Optics & Photonics

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Long-Range MWIR Imaging System has all-weather design.

May 31, 2016

With 18X continuous zoom lens that provides 18° horizontal field of view (HFOV) at wide angle and 1° HFOV at narrow angle, G5IR 550CZ-18 thermal camera system reliably detects human-sized targets at 18 km in good conditions. Integral 640 x 512 pixel resolution, indium antimonide (InSb) detector with 15-micron pitch is optimized to operate in MWIR spectrum (3–5 µm), and... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Fiber Optic Microswitch suits MRI and industrial applications.

May 31, 2016

Featuring V15-style form factor, MR386 ZapFREE® Microswitch comes in Industrial model with extended temperature range of -40 to +80°C and non-metallic MRI Safe model with temperature range of -5 to +60°C. MRI model is designed for use inside bore and is magnetically invisible to imaging process. Non-electrical, totally passive sensors provide EMI and RFI immunity, isolation from high... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Next Level Video Uses JVC GY-HM200SP Sports Production Streaming Camcorder to Improve Tournament Coverage

May 31, 2016

WAYNE, NJ (May 26, 2016) - JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Next Level Video, a Philadelphia-based sports video production company, is using two GY-HM200SP 4KCAM sports production streaming camcorders to produce high-quality game coverage of youth lacrosse and soccer for its clients. The new camcorders allow a single operator to shoot, insert... Read More

Labels Tags Signage & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

SCHMIDT to Feature Class IV Laser at IMTS 2016

May 31, 2016

Niles, IL - May 26, 2016 - At IMTS 2016, SCHMIDT will be featuring their Class IV laser. This popular model is designed for larger part marking applications that make enclosing the laser impractical. The Class IV also speeds up the marking process as there is no need to constantly open and close a cabinet door. Demand has been growing for the Class IV in a variety of industries ranging from... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Embeddable DVR features incremental encoder interface.

May 27, 2016

Designed for remote imaging systems and OEM applications, Model 4012 records audio and video to USB storage media in MP4 format and captures JPEG images on-the-fly without interrupting recording. Two incremental encoder interfaces allow position information to be overlaid directly onto video, while A/V outputs allow live video, recorded A/V, or JPEG snapshots to be displayed on external monitor.... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Measurement Kit simplifies alignment applications.

May 27, 2016

Equipped with 90-Line Laser Microgage, Microgage PRO Universal Kit provides precise right angle laser reference lines for alignment and checks for machinery squareness. Custom alignment software assists with routines for planer, squareness, and parallel projects. To make structures and parts more accessible, kit offers precision leveler rotational mount, 4-axis precision mount, and precision... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Risley Prism Mounts suit precision beam steering applications.

May 26, 2016

Optimized for prisms with wedge angles from 0° to 26°, TECHSPEC® Risley Prism Mounts let users can manually steer beam to any angle up to +2 times individual prism deviation angle to meet specific requirements. Mounts can be used with single 25 mm wedge prism or one pair (Risley prism pairs) and allow users to take advantage of independent rotational control for each prism.... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

Three-Port Media Converter supports dual input over SFP.

May 25, 2016

Used to add IP Video to network, CNMC2+1SFP/M features 2 TX input ports and one SFP port for user's choice of fiber type, distance, connector type, and speed. Port isolation lets unit act as 2 independent media converters while using single optical fiber for transmission, while Mux feature prevents network video flooding of multicast traffic with DIP switch selection of fiber port... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Advanced Millimeter-wave Assemblies (MMWAs) Introduced by Millitech at IMS

May 25, 2016

Northampton, MA – Smiths Microwave Subsystems is pleased to announce that Millitech, the leader in millimeter-wave technology, will be reviewing a number of their latest and most advanced millimeter-wave assemblies (MMWAs) at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS) May 23-26th in San Francisco, California, in booth #930. Responding to growing demands for E-, W-, and V-band products, the... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Nanosys and Hitachi Chemical Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Quantum Dot Technology for Displays

May 25, 2016

Hitachi Chemical to begin sampling Nanosys certified Quantum Dot Enhancement Film (QDEF®) immediately with mass production volumes available in the second half of 2016 SAN FRANCISCO - Nanosys, Inc. announced today that Hitachi Chemical and Nanosys have partnered in the development of QDEF optical films for display applications. Hitachi Chemical plans to begin shipping QDEF to display... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Light Booth helps evaluate color critical applications.

