Imaging

Digital High-Speed Cameras

Vision Research (Wayne, NJ) has added the v411 to its 1 Megapixel (Mpx)-v-Series line of digital high-speed cameras. The 4Gpx/s v411 has a top speed at full resolution of 4200 fps. V-Series cameras feature high-definition, widescreen 1280x800 CMOS sensors and have larger 20 micron pixels that allow shooting in low light.

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CCD Scientific Cameras

Photometrics (Tucson, AZ) has introduced CoolSNAP™ MYO and CoolSNAP™ KINO CCD cameras, which are designed to discern finer details in biological samples under lower light levels. The MYO, capable of cooling to 0°C, features a fan that can be disabled. The KINO is cooled to 20°C without a fan, making it suitable for sensitive applications where vibration is not tolerated. The cameras provide 2.8 megapixel imagery with 75% peak quantum efficiency. Additional features include 4.54 μm pixel pitch, a rate of 6.2 frames per second, and a USB 2.0 interface.

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Human-Machine Interface

The HMI5121P from Maple Systems (Everett, WA) is equipped with a bright 12.1" TFT touchscreen; up to 16.2 million colors can be shown on the 1024 × 768-pixel display. The model has a 800- MHz microprocessor, designed for graphic animation and heavy data processing.

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3D Visualization

Christie® (Cypress, CA) has added three Mirage M Series digital projectors: Mirage DS+14KM, Mirage HD14K-M, and Mirage WU14K-M. New Christie Twist™hardware provides built-in geometric warping with sharper imagery, and advanced edge-blending capabilities that reduce or eliminate electronic blending artifacts. The Mirage M series projectors consist of either SXGA+, HD, or WUXGA resolution, and now feature a range of 6,000 to 12,500 lumens.

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Infrared Camera

The IR-1000 near-infrared camera from Dage-MTI (Michigan City, IN) features automatic contrast and real-time edge enhancement. The realtime CCD camera includes electronics that automatically and instantaneously readjust when a scene changes. The user also has continuous access to the manual gain and may engage the camera’s black-level control to achieve specific grey-scale contrast.

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Mini-Sensor Measures Magnetic Activity in Human Brain

A recent study indicates that the technology may be used in magnetoencephalography (MEG), a noninvasive procedure that could advance the study of neurological diseases. A miniature atom-based magnetic sensor has passed an important research milestone by successfully measuring human brain activity. Experiments verified the sensor's potential for biomedical applications such as studying mental processes and advancing the understanding of neurological diseases.

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Hands-Free Transcranial Color Doppler Probe

These probes enable full use of TCD technology for neurological diagnostics. Current transcranial color Doppler (TCD) transducer probes are bulky and difficult to move in tiny increments to search and optimize TCD signals. This invention provides miniature motions of a TCD transducer probe to optimize TCD signals.

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High-Speed Camera System

Photron (San Diego, CA) has released the Fastcam SA7 high-speed camera system, which utilizes a 1280 by 1024 pixel CMOS imaging sensor. The system provides frame rates of up to 3,500 frames per second (fps) at full image resolution. The camera features 12-bit ADC and high light sensitivity (5,000 ISO monochrome, 2,500 color ISO, measured to ISO standard 12232 Ssat specification).

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Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Cameras

Edmund Optics® (Barrington, NJ) has introduced new Power over Ethernet (PoE) Cameras. Each PoE camera includes software that allows users to set area of interest (AOI), gain, exposure, white balance, frame rate, trigger delay, and digital output (flash) delay and duration. The software can also implement edge enhancement, image mirroring and binning, and hot pixel correction.

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Microscope Color Camera

The DP73 digital color microscope camera from Olympus (Center Valley, PA) delivers 14-bit depth and 17.28 mb pixel resolution. The device includes enhanced pixel-shifting optical technology. The Olympus Fine Detail function identifies edges and applies the appropriate filter to reduce pseudo-colors and moiré artifacts. The advanced 3-CCD mode and 8-color adjustment algorithm ensures color separation.

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