Vision Systems

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment, Vision Systems

Body Camera Manufacturer Posts Largest Quarter in Corporate History

Aug 10, 2016

WatchGuard Video sees 80 percent increase in body camera sales in second quarter of 2016 ALLEN, Texas, Aug. 4, 2016 - It has been a bittersweet time for WatchGuard Video, a privately-held U.S. manufacturer of law enforcement in-car and body-worn camera systems based near Dallas. Realizing an eighty percent year-over-year growth, the second quarter came to a close as the most successful quarter in... Read More

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

Symphony Orchestra Makes the Switch to LEDtronics LED Lights

Aug 10, 2016

To a professional symphony orchestra, being able to clearly read their sheet music is the only way to put on a performance worthy of a standing ovation. Sheet music poorly lit by troublesome incandescent lighting simply won’t due; especially for the best of the best. The members of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra had to deal with inefficient incandescent lights in their musician stand lights.... Read More

Vision Systems

Little Known Optex Systems, the Dominant Player in U.S. Periscope Market, Sets its Sights on International and Consumer Markets

Aug 09, 2016

RICHARDSON, TX - When it comes to U.S. defense companies, majors like $45 billion General Dynamics typically spring to mind, but there are many actors on the stage.  For instance, the U.S. periscopes and vision block market is valued between $8 million and $10 million and little-known Optex Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: OPXS) controls about 75 percent of that market.  Worldwide, Optex has... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, Vision Systems

Mail Screener incorporates presumptive identification feature.

Aug 05, 2016

Providing one-click UI that lets operator scan mail with speed and efficiency, VeroVision™ Mail Screener detects concealed narcotics sent through mail to inmates. This non-contact imaging device confirms, within seconds, presence of illicit drug and/or common cutting agent. After detection, presumptive identification presents user with potential substance(s) via interface that allows for report... Read More

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

High-Speed Camera System supports production fault-finding.

Aug 04, 2016

With PhotoCam SpeederV2, workers can view and identify production errors on integrated 7 in. LCD remote touchscreen. System is available with 1 or 2 miniature remote camera heads that are tethered to camera control unit, providing up to 2,000 fps at full pixel resolution of 512 x 512. Speed Priority Mode enables high-frame-rate, full-resolution video capture to onboard internal memory, while Time... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fujifilm Optical Devices to Showcase Variety of Lens Offerings at Upcoming Tab Show

Aug 04, 2016

Wayne, N.J., August 1, 2016 - The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America announces it presence at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Show. Taking place August 10-11 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, this year marks TAB’s 63rd annual convention and trade show. FUJIFILM Optical Devices will exhibit in Booth #72 with some of its most recently introduced lenses. “TAB... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Ascentech to Exhibit Optilia Inspection, GEN3 Systems Solutions at SMTA Ohio Expo & Tech Forum August 4th, 2016

Aug 02, 2016

Chester, Connecticut, USA – Ascentech LLC will exhibit and demonstrate new test and process optimization instruments and solutions at the upcoming SMTA Ohio Expo Tech Forum August 4th 2016 in Independence (Cleveland) Ohio.  Products will include the Optilia High Definition Camera Inspection System and GEN3 Systems Solder Saver, a solder/dross separation tool, the award-winning GENSONIC... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

JVC Demonstrates New Prohd Camera with Built-In IFB, Plus Streaming and Fiber Options at Tab 2016

Aug 01, 2016

WAYNE, NJ (July 26, 2016) - JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, will demonstrate its video-over-IP technologies, including the JVC Private MESH Video Network, and new studio fiber system at the Texas Association of Broadcasters 63rd Annual Convention Trade Show (Booth #56), which runs Aug. 10-11, 2016, at the Renaissance Austin Hotel in Austin. Texas. The company... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LWIR Zoom Lenses serve OEM, surveillance imaging applications.

Jul 29, 2016

Operating in 8–14 µm spectral range, Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses include 2 zoom range models (35–105 mm and 50–150 mm) available with diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings and one zoom range model (35–105 mm) with anti-reflective (AR) coating. All models offer optimized parfocality (focus through zoom) and provide continuous, precision athermalization. Standard M34 x 0.5 mm thread mount... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

MicroHAWK Smart Camera Platform Nominated for Inspect Award 2017

Jul 19, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature barcode imagers and machine vision smart cameras for industrial automation, announces that its MicroHAWK® smart camera platform has been shortlisted for the inspect award 2017 in the category “Automation.” The jury for the inspect award has selected the most innovative solutions nominated in three categories: Vision,... Read More

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

LED Shoebox Area Lights come in low- and high-voltage versions.

