Vision Systems

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Safety & Security Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Security Camera Sensor offers low light sensitivity, HD video.

November 2, 2015

Designed for high-performance security cameras, OV2718 leverages OmniBSI-2™ pixel architecture for optimal low-light sensitivity, high dynamic range (HDR), and 1080p HD video. This 1/3 in. HD CameraChip™ sensor, suited for mainstream security and surveillance systems, can record 1080p HD video at 30 fps in HDR mode. Use of in-pixel HDR technology enables capture of crisp, clear images... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Global Safety Light Curtains provide on/off detection.

October 30, 2015

Designed for machine guarding solutions that do not require blanking or muting capabilities, Series F3SG-RE offers finger and hand protection models with 14 mm and 30 mm resolution, respectively. Smartclick™ connectors and optical synchronization simplify set up and wiring, while DIP switches change light emission intensity to prevent interference with other sensors. Supplied in IP67-rated... Read More

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Body-Worn Camera is designed for law enforcement applications.

October 30, 2015

Managed by video management, evidence archiving, and back office administration software, ECHO captures audio and 1080p/720p/WVGA video for up to 8 ½ continuous hours (including Pre-Event mode) and offers 16 hr standby time. Software compatibility also enables agencies to deploy ECHO without implementing new processes or training. Intuitively operated unit supports automatic uploads when... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Qualcomm Announces IP Camera Reference Platform with High-end Processing, Imaging and Analytics Capabilities to Advance Security Cameras

October 30, 2015

-- Powerful 64-bit Heterogeneous Processing, Advanced Analytics and 4G LTE Redefine the IP Camera -- SHENZHEN, China - Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., unveiled the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 618 IP camera reference design and development platform. This new camera platform combines Qualcomm Technologies' leading processing,... Read More

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HD Body Camera offers unlimited evidence storage.

October 29, 2015

Enabling agencies to capture HD video evidence, Axon Body 2 utilizes Ambarella HD camera SoC and offers unlimited HD storage for monthly fee. Battery life is 12+ hr, and Pre-Event Buffer captures up to 2 min before event. Wirelessly activated by Axon Signal upon lightbar or other sensor activation, camera also offers optional mute function, in-field tagging, and evidence encryption.... Read More

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

HD Image Sensors enhance battery-powered cameras.

October 29, 2015

While OV9732 consists of traditional Bayer sensor, OV9733 is equipped with RGB-IR pixels that can replace traditional mechanical IR cut filter. Both HD CameraChip™ sensors, based on OmniPixel3-HS™ pixel technology, are suitable for security systems and wireless, battery-powered, smart-home cameras. Chief ray angle of 9° supports consumer-grade optical lens systems and reduces image... Read More

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Fort Washington Country Club Scores a Hole in One with Arecont Vision® Megapixel Technology

October 29, 2015

Los Angeles, CA  - The Fort Washington Golf and Country Club in Fresno, California, renowned for its lush fairways and perfectly manicured greens, is one of the finest private golf, dining, and entertainment venues in the San Joaquin Valley. The membership is committed to maintaining the integrity of the course's original design while implementing the changes necessary to continue to... Read More

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

Temperature Monitoring System supports wallboard production.

October 28, 2015

Featuring dustproof, Ethernet-enabled design, TIP900 Non-Contact Infrared System creates highly detailed thermal images of wallboards as they leave dryer. Analyzing these, software detects moisture and density variations and identifies any faults. Thermal images and any flaws are instantly displayed on touchscreen, allowing line operator to adjust dryer for maximum board quality. Tolerances for... Read More

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

Retrofit Screw-In LED Bulbs conserve energy in sign applications.

October 27, 2015

Rated for up to 50,000 hr operation and flash tested to 1,000,000-times on/off cycles, LED SignLight™ bulbs are UL wet-location rated and feature screw base to serve as retrofits for incandescent lamps in indoor/outdoor illuminated sign installations. Bulbs with S11 bases, offered in medium and intermediate, offer clear, frosted, or color finished and consume 1 W. Clear and frosted S14 use 1... Read More

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Compact HD Box Camera integrates professional features.

October 26, 2015

Used for surveillance, DCS-3511 Onvif-compliant IP camera features 720p (1 MP) resolution; automatic IR filter for day/night operation; 2.8–12 mm, F1.4 DC iris varifocal lens with 78° to 23° field of view; and 2-way audio with built-in microphone. PoE enables single-cable installation, while included D-ViewCam video management software supports up to 32 D-Link cameras.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Highly Sensitive CMOS Cameras capture images in varying light.

