Vision Systems

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment

Dimmable LED Light Bulb simplifies Z-wave lighting control.

February 9, 2015

After it is screwed into any normal light bulb socket, Z-LB60Z-1 Z-Wave LED Light Bulb enables wireless control and dimming of lights in SOHO environments via Virtual Keypad™ App run on smart phones or tablets. Bulb consumes 9 W, is dimmable to 100 levels, and offers 22+ year estimated lifespan with average usage of 3 hr/day. Product helps companies increase RMR and introduce customers to Smart Home functionality without adding appliance modules or special light switches. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SWIR Line Scan Camera supports medical diagnosis.

February 6, 2015

Designed for spectral-domain optical coherence tomography applications, 2k pixel Model GL2048R enables entire front of eye — from top of cornea through to bottom of lens — to be imaged. Speed of camera minimizes motion blur while capturing retina's full field of view. Phase stability enables SD-OCT systems to measure and map faster blood flows that occur in larger vessels of choroid. With camera, OCT systems can also measure corneal thickness, scar tissue, and lens dimensions. Read More

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

Camera Recording Systems help maximize driver safety.

February 4, 2015

With on-board video and remote monitoring capabilities, MDVR Camera Recording Systems provide constant audio video stream of activity going on around vehicle. Systems support H.264 true high definition and run on Linux open source platform. MDVR-1 supports DVR and GPS capabilities, allowing device to track location and video of vehicle after event occurred. MDVR-2 adds in Wi-Fi capabilities for download of footage, while MDVR-3 adds support for 3G cellular data networks. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Microscopy System offers expanded options and accessories.

February 3, 2015

Offering choice of 6 different sub lenses with magnifications of .35X, .5X, .75X, 1X, 1.5X, and 2X, Micro-Video Zoom Objective is suited for industrial robots, machine vision, quality control, and electronics fabrication. Video Adapters expand range of magnifications from low of .17X to high of 18X, while 2X C-Mount Adapter delivers up to 748X enlargement. To shorten overall length between camera and work piece, Right Angle Optical Beam Bender is available. Read More

Vision Systems

Plano Convex Lenses suit precision laser, metrology applications.

February 3, 2015

Suited for applications requiring minimal wavefront distortion, TECHSPEC® λ/20 PCX Lenses have precision fused silica substrate, λ/20 surface accuracy, and 20-10 surface quality. RoHS-compliant lenses also offer wavelength range of 0.2–2.2 µm and clear aperture of 24. Full data package is available featuring interferogram and measured results for diameter, radius, center thickness, and centration. Uncoated, 25 mm dia lenses come in focal lengths of 50, 75, 100, and 150 mm. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Display & Presentation Equipment

LED Bulb supports remote color and brightness adjustment.

January 30, 2015

AURA RGB interior lighting bulb displays over 16 million colors, and up to 64 bulbs can be configured via Bluetooth 4.0 Mesh technology using downloadable app. Those in SOHO environments can choose color and adjust warmth and brightness to meet tastes/requirements. Each bulb contains Bluetooth 4.0 Mesh wireless transmitter, and individual bulbs can be connected up to 30 m from each other to form network of bulbs linked in line almost as long as 2,000 m. Read More

Software, Vision Systems

Machine Vision Software works on Android-based devices.

January 30, 2015

Run on such portable devices as tablets, phablets, and smartphones that use Android OS, HALCON Embedded for Android targets companies that develop professional imaging applications based on Android platform. Solution offers mobile OCR, IDE, and flexible architecture that facilitates accelerated development of machine vision, medical imaging, and image analysis applications. Software also supports multi-core platforms and special instructions sets, such as AVX2, as well as GPU acceleration. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Smart Cameras utilize quad-core processor.

January 27, 2015

Based on Freescale quad-core processor that provides 4 x 1 GHz computing power, VC F Series is designed for intelligent transportation systems, quality inspection, and production control. Cameras feature 1 or 2 remote 1/1.8 in. CMOS sensors connected by 30 mm or 80 mm cable. Depending on model, sensors provide 1,280 x 1,024 or 1,600 x 1,200 pixel resolution. Additional features include VC Linux operating system, 1 Gb Ethernet interface, 2 USB interfaces, and HDMI output. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Precision Molded IR Lenses are used in SWIR to LWIR range.

January 26, 2015

Manufactured from chalcogenide glasses, Precision Molded Infrared Optics offer transparency from SWIR to LWIR with optimized thermo-optic properties. Centered and antireflective coated lenses are available as well as single- and double-sided aspherical lenses, up to 30 mm in size. Diffractive optical elements pressed directly onto lens surface helps achieve necessary color correction and athermalization. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics, Robotics

DSLM Camera combines selfie functions and professional features.

January 26, 2015

Incorporating 16.00 MP Digital Live MOS Sensor and Venus Engine, DMC-GF7 Wi-Fi®-enabled Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera provides ISO to 25,600 and Contrast AF System that exchanges digital signal between camera and lens at 240 fps max. Rear monitor, which consists of 3.0 in. 1,040K-dot touchscreen LCD, tilts up to ~180° and automatically puts camera into Self Shot Mode. Users can also capture full HD 1920 x 1080, 60p video recording in AVCHD progressive and MP4 with stereo sound. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thermal Imaging Cameras feature weatherproof enclosure.

