Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Newly Launched “MK” Cinema Lens Series from Fujifilm Making NAB 2017 Debut

Apr 08, 2017

Compact and Lightweight FUJINON MK18-55mm and MK50-135mm Deliver Advanced Optical Performance with an Excellent Cost/Performance Ratio

Wayne, N.J., April 4, 2017 – The newly launched “MK” Series of cinema lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will make their NAB debut next month in Las Vegas. With the first in its series introduced in February of this year, “MK”... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

High Voltage Pulse Modulator Delivers up to 99 Percent Efficiency

Apr 08, 2017

A compact, high voltage pulse modulator for applications including generating vacuum and atmospheric plasmas, semiconductor production, surface sterilization, R/D, and materials modification is available from Diversified Technologies, Inc. of Bedford, Massachusetts.

PowerMod™ High Voltage Pulse Modulators are all solid-state, provide full repeatability, low droop, can be configured... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Go Series Cameras feature MTBF rating of 200,000 hours.

Apr 06, 2017

Available in GO-2400-USB and GO-5101-PMCL models, Go Series Cameras are suitable for binning functions and auto level control applications. Featuring Sony Pregius™ IMX174 CMOS image sensor, GO-2400-USB camera offers frame rate of 159 frames per sec and 2.35-megapixel resolution. Equipped with Sony Pregius™ IMX264 CMOS image sensor with 5.1 megapixel resolution, GO-5101-PMCL provide frame... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Honored by Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards Program

Apr 05, 2017

TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses Recognized with Silver Award

March 3, 2017, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses . These lenses were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2017... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Viento HD IP67 Thermal Camera uses uncooled vanadium oxide sensor.

Apr 05, 2017

Offering thermal sensitivity at 30 mK NETD at F1.0 and LWIR imagery at 30 Hz frame rate, Viento HD IP67 Thermal Camera delivers HD-SDI, h.264 IP. Housed in rugged enclosure for protection against dust and effects of water immersion to depths between 15 cm and 1 m, camera is suitable for industrial, military/defense, and security applications. Equipped with 24 mm F1.1 athermalized... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Seaborn Networks and Grupo Werthein to Build a New Submarine Fiber Optic Cable System Connecting Argentina and Brazil, with Onward Connectivity to the US

Apr 05, 2017

ARBR cable is Argentina's first independent submarine cable system

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina and BOSTON, April 4, 2017 - Seaborn Networks (Seaborn), a leading independent developer-owner-operator of submarine cable systems, and Grupo Werthein (Werthein), a preeminent Argentine investment holding company with a track record of significant telecommunications holdings, announced a... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

NXIR-5C Photodiode meets RoHS and REACH standards.

Apr 03, 2017

Offering a sensitivity of 0.62 A/W at 850 nm and 0.35 A/W at 1064 nm, NXIR-5C NIR Photodiode are housed in 4.7 mm x 4.9 mm ceramic carrier surface-mount device package with 5 mm^2 active area. Featuring 320 nm to 1100 nm spectral response, unit has 1nA dark current, 5 pF capacitance at 10 volts, and greater than 100 MΩ shunt resistance. Operated in -40°C to +125°C, photodiode is available... Read More

Optics & Photonics

LASERDYNE 606D Users Report Three Times (3X) Productivity Gains

Apr 01, 2017

Champlin, Minnesota: Prima Power Laserdyne reports that users of the LASERDYNE 606D are reporting up to three times the throughput of previous systems.

Users of the LASERDYNE 606D, which was first publicly demonstrated at IMTS 2016, are reporting “better than expected productivity gains which they attribute to the system’s high dynamic performance and advanced fiber laser... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

New Dallas Mavericks Team Facility Monitors Practice With JVC PTZ Cameras

Mar 31, 2017

WAYNE, NJ (March 28, 2017) – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced the new Dallas Mavericks practice facility has been equipped with four JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ network video production cameras to monitor practice and workout activities. The cameras, along with two JVC RM-LP100 remote camera controllers, are part of a larger video system the NBA team... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

CYCLOPS Manhole Camera comes with 5.6 in. TFT color monitor.

Mar 29, 2017

Combined with 4.2 m long telescopic pole, pole supporting rod and DVR unit, CYCLOPS Manhole Camera is suitable for stormwater culverts, sewer lines or silo towers. Designed with NiMH and 7.2V, 2.7AH rechargeable battery pack, unit is housed in hard plastic peli type case. Product’s inspection results are directly stored onto WiFi SD card. Featuring Exmor CMOS sensor for clear image, camera... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Wurth Electronic Wireless Transmitter and Receiver Coils Featured in Semtech’s Wireless Charging System

Mar 29, 2017

Watertown (USA), 27 March 2017 – Created for charging high-power applications, Wurth Electronics wireless charging coils are now featured in Semtech’s LinkCharge™ 20. LinkCharge™ 20 is the only available inductive wireless charging system beyond 15 watts that is backwards compatible. It uses a proprietary protocol for transmitter/receiver communication up to 20 watts, and is also fully... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

VEMD5080X01 PIN Photodiode features wettable flanks.

