Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools

Optics & Photonics

Compact DPSS Nd:YAG Laser suits portable, handheld applications.

September 26, 2016

At 3 in. long x .50 in. dia and 40 g, MicroJewel Q-switched, Nd:YAG, DPSS laser delivers 8 mJ of energy at 1,064 nm. Features include space- and weight-saving inline resonator as well as integrated thermal management. Suitable for portable and hand-held applications requiring high reliability, this micro-laser delivers shot to shot stability with pulse duration of 7.5 nsec ±1.5 nsec. Other parameters include beam divergence of ≥3.0 mrad and beam diameter of 1.0 mm ±0.4 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Micro Laser has lightweight, compact design.

September 26, 2016

At 40 g and 3 in. long, MicroJewel Nd:YAG laser is suited for such applications as portable and handheld LIBS, LIDAR, and velocimetry applications and industrial photonics market. Inline resonator contributes to space/weight reduction, while integrated thermal management system and mono-block style design with military grade mounting for resonator optics promote reliability. Design also allows for creation of different optical configurations that can be optimized for different parameters. Read More

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

Glad Tidings Church Recovers from Damaging Flood, Upgrades to Full HD Production with JVC ProHD Cameras

September 23, 2016

Selects GY-HM890 Studio Cameras and GY-HM200 as ‘Baptism Cam’ WAYNE, NJ (Sept. 20, 2016) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Glad Tidings Church in Lake Charles, La., has upgraded to a file-based HD production workflow centered around its new JVC GY-HM890 ProHD cameras. While the church was not impacted by last month’s historic flooding,... Read More

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

Live Stream Video Camera offers features for houses of worship.

September 23, 2016

Using integrated graphics and text received from mobile device, GY-HM200HW produces graphic overlays. Operator can record video with or without overlay. While built-in HD streaming engine with Wi-Fi® and 4G LTE connectivity delivers coverage directly to CDNs, live footage can also stream to decoder at cable head-end. Video-over-IP-capable camera, featuring dual XLR audio inputs, 12X zoom lens with optical image stabilizer, and 24x dynamic zoom (HD mode), supports 4K/HD/SD recording. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Hikvision Strengthens Presence in Enterprise Market

September 19, 2016

Vertical Market-Specific Solutions, Specialty Products, Cybersecurity Expertise, and Technology Partnerships Support Hikvision's Move into Enterprise Space ORLANDO, Fla. - Hikvision USA Inc., the North American leader in innovative, award-winning video surveillance products and solutions, known for its success in the SMB market, is showcasing its video surveillance solutions and services... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Services

Sunpreme wins $5 Million Award to Develop Advanced Copper Plating Manufacturing Technology for their Heterojunction Solar Cells from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

September 19, 2016

Sunpreme to develop the next-generation of high-performance, low-cost photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing technology LAS VEGAS - Sunpreme, a world-leader in high-efficiency PV cell and module manufacturing, announced today that they have received a $5M award from the U.S. Department of Energy, to develop an advanced manufacturing toolset and process technology for low-cost copper metallization of... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LG Solar Showcases Award-Winning Cell Technology, New Modules At Solar Power International

September 15, 2016

LG Demonstrates Industry Leadership with Award-Winning Bi-Facial Cell Technology, Commercial Grade Modules LAS VEGAS - LG Electronics USA's innovative collection of solar modules and technologies on display at Solar Power International (SPI) this week is headlined by the brand new LG NeON™ R module with "Back Contact" cell technology. LG Solar is also unveiling the award-winning NeON™... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fisheye Camera features 12 MP full resolution.

September 15, 2016

Combining onboard de-warping, 4K UHD resolution, H.265 compression, and WiseStream technology, Wisenet PNF-9010R/RV/RVM Fisheye Camera supports single sensor panoramic surveillance applications. Unit delivers max frame rates of 25 fps at 9 MP and 20 fps at 12 MP. Available with IP66/IK10 rating for outdoor use, camera also offers advanced IR capability with 15 m viewable distance, 120 dB true wide dynamic range, and support for people-counting, heat-mapping, and video analytics. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Hanwha Showcases H.265 and WiseStream Technology in Q Series Cameras at ASIS 2016

September 14, 2016

Twenty-four New Cameras with up to 4MP Resolution and Superior Compression Orlando, FL – At ASIS 2016, Hanwha Techwin America (booth #2641) is offering attendees the opportunity to get up close and personal with its new Wisenet Q Series cameras, which feature the highly-efficient H.265 codec. The 24 new Q Series models also include Hanwha’s WiseStream compression technology, which... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Hanwha Showcases High Resolution 180° Panoramic Multi-sensor Camera at ASIS 2016

September 14, 2016

Delivers Exceptional Resolution for Increased Wide Area Coverage and Situational Awareness Orlando, FL – Hanwha Techwin America is featuring a high resolution 180° panoramic multi-sensor camera launched as part of the company’s new Wisenet P Series here at ASIS 2016. The new PNM-9020V high resolution camera delivers a 180° panoramic seamless viewing experience via four integral image... Read More

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

Video Surveillance Cameras use H.265 compression and WiseStream.