January 22, 2015

Housed in ruggedized, flame-retardant ABS plastic, FLIR AX5 Weatherproof Series is suited for monitoring assembly lines, automated machinery, and electrical equipment in extreme environments. Compact IP thermography cameras are GigE Vision™ and GenICam™ compliant and can record radiometric data using FLIR Tool Plus software. Units feature 30 and 60 Hz options, weatherproof RJ45 Ethernet connector, and Power over Ethernet injector. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Automatic ID, Vision Systems, Software

Access Control Software offers streamlined deployment.

January 22, 2015

Supporting variety of third-party devices, System Galaxy v10.4 offers integration with ASSA wi-fi locks, inclusion of DSI-based RS485 input module, and log distributor to support SSL SMTP mail servers such as Gmail. Users can record ID editing separated from common ID fields and email invalid attempts in log distributor only after X number of times within specified time frame. Supplied with System Galaxy v.10.4 embedded, pre-configured network appliance minimizes installation time. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

IP Cameras and NVR target entrance applications.

January 22, 2015

Able to monitor entrances with challenging lighting 24/7, IP Camera models include varifocal bullet, varifocal vandal dome, and fixed lens dome versions that offer full 1080p HD resolution at up to 60 ips, true WDR (120 dB), corridor mode, and IR illumination. Triple streaming and built-in PoE are also standard. Also available, XNR44P PoE-capable NVR automatically discovers and displays cameras. Ability to set camera video streams from NVR's menus negates need of laptop for commissioning. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Acoustic Micro Imaging System inspects IGBT modules.

January 21, 2015

Featuring fully automated design, C-SAM® Model DF2400Z images and analyzes voids and other structural defects of power IGBT modules. Inverted transducer, placed beneath module, prevents water from reaching module circuitry. Once recipe for scanning has been defined, factory automation interface controls operation with no need for human attention. Because imaging is typically carried out before encapsulation, acoustic images reveal what type of rework is needed on rejects. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Digital Binoculars penetrate fog, smoke, and darkness.

January 21, 2015

Upon pushbutton actuation, RICOH NV-10A can penetrate fog, smoke, rain, and sand to deliver clear image. PENTAX Atmospheric Interference Reduction (PAIR) technology reintroduces color that would otherwise be obscured, stabilization further improves image clarity, and IR technology illuminates night scenes. Able to capture still and video images, water-resistant and dustproof binoculars combine PENTAX optics and Ricoh image processing. GPS location and digital compass are included. Read More

Vision Systems

CMOS 20 MP Cameras offer CoaXPress, USB3 Vision options.

January 20, 2015

Spark Series SP-20000 includes 4 models (2 monochrome, 2 color) that offer choice of dual-channel CoaXPress interface at 30 fps or single USB3 Vision interface at 16 fps. All cameras incorporate CMOSIS CMV20000 imager, which offers full frame resolution of 5120 x 3840 pixels, and leverage 8-transistor (8T) pixel architecture to implement true correlated double sampling for optimal image quality. Features also include 1:50000 parasitic light sensitivity ratio and in-camera correction routines. Read More

Vision Systems, Software

CAM Software enhances 5-axis and high-speed machining.

January 20, 2015

While fostering usability via customization, PowerMILL 2015 R2 verifies project for machine-tool issues and generates detailed list of discovered problems. Automatic collision checking of area-clearance toolpaths takes into account any remaining stock on model, and all tool-holder collision checking for area clearance takes place during toolpath calculation. Other features include machine-tool movement simulation during tool changes and drilling calculations referencing stock model. Read More

Vision Systems, Robotics, Optics & Photonics

Ultra Low-light PTZ Network Camera enhances surveillance options.

January 20, 2015

Capturing full color images down to 0.002 lux and B/W to 0.0002 lux, DS-2DF8223I-AEL Darkfighter employs 2 MP, 1/1.9 in. progressive scan CMOS image sensor; ultra-low-light MP lens; EIS; and smart detection technologies. Camera can stream full HD 1920 x 1080 video at full frame rate, offers IR distance of up to 200 m, and features 120 dB WDR as well as 3D Digital Noise Reduction technology. Optical 23x zoom lens can rotate endlessly through full 360° and tilt from -20° to 90°. Read More

Vision Systems

Broadband IR Laser Mirrors exhibit high damage thresholds.

January 15, 2015

Available in 25 and 50 mm dia sizes, RoHS-compliant Broadband IR Laser Mirrors feature copper substrate. Resulting laser damage threshold is 50 kW/cm² (typ), and substrate also dissipates excess laser-generated heat to promote mechanical stability. Suited for demanding IR laser applications, such as those using quantum cascade or CO2 lasers, mirrors feature greater than 98% reflectivity from 2–20 µm with surface accuracy of 1/20λ at 10.6 µm and Clear Aperture (CA) of 90%. Read More

Vision Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Camera Registration System ensures precise operation.

January 15, 2015

Available for any Kern laser system, optional k-vision package consists of fully integrated hardware and software solution that allows cutting of printed materials. Nozzle-mounted camera automatically measures dimensions between registration marks on printed materials. Afterwards, measurements and registration marks of original cutting file are used to compensate for distortion and rotation. Entire camera system can be removed and stored in protective box when not in use. Read More