Optics & Photonics

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

JAI Cameras Put a New "Spin" on Super Bowl Replays

February 19, 2016

SAN JOSE, CA – JAI, a worldwide provider of high performance camera solutions, has joined forces with Tel Aviv-based Replay Technologies to provide television viewers with an innovative way to experience the most important moments in major sporting events. The revolutionary system, called freeD™ (free dimensional) by Replay Technologies, gained a new level of exposure recently as a featured... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

$7 Million Equipment Upgrade for Tarsco's Bolted Tank Operation

February 19, 2016

Goodman MO – Tarsco Bolted Tank, a TF Warren company, proudly announces the purchase of a Bystronic laser cutting system for its Goodman, MO manufacturing facility. The laser is the first part of an equipment upgrade totaling over $7 million to improve overall quality, reduce production costs, and shorten deliveries of bolted tanks to the company's customers. "We are committed to be the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.

February 18, 2016

Featuring 9 Moh hardness, Meller Sapphire and Ruby Balls come in 42 in. and metric sizes from 0.1–0.5 mm diameter with 0.000025 in. sphericity and ±0.0001 in. basic diameter tolerance. Units can be precision ground into plano-convex lenses with surface finishes to 80–20 scratch dig. Unaffected by fast moving dirt and impervious to most chemicals, solvents, and detergents, balls crafted... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Pyroelectric Cameras use beam propagation software.

February 18, 2016

Available for Pyrocam™ laser beam profiling cameras, M2 Beam Propagation software incorporates M2 calculations that predict how laser will focus and beam propagation parameters that describe how laser diverges as function of beam waist width. Program allows manual collection of 2D laser beam profiles for CW and pulsed lasers from 13–350 nm and from 1–3,000 µm. Other calculations include:... Read More

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

Ophir Photonics Announces StarViewer, Mobile App for Viewing Laser Power/Energy Measurements on Smartphones and Tablets

February 18, 2016

San Francisco, CA - Ophir Photonics Group, a Newport Corporation company celebrating 40 years of excellence as the global leader in precision laser measurement equipment, today at SPIE Photonics West 2016 announced StarViewer, an Android app that brings laser power/energy measurements to Android smartphones and tablets. StarViewer can be used with virtually any Ophir thermopile, photodiode, or... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Optics & Photonics

LG Electronics Selects CEVA Imaging and Vision DSP for Mobile Devices

February 18, 2016

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that LG Electronics has licensed the CEVA imaging and vision DSP for its mobile device product lines. "We are delighted to announce LG Electronics as a customer for our imaging and vision DSP," said Gideon Wertheizer, CEO of CEVA. "Their market... Read More

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

Fiber Microcable enhances metro network performance.

February 17, 2016

Able to increase fiber density and enhance performance for metro networks, MiDia® 2GX features bend-optimized AllWave® FLEX and AllWave® FLEX+ fibers that enables tight, low-loss bends without risking fiber strength and long-term reliability. Space occupied by fibers help minimize cabled diameters to optimize use of network duct systems and infrastructure. Generally available with... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

GS Plastic Optics Features Precision Polymer Optics at Photonics West 2016

February 17, 2016

Rochester, NY – GS Plastic Optics, a leading manufacturer of precision polymer optics, will feature diamond turned, injection molded, and thin-film coated lenses at the SPIE Photonics West 2016 exhibition, February 16-18 in San Francisco. Every day GS Plastic Optics works with executives and program managers to solve complex optical challenges. The company manufactures polymer optics... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Adaptive Optics Kit corrects monochromatic aberrations.

February 16, 2016

Comprising MEMS-based deformable mirror, optics, optomechanics, camera, and GUI software, Iris AO Adaptive Optics Kit is suitable for exploring wavefront sensorless adaptive optics. Deformable Mirror, protected with reflective silver coating, features 111 actuators with 37 hexagonal piston-tip-tilt (PTT) segments using 3 actuators each. Intuitive mirror positioning using PTT values or Zernike... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Dental Laser provides 12 Watts of Er:YAG energy.

