Vision Systems

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Thermal Imagers suit predictive maintenance applications.

July 31, 2015

Able to perform temperature measurements up to 650°C and 1,200°C, respectively, Models U5856A and U5857A are suited for petrochemical and steel processing, electrical and mechanical applications, building maintenance, and electronics applications. TrueIR thermal imagers include 4 times in-camera fine resolution of 320 x 240 pixels from 160 x 120 pixel detector. Providing 0.07°C thermal sensitivity, U5850 Series offers image logging and temperature trending capabilities. Read More

Vision Systems

High-Speed Camera delivers optimal light sensitivity.

July 29, 2015

Qualified using ISO 12232 Ssat standard, FASTCAM Mini AX50 provides full 1,024 x 1,024 pixel resolution at up to 2,000 fps with ISO 40,000 monochrome and 16,000 color light sensitivity. Other features include 4, 8, and 16 GB memory options and Gigabit Ethernet interface. Latter facilitates viewing and analyzing slow motion video data from desktop or laptop PC. Measuring 4.7 x 4.7 x 3.7 in., this 3.5 lb camera suits high-speed imaging tasks in industrial, military, and laboratory settings. Read More

Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Imaging Cameras offer 0.04 K thermal sensitivity (NETD).

July 28, 2015

Surveyor Series includes PSC-450-G7 for glass industry, PSC-764-1M for metal industry, and miniature PSC-640. Weighing 320 g, latter has video graphics array resolution, 640 x 480 pixels optical resolution, and 7.5–13 μm spectral range. Model PSC-450-G7 delivers 382 x 288 pixels optical resolution and 7.9 μm spectral range, while PSC-764-1M offers 0.92 – 1.1 μm spectral range and optical resolutions of 764 x 480 pixels @ 32 Hz, 382 x 288 pixels @ 80 Hz, and 72 x 56 pixels @ 1,000 Hz. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Camera Lenses target sports and entertainment applications.

July 27, 2015

Part of 4K Ultra HD Series, UA22x8 Portable Zoom Lens and UA80X9 Field Lens feature 2/3 in. design and 16-bit encoder. Model UA22x8, offering 22x zoom ratio and focal length from 8 mm in wide angle to 176 mm in telephoto, is suitable for live sports, program production, and news reporting. With 80x zoom and optical image stabilization, UA80x9 is suited for coverage of large-scale live events, such as concerts and sports. Lens covers focal lengths from 9 mm in wide angle to 720 mm in telephoto. Read More

Vision Systems

Color Camera supports industrial and life science microscopy.

July 24, 2015

Equipped with 5 MP CCD sensor, Leica DMC4500 provides SXGA resolution of 1,280 x 960 pixels, suitable for advanced analysis and documentation. USB 3.0 interface allows connection with desktop and laptop computers, while live image speed up to 18 fps enables users to quickly position and focus sample directly on computer screen. In addition to pathology and pharmaceutical testing, camera is suited for quality control and failure analysis. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

IR Emitting Diodes come in SMD top-view package.

July 22, 2015

Based on GaAIAs surface emitter chip technology, 850 nm VSMY12850 and 940 nm VSMY12940 offer radiant intensity to 16 mW/sr at 70 mA driving current, switching time of 10 ns, and forward voltage of 1.6 V. SurfLight™ devices are housed in 3.2 x 1.6 x 1.1 mm clear PCB-based packages with inner lenses for surface mounting. Suitable for high pulse current operation to 1 A at 100 µs, RoHS-compliant devices feature ±40° angle of half intensity and operating temperature of -40 to +85°C. Read More

Vision Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Optics & Photonics

Thermography Camera features F1.0 lenses for max sensitivity.

July 21, 2015

Featuring uncooled 384 x 288 sensor with 25 µm pixels, and radiometric calibration from -20 to +650°C over 2 imaging ranges, Cox CX320 is suited for machine vision, process monitoring, and benchtop R&D applications. LWIR camera system has Ethernet data out, and comes complete with thermography analysis package for Windows XP/7/8 machines. Offering variety of focal lengths from 8–100 mm, system provides on-screen display of temperature data points output on NTSC/PAL analog video signal. Read More

Vision Systems, Materials & Material Processing

UAV Optics target small drones and tiny flying robots.

July 17, 2015

Available with A/R coatings for visibility to 10.6 microns, UAV Optics feature round sapphire lenses from 0.25 in. up and partial spheres as small as 0.12 in. with varying focal lengths. Also offered in zinc selenide from 0.25 in. up, UAV Optics can incorporate stepped edges and other special characteristics for mounting such as slots or wedges. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave per inch in visible with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig. Read More

Vision Systems, Services

Handheld Ultrasound Systems offer lifecycle support services.

July 16, 2015

SONIMAGE P3 and portable SONIMAGE HS1 are available with Blue Moon Lifecycle Solutions that help minimize downtime, maximize productivity, and eliminate risk throughout lifetime. Differing in such value-added services as software upgrades, end user education, disaster response protection, and probe protection, available plans – Blue Moon Elite, Blue Moon Select, and Blue Moon Basic – balance uptime and productivity requirements against individual risk tolerance and budgets. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Backup Sensor Systems make roads safer for drivers, pedestrians.

