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Image Sensor

The MLX75412 extended HDR Image Sensor from Melexis (Ieper, Belgium) includes two on-chip functions: exposure controls and an adaptive Autoview™ histogram remapping capability. Focus applications include automotive driver...

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Microscopy High-Speed Camera

QImaging (Surrey, British Columbia, Canada) has announced the release of the Rolera Thunder EMCCD microscopy camera. Designed for quantitative low-light fluorescence microscopy, the Rolera Thunder features a...

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Camera and Panomorph Lens

Samsung Techwin America (Ridgefield Park, NJ) has introduced a 1.3-megapixel, high-definition network camera. The SNB-5000 model camera now offers 360-degree viewing.

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Camera Module

Saelig Company (Pittsford, NY) has announced the C429-RS232, a serial and encoded video camera module. The module uses an OmniVision CMOS MT9V011 VGA color sensor, matched with a Vimicro VC0706 control chip. The C429-RS232...

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Microscope Camera

OPTRONICS® (Goleta, CA) has announced its Microcast ® HDXS™ 1920 × 1080 progressive scan C-mount camera system for research and microsurgical imaging applications. The device, which includes a 3CCD HD prism and...

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Robotic Camera

Vaddio (New Hope, MN) offers the ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ robotic camera. The camera, eq - uipped with a 19x optical zoom lens, is built around a 1.3 mega - pixel, 1/3-Type Sony Exmor CMOS image sensor. Integrated SmartSHOT...

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Digital CCD Camera

The INFINITY2-5 digital CCD USB 2.0 camera from Lumenera Corporation (Lawrenceville, GA) provides qualitative image archiving in life science, clinical, and material science applications. The 5.0 megapixel camera employs...

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Infrared Camera

The FLIR GF306 infrared camera from FLIR Systems (Boston, MA) allows utility companies and other organizations to search for SF6 leaks across a range of substation equipment. Using a proprietary High Sensitivity Mode (HSM),...

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Microscopy Color Camera

Olympus (Center Valley, PA) has released the DP26, a high-resolution digital color camera for microscopy. Incorporating a 5-megapixel, scientific-grade CCD sensor, the DP26 allows users to browse samples without the...

Now available with Matrox Mura MPX Series display wall controller boards, the Matrox PowerDesk Edge Overlap feature from Matrox Graphics (Dorval, Quebec, Canada) provides seamless images over multi-projector...

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Electron Microscope System

The Versa 3D™ DualBeam™ system from FEI Company (Hillsboro, OR) provides high-resolution, three-dimensional imaging on a range of sample types. Versa 3D is available with either high-vacuum-only or high- and...

Dr. Lin Chambers is Project Scientist in the Innovations in Global Climate Change Education program. The congressionally mandated project, initiated in 2008,...

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Dr. Lin Chambers, Project Scientist, NASA Langley Science Directorate, Hampton, VA

Dr. Lin Chambers is Project Scientist in the Innovations in Global Climate Change Education program. The congressionally mandated project, initiated in 2008, awards grants to institutions that educate communities about climate science. The group develops...

As any dolphin could tell us, sound travels well in water. While water absorbs electromagnetic radiation and light waves over relatively short distances, sound travels widely and...

The Kepler mission Science Operations Center Science Pipeline Release 6.0 software system was named 2010 NASA Software of the Year by the NASA Software Advisory Panel. Designed, developed, and operated...

Researchers at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (UNNC) have invented a material that can retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements. The material could be...

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Carbon Isotope Analyzer

The G2131-i Isotopic Carbon Analyzer from Picarro (Santa Clara, CA) will enable a range of new scientific applications to better resolve CO2 dynamics in the atmosphere, plant respiration, and the ocean. The...

Galil Motion Control (Rocklin, CA) has released Frequency Analysis Software (FAS), which allows tuning of servo control systems in the frequency domain. Tuning in the frequency domain is often preferred for...

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Peer Review Tool

SmartBear Software (Beverly, MA) has introduced PeerReview Complete™, a new peer review tool that bridges the gap between software and hardware engineers to share, review, and annotate schematics, 2D drawings, diagrams, images, HTML, and other digital content. Hardware and software design teams can share and review both...

Remcom (State College, PA) introduces a new version of Wireless InSite®, its suite of ray-tracing models and 2D field solvers for the analysis of site-specific radio propagation and wireless communication...

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Etched In Stone

We live in a digital world. Precious family photos that once would’ve been recorded on film now exist as digital files. Important documents can now be disseminated and stored with the push of a button, and mp3 technology has forever altered the way we listen to and share our music. What once took up many square feet of storage...

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Computers that Mimic the Brain

INSIDER reader Kenneth Polcak submitted a "Question of the Week" to his fellow design engineer pros:

IBM has recently developed prototypes of energy-efficient computer chips that emulate the synapses, neurons, and learning functions of the human brain. IBM's Systems of Neuromorphic Adaptive Plastic Scalable...

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Are "thinking" or "learning" computers simply a next logical step in computer evolution?
  This week's guest Question comes from INSIDER reader Kenneth Polcak: IBM has recently developed prototypes of energy-efficient computer chips that emulate the synapses, neurons, and learning functions of the human brain. IBM's Systems of Neuromorphic...
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Human Gait to Power Portable Electronics

Engineering researchers Tom Krupenkin and J. Ashley Taylor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a new energy-harvesting technology that could reduce our dependence on batteries and...

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DC Filter for PV Systems

SCHURTER Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) presents the DC filter series FMER SOL suited for use on the DC side of the inverter in photovoltaic systems. FMER SOL filters are designed for rated currents from 25 A to 1500 A at...

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Power Transistor

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (El Segundo, CA) introduces the EPC2012 enhanced-performance eGaN FET. The EPC2012 is lead-free, RoHS-compliant, and halogen-free. The EPC2012 FET is a 1.6 mm2 200 VDS device...

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Will the PC be replaced by tablets and mobile devices?
  This week's Question: Last year, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said users are moving toward a "post-PC world," and computer sales have indeed slowed. Perhaps demonstrating Jobs' "post-PC" concept, the information technology giant HP recently announced that it would stop producing tablet computers...

Rice University researchers have created a solid-state, nanotube-based supercapacitor that combines the best qualities of high-energy batteries and fast-charging capacitors in a...

The Department of Energy has announced the availability of up to $12 million in funding for energy-saving lighting technologies. The DOE will invest in projects to accelerate research and development of...

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