Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools

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

Optics & Photonics, Software

FIB/SEM Systems utilize 3D reconstruction software.

June 17, 2016

Designed to work with all DualBeam focused ion beam/scanning electron microscope platforms, Auto Slice & View v4.0 software enables 3D structure and composition of samples at nanometer scale. Imaging can be combined with analytical capabilities, such as energy dispersive x-ray spectrometry and electron backscatter diffraction, to ensure that no information is lost in sectioning of sample. Algorithms help to ensure uniform thickness of slices and precise and reproducible placement of each cut.<br /> Read More

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

WDR SWIR Camera Systems serve fast triggered imaging applications.

June 16, 2016

Without any processing or tone mapping, New Imaging Technologies (NIT) wide-dynamic-range (WDR), indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) SWIR sensors and camera systems deliver dynamic range >140 dB in one snapshot. InGaAs photodiode array features ROIC and comes in 640 x 512 (15 micron pitch) or 320 x 256 (25 micron pitch) pixel resolution; both operate in from 900&ndash;1,700 nm. Under all lighting conditions, internal Fixed Pattern Noise correction offers images with optimized uniformity. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mini High-Speed Video Cameras have 32 GB memory capacity.

June 14, 2016

In addition to offering 32 GB capacity, FASTCAM Mini AX/UX/WX are optimized for light sensitivity. Cameras provide ISO 40,000 (mono) and ISO 16,000 (color), as measured to ISO Ssat 12232 standard, with IR filter retained as per ISO 12232 (not removed to produce fictitious T values). Gigabit Ethernet interfaces facilitate viewing and analysis of slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC, and 100 G, 10 msec, 6 axes testing ensures operation in high-G, high-shock environments. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts

June 10, 2016

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for 10.6 microns that are in-stock for popular etching, marking, and thin metal cutting lasers are available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research CO2 Optics are designed to promote sharper cuts with fewer passes and are optimized for 10.6 microns.  The lenses feature coatings... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Scanner accelerates detailed 3D data acquisition.

June 9, 2016

Combining Hi-Res digital imaging with blue light LED illumination, BLAZE 600M provides actionable data for measurement, inspection, product development, line tuning, and reverse engineering without requiring surface treatment of metallic, plastic, or composite parts. This flexible, manually operated, non-contact, multifunctional scanner is not sensitive to industrial and ambient light sources or indirect daylight nor vibration caused by heavy machinery processes in industrial environments. Read More

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

Things You Should Know Before Buying a Laser Engraver

June 6, 2016

GCC, a global forefront equipment-manufacturing provider in the visual communication industry, is glad to share this article written by our Belarus distributor to help customers know more about laser engravers. In this article, we will provide a brief overview of the Chinese laser cutting machines’ main technical characteristics and make a comparative analysis with GCC laser engravers... Read More

Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

SCHMIDT to Feature Class IV Laser at IMTS 2016

May 31, 2016

Niles, IL - May 26, 2016 - At IMTS 2016, SCHMIDT will be featuring their Class IV laser. This popular model is designed for larger part marking applications that make enclosing the laser impractical. The Class IV also speeds up the marking process as there is no need to constantly open and close a cabinet door. Demand has been growing for the Class IV in a variety of industries ranging from... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Next Level Video Uses JVC GY-HM200SP Sports Production Streaming Camcorder to Improve Tournament Coverage

May 31, 2016

WAYNE, NJ (May 26, 2016) - JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Next Level Video, a Philadelphia-based sports video production company, is using two GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production streaming camcorders to produce high-quality game coverage of youth lacrosse and soccer for its clients. The new camcorders allow a single operator to shoot, insert... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high voltage and lightning, inherent safety in explosive atmospheres, and can operate over distances up to 1,500 m. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Long-Range MWIR Imaging System has all-weather design.

May 31, 2016

With 18X continuous zoom lens that provides 18° horizontal field of view (HFOV) at wide angle and 1° HFOV at narrow angle, G5IR 550CZ-18 thermal camera system reliably detects human-sized targets at 18 km in good conditions. Integral 640 x 512 pixel resolution, indium antimonide (InSb) detector with 15-micron pitch is optimized to operate in MWIR spectrum (3&ndash;5 µm), and environmentally sealed unit has dry nitrogen backfilled enclosure rated IP67 and front element defroster. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Embeddable DVR features incremental encoder interface.

May 27, 2016

Designed for remote imaging systems and OEM applications, Model 4012 records audio and video to USB storage media in MP4 format and captures JPEG images on-the-fly without interrupting recording. Two incremental encoder interfaces allow position information to be overlaid directly onto video, while A/V outputs allow live video, recorded A/V, or JPEG snapshots to be displayed on external monitor. Board encodes standard NTSC/PAL composite video using H.264 compression. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Measurement Kit simplifies alignment applications.

May 27, 2016

Equipped with 90-Line Laser Microgage, Microgage PRO Universal Kit provides precise right angle laser reference lines for alignment and checks for machinery squareness. Custom alignment software assists with routines for planer, squareness, and parallel projects. To make structures and parts more accessible, kit offers precision leveler rotational mount, 4-axis precision mount, and precision tripod mount. Touchscreen works with tool of choice and wireless receiver to expand system capabilities. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Services, Vision Systems

Forensic Imaging Appliance accelerates data acquisition.

May 25, 2016

Requiring no host computer, WiebeTech Ditto DX Forensic FieldStation acquires data from hard disk drives/SSDs, network file shares, and media cards. Data sources can be cloned or imaged to disk or network locations. With ability to acquire and image only relevant data, Ditto Logical Imaging feature is crucial to efficient digital evidence gathering. Appliance offers 3 Ethernet ports, source-side native USB 3.0 support, and 2 destination-side USB 3.0 ports for imaging to USB 3.0 external devices. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Capstone Power Development Employing Cutting Edge Technology by Pentalum for Upcoming Wind Power Projects

May 20, 2016

TORONTO - Capstone Power Development will be relying on Pentalum Technologies' SpiDAR wind LiDAR to provide real-time wind speed measurements at four Ontario wind farms reaching commercial operation in 2016. Meteorological information gathered from the SpiDARs will be reported to the Independent Electricity System Operator for its centralized forecasting program. Meteorological... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

May 20, 2016

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX&trade; is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster Software, touchscreen Weather Display console, and/or Weather MicroServer for Internet and SCADA protocols. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Video Processor enhances endoscopy via digital, optical features.

May 20, 2016

OPTIVISTA EPK-i7010 offers physicians digital- and optical-based electronic chromoendoscopy with i-SCAN&trade; imaging and OE Optical Enhancement technology (OE). While i-SCAN enhances digital images through surface, contrast, and tone to optimize image of mucosal surface texture contour and blood vessels, OE uses spectral light filter that transmits band-limited red, green, and blue light to enhance images. Physicians can switch in real-time between HD+ white light, 2 OE modes, and 3 i-SCAN modes. Read More