Products: Photonics/Optics
Ten-Megapixel Camera

The SILICON VIDEO®10C6 color and 10M6 monochrome cameras from EPIX (Buffalo Grove, IL) have 10 megapixel progressive scan images with a resolution of 3840 × 2764 pixels and 12 bits per pixel. Asynchronous capture is...

Products: Green Design & Manufacturing
Inexpensive, Efficient 60-W LED Bulb

Lighting Science Group (Satellite Beach, FL) and Dixon Technologies India Pvt. Ltd (New Delhi, India) have announced that a high-performance, sub-$15 omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb will...

Briefs: Materials
Metal-Matrix/Hollow-Ceramic-Sphere Composites

A family of metal/ceramic composite materials has been developed that are relatively inexpensive, lightweight alternatives to structural materials that are typified by beryllium, aluminum, and graphite/epoxy composites. These metal/ceramic composites were originally intended to replace beryllium...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Using Aspheric Optics in Complex Lens Designs

Optical design engineers often discuss the use of aspheres to reduce element count, but they seldom put the discussion into real-time practice, often fearing that the more complex fabrication...

Today’s human-machine interfaces (HMIs) provide the link between sophisticated technology and the human touch required to effectively operate essential systems and applications. By...

Although thermal imagers tend to be judged on the detector technology employed, the detected image must first be formed by an infra-red lens, and the quality and performance of this lens will be an...

Articles: Electronics & Computers
Smart Phones in Space

Students, teachers, and commercial companies have been taking advantage of the International Space Station's (ISS) unique environment for years. One of those companies, Houston-based Odyssey Space Research, plans to bring the experience to the rest of us via our mobile devices.

Products: Imaging
Flat Panel Sensors

Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Bridgewater, NJ) has developed two large-area X-ray flat panel sensors based on amorphous silicon technology. The sensors, intended for applications in dental X-ray imaging, are available in two...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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.

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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),...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Imaging
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...

Products: Green Design & Manufacturing
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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