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Test & Measuring Instruments

Future Electronics and Microsemi Introduce the Lowest Cost Board on the Market Using Microsemi's Latest FPGAs

August 29, 2016

Montreal, QC and Aliso Viejo, California - Future Electronics and Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) announced the Future-designed Creative Development Board, featuring Microsemi’s IGLOO™2 field programmable gate array (FPGA) or SmartFusion™2 system-on-a-chip (SoC) FPGA and Microsemi’s LX series power devices. The Future - Microsemi Creative Development Board boasts a 25k logic element... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cherney Microbiological Services Teams with Mocon to Assist Food Processors in Identifying Spoilage Causes

August 19, 2016

Minneapolis – With many food companies having limited personnel and technology resources to determine exactly why they are having product spoilage issues, Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. has teamed with MOCON, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOCO) to help provide answers. “The best way to rapidly identify the cause of shelf life issues is to fuse the latest in measurement capability with rich,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cobham & TRX Systems Launch Integrated LMR Testing Solution

August 11, 2016

Integrated solution to be showcased at APCO International Conference and Expo, August 15 and 16, 2016 at the Orange County Convention Center (Cobham Booth #1618 and TRX Booth #1507) ORLANDO, Florida — Cobham and TRX Systems announce that the Cobham 3550R and the 8800 Series Radio Test Sets are now fully integrated with the TRX NEON® Signal Mapper application in an automated solution that... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Coordinate Measuring Machines utilize white light sensors.

August 9, 2016

With ZEISS DotScan Chromatic White Light Sensors mounted on articulating RDS measurement head, ZEISS ACCURA multi-sensor CMMs can scan complex parts from all sides in one measuring run. Systems can perform dimensional measurement of freeform surfaces on sensitive, soft, or low-contrast materials. Available in measuring ranges of 10, 3, and 1 mm with max measuring angle of ±30°, sensors can be automatically exchanged with other ZEISS contact or optical sensors during CNC run. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Length Gauges increases accuracy for in-process measurement.

August 8, 2016

ACANTO 1217 and 1218, when paired with bidirectional serial interface EnDat 2.2, support in-production monitoring and thereby enable operators to detect failures before they occur. Along with built-in error monitoring, products remember last datum used and therefor eliminate need to re-master due to gauge itself. Rated to IP64 or IP67, models feature ±1 µm accuracy and 12 mm stroke and can also auto-connect and report data to any control that has implemented EnDat. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Portable Micro-Spectrometer meets LED lighting industry needs.

August 8, 2016

With handheld form factor, battery-operated XT1600 performs essential lighting measurements – lux, lumens, CRI, CCT, CRI/CQS, PPF and color – in field, production, and development processes. Flexible unit delivers laboratory-grade photometric measurement accuracy (±0.0004 xy coordinates for CIE-1931, 5-500 lux), resolution (4.2–5 nm) and repeatability (±0.04% + 1 digit). Color touchscreen as well as exportable, pre-configured reports and editable Excel spreadsheets are standard. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Microbial Detection System rapidly tests for yeast and mold.

August 5, 2016

Utilizing rapid yeast and mold test method for dairy applications, GreenLight Detection System helps minimize economic impact from spoiled product. Rapid testing capability can also serve as early warning of problems with packaging line. Test method augments capabilities in total viable count and indicator organisms for bacteria, using oxygen-depletion sensor and automated reader. GreenLight system is configured to provide quantitative on-screen data and pass/fail testing in fully automated mode. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Voice Quality Tester works with Bluetooth phones, headsets.

August 3, 2016

GL VQuad™ solution, when used with Dual UTA HD hardware, enables voice quality testing on various interfaces: 2-wire analog (FXO – simulate analog phone), 4-wire analog (TX/RX – replace wired headset), phone handset (RJ22 – replace handset at cord), PTT (Push to Talk, test Mobile Radios), and Bluetooth® (connect to and test Mobile Phones). Functionality allws voice quality analysis as well as delay measurements to be performed on Bluetooth-enabled mobile devices. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Cell Counter targets Cerebrospinal Fluid applications.

August 3, 2016

Using fluorescence, microscopy with digital image analysis principles, specific reagents, and intelligent counting algorithm, GloCyte System quantitatively determines red blood cells (RBCs) and total nucleated cells (TNCs) in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collected from adult and pediatric patients. Test requires 30 µL of sample, and disposable test cartridges eliminates potential of sample carryover. Quality control of Levey-Jennings charts and audit table are standard. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Sample Osmometer supports unattended testing.

July 29, 2016

Suited for sample-limited applications, 20-position OsmoPRO uses 20 µL sample size and freezing point depression method to deliver results in 2 minutes. Samples can be analyzed one at a time or batch processed, depending on workflow demands. Instrument can analyze complex aqueous mixtures including blood, serum, plasma, urine, cell culture media, and drug formulations. To reduce transcription errors, integrated 2-D barcode scanner provides positive sample identification. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer makes repeatable measurements.