February 16, 2016

Capable of removing cavities without need for shots and local anesthetic, ST PRO Lightwalker also performs PIPS laser root canals, wide range of atraumatic bone procedures, and non-invasive, blood and suture free soft tissue procedures. System uses high visibility green aiming beam and ergonomic Optoflex delivery system. Large touchscreen provides wide range of presets, while built-in air supply... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Tunable Light Source aids camera, image sensor calibration.

February 16, 2016

Combining output of 30 discrete LEDs, each with different center wavelength, SpectralLED lets manufacturers perform diverse calibration and testing with one instrument. Unit can be programed to produce output that closely matches any illuminant source or spectrum of any illuminant reflected by target. Without any moving parts, unit can also be swept through wavelengths to... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

JM Associates Streams Live Bassmaster Classic Coverage with JVC Camcorders

February 15, 2016

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced JM Associates, a B.A.S.S. LLC-owned production company based in Little Rock, Ark., will offer live coverage of next month’s 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic fishing tournament using one GY-HM200 4KCAM and three JVC GY-HM850 ProHD camcorders in the field and a BR-800 ProHD Broadcaster powered by Zixi... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Dichroic Beamsplitters are designed for optimal flatness.

February 15, 2016

Addressing optical wavefront distortion sensitivity needs of super-resolution imaging systems, BrightLine® laser dichroic beamsplitters with λ/10 flatness are offered on 3 mm thick glass to reduce sensitivity to mounting stress in custom optical systems. Products minimize reflected wavefront distortion to maximize signal and SNR. For setups requiring maximum switching speed or minimal beam... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Precision Test Bars ensure spindle accuracy and alignment.

February 12, 2016

With Precision Test Bars, users can confirm that machine spindle is running accurately. Each test bar is provided with certificate of accuracy that spells out bar diameter and gage length that is inspected and certified to 4 decimal places. Expanded test bar offering includes CAT40 and CAT50 models; BT30, BT40 and BT50 models; and HSK50A, HSK63A, HSK80A, and HSK100A models. Bars are supplied in... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Software

Endoscopy System uses adaptive matrix imaging software.

February 12, 2016

Part of Fuse® Full Spectrum Endoscopy® platform, Lumos™ Software is based upon Adaptive Matrix Imaging, which analyzes and selectively enhances vascularity, surface texture, and color of abnormal tissue, providing optimal clarity for physicians. Flexible endoscopy system provides panoramic 330° field of view to physicians, and in clinical study, physicians found Lumos facilitated... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Nano System to Showcase Advanced UV/CO2 Laser Drill at APEX EXPO

February 11, 2016

Milpitas, CA – Nano System Incorporated will be showcasing their new UV/CO2 machine at the IPC APEX EXPO in Las Vegas.  The Model NS1-3228-UC2 machine is equipped with a CO2  laser of the latest technology with over 3kW peak power and a 20 watt UV DPSS laser. It features Nano Systems leading edge motion control system, Vector Force Dynamics™ (VFD™), which... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Mirrorless Camera features 425 phase detection AF points.

February 10, 2016

Combining 24.2 MP APS-C sized Exmor CMOS sensor with BIONZ X image processing engine, Model 6300 produces optimized image quality throughout ISO 100–51200 range. Camera features 4D FOCUS™ system that can lock focus on subject in as little as 0.05 sec. In addition to high resolution 4K video in Super 35mm format, camera supports full live-view continuous shooting on Tru-finder or LCD screen... Read More

Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Laser Texturing Machine occupies 48.4 x 87.8 in. footprint.

February 10, 2016

Employing fully digitized texturing process, 3-axis LASER P 400 and 5-axis LASER P 400U are automation ready and can texture, mark, engrave, and add functional texture to parts, molds, and dies. Dual laser head, which includes fiber nanosecond and femtosecond pulsed lasers, allows surface texturing and engraving with one setup. While LASER P 400 accommodates workpieces up to 23.6 x 15.7... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Joystick/Touchscreen Videoscope aids remote HD visual inspection.

February 10, 2016

Featuring ergonomic joystick and 8 in. HD touchscreen with 720,000 resolution, JT Alpha offers 4-way probe articulation up to 170° in each direction with automatic reset function. Touch trigger on joystick allows capture of still images or videos, and touchscreen can also serve as alternative to joystick regarding file capture. Along with high-intensity, adjustable LED illumination,... Read More