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Sensors Monitors & Transducers -> Sensors & Detectors -> Optical Sensors


Optical Sensors







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CCD Image Sensor offer optimal light sensitivity, read noise.

CCD Image Sensor offer optimal light sensitivity, read noise.

ON Semiconductor, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85008
Jul 18, 2014 Available in Monochrome, Bayer Color, and Sparse Color configurations, KAI-08051 has 5.5 micron pixel architecture, 8 MP resolution, 15 fps readout rate, and 4/3 optical format. Amplifier design, optimized microlens structure, and color filter pigments improve key performance parameters. Light sensitivity, color accuracy, and read noise levels meet demands of such imaging applications as intelligent traffic, surveillance, medical imaging, and industrial inspection.

Imaging Sensor  helps agriculturalists measures plant health.

Imaging Sensor helps agriculturalists measures plant health.

Headwall Photonics, Inc.    Fitchburg, MI 01420
Jul 18, 2014 Optimized with robust packaging for airborne and satellite deployment, Hyperspec® High Resolution Imaging Sensor analyzes chlorophyll fluorescence emissions to measure plant health. Sensor is based on all-reflective concentric optical design that uses precise, high diffraction efficiency gratings for simultaneous high spatial and spectral resolution of <0.1 nm across spectral range of instrument. Low stray light and minimized smile and keystone distortion are fundamental to design.

Vision Sensors feature IEC IP67-rated housing.

Vision Sensors feature IEC IP67-rated housing.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Jul 14, 2014 With Ethernet connectivity, iVu Plus Gen2 touchscreen vision sensors can share inspection data directly with PLCs, PCs, or other factory devices. Units offer full 752 x 480 resolution option for optimal detection of small parts and features. Sensors can be configured to operate using 4 different sensor types: Area, Blemish, Match, and Sort. With advanced barcode reading capabilities, iVu Plus BCR Gen2 Sensors offer optimized traceability with integrated touchscreen for setup and monitoring.

Diffuse Mode Photoelectric Sensors suit complex applications.

Diffuse Mode Photoelectric Sensors suit complex applications.

Pepperl+Fuchs    Twinsburg, OH 44087
Jul 11, 2014 Highly resistant to vibration and object tilting, Model ML100-8-W features extra-large light spot to prevent false trips on heavily textured surfaces. Model ML100-8-HW receiver, consisting of near-field element and far-field element, is able to distinguish between background such as metal frame, and object in detection area. Offering 3 light spots for redundancy, Model ML100-8-H-100 has multi-beam background suppression and is suitable for detecting non-uniform objects.

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector helps monitor asset exposure.

Battery-Free RFID Light Detector helps monitor asset exposure.

Farsens S.L.    Gipuzkoa, DE 20009
Jul 10, 2014 Used to monitor light exposure of tagged assets, The SHADOW is compatible with EPC C1G2 readers and features LPRS N5AC501085 Light Dependent Resistor. Ambient light detector tag has 96 bits EPC number, 32-bit TID, and password-protected Kill command. Built in PCB format and available in various antenna designs and sizes, fully passive tag supports up to 1.5 m communication range and -22 to +185°F operation, and can be embedded in diverse materials and encapsulated in IP67 or IP68 casing.

Lighting Control Sensors help building operators conserve energy.

Lighting Control Sensors help building operators conserve energy.

Hubbell Lighting Div.    Greenville, SC 29607
Jul 09, 2014 Intended for interior applications, LightHAWK2™ wall switch vacancy and occupancy sensors are available with Passive Infrared (PIR), Ultrasonic (US), and Dual Technology (US and PIR) motion sensor technologies. Other versions include LightHAWK2™ Dimming PIR Sensors, featuring 0–10 V dimming; LightHAWK2™ Night Light PIR Sensor, which combines PIR technology with night-light; and LightHAWK2™ Low Voltage Sensor, which works with power pack or as part of lighting control system.

Photoelectric Sensors feature Ecolab approval.

Photoelectric Sensors feature Ecolab approval.

