Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Bontrol Systems is proud to bring you a world class plastic mold injection company with state of the art equipment, engineering and product all made in the USA

October 21, 2014

Several years ago Seabrook Plastics was approached by Acclaim Innovations, a company that markets and sells a consumer product line called Firefly Eyewear – an ingenious product that combines illumination and magnification into one hands-free unit for the sporting goods market. Acclaim Innovations originally tooled and launched this product overseas in an attempt to keep costs down. During... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Virtual Industries Announces Show Special on TWEEZER-VAC for MD&M East

June 5, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Virtual Industries Inc., a leading supplier of manual vacuum handling solutions, today announced that it will exhibit in Booth #2551 at the MD&M East exposition, scheduled to take place June 10-12, 2014 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY. The company will offer a free magnifier with the purchase of a TWEEZER-VAC (TV-1000-SP8-BD-MAG1 or... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Retail & Sales Equipment

POS Magnifier helps customers read small print on labels.

May 22, 2014

By providing 3X magnification, Shelf-Edge Magnifier makes print on labels more visible to customers. Flexible clear plastic magnifier measures 7½ x 2½ in. and attaches to shelf edge or display using attached 6 in. tether and included screw/wing nut. Additional styles can be made to order. Without interfering with merchandising space, product helps enhance customer experience at point of sale and simplify purchasing decisions. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Variable Magnification Lenses feature adjustable field of view.

April 16, 2014

TECHSPEC® Variable Magnification Lenses have adjustable iris for depth of field control. Units’ C-mount compatible design with 2/3 in. sensor coverage eases system integration. Providing low distortion images, lenses can be used in semiconductor or electronics inspection and factory automation. Products are available in .5-1.0x Variable Magnification version and 0.5x, 0.75x, and 1.0x Fixed Magnification versions. Read More

Optics & Photonics

LED Magnifiers feature optical quality aspheric lenses.

April 2, 2014

Available in both hand and stand models, Task-Vision LED Magnifiers are suited for visually impaired users, such as those with macular degeneration, dyslexia, diabetes, glaucoma, cataracts, and other eye diseases. Units have bright, low-heat bulb that is flicker-free and lasts for 10,000 hours. Ranging from 6D-50D and powered by AAA batteries, magnifiers offer even illumination and large raised On/Off switch. Read More

Optics & Photonics

LED Inspection Magnifiers target professional users.

March 31, 2014

Specially designed for high powers ranging from 4–20X magnification, LED Magnifiers feature aspheric lenses that are distortion-free and ergonomically designed for sight enhancement. Rectangular head tilts for easy viewing, while low-heat bulb provides flicker-free operation. Powered by AAA batteries, magnifiers are suited for dental, medical, and science industries. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Noser Engineering AG Showcase How Augmented Reality and Smart Wearable Devices will Shape the Future of B2B, Work and Productivity at X-Days

March 21, 2014

WINTERTHUR, Switzerland – Noser Engineering AG in Association with Sage Switzerland AG will Demonstrate How Augmented Reality and Google Glass™ Provide a Hands-free, Realtime, Data Rich Operating Environment. Noser Engineering AG the Swiss based global information technology consultancy announced today they will demonstrate how Augmented Reality and smart wearable devices are beginning to... Read More

Optics & Photonics

LED Magnifiers suit light-duty industrial applications.

March 3, 2014

Equipped with 9.5 W dimmable LED and 9/4 hr auto-shutoff feature, LFM LED Magnifiers provide 50,000 hr of operation for inspection, assembly, and rework. LED module features 4,000 K color temperature and 80 CRI which ensures accurate color rendering. Step dimming feature permits full control of illumination, while external spring-balanced arm allows lamp head to be secured in any position. Through 5 in. diameter, 3- or 5-diopter lens, distortion-free viewing is further optimized. Read More

Optics & Photonics

TMM, Inc. Develops TRUDEF(TM) Video Magnifier and Tracking Tool for HD Video

December 20, 2013

WILMINGTON, Del. -- TMM, Inc. (TMMI-PK) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce a new advance in its TRUDEF(TM) video compression and image enhancement research and development program. As TMMI researchers continue to improve the TRUDEF fractal compression engine, the team is also developing customizable image processing solutions for scientific, industrial and military clients. Built... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

NOVO-GLOSS(TM) 20/60/75° Gloss Meter

November 21, 2013

Which Angle Should I Use for My Application? ASTM D 523 describes three measurement angles to measure gloss across all surfaces. Gloss is measured in gloss units (GU) and is traceable to reference standards held at BAM (Germany), NRC (Canada) or NPL (UK). Universal Measurement Angle: 60° All gloss levels can be measured using the standard measurement angle of 60°. This is used as the... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Glass Lens Hand Magnifier aids inspection and reading.