October 22, 2015

Able to capture images of even weak fluorescing substances, industrial cameras with Sony Full HD WDR Sensor IMX174 include GigE (PoE) and USB 3 versions available in monochrome and color. Respective max frame rates at full HD and VGA resolutions are 54 and 120 fps, and standard features include automatic modes, integrated High/Wide Dynamic Range, barcode SDK, multiple drivers, and software for... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

AR-Coated Cylinder Lenses focus light in one direction.

October 21, 2015

TECHSPEC® Laser Line PCX Cylinder Lenses serve applications that require light to be focused in only one direction, including light focused into slit or line scan detector. With <0.25% reflection at laser output wavelength, anti-reflective (AR) coatings for common wavelengths maximize transmission. RoHS-compliant lenses, which come in 24 models with 12.5 or 25 mm dia, feature N-BK7... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Perle Systems Grows Market Share in Smart Transportation

October 20, 2015

Perle reports 30% increase in sales as investments in Intelligent Transportation Systems ( ITS ) continues to grow. NASHVILLE, TN - One market that was not significantly impacted by the economic downturn was transportation. In fact, the long-term outlook for the transportation industry is estimated to be USD 46.72 Billion in 2015 and is projected to reach USD 138.76 Billion by 2020, growing at... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Vision Systems

Proton Therapy System enables fully rotational scanning.

October 20, 2015

Able to deliver beam and generate images from 360° around patient, ProBeam® Compact includes cyclotron, Dynamic Peak™ scanning technology for intensity-modulated proton therapy, fully rotational gantry, robotic patient positioning tools, and motion management tools. Upgradeable single-room system incorporates cone beam CT imaging for positioning patient based on anatomical images... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Palm-Sized Camera features 42.4 MP full-frame image sensor.

October 19, 2015

Based on back-illuminated 35 mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, Cyber-shot RX1R II utilizes fixed focal length ZEISS® Sonnar T* 35mm F2 Lens to ensure all images are sharp from center to corners. Sensor features 399 focal-plane phase-detection AF points that cover about 45% of image area. Based on user preference, optical variable low pass filter can be set to off, standard, or high. Built-in... Read More

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Development Kit fosters video adoption within IoT products.

October 19, 2015

With wake-up initiated by BLE or motion-detecting integrated passive IR sensor, MatrixCam™ video development kit (VDK) offers smart streaming capability. Push notification, sent to assigned portable electronic device upon wake-up, alerts user that live stream or still image should be viewed. Able to connect to cloud services, this open imaging platform for low-power video streaming... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Image Sensors come in high-resolution options.

October 19, 2015

Extending to over 25 megapixels, PYTHON 10K, PYTHON 12K, PYTHON 16K, and PYTHON 25K share common 4.5 µm pixel that leverages patented in-pixel CDS technology to enable global shutter imaging with Correlated Double Sampling. Image data is accessed through 32, 16, 8, or 4 LVDS channels, each running at 720 MHz, to enable readout speeds up to 80 fps for 25K device. Supplied in µPGA-355... Read More

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

General Dynamics Upgrades Remote Video Surveillance System for Customs and Border Protection

October 19, 2015

Upgraded system improves surveillance and response capabilities for Border Patrol agents along the southern U.S. border. FAIRFAX, Va. – General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) successfully completed the initial field deployment and test of the Remote Video Surveillance System (RVSS) upgrade for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection (CBP). This test demonstrated... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Vision Systems

Philips Introduces Advanced Imaging, Simulation and Treatment Planning Solutions at ASTRO 2015

October 19, 2015

Fully integrated approach to radiation oncology imaging and treatment planning designed to increase efficiency, consistency and accuracy in the treatment of cancer ANDOVER, Mass. – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced the new tools and services for integrated imaging and treatment planning for radiation oncology that will be highlighted at ASTRO's 57th Annual Meeting in... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Florida Highway Patrol Deploys 2,050 TASER X2 Smart Weapons

October 16, 2015

TASER Announces Numerous Weapons Orders SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., – TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced multiple orders of its TASER® brand next generation Smart Weapons. These orders were received and shipped in the third quarter. Significant TASER Smart Weapon orders:  • Albany County Sheriff's Office (WY): 40 TASER® X26P™ Smart Weapons, TASER Assurance Plan (TAP)... Read More