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TECHSPECÂ® Cx Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses Recognized with Silver Award Barrington, NJÂ – Edmund OpticsÂ® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPECÂ® 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
With compound final lens, Apreo™Â offers resolution down to 1.0 nm at 1 kV, without need for beam deceleration, for optimal performance on sampleÂ even if it is tilted or topographic. Backscatter detection is offered at lowest beam currents, at any tilt angle, on sensitive samples, and at TV-rate imaging to maximize materials contrast, and detector segments can be individually addressed to... Read More
Microscan Slated to Release Single Smart Camera Platform for Barcode Reading and Machine Vision Summer 2016May 05, 2016
RENTON, WA – Microscan, a global manufacturer and pioneer of miniature devices for barcode reading and machine vision inspection, announces that it will release an all new smart camera platform this summer. These devices will redefine industrial imaging as the foundation for automated quality control and guidance tasks based on visual data and offer machine vision and barcode reading on a... Read More
Designed for pixels that are ≤2.2 Âµm, TECHSPECÂ® 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
Ideal for small UAVs and VTOLs, the new generation T-STAMP incorporates a 180mm long focal length lens for higher-resolution image and long-distance operation AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016, New Orleans USA, 2-5 May, 2016, Booth #465 CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd and CONTROP USA Inc – world leaders in stabilized EO/IR camera payloads – will be demonstrating the new generation T-STAMP Triple... Read More
Able to measure any wavelength overÂ 400–1,100 nm spectral range, BC20-V1 laser sensor automatically subtracts backgroundÂ from both scanned and static beams. Sensor can measure power of laser bar code scanners as well as laser printer scanners and peak power of pulsed mode lasers. Aperture is 10 x 10 mm, and power measurement range is 0.1–20 mW. Supplied with 1.5 m cable and swivel... Read More
Featuring disconnect ratings up to 400 A at 1,500 Vdc, Prominence Series is ETL Listed to UL1741 at 1,500 Vdc and CAN/CSA C22.2 listed at 1,500 Vdc. Combiner boxes are fully customizable with 275, 325, or 400 A disconnects and up to 36 strings. Enclosures are available in NEMA 4 steel, NEMA 4X fiberglass or stainless, or 3R. Additional configuration options include single or dual-hole output... Read More
Driven by brushless servo motors, Model H-900KSCO provides dynamic motion in XYZ, pitch, roll, and yaw. Hexapod features parallel-kinematic design for 6Â° of freedom, eliminating need for moving cables and resulting in stiff, compact positioning solution. With travel ranges up to 200 mm, rotation to 66Â°, linear speeds up to 80 mm/sec, and angular speed of 30Â°/sec, H-900KSCO is suited for... Read More
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As type 3 light grids, PSENopt II Series offers not only hand protection, but also finger protection. Units enable applications from category performance level d (PL d), thereby closing type gap of revised version of IEC 61496-1. Available in lengths from 150–1800 mm, light grids work with continuous single beams that completely eliminate dead zones. All significant causes or system defects... Read More
Integrating with MetraSCAN 3D optical CMM scanner and HandyPROBE Next arm-free portable CMM, VXinspect dimensional inspection software is intended for manufacturing companies that conduct first article inspection and complete quality control on production line or shop floor. Multi-function buttons on CMM systems enable users to directly interact with software right from devices. With single-click... Read More
Equipped with 12-bit, Â½ in. CMOS sensor, PhantomÂ® MiroÂ® C110 is capable of recording 800 fps at full 1,280 x 1,084 resolution. Higher speeds up to 29,840 fps are possible at smaller resolutions. With 8 GB of internal memory, camera can record up to 5 seconds at full resolution and max frame rate. Suited for troubleshooting as well as mechanical and motion analysis, camera includes BNC... Read More
Mahr Federal to Feature MarVision MM 320 and MarVision QM 300 Video Measuring Microscopes with Image Processing at MD&M EAST 2016May 02, 2016
Also on display will be the MarShaft™ SCOPE 250 plus flexible optical system for shop floor measurement PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal will feature the MarVision MM 320 and the MarVision QM 300 video measuring microscopes with image processing capability at MDM EAST, June 14-16, 2016, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY, Booth #2121. Designed for the measurement and/or dimensioning... Read More
Engineering students at Texas Tech University’s Whitacre College of Engineering will soon have some new insights when it comes to studying combustion. The University recently purchased a Vision Research Phantom V2512 ultrahigh-speed camera with the goal of enhancing the way students analyze the combustion properties of solid fuels such as aluminum and boron. Â Dr. Michelle Pantoya, the... Read More
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.Â – L-com Global Connectivity, a preferred manufacturer of wired and wireless connectivity products, announced today that it has introduced a series of industrial RS232/422/485 repeaters and converters as well as a series of industrial USB hubs, converters and isolators. The addition of these new serial and USB connectivity products complements L-com's existing line of... Read More
Designed for quality control, testing, inspection, and documentation, rotating viewer accessory for EVO Cam Digital Microscope delivers oblique view of subject that can be rotated 360Â° around central point. User can seamlessly switch between 360Â° rotating view to conventional direct top view. Then, with touch of button, capture full-HD images. EVO Cam provides live video streaming, 1080p/60... Read More
FEI and CEOS Deliver First Sub-Angstrom, Low-Voltage Electron (SALVE) Microscope to the University of UlmApr 28, 2016
Developed in the frame of University Ulm's SALVE project, the microscope provides high-contrast, atomic-scale imaging of radiation-sensitive samples, such as graphene and organic materials. Hillsboro, Ore. and Heidelberg, Germany — FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and CEOS announced today that they have delivered the first sub-Ã…ngstrom, low-voltage electron (SALVE) microscope to the University of... Read More
Efficient on black, multicolored, and shiny surfaces, MetraSCAN 3D helps manufacturers address potential quality control issues at any stage of production cycle, regardless of part complexity and material. System provides 480,000 measurements/second and volumetric accuracy of 0.0025 in. Thanks to TRUaccuracy, MetraSCAN 3D’s optical-based data acquisition process delivers measurement accuracy... Read More
Facilitating access to measurement information, Micro Motion Model 5700 features native Ethernet connection. Directly integrated dual redundant Ethernet ports eliminate any need for extra converters/adapters while enabling multiple devices to be installed in various configurations. Protocol choices include EtherNet/IP, Modbus TCP, and PROFINET. Also included, configurable I/O channel can be used... Read More
-- Enables both day and night flight to locate building energy loss and structural issues -- BEACHWOOD, Ohio - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted approval for the first nighttime commercial drone operation in the U.S. to SkyBEAM unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Tremco Roofing Building Maintenance. SkyBEAM is also approved to operate during the day. The groundbreaking... Read More
VIEVU Continues Momentum with New Contract to Provide Miami-Dade Police Department with 1,500 Body Worn CamerasApr 27, 2016
VIEVU Immediately Commences Fulfillment of One of the Largest Deployments of Body Worn Cameras on Record in the United States Contract Includes Five-Year Subscription to VIEVU Solution, the Next Generation Cloud-Hosted Evidence Management System Built on the Powerful Microsoft Azure Government Cloud SEATTLE - SafarilandÂ®, the parent company of VIEVUÂ®, a leading provider of body worn video... Read More