Optical Measuring Devices, Sensors & Tools

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

ON Semiconductor Imaging Technology Plays Integral Role in World's First Multi-Aperture Computational Camera

October 26, 2016

Space saving, power-efficient customized image sensors prove instrumental in bringing performance and functionality normally associated with DSLRs into smartphone size designs PhotoPlus New York, New York – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON ), driving energy efficiency innovations, has drawn on its extensive expertise in image sensor technology to help support Silicon Valley start-up Light. The... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Titan's Omni HD Digital Microscope features GUI.

October 24, 2016

Operating without a PC, Omni HD digital microscope System can provide 60 frames per second video-image quality using its image processing and control engine. Staying calibrated over the entire zoom period, Omni is suitable for quality control, testing, rework, assembly, inspection and documentation tasks. Camera control station allows manual adjustments. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Federal Signal Corporation Announces Strategic Partnership with Edesix Ltd

October 21, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2016 - Federal Signal Corporation's Safety and Security Systems Group (SSG), a world leader in public safety solutions, today announced its strategic partnership with Edesix Ltd, a leading manufacturer of body-worn camera systems. This partnership will offer the jointly-developed IndiCue™ family of law enforcement video offerings, a comprehensive suite of... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Video Surveillance Cameras monitor large open spaces.

October 21, 2016

Capable of showing clear head-and-shoulder images, Smart Pro IP 12 MP Outdoor Dome Network Camera is suited for monitoring long distance areas such as sporting arenas, outdoor parking facilities, and city centers. Smart Pro IP Multi-Sensor Network Camera, featuring stitched view, let users view large situational areas and follow events from more natural viewpoint. Specialty Camera Solution 2MP Stainless Steel Outdoor Dome resists corrosion that can occur in harsh outdoor and indoor environments. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Cirtronics Installs Powerful 3D AOI Solution for Accurate Inspection Results

October 19, 2016

Duluth, GA, October 2016 - Viscom is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Cirtronics for its 3D AOI. Based in Milford, NH, Cirtronics has added an S3088 ultra blue AOI system to each of their production lines in its 175,000 sq. ft. manufacturing space. The Cirtronics team conducted extensive evaluations on the S3088 ultra blue and competitive systems and found the Viscom units to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera features 1080p resolution images at 60FPS.

October 19, 2016

Compatible with C/CS-mount microscopes or lenses, Aven Mighty Cam Auto 2M Inspection Camera produces high definition images through microscope or video system. With 1080p resolution of images at 60FPS, the camera is ideal for inspecting layered objects like PCBs. Using HDMI cable, Auto 2M can be connected to the HD monitor to view images at 60FPS. Mighty Cam features manual focus and instant auto focus eliminating the need to readjust lens and focus often. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Optical Inspection System offers plug-and-play operation.

October 18, 2016

Available as complementary partner to Optilia AB line of Inspection Systems, INSPECTIS High Definition Optical Inspection System consists of plug-and-play HD camera microscope housed in all-in-one ergonomic package. System is suited for optical inspection, quality control, electronics PCB inspection, and non-contact measurements. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Safety Light Curtains feature double scan technology.

October 18, 2016

Featuring slim, rigid housings that enable adjustment, SLC Series utilizes optoelectronic technology to protect machine operators and to prevent unauthorized access. Customizable light curtains can be made as Type 2 or Type 4 devices with protection field heights spanning 150–1,800 mm and 5 beam resolutions of 14, 20, 30, 40, and 90 mm. Connecting via standard M12 connectors, units include double-scan technology which avoids unwanted downtime, even in harsh operating conditions. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Getac Vereto's Body Worn Camera feature built-in Bluetooth and WiFi.

October 18, 2016

Designed primarily for law enforcement, Getac Vereto’s Body Worn Camera delivers 130-degree panoramic 480p to 1080p video even in dim light. BWC is small and light weight with 12 hours of battery life and has push-buttons for operations. With flexible mounting options, camera offers storage on Veretos Cloud. IP67 and MIL-STD 810G-tested, BWC is rugged and waterproofed and can withstand extreme temperatures.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Radiometric Thermal Video Camera helps prevent system upsets.

October 18, 2016

Continuously capturing temperatures and thermal images in up to 6 user-defined zones, each with user-settable high/low/average standard deviation thresholds, FV-3543-2 can help detect process hot spots as well as abnormal hot and cold temperature changes in industrial processes and equipment. Detection range is -40 to +550°C, and operational range is -29 to +75°C. IP ready and PoE compliant, this camera supports automatic alarm issuance to plant control system via OPC or MODBUS/TCP.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics

FARO® Partners With Siteco Informatica to Launch a Breakthrough in Affordability and Flexibility for Mobile Mapping Applications in Construction

October 13, 2016

LAKE MARY, Fla. - FARO® (NASDAQ: FARO), the world's most trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions for factory metrology, product design, construction BIM/CIM, public safety forensics and 3D solutions and services applications, announces an extended partnership with Siteco Informatica to bring affordable mobile mapping, using FARO Focus3D Laser Scanners, to users worldwide. ... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Harvard University Athletics to Stream Live Field Hockey Coverage with JVC Gy-Hm200sp Camera

October 10, 2016

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Harvard University Athletics in Cambridge, Mass., will use its new GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production camera with embedded score panel graphics to stream live coverage of its field hockey team on Oct. 15. The camera was purchased earlier this year to simplify production and reduce crew and gear... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Digital 2D Microscope operates without PC.

October 7, 2016

Delivering video-image quality at 60 fps, Omni HD 2D Digital Microscope and Measurement System can remain in calibration over entire zoom range, making it suitable for quality control, testing, rework, assembly, and inspection tasks. Custom-designed mouse or GUI provides intuitive operation of entire system. To ensure sharp, high-contrast imaging, separate camera control station allows manual adjustments for auto and manual focus, exposure, gain, brightness, and white balance. Read More

Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Safariland and VIEVU Introduce Industry's First Holster and Body Worn Camera Auto-Activation System

October 5, 2016

The first in a new suite of products, Safariland proprietary technology automatically activates VIEVU body worn camera ONTARIO, Calif. - The Safariland Group, a leading global provider of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, and VIEVU, a leader in body worn video and digital evidence management, today introduces the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics

Elbit Systems of America Improving Situational Awareness for the United States Marine Corps

September 28, 2016

Elbit Systems of America showcasing advanced technologies at Modern Day Marine FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a global leader in advanced sensors, handheld targeting systems, and M1A1 Main Battle Tank electro-mechanical controls for the United States Marine Corps. Elbit Systems of America will demonstrate these next-gen solutions... Read More

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

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