July 15, 2015

Forward facing RVS-116 employs 4 waterproof and weather resistant sensors that mount to front bumper and feed information to module on vehicle dashboard to alert driver when getting too near unseen objects close to ground. Blind spot sensor system, RVS-BES02, uses sensors installed on both sides of vehicle to alert driver to difficult-to-see objects in vehicle's blind spot. Sensors feed information directly to visual alert box installed on A pillar of vehicle. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

LED U-Bend Lamp replaces fluorescent tubes.

July 13, 2015

Suitable for use in totally enclosed, bi-pin socketed luminaires, such as 2 x 2 ft T8 U-bend fluorescent fixtures, 16 Watt DirectFit U-bend Lamp plugs into existing ballast without any re-wiring. Lamp features compact light engine that delivers 1,800 lm using extra wide, 320° beam angle. Integral driver is stored within tube’s cap to optimize thermal performance and eliminate dark spots. Offered in color temperatures of 3,500 K, 4,000 K, and 5,000 K, lamp delivers CRI of 85-plus. Read More

Automatic ID, Vision Systems

MES Software offers barcode scanning solution.

July 10, 2015

With InstantGMP MES v2.051, customers can use barcode scanning capabilities to facilitate material handling. User can scan badge to sign off on materials, Master Production Records, Batch Production Records, and other production tasks. Software also includes ability to hide manufacturing records not in use and added option for customers to include their own logos on InstantGMP screens. Additional features include mechanisms for adding attachments and redesign of export functionalities. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

Infrared LED enables iris scanning to unlock smartphones.

July 10, 2015

Measuring only 2.4 mm high, Oslux SFH 4780S achieves typical radiant intensity of 2,900 mW/steradian. Device has wavelength of 810 nm, enabling iris scanner in smartphones to identify iris patterns for all eye colors, including brown, blue, green, and gray. Light source is also extremely efficient, minimizing drain on mobile device batteries. Read More

Vision Systems

V-Coated Aspheric Lenses provide less than 0.25% reflection.

July 10, 2015

Beginning as TECHSPEC PCX Lenses, TECHSPEC Best Form Aspheric Lenses are polished into aspheric form using state-of-the-art QED MRF Q22-Y Aspheric Polisher. Units produce diffraction-limited spot sizes at design wavelength — suited for focusing or collimating applications. Available in 12 different 25 mm diameter models, lenses offer focal lengths of 25, 50, 75, and 100 mm with focal length specification wavelengths of 532, 633, and 1,064 nm. Read More

Vision Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Combination Radar/Camera Systems enhance vehicle safety.

July 6, 2015

Passenger car and commercial vehicle radar and camera fusion systems help vehicle manufacturers meet regulatory requirements for safety systems. Fusing data from camera and radar every 30–40 msec helps confirm when situation warrants action from on-board systems, such as rapid braking via electronic stability control system for Automatic Emergency Braking. Radar suits range and relative speed measurement, while cameras suit lateral measurements and accurate object recognition. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Video Camera increases vehicle/driving safety.

July 6, 2015

Available for compact C and D segment sedan and crossover vehicles in Europe, North America, and Asia, S-Cam 3 is optimized for processing power. It offers such functions as traffic light detection, large animal and general object detection, and automatic emergency braking for pedestrians at night. Fostering mass market integration of active safety technology, this camera carries ASIL-B rating. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems, Optics & Photonics

Industrial Videoscope delivers high quality still images, video.

July 2, 2015

Series C enables remote visual inspections of manufactured parts, structures, or areas that have limited direct visual access. While insertion tube maneuverability is enabled via flexible distal tip and spring neck design, combination of 8 brightness settings, glare reduction, high-intensity LED, and light-sensitive CCD camera chip technologies enables capture of images with desired brightness. Thumb-driven joystick controls 360° articulation of distal tip and up to 120° angulation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

X-Ray Generators suit medical radiography applications.

June 30, 2015

Featuring 450 kHz maximum output frequency, Z Series X-Ray Generators offer various options, including dual speed starter, dual filament drive, and variety of control console choices. Units are available from 32–65 kW peak power with 40–150 kV output voltage, and up to 5 different manual and AEC operating modes. Measuring 595 x 410 x 475 mm, generators have flexible interface that facilitates integration, installation, calibration, and service. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean

LED Lamps feature 3-part optic for halogen look.

June 29, 2015

Comprising PAR38, PAR30, and PAR20 lamp types in spot, narrow flood, and flood beam angles, PAR REFINE Series utilizes 3-part REFINE optic, which combines reflector, focus lens, and shaping lens. Precision cut, flat-faced optic gives lamp traditional halogen look with little to no wasted light outside of beam angle. Dimmable and enclosed fixture-rated, each lamp lasts 40,000 hours and has typical CRI 90, R9 50, and R13 90 values. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Omnidirectional LED A-Lamp features classic form factor.

June 26, 2015

Consuming 9 W of power, ENERGY STAR-qualified LED Omnidirectional A19 Lamp replaces 60 W incandescent bulb with more than 85% energy savings throughout 25,000-hr lifetime. Bulb produces 800 lm and radiates even illumination in all directions using 300° beam angle. Available in 2,700 K and 3,000 K correlated color temperatures, lamp offers dimming down to 10% on triac-based and other phase-cut dimmers. Bulb is suited for pendants and wall sconces as well as table and floor lamps. Read More