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SWIR InGaAs Camera

Sensors Unlimited (Princeton, NJ), part of Goodrich Corporation, has announced the new SU1024LDH2, a high speed, digital line scan SWIR-indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) camera. The second generation 1024-pixel, high speed camera features an increased line rate to over 91,900 lines per second, making it suitable for...

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Optical Laser Distance Sensor

Baumer (Southington, CT) has introduced the OADM 250, an optical laser distance sensor specifically designed to accurately detect target objects, regardless of surface properties or color, at distances from 0.2 meters to 4 meters away. Based on time of flight technology, the compact OADM 250 offers response times of...

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Custom Non-Browning Lenses

Resolve Optics Ltd. (Chesham, Bucks., UK) offers a custom OEM design and manufacture service for organizations requiring non-browning fixed focus or zoom lenses optimized to their applications. All optical elements within Resolve Optics’ radiation tolerant fixed-focus designs are made using cerium oxide doped glass...

Products : Energy
Stainless Steel Strip for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Sandvik (Benton Harbor, MI) has introduced Sandvik Sanergy HTTM, an advanced stainless steel strip developed for interconnectors in solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs). The strip has excellent high temperature corrosion resistance and very good high temperature strength in the range normally...

Products : Energy
Inkjet Deposition of Etchant and Dopant Materials

Trident Solar (Brookfield, CT) and Alpha (South Plainfield, NJ), a Cookson Electronics company, have collaborated on additive, non-contact inkjet technologies that provide enhanced production yields and could increase cell efficiency up to 1% when compared to the use of traditional screen...

Products : Electronics & Computers
High-Density Rad-Hard Reconfigurable FPGA

Xilinx, Inc. (San Jose, CA) has launched the industry’s first high-density, rad-hard reconfigurable FPGA. The new devices are built on the second-generation ASMBL™ column-based architecture of the Virtex-5 family with support in Xilinx’s ISE® Design Suite. Virtex-5QV devices integrate many of the...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Video Frame Grabber

The PIXCI® SI2 frame grabber from EPIX (Buffalo Grove, IL) supports two high-resolution SILICON VIDEO® cameras with resolutions from 0.3 to 10 megapixels on the x1 PCI Express bus. With 64 MB of onboard memory and XCAP-Lite software, it allows image capture at rates up to 280 MB/sec and capture of short bursts of...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Multi-Touch Controller Chip

STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) has introduced the STM32TS60, a single-chip multi-touch “resistive” touchscreen controller that detects up to 10 simultaneous touches with fingers, nails, or stylus, enabling designers to replace complex sequences with user controls. The controller combines STM32...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Electrical Test and Measurement CD

Keithley Instruments (Cleveland, OH) has released a free tutorial CD that offers practical and helpful techniques for obtaining the most accurate and precise measurements possible using advanced electrical test instruments and systems. The A Guide to Understanding Electrical Test and Measurement CD covers...

Products : Electronics & Computers
16-Bit Microcontroller

The MAXQ622® microcontroller with integrated USB transceiver from Maxim Integrated Products (Sunnyvale, CA) features an ultra-low stop-mode current (300nA, typ.) and intelligent supply switching to extend battery life in portable consumer and medical applications. Designed for low-power applications, this microcontroller...

Products : Electronics & Computers
6U OpenVPX Radar System Upgrade

Available in both air- and conduction-cooled configurations, the Ensemble™ 6000 Series OpenVPX HCD6410 High Compute Density Module from Mercury Computer Systems (Chelmsford, MA) combines eight high-performance Power Architecture processor cores with various I/O capabilities and the scalable serial RapidIO...

Open VPX : Electronics & Computers
OpenVPX/VITA-65 Serial RapidIO® GEN-2 Switch

Curtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) has introduced the OpenVPX™/VITA-65 compliant VPX6-6902 Serial RapidIO® (SRIO) switch card. This rugged 6U VPX board, available in both air- and conduction-cooled versions, combines Ethernet and SRIO switching in a single slot...

Products : Electronics & Computers
6U OpenVPX Rugged Single Board Computer

GE Intelligent Platforms (Charlottesville, VA) has announced the SBC622 rugged 6U OpenVPX-compliant single board computer. At 2.53GHz, the SBC622’s Intel Core i7 processor is 30% faster than its predecessor, with up to 8 GBytes of soldered DDR3 SDRAM with ECC and a high bandwidth 10 Gigabit Ethernet I/O...

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6U VPX Load Board

Elma Bustronic Corporation (Fremont, CA) has introduced a new 6U VPX Load Board that helps confirm the chassis meets the VITA 46/48 power specifications for VPX and aids in locating hot spots within the enclosure. The 6U VPX load card features a microcontroller-based stepped load control to 100W maximum. Go-No-Go indicators are...

Products : Electronics & Computers
Forced Air-Cooled Enclosure

Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) (Middleton, WI) is now shipping the XPand4200, a sub-1⁄2 ATR, forced air-cooled enclosure for conduction-cooled modules. The system measures 4.88" (W) × 6.0" (H) × 13.5" (D) and weighs 8.8 pounds. The XPand4200 has an optional removable memory module attachment that supports...

