Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools

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 pulse and measuring total energy exposure with Photodiode sensor. 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 sensitivity to lighter elements while preserving atomic-scale resolution and direct image interpretation. 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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Boviet Solar USA Displays Newest Commercial-Grade Solar Modules at Intersolar North America

July 12, 2016

U.S. Division of Vietnam's Largest Solar Module Manufacturer Seeking U.S. Distributors for Solar Modules and Cells SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2016 - Boviet Solar USA, the newest leader in commercial and utility-grade solar technology in North America, will be displaying its line of solar panels and solar cells at Intersolar North America, to be held at the Moscone Convention Center July... 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, automatic repeat request, and adaptive bit rate control. Integrated RTMP support allows direct connection to content distribution networks. 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 offers 20-disc capacity for burning and printing. Blu-ray Disc™ recorder is optionally available. 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 – Product Design 2016 for their quality and breakthrough designs Lévis, Québec – Creaform, 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

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 virtual machine in all directions to achieve highly intuitive alignment process. 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

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, 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

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

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