New Scale Technologies, Inc.

New Scale Awarded U.S. Patent for Reduced-voltage Linear Motor System
Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Scale Awarded U.S. Patent for Reduced-voltage Linear Motor System

Piezoelectric micro motor and miniaturized drive circuit enable tiny motion systems that operate directly from 3V battery power Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies, Inc. has received a U.S. patent for its reduced-voltage miniature piezoelectric motor and drive system, capable of operating directly from battery voltage as low as 2.3 VDC. By eliminating the need for boost circuits, this invention...

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Benefits of New Scale's Miniature M3-F Focus Modules Are Proven in Next-Generation Machine Vision, Biometric ID and Medical Systems
Agricultural & Farming Products

Benefits of New Scale's Miniature M3-F Focus Modules Are Proven in Next-Generation Machine Vision, Biometric ID and Medical Systems

Precision piezoelectric lens motion modules are now in production in camera systems from leading OEMs in key markets; more than 50 additional OEMs have completed qualification of camera systems to begin production in 2011- 2012 Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies (newscaletech.com) today announced that its miniature M3-F focus module is currently in production in commercial camera systems for...

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Optics & Photonics

Focus Module has MTBF of greater than 2M cycles (fixed).

Measuring 20 x 22 x 16 mm, M3-F focus module replaces fixed lens holders in compact board cameras for biometric detection, medical diagnostics, and machine vision applications. Lifetime exceeds 2 million cycles (fixed) and 500,000 cycles (random), and position repeatability is ±5 microns (uni-directional) and ±20 microns (bi-directional). Able to replace fixed lens holders over CCD or...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Rotary Actuator Module produces high torque, power.

Able to deliver 0.17 N-m torque and speeds exceeding 400°/sec, non-inductive and non-magnetic M3-R module measures 60 mm dia x 8 mm thick and has scalable design that can be adjusted to optimize dynamic performance, velocity, torque, or size. Module integrates piezoelectric motors, tangential drive mechanism, angular motion sensor, as well as necessary drive and control electronics. It...

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Optics & Photonics

Imaging Diagnostics Integrates New Scale's M3-F Focus Module into Compact USB 2.0 Smart Cameras for Commercial Imaging Customer

Leading maker of custom smart cameras for machine vision quickly adds auto focus to existing camera system -- without changing package size or USB-only power advantage Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies, Inc. (www.newscaletech.com) today announced that Imaging Diagnostics (www.imagine2D.com), a leading provider of embedded imaging solutions for machine vision, has integrated New Scale's...

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Developer's Kit provides miniature positioning system.
Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Developer's Kit provides miniature positioning system.

Comprising M3-L closed-loop linear motion module, USB adapter, and software for evaluation and prototyping, Model DK-M3L-1.8-TRK-6.0 targets RF, microwave, and photonics tuning applications. Module, configured for I2C or SPI serial interface, is offered with bullet nose for pushing and hook tip for pulling loads up to 0.2 Newtons. Standard travel is 6 mm. Each module incorporates piezoelectric...

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Linear Motion Module offers 0.5 micron position resolution.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Linear Motion Module offers 0.5 micron position resolution.

Measuring 27.5 x 13 x 7.5 mm, Model M3-L integrates piezoelectric linear micro motor, position sensor, guide mechanism, motor driver, control processor, and software. Closed-loop unit operates on 3.3 V power and features typical travel range of 6 mm. Suited for precision motion control of variable inductors, trimming capacitors, and optical elements for RF, microwave, and photonics tuning...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Scale Awarded U.S. Patent for UTAF Piezoelectric Motor Being Commercialized in Next-Generation Smart Phone Cameras

New ultrasonic motor enables Ultra-Thin Auto Focus" cameras: smaller, faster devices that offer better image and video quality while using less power Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies, Inc. has received its fifth U.S. patent for miniature piezoelectric motor technology. Trade-named the UTAF motor (for Ultra-Thin Auto Focus, its target application), the tiny new device integrates all ultrasonic...

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Developer's Kits Now Available from Stock for Tiny M3-F Focus Module
Agricultural & Farming Products

Developer's Kits Now Available from Stock for Tiny M3-F Focus Module

Easy-to-integrate modules enable precision motorized lens motion in miniature OEM cameras for biometric security, machine vision, medical diagnostics and more Victor, NY - New Scale Technologies today announced that developer's kits for its miniature M3-F focus module are available for purchase online, shipping from stock, at http://shop.newscaletech.com. Each kit includes an M3-F module for...

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Focus Modules bring precise lens motion to small OEM cameras.
Optics & Photonics

Focus Modules bring precise lens motion to small OEM cameras.

Measuring 20 x 22 x 18.5 mm, M3-F focus module assembles directly to board-mounted camera, accepts standard threaded lens, operates on 3.3 V, and accepts high-level digital motion commands. All lens motion functions are fully integrated in M3-F module including actuator, position sensor, guide mechanism, drive and control electronics, and software. Modules provide 0.5 Â-µm position...

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