Product News: Vision Systems

Microscope Camera handles light and color challenges.

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Microscope Camera handles light and color challenges.

Aug 28, 2015 - Equipped with ½ in. 1.4 MP CCD sensor, Mighty Cam provides optimum color fidelity and image quality for life sciences, industry, geology, and education. With video rate up to 45 fps, camera precisely captures moving objects in medical and biotechnology research. (Frame rate is 20 fps at full resolution of 1360 x 1024.) It can also help identify and diagnose stained tissue samples. Included eZMeasure software allows measurement, analysis, annotation, archiving, and presentation.

Original Press Release

Mighty Cam CCD from Aven Handles Light and Color Challenges

Press release date: Aug 26, 2015

ANN ARBOR, MI — A new microscope camera from Aven, Inc. is designed for demanding light and color challenges.

The Mighty Cam’s CCD sensor assures optimum color fidelity and excellent image quality for life sciences, industry, geology and education. Our eZMeasure software, which is included, allows measurement, analysis, annotation, archiving and presentation.

The ½” 1.4MP sensor delivers images and video with more detail and greater color precision than standard camera sensors. True-to-life hues are defined and reproduced consistently.

“Scientific-grade CCD cameras have been popular since digital microscopy began,” says Aven president Mike Shahpurwala. “That’s because of their ultra-high sensitivity, linear response to light and low background noise.”

With a video rate of up to 45 frames per second, Aven’s Mighty Cam precisely captures moving objects in medical and biotechnology research. (The frame rate is 20 FPS at full resolution of 1360 x 1024). It also can help identify and diagnose stained tissue samples.

Other applications include:
• Documenting industrial quality control checks, particularly in low light or when reflections must be overcome. 
• Examining and documenting mineral, plant and insect specimens.
• Training medical students and lab technicians.
• Creating publications and presentations with annotated images that show measurements, other data or notes.  
This microscope accessory, which attaches with a standard C mount, connects to any computer or monitor with a USB 2.0 cable, which is provided.
The ezMeasure software lets Windows 7 or 8 users interpret and preserve workbench observations. The program helps create reports with images, analysis and raw data. Operators can measure distances in millimeters or inches, save multiple settings and connect two cameras at a work station for side-by-side comparisons in real time.

Aven’s Mighty Cam CCD supports TWAIN and DirectShow multimedia interfaces.    

The company’s extensive line of optical accessories for microscopy also includes a Mighty Cam USB 3.0 model for faster imaging and transfers (also with ezMeasure), two VGA color cameras and two HDMI color cameras. 

For more information, contact Aven at (734) 973-0099 or A digital catalog is here.

Visit Aven at Booth 10 during the SMTA International exhibition Sept. 29-30 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.

Aven, Inc. manufactures and distributes high-performance precision tools and optical systems for industrial, scientific, medical and education applications. More than 800 products include stereo zoom microscopes, video inspection systems, digital portable scopes, illuminated pocket scopes, magnifying lamps, LED task lights, test and measurement instruments, CMOS and CCD cameras, other microscope accessories and premium hand tools, including stainless steel models.

An electronics innovator since 1983, Aven is located in a high-tech corridor of Southeast Michigan.  

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