September 14, 2016

Wisenet P and Q Series cameras use H.265 compression and WiseStream technology to minimize bandwidth/storage requirements. Offering optimal wide area coverage, Wisenet P Series includes 4K UHD resolution, multi-sensor panoramic camera (bullet, dome, vandal dome, PTZ) with true WDR (120 dB) and true day/night operation as well as fisheye camera with IR capability of 15 m. Available with 2 or 4 MP resolution, Wisenet Q Series Cameras (bullet, dome, vandal) address mainstream applications. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Monocrystalline Solar Modules come in 62- and 70-cell variants.

September 13, 2016

Leveraging PERC-based Q.ANTUM technology, Q.PEAK monocrystalline solar modules include 60- and 72-cell form factors with respective capacities reaching up to 305 Wp and 370 Wp. Model Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 consists of 60-cell, all-black module that reaches up to 300 Wp output; white back sheet option reaching up to 305 Wp will also be available. Featuring 72 cells, Q.PEAK L-G4.2 features white back sheet, silver frame, and reaches up to 370 Wp output. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Ascentech to Exhibit Optilia Inspection, GEN3 Systems Solutions at SMTAI 2016 in Booth #219

September 12, 2016

Chester, Connecticut, USA – Ascentech, LLC will exhibit and demonstrate new test and process optimization instruments and solutions at the upcoming SMTA International Conference and Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, Sep. 25 - 29, 2016. Ascentech will exhibit these new products in booth #219.  Products will include the Solder Saver Solder/Dross separation tool, award-winning GENSONIC Ultra-Sonic... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Stainless Steel IP Cameras withstand challenging environments.

September 12, 2016

Supplied in IP68-rated enclosures that withstand water and chemical wash down processes, Models MZ-HD34-1 and MZ-HD34-2 enable manufacturers to monitor operations and worker activity in areas that are regularly sanitized. Both video cameras include 3X motorized zoom lens and support multiple streams and resolutions in MJPEG or H.264 codecs. Powered over Ethernet, Model MZ-HD34-1 is housed in fixed, stainless steel dome, while Model MZ-HD34-2 is housed in fixed, stainless steel bullet enclosure.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Mitsubishi's Newest Fiber Lasers and 135 Ton BH Hybrid Press Brake with Videre Highlighted in MC Machinery Systems' FABTECH Booth #C39033

September 9, 2016

Wood Dale, IL – Don’t miss the latest machines MC Machinery Systems, Inc. has to offer by visiting booth #C39033 at this year’s FABTECH conference. Held November 16-18, 2016 in Las Vegas, MC Machinery will display laser processing systems, press breaks and more. New Additions to the Mitsubishi Zoom Fiber Laser Lineup—The eX-F Series with 8kW and the 6kW 6030 XLF eX-F Series with... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Laser Line Generator serve precision machine vision applications.

September 9, 2016

Enabling detection of smaller features in machine vision applications based on triangulation, StingRay µFocus (Micro Focus) lasers achieve focused linewidths as small as 20 µm. Modules are based on laser diode technology and available in wavelengths of 520, 660, 785, and 830 nm at power levels of up to 200 mW. Along with line intensity uniformity of ±5% that promotes measurement speed and dimensional accuracy, features include dynamic line balancing and internal health monitor.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Blue Thunder and Dazor Team to Offer Lighting and Magnification Solutions

September 8, 2016

Blue Thunder will offer an extensive line of industry-leading lighting and magnification solutions including lighted magnifiers, digital magnifiers and LED task lighting. Dazor’s lighting and magnifying lamps are trusted worldwide by a variety of industries including electronics assembly, industrial, laboratory, medical, and more. The addition of Dazor lighting and magnification line... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Advance Communication Test and Measurement Solutions at ECOC 2016

September 8, 2016

400Gb/s Solutions Include Generation and Analyses of Coherent Optical Modulated Signals Required for Next-Generation Networking Highlights:

  • Keysight will show new modulations techniques, such as PAM-4, that simplify accurate receiver testing for 400GbE devices
  • Keysight will show new and enhanced solutions for creating better designs, making validation easier, and... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Scalable Platform supports high-resolution LiDAR.

September 8, 2016

Based on LeddarVu platform, Vu8 LiDAR Sensor Module uses fixed laser light source to provide accurate multi-target detection over 8 independent segments. Unit detects targets at up to 215 m and weighs just 75 g. LeddarVu's high tolerance to noise and interference means it remains unaffected by other sensors' signals, lighting conditions, and various weather conditions. Vu8 is suited for navigation and collision avoidance applications in driver-assisted, semi-autonomous, and autonomous vehicles. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics

Punch Laser Machine provides scratch-free processing.

September 1, 2016

Combining high speed solid-state laser processing with punching and forming technology, TruMatic 6000 fiber rapidly laser cuts, punches, forms, and engraves sheet metal up to 0.25 in. thick. Solid-state laser enables system to process non-ferrous metals, such as copper and brass, in addition to mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. TruDisk laser resonator increases process reliability since laser is impervious to back-reflections, and can be configured to share laser as part of Laser Network. Read More