Jul 18, 2016

Available in low (12–24 Vdc) and high (277–480 Vac) input options, ETL-Listed SBX series feature IESNA Type V circular lighting pattern and can serve as replacements for HID lighting in outdoor applications. Low-profile, 24–300 W luminaires, available in 3000K, 4000K, and 5000K CCTs, produce 2,274–29,000 lm and can also replace Metal Halide/HPS fixtures of 100–1,000 W. Multiple... Read More

Vision Systems

Canadian Firm First on the Road with New Fujinon 107x UHD/4K Lens

Jul 18, 2016

Customer Demand for 4K and Long Zoom Sway Video MTL and Dazmo Camera’s Selection of Two 107x and One 22x Lenses for Mobile Truck Wayne, N.J., July 13, 2016 - Montreal-based production and rental house Video MTL and its Toronto location, Dazmo Camera, are the first to put the new FUJINON UA107x8.4 (UA107x) lens into rental rotation in North America. Just introduced at NAB last April, the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics, Services, Vision Systems

LEONI Brings Together Automation Technology, German Brew at Oktoberfest Networking Event

Jul 15, 2016

LEONI Engineering Products Services, Inc. (Lake Orion, Mich.), with global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, will celebrate the company’s heritage, its focus on automation technology, and German beer-making during an Oktoberfest-styled event on September 29, 2016. LAKE ORION, MI – LEONI Engineering Products & Services, Inc. (LEONI EPS), part of Nuremberg-based LEONI AG and one of North... Read More

Automatic ID, Vision Systems

Microscan Demonstrates Combined Auto ID and Machine Vision Platform at the AACC Clinical Lab Expo 2016

Jul 15, 2016

RENTON, WA – Microscan, the number one brand of embedded clinical barcode readers and leading innovator of machine vision solutions for the life sciences, announces that it will demonstrate MicroHAWK®, the world’s smallest enclosed imaging devices for barcode reading and machine vision for clinical instruments from Booth #1260 at the 2016 AACC Clinical Lab Expo, August 2-4 at the... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source enables efficient sanitizing.

Jul 14, 2016

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source System includes one bulb with predetermined amount of element which emits UV light when excited to high-current plasma state. This sealed-bulb, pulsed, air-core, RF-powered solution provides plasma density and temperature required to optimally excite noble gas and noble gas/Hg mixtures. High pressure and power density (1.5 MW peak, 500 kHz,... Read More

Vision Systems

Full-Frame Camera Lens features F1.4 max aperture.

Jul 13, 2016

Designed for Sony's E-mount camera system, ZEISS® Planner T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA (Model SEL50F14Z) features F1.4 maximum aperture that provides brightness and speed for dimly lit indoor shots, night scenes, and portraits. Advanced Aspherical and Extra-low Dispersion glass elements minimize spherical and chromatic aberration, while ZEISS® T* Coating minimizes flare and ghosting. Lens also... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.

Jul 11, 2016

With v1.02 firmware, GY-HM660 ProHD camcorders offer users 2 IFB channels – one for camera operator and separate feed for talent. This lets news teams communicate with studio while streaming live HD reports from field. Other features include three 12-bit CMOS image sensors and daylight-viewable, 3.5 in. LCD. For streaming reliability, these cameras offer SMPTE 2022 or Zixi FEC,... Read More

Vision Systems

Compact Industrial CMOS Cameras include 5 MP models.

Jul 11, 2016

Respectively built around Sony Pregius™ IMX250 and IMX264 CMOS imagers, GO-5100-PGE and GO-5101-PGE both come in monochrome and Bayer color models and run at 22.7 fps in full, 8-bit resolution over GigE Vision interface; 10- and 12-bit modes are selectable at reduced frame rates. Promoting lens options, 3.45 micron square pixels enable full resolution (2464 x 2056) to fit within 2/3 in.... Read More

Vision Systems

Septentrio Offers Enhanced Georeferencing Solutions for Drone Aerial Surveys

Jun 29, 2016

TORRANCE, Calif. – Septentrio is featuring its enhanced suite of drone survey tools for GIS professionals at the 2016 Esri User Conference in San Diego this week. “Aerial surveys by unmanned aircraft are increasingly becoming the technique of choice over ground-based data collection for many GIS applications,” said Neil Vancans, vice president of Septentrio Americas. “Our GNSS solutions... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

PTZ Security Cameras offer 3 LWIR field-of-view options.

Jun 28, 2016

Enclosed in hard anodized aluminum casings rated to IP67, Aeron Searcher Video Imaging Systems are intended for long-range surveillance. Aeron Searcher 60 features 15-60 mm thermal optic suitable for wide FOV, near-object detection within 1.5 km. Aeron Searcher 105 offers 3X continuous thermal zoom with 35-105 mm optic and offers human detection at 3 km, while Aeron Searcher 150 with 50-150 mm... Read More