Mar 28, 2017

Available in 5 mm x 4mm top view SMT package with 0.9 mm profiles, VEMD5080X01 PIN Photodiode is used in for signal detection in wearable device, medical, industrial and automotive applications. Operating in -40°C to +110°C temperature range with ± 65° angle of half-sensitivity, unit provides 7.5 mm² radiant-sensitive area with 45 µA and 0.2 nA of reverse light and dark current... Read More

Optics & Photonics

MV-4300 Multi-Viewer offers mixed 2K/4K output.

Mar 28, 2017

Accepting up to 68 inputs and eight separate configurable outputs, MV-4300 Multi-Viewer can be configured using optional input cards SDI up to 12G, DVI-I, HDMI and analog composite. Unit features HDMI 2.0b output, HD to 4K up-resizing and logo display on title areas. Product comes with 12G-SDI inputs in 2RU frame.

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Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Aven’s E-Arm Focus Mount with Integrated LED Ring Light and Brightness Controller

Mar 25, 2017

Aven’s innovative E-Arm Focus Mount with Integrated LED Ring Light and independent brightness Controller provides ease of use for inspection purposes. An eco-friendly 60 LED ring light provides even, shadow-free illumination, and a variable light control adds flexibility. These energy-efficient LEDs provide a minimum of 20,000 hours of high-output illumination. The adjustable tilt of the... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Lightwave Innovation Recognizes OFS TeraWave™ ULL Single-Mode Optical Fiber

Mar 25, 2017

OFC 2017, Booth 2925, Los Angeles, California, March 21, 2017 – OFS, a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative fiber optic network solutions, announced today that its TeraWave ULL Single-Mode Optical Fiber has been recognized by the 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews. In this program, the TeraWave ULL Optical Fiber received a score of 4.5 out of 5 points. Dr. Robert Lingle,... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Vision Research Unveils the Phantom VEO® Family of High-Speed Cameras

Mar 24, 2017

Compact and Rugged, Phantom VEO Offers the Ultimate in Size, Speed and Resolution for a Wide Range of Scientific and Industrial Applications

WAYNE, NJ, July 12, 2016 - Vision Research, a leading manufacturer of digital high‑speed imaging systems, today added further depth to its high-speed camera lineup with the debut of its new Phantom VEO® product family. Designed for a wide-range... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Viavi Solutions Recognized by 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews for Three Unique Test and Measurement Solutions

Mar 24, 2017

Viavi Receives Elite Scores for Innovative Field Testing of High-Speed Network Technologies

MILPITAS, Calif., March 20, 2017 - Viavi Solutions (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that it was recognized by the 2017 Lightwave Innovation Reviews for three network testing solutions: the T-BERD/MTS 5800-100G Handheld Network Tester, OSA-710 Optical Spectrum Analyzer technology, and the OneExpert... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Microscan to Demonstrate Industrial Robot Using MicroHAWK Smart Cameras at Automate 2017

Mar 24, 2017

Microscan experts will demonstrate the latest barcode and machine vision innovations and present a UR5 robotic arm using MicroHAWK – the world’s smallest high-performance smart camera – at Automate 2017 April 3 – 6 in Chicago, IL.

RENTON, WA, March 21, 2017 – Microscan, a global leader in barcode, machine vision, verification, and lighting technology, will demonstrate flexible... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Zinc Sulfide Optics are hard and scratch resistant.

Mar 23, 2017

Used in military applications, Zinc Sulfide Optics feature 150-165 kg/mm^2 Knoop hardness. Available in 0.5 in. to 3 in. O.D. or diagonal sizes with ±0.002 in. thickness, units are made using hot isostatic pressing. Offering 0.45 to 12 microns wavelength spectrum, optics meet MIL-PRF-13830 standards. Product comes with 10-5 scratch dig finishing, 69 MPa rupture modulus and λ/4 and λ/10... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

PEM010 Millimeter Wave Transmitter Module features WR-15 waveguide port.

Mar 20, 2017

Operated in 57.0 to 64.8 GHz frequency spectrum, PEM010 Millimeter Wave Transmitter Module offers 38 dB gain, +12 dBm output P1dB and 34 dB image rejection up to 1.8 GHz modulation bandwidth. Providing -111 dBc/Hz offset phase noise at 10 MHz, transmitter uses two reference clocks for setting 540 MHz or 500 MHz channel spacing. Units are used in wireless gigabit Ethernet data communications... Read More