Balluff, Inc.    Florence, KY 41042-0937
Jul 07, 2014 Measuring 31.5 x 19.5 x 10.8 mm, BOS 6K Series includes diffuse sensors, through-beam sensors, reflection light sensors with and without background suppression, and analog distance sensors, each configurable for light/dark switching. All feature plastic housing with abrasion-resistant laser inscription. Offering IP67 and IP69K protection, lens surface of PMMA, and Ecolab approval, series is suited for use in food industry. All variants feature teach buttons with tactile feedback.

Microspectrometer Detector incorporates ASIC and EEPROM.

Microspectrometer Detector incorporates ASIC and EEPROM.

InfraTec GmbH    Dresden 01217  Germany
Jun 20, 2014 With integrated tunable Fabry-Pérot (FP) filter, LFP-3144C-337 features closed loop control, as driven by integrated ASIC and EEPROM, that improves center wavelength stability under influence of changing gravity; CWL is ±2 nm. Continuous capacitance measurements allow compensation for influence of gravity, low frequency vibrations, and temperature shifts. Detector covers tuning range of 3.1–4.4 µm, and EEPROM contains all calibration data for detector operation.

Spectral Color Measurement System works on difficult surfaces.

Spectral Color Measurement System works on difficult surfaces.

Micro-Epsilon UK Ltd    Cheshire   United Kingdom
Jun 20, 2014 Equipped with ACS2 circular sensor, colorCONTROL ACS7000 performs inline color measurements via choice of 3 modes – color recognition, color measurement with trend analysis, and spectral comparison – on structured, reflective, and shiny metallic surfaces. Sensor provides exact measurement results independently of working direction and surface type; measurement geometry is 45° circular/0°, and resolution is ΔE<0.08. Measurement frequency of 2,000 Hz suits high-volume production applications.

Proximity/Ambient Light Optical Sensor is AEC-Q101 qualified.

Proximity/Ambient Light Optical Sensor is AEC-Q101 qualified.

Vishay    Malvern, PA 19355
Jun 18, 2014 Operating up to +105°C, VCNL4020X01 combines IR emitter, photo-pin-diode for proximity, ambient light detector, signal processing IC, and 16-bit ADC in 4.8 x 2.3 x 0.8 mm LLP. Fully integrated 3-in-1 sensor, able to function at any depth or air gap below glass window, has interrupt function, supports I²C bus communication interface, and is compatible with lead Pb-free soldering. Programmable LED drive current from 10–200 mA in 10 mA steps allows detection distances up to 200 mm.

Image Sensor delivers 1080p HD video to front-facing cameras.

Image Sensor delivers 1080p HD video to front-facing cameras.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc.    Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Jun 10, 2014 Built on 1.4 micron backside illuminated pixel, PureCel™ OV2740 consumes 90 mW when recording 1080p HD video at 60 fps, and offers front-facing camera solution for smartphones, tablets, notebooks, and Ultrabooks. Device uses staggered high dynamic range to minimize motion artifacts to capture crisp, clear video in difficult lighting conditions. Measuring 5 x 5 x 3 mm, sensor features light-sensing mode and ultra-low power mode, enabling features such as motion detection and gesture control.

IR Vision Sensors are less prone to environmental influence.

IR Vision Sensors are less prone to environmental influence.

Multipix Imaging Ltd.    Bedford Road   United Kingdom
Jun 04, 2014 Datalogic DataVS2 IR models have embedded LED illuminator with IR emission and ambient light filter that can cut off most light coming from surroundings. These features reduce influence of environmental factors, promoting sensor reliability when dealing with extended operating distances and Fields Of View. Also included, 1.5 software release adds such functionalities to GUI configuration software as QR-Code reading, Chinese language support, sensor setting backup, and inspection downloads.

Photoelectric Sensor measures distance over wide areas.

Photoelectric Sensor measures distance over wide areas.

Pepperl+Fuchs    Twinsburg, OH 44087
May 29, 2014 Offering precise distance measurement, regardless of surface texture, Multi-Beam LED Scanner R2100 combines Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT) with Ultra-IR LEDs and Multi-Beam Scan. This provides 2D measurement over entire area for precise distance measurement and detection of irregular surfaces. Ultra-IR LEDs feature 8 m operating range, without requiring reflector, and PRT sensors emit pulses of high-intensity light up to 250,000 times/sec.

Fiber Optic Testers accelerate inspection/certification/diagnosis.

Fiber Optic Testers accelerate inspection/certification/diagnosis.

