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


Optical Sensors







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Infrared Pyrometers offer built-in laser sighting.

Infrared Pyrometers offer built-in laser sighting.

Calex Electronics Limited    Bedfordshire LU7 4TN  United Kingdom
Sep 24, 2014 Featuring temperature range of -25 to 2,000°C, PyroSight E Series has 2-wire 4–20 mA output and adjustable emissivity setting via 2 rotary switches. Models with 0.9 µm wavelength allow reflective metals to be measured accurately, while 1.6 µm models allow metals to be measured accurately at temperatures as low as 300°C. In addition, 5.1 µm models are suited for measuring glass surface temperatures, and 8–14 µm models enable general-purpose measurements of paper, plastics, rubber, and tarmac.

Vision/Barcode Sensors increase speed via resolution options.

Banner Engineering Corp.    Minneapolis, MN 55441
Sep 17, 2014 Offering multiple tools, vision and barcode sensors of iVu Plus Gen2 series include integral and remote screen models for inspection, machine vision, and QC applications. Vision sensors include full resolution option to detect small features as well as capability to use multiple sensor tools in same inspection. Bar code readers validate 12, 1D and 2D barcode formats to support traceability in all industries and offer coarse mode resolution setting that can accelerate read rates.

CCD Image Sensor offers 115 dB of smear rejection.

ON Semiconductor, LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85008
Sep 17, 2014 Part of TRUESENSE® Interline Transfer CCD Family, KAI-08670 Image Sensor features 8.6 megapixel, APS-H optical format intended for industrial imaging applications. Unit provides 7.4 µm pixel sensitivity, electronic shutter, and dynamic range of 70 dB, extendable to 82 dB in binned pixel operation. KAI-08670 is available in monochrome, Bayer Color, and TRUESENSE Sparse Color Filter Pattern configurations, providing full range of color and sensitivity options.

Image Sensor brings VGA video to consumer applications.

Image Sensor brings VGA video to consumer applications.

OmniVision Technologies, Inc.    Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Aug 28, 2014 Built on 3 micron OmniPixel3-HS™ technology, OV7676 1/7.5 in. SoC VGA Sensor suits range of applications, including mobile phones, tablets, wearables, notebooks, and IP network cameras. Sensor supports video-in-video functionality when used as front-facing camera solution, allowing users to simultaneously record video feeds from both front- and rear-facing cameras. Supplied in 2.73 x 2.47 mm chip-scale package, sensor also supports SPI and DVP interface customization.

Positioning Sensor is optimized for performance and reliability.

Positioning Sensor is optimized for performance and reliability.

MicroE Systems    Bedford, MA 01730
Aug 27, 2014 Along with proprietary optical design, Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS™) Series has built-in interpolation and AGC. Sensor can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with MicroE cut-to-length linear tape, linear glass, and rotary glass scales. Cyclical error up to ±25 nm enables positioning accuracy up to ±3 µm/m and smooth velocity control. Linear resolutions of 1, 0.5, 0.1, and 50 µm are available, and rotary resolutions range from 163k CPR to 3.3M CPR.

LED Seed Sensor accurately counts all seed sizes and types.

Dickey-John Corp.    Auburn, IL 62615
Aug 27, 2014 Designed to count seeding population during planting, Hy Rate Plus™ LED Seed Sensor ensures that row units are working properly and seeds are being placed for optimum yield potential. Closely spaced LEDs virtually eliminate dead zones in seed tube. As seeds pass through light field in sensing tube, proprietary software algorithm learns what seed type is being planted and adjusts detection sensitivity accordingly. Sensor also automatically adjusts detection sensitivity in dusty conditions.

Digital Fiber Optic Current Sensor has free standing design.

ABB Ltd.    Zurich CH-8050  Switzerland
Aug 26, 2014 Suited for current measurement applications in 245–800 kV substations, FOCS-FS has digital interface capability that fosters deployment in digital substations and facilitates adaptability to future substation automation needs. Sensor complies with IEC 61850 open systems communication protocol, facilitates development of digital substations, and enables smart grids. Free of magnetic saturation, sensor can capture fast transient currents, short circuit currents, and AC with DC-offset.

PRT-Enabled 2D Laser Scanner delivers 360° distance measurement.

PRT-Enabled 2D Laser Scanner delivers 360° distance measurement.

Pepperl+Fuchs    Twinsburg, OH 44087
Aug 21, 2014 Able to detect objects at distances up to 33 ft and/or reflectors to 197 ft, R2000 UHD features Pulse Ranging Technology (PRT), rotating head, gapless 360° measuring angle, and interactive, wrap-around LED display. Latter is capable of delivering text-based and graphical information, while 50 Hz scan rate (3,000 rpm) enables detection of protrusions or obstacles over large area and at high speeds. Ethernet interface, included, enables transmission of data at speeds up to 100 Mbps.

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.




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