July 22, 2016

Advanced Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer (A-LFNA) integrates with WaferPro Express software, which performs automated wafer-level measurements of semiconductor devices, to provide deep understanding of noise in devices and circuits. Facilitating noise measurements on components, individual devices, and ICs (packaged and at wafer level), system offers noise sensitivity (-183 dBV2/Hz) that lets engineers characterize devices at voltages up to 200 V and frequencies down to 0.03 Hz. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Roughness Measuring Unit features smart, mobile design.

July 20, 2016

Using smartphone-like 4.3 in. TFT touchscreen display, MarSurf® PS 10 measures 31 roughness parameters, offers list of favorite functions, and provides laboratory-level performance on shop floor. Measuring unit is intended for roughness testing in and on machine while in production. Measuring data can be saved in TXT, X3P, CSV, or PDF formats as finished measuring records with no additional software. Recharging in 1.5 hours, battery pack enables over 1,200 measurements/charge. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Leading Logic and Foundry Manufacturers Select Bruker X-Ray Metrology Tools

July 15, 2016

Small-Spot Capabilities of JVX7300LSI System Enable Development of Advanced Technology Nodes SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2016 - At SEMICON West, Bruker today announced that multiple leading logic and foundry manufacturers have selected Bruker's JVX7300LSI X-ray metrology system to support their ramp and development for 10 nanometer (nm) and 7/5 nm technology nodes. The JVX7300LSI tool is... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Spacefaring Raytheon Technology Makes Air Travel Better, Safer

July 13, 2016

Newly launched satellite payload sustains improved GPS navigation availability and accuracy CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., -- Raytheon's newest payload, a technology package that improves the availability and accuracy of Global Positioning System signals for aviation, has launched into orbit for its 12-year mission. The Raytheon-developed system is a key element of the Federal Aviation... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Development Kit supports Advanced Driver Assistance Systems.

July 8, 2016

Based on DesignCore™ Rugged Vision Platform Reference Design with Texas Instruments TDA3x Automotive Vision Processor, DesignCore™ Development Kit lets product development teams evaluate ADAS technology under realistic on-vehicle conditions. DesignCore™ RVP-TDA3x Reference Design enables synchronous acquisition of 4 HD video streams with real-time vision processing and analytics. Kit includes this module, 4 FPD-Link III camera modules, HD video display, cables, software, and calibration tools. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Creaform's New Quality Control Lineup Wins Renowned Red Dot: Best of the Best!

July 5, 2016

The HandyPROBE Next, MetraSCAN 3D and C-Track win the top category, Red Dot: Best of the Best – Product Design 2016 for their quality and breakthrough designs Lévis, Québec – Creaform, worldwide leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and engineering services, today announced that it has won the prestigious Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016. For over 60 years, Red Dot has been one... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Signal Scanning Recorder provides up to 192 TB of storage.

June 29, 2016

Available in 3U–9U 19 in. rackmount server chassis with hot-swappable HDDs, Talon® RTS 2620 RF Sentinel™ Intelligent Signal Scanning Recorder provides automated signal monitoring and detection. Unit can scan and search from 2 MHz to 6 GHz at 30 GHz/sec scan rate, and capture instantaneous RF signal bandwidths up to 40 MHz. Serving as data acquisition engine, Model 78621 Cobalt® transceiver features 200 MHz 16-bit ADC that provides 86 dB of spurious-free dynamic range and 74 dB of SNR. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Elevator Ttest Weight Carts Used in Elevator Testing and Certification

June 27, 2016

MarsMetal engineers and manufactures elevator test weight carts which are a critical component in the testing and certification of elevators by specialized elevator service and repair companies. Elevator testing to North American standards (CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5) is crucial in ensuring the safety of the elevators that we take for granted in our daily lives and use without thought or worry.... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Timing Measurement Tools aid air traffic network management.

June 22, 2016

Timing measurement tools for Next Generation Air Traffic Management (ATM) networks simulate and measure all delay requirements. MAPS™ Controller can control GL tools to perform all tests repeatedly and record results for post analysis. To perform several timing measurements, users can setup testbed with appropriate AVN elements and various GL tools at appropriate strategic interfaces. Script-based and API-driven products can be reused for various purposes during performing various test cycles. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Scanning Laser Micrometer accelerates large part inspection.

June 21, 2016

Used for contact-free inspection, single-axis TLAser1240™ measures diameter, height, or width up to 9.1 in. Multiple units may be used together for 2-axis (X/Y) inspection or 3-axis diameter and ovality measurements. Usable in such industries as metal, glass, wire and cable, and plastics and rubber extrusion, instrument makes 1,600 measurements/sec and offers repeatability of ±.00008 in. (2 sec). Separate transmitter, receiver, and rigid mounting rail allow mounting in any orientation. Read More