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MicroHAWK Smart Camera Platform Nominated for Inspect Award 2017

July 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:... Read More

Vision Systems

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

July 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

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

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

July 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 mounting accessories are available, and IP65 safety rating suits wet locations. Read More

Automatic ID, Vision Systems

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

July 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 Handling Equipment

Coreless Transformer UV Light Source enables efficient sanitizing.

July 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, <5% duty cycle) enables lamp systems with 50 kW electrical input and germicidal optical efficiency nearing 50%. Read More

Vision Systems

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

July 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 features aperture ring with adjustable On/Off switch and AF/MF focus mode switch. Read More

Vision Systems

Compact Industrial CMOS Cameras include 5 MP models.

July 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. C-mount optical format. User-definable ROI is standard, and multi-ROI mode is included with GO-5100-PGE. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Mobile Streaming News Cameras support IFB functionality.

July 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, automatic repeat request, and adaptive bit rate control. Integrated RTMP support allows direct connection to content distribution networks. Read More

Vision Systems

Septentrio Offers Enhanced Georeferencing Solutions for Drone Aerial Surveys

June 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... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Technological Safeguard in Cameras is Crime-Fighting Tool

June 28, 2016

Record-After-The-Fact, an evidentiary function of all WatchGuard Video products, provides officers enhanced investigative capabilities and critical evidence. ALLEN, Texas - Anthony Baye terrorized the residents of Northampton, Massachusetts for over two years. He eventually pled guilty to 40 counts of arson and 2 counts of manslaughter when two people tragically perished in a fire he admits... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

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

June 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 LWIR zoom is best for long-range imaging. All provide standard and high-definition video options. Read More

Vision Systems

Visage Advances Enterprise Imaging at SIIM 2016

June 27, 2016

Interoperability and usability headline the global availability of Visage 7.1.8 SAN DIEGO - Visage Imaging, Inc. ("Visage"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pro Medicus Ltd. (ASX: PME), has announced they will be exhibiting at the Society of Imaging Informatics in Medicine 2016 Annual Meeting (SIIM 2016, Portland, OR, June 29-July 1, Booths #501/503), demonstrating Visage 7.1.8, the latest... Read More

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

LED High Bays operate in hazardous environments.

June 27, 2016

Equipped with integrated power supply providing 6 kV surge protection, High Efficiency ATEX/IECEx Zone 1 SafeSite® High Bays provide 9,650–23,500 lm output with up to 110 lm/W efficiency. Units feature typical mounting height up to 13 m, offering retrofit for conventional 400 W HID fixtures. Operating from -40 to +60°C and L70 lifetime rated for more than 150,000 hours, high bays are suited for oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and other hazardous area applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Box Cameras provide accurate object detection.

June 27, 2016

Providing wide scene coverage, IQeye 9 Series can effectively run analytics and VMS applications at edge. Modular cameras offer true day/night capability and either motorized varifocal lens or quick install/C-mount versions. Available in H.264 with up to 5 MP resolution, units offer on-camera storage and proprietary IQzip technology, which compresses bandwidth for additional storage capacity. Series is both ONVIF and PSIA compliant and works seamlessly with NVRs and VMS providers. Read More

Automatic ID, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Vision Systems

Smart Cameras support barcode reading and machine vision.

June 27, 2016

Offering single, omni-capable platform, MicroHAWK® family includes fully integrated imaging engine and 3 industrial-rated miniature imagers. Paired with browser-based WebLink UI, AutoVISION Machine Vision Software, or advanced Visionscape® Machine Vision Software, MicroHAWK Smart Cameras expand industrial imaging from barcode imaging alone to universal imaging of any code, text, or part feature to accomplish any automation task based on visible data. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Low-Dose Radiography System enhances veterinary industry.

June 23, 2016

Using flat-panel detector, ImageVue™ DR50 enables low-dose radiation image capture in real-time at point of care without sacrificing diagnostic image clarity. Reduction in radiation promotes health and well-being of pets and veterinary professionals, while imaging capabilities enhance visualization of dense anatomy and fine anatomical structures. Capturing digital image in <8 sec, this radiography system can be combined with cloud-based IDEXX Web PACS software for remote access to images. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Printing & Duplicating Equipment, Vision Systems

Sharp to Showcase Award-Winning Light Production Line at IPMA 2016

June 22, 2016

Industry experts highlight the benefits of the Sharp Pro Series for in-plant printing facilities at Colorado event MAHWAH, N.J. - Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), will showcase its award-winning color and monochrome light production line, and the benefits it brings to corporate reprographics departments (CRD) and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Infrared Thermal Imaging Camera plugs into smartphone.

June 22, 2016

Measuring 1 x 1.75 x 1 in., CompactPRO plugs directly into iOS or Android smartphone device for instant connect-and-detect convenience. Unit features 76,800 measurement pixels and thermal sensor array of 320 x 240. Equipped with adjustable lens with minimum focus distance of 15 cm, camera accurately measures object temperature from -40 to 626°F, with sensitivity levels of <70 mK. Wide 32° field of view lets professionals detect subtle temperature differences in building applications. Read More

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

Blue LED Warning Light increases safety around heavy machinery.

June 20, 2016

By actively providing early notification for nearby workers and pedestrians in path of oncoming forklift, EPL-TN-FKLT-BLUE expands safety measures in hazardous work area. Explosionproof solution, mounted on front or back of forklift or other heavy machinery, produces 2,250 lm while drawing 2.09 A from 12 V electrical system. Combined with parabolic reflectors, five 5 W blue LEDs produce narrow, 5° spread spot beam; center beam is visible at night and during day. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Avo Photonics Develops SLED-Based Broadband Near-Infrared Source for Luxmux

June 16, 2016

HORSHAM, Pa. - Avo Photonics, a leader in optoelectronic product design, development, and manufacturing, was commissioned by Luxmux Technology Corporation, to develop and manufacture a solid-state, broadband, continuous emitter for use with their line of miniature integrated spectrometers. The emitter combines the outputs of multiple super-luminescent LEDs (SLEDs) into a... Read More