Fluke Networks    Camarillo, CA 93010
May 20, 2014 Delivering pass/fail certification per IEC 61300-3-35 standard in 2 sec or less, FI-7000 incorporates analysis software to highlight detected damage/defects. Singlemode MultiFiber Pro automatically detects singlemode (1310 or 1550 nm) and multimode (850 nm) wavelengths and accelerates accurate certification of MPO cabling via 20 sec test time. SmartLoop OTDR tests 2 separate fiber links in one test, eliminating need to travel to far end of connection to perform tests and reducing testing time.

Image Sensor and Processor target automotive applications.

Image Sensor and Processor target automotive applications.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc.    Sunnyvale, CA 94089
May 20, 2014 Built on OmniBSI™ backside illumination technology, OV10640 Image Sensor captures detailed, full-resolution 1.3 MP images and video at 60 fps. Sensor features HDR implementation and processing technology to minimize motion artifacts, resulting in clear scene reproduction with up to 120 dB dynamic range with RAW output. OV490 Companion Processor enables simultaneous output of fully processed YUV or RGB data for display-based applications and RAW data for machine-vision downstream processing.

Image Sensor offers 5 MP resolution for mobile devices.

Image Sensor offers 5 MP resolution for mobile devices.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc.    Sunnyvale, CA 94089
May 15, 2014 Measuring 6 x 6 x 3.5 mm with 1/5 in. optical format, OV5670 1.12-micron PureCel™ Image Sensor is suited for both front- and rear-facing camera applications in smartphones and tablets. Device can capture full resolution 5-megapixel (2592 x 1944) images at 30 fps, quad HD video at 30 fps, cropped 1080p HD at 60 fps, or 720p HD at 60 fps. When recording 720p HD video with binning, sensor achieves sensitivity and signal-to-noise ratio comparable to 1.75-micron pixel-based sensors.

Proximity and Illuminance Sensor controls smartphone screens.

Proximity and Illuminance Sensor controls smartphone screens.

Murata Power Solutions    Mansfield, MA 02048-1151
May 15, 2014 Measuring 3.05 x 2.10 x 1.10 mm, Model LT-1PA01 integrates optical proximity sensor and illuminance sensor. Proximity sensor uses photoreceptor to measure distance to object based on amount of returned light, while another photoreceptor is used to detect amount of ambient brightness. Consuming just 80 µA during proximity sensing, surface mounted device features illuminance sensing angle of ±45° at 50% and sensing distance up to 70 mm with gray card.

VNIR-SWIR Sensor covers 400-2,500 spectral range.

VNIR-SWIR Sensor covers 400-2,500 spectral range.

Headwall Photonics, Inc.    Fitchburg, MI 01420
May 14, 2014 Designed for remote sensing applications such as environmental monitoring and mineral exploration, Hyperspec® VNIR-SWIR Sensor achieves precise, high-resolution imaging through co-registered pixels utilizing single fore-optic input for optimized spectral fidelity across entire spectral range. Unit features diffractive optics, eliminating image aberrations such as keystone, smile, or stray light and thermal variation. Measuring 15 x 15 x 8 in., sensor weighs less than 30 lb.

OEM Camera provides optimized spectroscopy in NIR.

Andor Technology Ltd.    South Windsor, CT 06074
May 13, 2014 Featuring Low Dark Current-Deep Depletion technology, iVac 316 NIR Spectroscopy Detector offers combination of high sensitivity in NIR region, high resolution of 15 µm pixels, and up to 95% quantum efficiency. Unit incorporates fringe suppression technology for ultra-low optical etaloning. Thermo-Electric cooling down to -60°C ensures that, by simultaneously minimizing dark current and maximizing NIR photon collection, best signal-to-noise can always be achieved for wide range of applications.

Digital Light Sensors offer WDR of 0.01-64,000 lux.

Future Electronics    Montreal H9R 5C7  Canada
Apr 29, 2014 Consisting of integrated ambient and infrared light-to-digital converter with I2C interface, Intersil's ISL29035 Series features self-calibrated photodiode array that emulates human eye response with optimized IR rejection. On-chip ADC is capable of rejecting 50 Hz and 60 Hz flicker caused by artificial light sources. With lux range select feature, user can program display brightness to suit various ambient light conditions, such as dark, normal, and bright light.




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