May 20, 2016

Offering effective way to judge color anywhere color quality needs to be evaluated, Judge QC Light Booth helps optimize quality control operations. Product offers variety of lighting conditions, enabling users to determine how color will look in factory, as well as outside, in fluorescent-lit store, or in home environment. Lamp service indicator shows how functional lamps are, while multiple... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Weather Station offers GPS and compass readings.

May 20, 2016

With GPS and compass readings, Magellan MX™ is useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time meteorological data, such as incident command centers and hazmat vehicles. Depending on model, meteorological sensors can include ultrasonic wind speed and direction, temperature, RH, barometric pressure, and optical precipitation gauge. Data can be monitored with WeatherMaster... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

High-power Transmitters from Rohde and Schwarz Replace IOT Transmitters at NBCUniversal-owned Stations in Dallas-Fort Worth

May 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz has been selected to provide a pair of 78kW solid state UHF transmitters for NBCUniversal-owned NBC 5 / KXAS and Telemundo 39 / KXTX in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX as part of their plan to prepare for the repack and ATSC 3.0. The company's task was to supply twice the output power of the old IOT transmitters in order to support the variable polarization technology the customer chose... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Video Processor enhances endoscopy via digital, optical features.

May 20, 2016

OPTIVISTA EPK-i7010 offers physicians digital- and optical-based electronic chromoendoscopy with i-SCAN™ imaging and OE Optical Enhancement technology (OE). While i-SCAN enhances digital images through surface, contrast, and tone to optimize image of mucosal surface texture contour and blood vessels, OE uses spectral light filter that transmits band-limited red, green, and blue light to enhance... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Retail and Sales Equipment, Vision Systems

Semi-Transparent Mirrors create dynamic displays and more.

May 19, 2016

Available in sizes up to 126 x 88 and 4–6 mm custom thicknesses, scratch-resistant Semi-Transparent Mirrors feature mirror coating applied to either low iron soda lime glass or grey glass. Additional customization options include screen printing, edge treatments, shape, and finish options. While silver reflection remains stable under wide viewing angles, optical coating, which has... Read More

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

Reference Kit accelerates adoption of wireless charging.

May 19, 2016

Comprised of transmitter (P9235A-R) and receiver (P9027LP-R), with 3 different coil size options, Qi-based Reference Kit helps integrate wireless charging into compact electronics requiring 0.5–3 W, such as smartwatches, headphones, fitness trackers, and portable medical devices. Support materials include user manuals, layout guides, layout instantiation modules, schematics, bill-of-materials,... Read More

Adhesives & Sealants, Optics & Photonics

Optical Adhesive features high refractive index.

May 19, 2016

Cured by UV and/or visible light between 315–450 nm, NOA 170 features refractive index of 1.70 at 25°C. Liquid adhesive is recommended for bonding glass to glass and also offers adhesion to cellulose acetate butyrate. When fully cured, adhesive is very rigid and brittle. Product features temperature range of -5 to 100°C, viscosity of 4,500–5,500 cps, and Shore D hardness of 75.... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Precision Measurement System provides 2.5 µm resolution.

May 18, 2016

Based on laser distance measurement technology, OFC2 ABSOLUTE™ offers working range of more than 4 in., independent of processing lens focal length. System can map surface of thermal barrier coated sheet metal components and maintain laser beam focus at precise location of laser drilled hole. Used on shiny and dull materials, coated and un-coated, and visually light and dark surfaces, OFC2... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hi-Res 3D Scanning Arm aids modeling, engineering applications.

May 18, 2016

FARO® Design ScanArm provides users with portable 3D scanning solution for 3D modeling, reverse engineering, and CAD-based design applications across PLM process. While lightweight and maneuverable design allows for desktop mounting, UI facilitates operation regardless of skill level or 3D scanning experience. Blue laser technology delivers Hi-Res point cloud data and seamlessly scans... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Zinc Selenide Optics Optimized for ND:YAG Lasers

May 17, 2016

A full line of laser-grade zinc selenide (ZnSe) optics that can be fabricated to specification for medical laser OEMs is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research Medical ZnSe Optics are fabricated to OEM specification in 0.5” and 0.75” sizes and can be supplied with dual-band and reflectance coatings up to 95% on each side.  Optimized at 1064 nm for... Read More