October 4, 2013

Available with 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, and 5 in. glass lens and in associated powers, Task-Vision™ 311 magnifier series accommodates those with low vision and is suited for use when reading or performing inspections. Coated glass lens provides sharpness over entire field of view and prevents image distortion, while extra wide chrome rim prevents lens from being scratched when placed on flat surface. Ergonomic, EZ grip handle accommodates needs of arthritis patients. Read More

Optics & Photonics

CRYSTAL XL, Portable, Image-Capturing Magnifier

August 14, 2013

Easy to use hand-held magnifier that can download magnified pictures onto a Computer. The Crystal XL's intuitive design enhancements go even farther to meet the needs of Crystal XL users with enhanced features such as the latest TFT (thin-film transistor) display technology, a more scratch resistant screen and a brighter display with high visibility colors and button functions. Crystal... Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

NEW High Power Magnification

August 5, 2013

Vision USA – NEW High Power Magnification! Task Vision High Power +4.00, +5.00, and +6.00 glasses with aspheric lens.  Aspheric lens designs reduce or eliminate distortions for a wider field of view and better peripheral vision by focusing incoming light. By virtue of design, aspheric lenses are thinner and lighter.  Our Task Vision working or reading glasses are available in Classic unisex... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

NEW High Power Magnification

August 5, 2013

Vision USA – NEW High Power Magnification! Task Vision High Power +4.00, +5.00, and +6.00 glasses with aspheric lens. Aspheric lens designs reduce or eliminate distortions for a wider field of view and better peripheral vision by focusing incoming light. By virtue of design, aspheric lenses are thinner and lighter. Our Task Vision working or reading glasses are available in Classic unisex... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Heavy-Duty LED Magnifiers offer 3.5- or 5-diopter lenses.

March 25, 2013

Designed with flexible, self-balancing shade and hands-free neck design, WAVE LED Magnifiers feature 2 dimmable 6 W LED light sources which allow left/right lighting control and include auto shut-off for energy savings. Heavy-duty 45 or 30 in. internal-spring K-arm with 0.5 in. square steel tubing allows for infinite positioning. Measuring 6.75 x 4.5 in., precision-ground white crown glass lens permits distortion-free viewing making magnifiers suitable for any inspection or assembly application. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Microscope incorporates polarizer and 9 MP sensor.

January 23, 2013

Used to capture Hi-Res images and video, zipScope has built-in, adjustable polarizer to reduce glare from reflective surfaces. Magnification can be adjusted from 10x to 50x, and 8 white LED lights have 2 intensity settings. Additional features include ½ in. color CMOS image sensor, automatic exposure, automatic white balance, and focus range of 10–50 mm. Supplied with image and video capture software, microscope shoots AVI format video at 30 fps and has imaging button on body. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

USB Inspection Microscope suits surface inspection tasks.

December 31, 2012

Supplied in 4 oz, 36 x 120 mm housing with power, snapshot, and focus controls, MV600UM2 color digital microscope offers magnification up to 600X (based on 17 in. display). Portable plug-and-play unit, intended for examination of surfaces, captures magnified images and video for display on PC using USB 2.0 PC connection which also supplies power. Along with 2.0 MP digital/video camera, integrated features include white LED illumination ring and image/video capture and measurement software. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Magnifier enables portable inspection, documentation.

December 7, 2012

Suited for production environments, CamZ provides up to 14x magnification, stores up to 100 images, and has grids and cursors for X and Y dimensioning. Tool is designed for one-handed operation, offers dual LED illumination, and provides button-based operation as well as image capture/download capability. Hi-Res color display is standard, and video capture capabilities reach 30 fps. Applications include roving inspection tasks, documenting faults, and inspecting immobile subjects. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Vision of the Future at Southern Manufacturing 2013

October 29, 2012

Vision Engineering's will be demonstrating their NEW HD digital inspection system and their NEW handheld digital inspection magnifier at Southern Manufacturing 2013, as well exciting new updates to their range of measurement systems, Stand P13.<4444>Vision Engineering is a world leader in optical solutions for inspection and measurement with over 50 years of design and manufacturing... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Task-Vision Visor Loupe Headband

October 9, 2012

Vision USA introduces what is old is new again. Don't let the design fool you. The Task-Vision Visor Handband loupe magnifier might look like the loupe you grandfather used but this is the clearest magnifying lens ever. MADE IN THE USA. Distortion Free optical grade acrylic coated for abrasion resistance and increased light transmission. The Lenses are Prismatic for convergence (better to see... Read More