for the 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the first FCA U.S. vehicle to feature this new innovative camera technology, and for the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. The announcement was made at an event for... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Teledyne LeCroy, Coherent Solutions, Anritsu and Oclaro Showcase Latest 400G Test Platform at OFC 2016

March 14, 2016

High-performance platform for 400G test combines a new DAC-based 56 Gbaud PAM4 generator with the highest-bandwidth coherent transmitter and optical modulation analyzer available Chestnut Ridge, NY, Richardson, TX, Auckland, NZ and San Jose, CA - Teledyne LeCroy, Anritsu Company, Coherent Solutions Ltd. and Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR) today announced a new joint effort to demonstrate the highest... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

PG&O® Provides Customized Optical Components for Avotec's Real Eye Nano(TM)

March 10, 2016

• Avotec’s unique visual stimulation and eye tracking system for MRI systems is a finalist in SPIE’s prestigious Prism Awards - Biomedical Instrumentation category. SANTA ANA, CA – Precision Glass Optics (PGO - www.pgo.com), announces the customization of two thin film optical components for a high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) accessory developed... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Rear View Safety Once Again Wins Best Backup Camera in 2016

March 10, 2016

NEW YORK - Rear View Safety, the industry leader in the sales and distribution of backup camera systems, vehicle sensors and more, as well as a strong and dedicated road safety advocate, is incredibly proud to announce that it has once again been awarded the title of "Best Backup Camera" in 2016 for one of its most sought after products. In a competitive review of a number of backup camera... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

QVC Adds Significant Multi-Camera Control System with Shotoku Broadcast Systems to its US Studio Operation

March 10, 2016

The World’s Leading Global Video and e-commerce Retailer Continues Long-Term Relationship With Camera Support Manufacturer with Installation of Large Camera Control Configuration Philadelphia, PA - Shotoku Broadcast Systems, a leading international manufacturer of advanced camera support products, has announced that QVC, the world’s leading video and ecommerce retailer, has significantly... Read More

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

Compact Camera features 30x zoom and electronic viewfinder.

March 9, 2016

Based on 18.2 MP Exmor R CMOS sensor and BIONZ X processor, Model DSC-HX80 ensures fine capture details for still images and full HD videos in all lighting conditions. Wi-Fi/NFC compatible camera is equipped with retractable OLED Tru-Finder, 921 k dot LCD screen that tilts 180° for arms-length portraits, and Optical SteadyShot with 5-axis image stabilization that minimizes effects of camera... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Lenses suit volume inspection applications.

March 8, 2016

Available in 40 models with working distances from 40–300 mm and magnification from 0.5–8x, TECHSPEC® Compact Telecentric Lenses provide solution for machine vision applications. All offer in-line illumination option, which uses port to connect fiber optic light guide or LED module. RoHS-compliant lenses feature telecentricities of <0.2° and distortions of <0.2%. With fixed aperture... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Latest Industry-Leading Technologies for Automotive and Other Applications at Electronica China 2016

March 8, 2016

MALVERN, Pa. – Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for electronica China 2016, taking place March 15-17 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. In booth 3502, Hall 3, the company will highlight industry-leading innovations — including passive components, diodes, power MOSFETs, and optoelectronics — that provide increased efficiency and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Optical Circuit Switch provides up to 384 x 384 fiber ports.

March 7, 2016

Occupying 4 RU of rack height, Series 7000 is based on DirectLight™ optical switch technology, which achieves optimized all-band performance for optical loss, crosstalk, and back reflection. Software-defined, non-blocking all-optical matrix switch can route over 3.7 Pb/s of optical traffic, with up to 9.6 Tb/s capacity per fiber. Platform offers set of configurable value-added functions,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

NAB 2016: FUJIFILM's Optical Devices Division to Highlight Full Range of Lens Offerings

March 4, 2016

Wayne, N.J., – At the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will showcase its entire range of 4K Ultra HD Series, Cabrio PL cine/ENG-Style lenses, Premier PL 4K+ cine lenses, as well as the popular XA55x9.5BESM 2/3-inch zoom and XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lens. The company will exhibit in Booth C7125 during the show, which runs from April 16-21... Read More