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Machine builders in this day and age are part of a fast-growing and rapidly changing industry sector. With vast improvements in commercial off-the-shelf products for...

A chromatic or color-corrected lenses for use in the visible portion of the electromagnetic spectrum have been addressed in literature, textbooks, and industry journals as early as the 18th Century. Many...

For more than 40 years, Italray srl (Florence, Italy) has manufactured radiological equipment for traditional and digital medical applications, as well as computer-assisted systems...

The discovery of X-rays was first reported at the end of 1895 when Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen was conducting experiments with electrostatic charges and cathode ray tubes. In 2008, we have...

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TFT LCD Display

AZ Displays, Aliso Viejo, CA, has released the PD057VT1, a 5.7-inch digital active matrix TFT panel display. The PD057VT1 display is compatible with computer screen formats and has full Video Graphics Array/VGA (640 × 480...

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DGy Codecs

RGB Spectrum, Alameda, CA, introduces the DGy® 201x and 301x codecs, ideal digital recording and streaming solutions for demanding, mission critical missions. DGy codecs record, transmit, and stream high scan rate...

Cognex Corporation, Natick, MA, offers the In-Sight® 1820 vision-based wafer pre-aligner. Utilizing proprietary Cognex Notch-Max™ alignment technology, the 1820 vision system provides precise...

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Inspection Zoom Lens

Edmund Optics®, Barrington, NJ, has released the VZM™ 100i series parafocal zoom lens systems for video cameras. Ideal for inspection systems needing to handle many objects without changing working...

Phoenix Display International (PDI), Tempe, AZ, has introduced a line of sunlight-readable 5.7-inch TFTs with QVGA (320 x 240) resolution. The modules have improved contrast, color saturation, and response time...

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1.4 Megapixel Area Camera

DALSA Corporation, Waterloo, ON, has released its Falcon 1.4M100, a 1.4 megapixel area camera that delivers 100 frames per second at full resolution in an ultra-compact body measuring 44 mm × 44 mm × 44 mm....

IS-1200 inertial-optical motion tracker InterSense
Bedford, MA
781-541-6330
www.intersense.com

NASA’s Langley Research Center has awarded...

Most of us have seen still images or slow-motion video of fast-moving objects, such as a missile in flight or a humming bird flapping its wings. Both scenarios...

The Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre (MMRRC) at the University of Limerick in Ireland created a generic solution for underwater development. During...

As thin-film technology advances, it’s increasingly important to monitor the film’s characteristics. That’s because eliminating irregularities in thin films — used...

New MP3 players from a global electronics manufacturer like Sony are destined for a demanding consumer market and cannot be compromised in any way. In Malaysia, the company...

A battery-powered, pen-sized, portable instrument for measuring molecular fluorescence spectra of chemical and biological samples in the field has been proposed. Molecular fluorescence...

An architecture for back-illuminated complementary metal oxide/semiconductor (CMOS) and charge-coupled-device (CCD) ultraviolet/visible/near infrared-light image sensors, and a...

A compact, high-resolution, two-dimensional excitation-emission matrix fluorometer (EEMF) has been designed and built specifically for use in identifying and measuring the...

A metrology system that contains no moving parts simultaneously measures the bearings and ranges of multiple reflective targets in its vicinity, enabling determination of the...

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Microscope Camera

JENOPTIK Laser, Jena, Germany, offers the ProgRes® CT2 microscope camera with CMOS sensor technology. The ProgRes CT3 is dedicated to bright field and reflective light microscopy, but is also suitable for other...

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Modular Camera

Allied Vision Technologies, Newburyport, MA, offers the Stingray camera, based on a modular design and offering flexible configurations. The Stingray is equipped with a Firewire 1394b port for high-speed data transfer and...

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Display Driver

Matrox Graphics, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has released the PowerDesk-SE 2.04 display driver that enables a stretched Microsoft® Windows® desktop across up to eight displays. The driver features a joined graphics card mode, which enables two multi-display graphics cards to work in tandem in several Windows...

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Image-Based ID Readers

Cognex Corp., Natick, MA, offers new features for the DataManTM 100 image-based ID readers. New lens accessories provide magnification flexibility to optimize reading performance. A high-density lens kit...

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Ball Lenses

Deposition Sciences, Santa Rosa, CA, has released Iso-SphereTM Antireflection (AR) Coated Ball Lenses for fiber optics, telecom, and datacom applications. The ball lenses are an optical method for collimating the...

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LED Panel-Mount Indicators

Dialight Corp., Farmingdale, NJ, has expanded its line of LED panel-mount indicators with the addition of the 612 and 616 series for front-panel mounting in 12-mm and 16-mm holes and panel thicknesses up to 6.3 mm....

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Low-Angle Ring Light

The PresencePLUS® low-angle ring lights from Banner Engineering Corp., Minneapolis, MN, connect to vision sensors or an external power supply to provide optimal illumination of an inspected part by enhancing the...

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Infrared Camera System

FLIR Systems, North Billerica, MA, offers the ThermoVision® A320 Research infrared camera system. With the integrated ThermaCAM Researcher Software, the camera system provides a flexible solution for...

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CCD Camera

The 16-megapixel GE4900 ultra-high-resolution CCD camera from Prosilica, Vancouver, BC, Canada, runs three frames per second at 4872 × 3248 pixel resolution over a GigE Vision-compliant Gigabit Ethernet interface. The industrial...

Presto Imaging Software
Inmagic
Woburn, MA
781-287-6277
www.inmagic.com

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