Open VPX : Electronics & Computers
Two-Slot OpenVPX Development Platform

Elma Electronic Systems Division (Fremont, CA) has released a new two-slot VPX/OpenVPX test and development platform that accommodates both 3U and 6U boards via a shelf divider. The new E-Frame Series enables developers to power up one or more VPX blades under test and interconnect the J1 fabric connections...

Products : Electronics & Computers
IPv4/IPv6 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

The new Kontron (Poway, CA) Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX™ (VITA 65) platforms enterprise-class switching functionality with a total of 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports and advanced management features. The non-blocking fully managed L2/L3 Gigabit switch, Kontron VX3910, with...

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EPOCH 600

Olympus NDT, Waltham, MA, has introduced the EPOCH 600 digital ultrasonic flaw detector, a portable instrument that enables several methods of storing, archiving, and reporting inspection and calibration data. It features onboard memory up to 50,000 individual waveform files, plus an additional 2 GBs of removable memory. Users can...

Products : Photonics/Optics
Product of the Month: PoE Compact Vision System

ADLINK Technology (San Jose, CA) has introduced the industry's first compact vision system based on the Intel® Core™2 Duo P8400 processor. The EOS-1000 provides four independent PoE (Power over Ethernet) ports with data transfer rates up to 4.0 Gb/s. Dimensions are 7.8" W × 6.5" D × 3.3" H...

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Fuse and Fuseholder

Schurter (Santa Rosa, CA) has introduced the ASO series fuse and FSO series fuseholder, both designed to protect DC applications from low short circuits and overvoltage conditions in systems upwards of 1000 VDC. They are intended for use in grid or off-grid solar strings, inverters, battery chargers, and combiner boxes. The...

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LED Power Supplies

ERG Lighting, a division of Endicott Research Group (Endicott, NY), has introduced the eDriver family of LED power supplies for solid state lighting (SSL) applications. It is available in a range of constant voltage and constant current drivers. The driver modules are 90% efficient and fully isolated, with universal input...

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CCD Microscope Cameras

Jenoptik Optical Systems Division (Jupiter, FL) has added two USB camera types to its CCD microscope camera range: ProgRes® SpeedXTcore 3 and ProgRes® SpeedXTcore 5. SpeedXTcore 3 features a live image speed of 17 fps at the maximum possible resolution of 2080 × 1542 pixels, while the...

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Thermal Imaging Camera Core

FLIR Systems (Portland, OR) has introduced the 640 × 480 resolution Tau 640 long-wave camera core. It delivers thermal imagery with a 17-micron pixel size and Digital Detail Enhancement image processing algorithms. Suitable for use in small, unmanned aerial and ground vehicles and security systems, it also includes...

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Counter-Rotating Doublet Prisms

Optical Surfaces (Surrey, England) has announced the delivery of a pair of ultra-high-precision counter-rotating doublet prisms for an Atmospheric Dispersion Corrector (ADC), which is part of the SONG (Stellar Observations Network Group) project, a collaboration between scientists at the Department of Physics and...

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CCTV Lens

Universe Kogaku America (Oyster Bay, NY) offers the EL1025B, a 25mm CCTV lens with adjustable focus and iris that offers an F/0.95 aperture. Aperture range is 0.95 to 16 in a 16mm lens format. The lens is suitable for low-light applications such as surveillance and security.

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Machine Vision Solution

DALSA Corporation (Billerica, MA) has introduced the BOA M1280, a high-resolution model of its BOA vision system, a highly integrated smart camera that comprises the elements of an industrial machine vision system. It offers 1280 x 960 resolution and operates at up to 24 frames per second. The M1280 incorporates multiple...

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Electron and Ion-Beam Microscope System

FEI (Hillsboro, OR) has introduced the Helios NanoLab™ x50 DualBeam™ Series, which integrates FEI's extreme high-resolution scanning electron microscope (XHR SEM) with a high-performance focused ion beam (FIB) to deliver imaging and milling capability. The Tomahawk FIB provides SEM and FIB live...

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Optical Table

The 5300 Series optical table from Kinetic Systems (Boston, MA) offers maximum dynamic deflection coefficients of ≤0.3 (10)-3 and an IRD-maximum relative motion as low as 0.8(10)-9 inches. It features broadband damping and quad-tuned dampers in each corner. Flatness is ±0.005" overall; core shear modulus is...

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Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor

SPECIM, Spectral Imaging Ltd. (Oulu, Finland), offers the V10M, a high-resolution hyperspectral imaging sensor with dimensions required for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) applications. The sensor operates in the VIS/NIR range of 380 to 1000 nm, and provides spectral and spatial imaging with negligible sub-pixel...

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Low-Energy Laser Measurement Sensor

Ophir-Spiricon (Logan, UT) has introduced the PD10-IR-pJ photodiode energy sensors. It extends the low measurement capability to the NIR range, covering from 800 to 1800nm, and is designed for low-energy military applications, such as remote sensing. It measures very low energies, either single short or...