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Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Optics for Cutting Composites Cleanly

December 1, 2016

A line of field-replacement CO2 optics for lasers that cut composites for making precision gaskets where smooth edge definition is required is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research CO2 Laser Optics include ZnSe lenses and mirrors which are direct field replacements for popular lasers used in manufacturing gaskets from composite materials that... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Creating a Positive Restroom Experience

November 14, 2016

Impact Products' 840 Reader Series safety eye gear provides users with a magnification lens insert strategically placed out of the users' direct line of vision. This allows wearers to better see what they are doing and protect their eyes at the same time.

The design is ideal for anyone needing vision assistance. The built-in rubber nose piece provides all-day comfort, and the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and PixeLINK® Announce Autofocus Lens Joint Product Interoperability

November 13, 2016

Edmund Optics line of Cx lenses utilizes PixeLINK's autofocus camera technology

November 8, 2016, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, has today announced a collaboration with PixeLINK®, a world leader in autofocus cameras with liquid lens technology. The collaboration enhances the capabilities of PixeLINK's autofocus USB 3.0... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and Varioptic Announce the Availability of the Variable Focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the EO Catalog

October 31, 2016

October 26, 2016, Barrington, NJ, USA, and Lyon, France - Edmund Optics® and Varioptic, a business unit of Parrot Drones SAS, announce the availability of the variable focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the Edmund Optics catalog. Both Varioptic Arctic 25H0 (2.5mm clear aperture) and Arctic 39N0 (3.9mm clear aperture), and their respective Development and Evaluation Kits, are now available. In... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows feature Moh 9 hardness.

October 17, 2016

Suitable as debris shields on 1064 nm cutting lasers, Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows permit less frequent cover glass lens changes. Products have A/R coatings on both sides to provide transmission of >99.5% at 1.06 microns, with >90% at 650-670 nm. Available in ½–2 in. sizes, windows feature 10-5 scratch-dig finish and provide 1/4 wave transmitted wavefront. Windows are inherently more durable... Read More

Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Augments 25mm TECHSPEC® Precision Aspheric Lens Line

October 13, 2016

Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, highlights its TECHSPEC® Precision Aspheric Lenses. These lenses are designed to focus light, while they eliminate spherical aberration from divergent light sources. Designed and manufactured by Edmund Optics, Precision Aspheric Lenses are ideal for applications including focusing the output of laser diodes.... Read More

Vision Systems

Rochester Precision Optics Wins Phase 2 STTR Grant for Chalcogenide Glass Mid-IR

September 12, 2016

Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) has been awarded a grant from the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to pursue chalcogenide glass IR optic development for quantum cascade lasers. RPO, after successful completion of Phase 1 STTR, seeks to develop a fast axis collimating lens for quantum cascade lasers (QCL), which are tunable to emit in the full infrared range.... Read More

Vision Systems

Full Frame Macro Lens features F2.8 maximum aperture.

September 1, 2016

Available for E-mount camera system, FE 50mm F2.8 Macro Lens features 6.3 in. minimum focusing distance and F2.8 maximum aperture for optimized image quality and bokeh. Unit's 1:1 macro capability allows photographer to get sharp close-up shots of subject. Comprehensive range of controls includes focus-mode switch, focus-range limiter, and focus-hold button. Dust- and moisture-resistant, lens... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Vision Systems

Mate Precision Tooling Brings One Source Fabricating Solutions to FABTECH Las Vegas 2016, Booth C36069

August 22, 2016

See Mate’s New Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press Brake Tooling, One-Micron Fiber Laser Lenses And Much MORE… Anoka, Minnesota: FABTECH Las Vegas begins at the Mate Precision Tooling exhibit at Booth C36069 in Las Vegas, Nevada November 16 -18. See Mate’s greatly expanded One Source Fabricating Solutions -- new Ultra® QCT™ Quick Change Tooling, CleanBend™ Press... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

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

August 4, 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

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LWIR Zoom Lenses serve OEM, surveillance imaging applications.

July 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

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

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... Read More

Vision Systems

SLR Camera Lens features weather-resistant design.

June 13, 2016

Designed for use with PENTAX K-mount digital SLR cameras, HD PENTAX-DA 55-300 mm F4.5-6.3ED PLM WR RE Lens provides effective focal lengths from 84.5–460 mm. Weather-resistant 5.5X telephoto zoom lens offers quiet, high-speed AF operation in still-image shooting, as well as smooth and quiet AF tracking operation during video recording. High-definition coated optics deliver sharp, high-contrast... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Tamron Announces the Launch of the SP 35mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F013) for Sony mount

May 17, 2016

Redefining the SP Series Lenses designed for the New Era of Imaging New Delhi – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the release of SP 35mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F013) for Sony mount. The first two lenses in the series are compatible with full-frame DSLR cameras and offer... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Honored by Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Awards Program

May 6, 2016

TECHSPEC® Cx Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses Recognized with Silver Award Barrington, NJ – Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPEC® Cx Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses. These lenses were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2016... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit machine vision applications.

May 4, 2016

Designed for pixels that are ≤2.2 µm, TECHSPEC® UC Series provides resolution of >200 lp/mm across sensor and is built specifically for machine vision working distances and resolution requirements. RoHS-compliant ultra-compact lenses are available in 5 focal lengths from 4–25 mm. Although lenses are optimized for 1/2.5 in. sensors, number of focal lengths support sensors up to 1/1.8 in.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Services, Vision Systems

LeddarTech's LeddarOne Sensor Includes ElectriPlast

April 1, 2016

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announces that LeddarTech, owner of the patented Leddar™ optical detection technology, includes ElectriPlast material to produce lens barrels in its latest release of its LeddarOne Sensing Module, a compact and low-cost... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Lenses suit volume inspection applications.

March 8, 2016

Available in 40 models with working distances from 40–300 mm and magnification from 0.5–8x, TECHSPEC® Compact Telecentric Lenses provide solution for machine vision applications. All offer in-line illumination option, which uses port to connect fiber optic light guide or LED module. RoHS-compliant lenses feature telecentricities of <0.2° and distortions of <0.2%. With fixed aperture... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

NAB 2016: FUJIFILM's Optical Devices Division to Highlight Full Range of Lens Offerings

March 4, 2016

Wayne, N.J., – At the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will showcase its entire range of 4K Ultra HD Series, Cabrio PL cine/ENG-Style lenses, Premier PL 4K+ cine lenses, as well as the popular XA55x9.5BESM 2/3-inch zoom and XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lens. The company will exhibit in Booth C7125 during the show, which runs from April 16-21... Read More