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2.8 MP HDR CMOS Sensor For Challenging Environments: 3U3MRXSAAC
2.8 MP HDR CMOS Sensor For Challenging Environments: 3U3MRXSAAC Canon’s new 3U3MRXSAAC is a 2.8 MP CMOS sensor equipped with an HDR drive function that achieves a wide 120 dB range at low noise levels. The sensor’s wide range results in a greater ability to extract usable information, even in situations where there is a substantial difference between the lightest and darkest areas of an image.  Continue Reading...
High Resolution Uncooled Thermal Camera: Gobi 640 Series
High Resolution Uncooled Thermal Camera: Gobi 640 Series The Gobi 640 series of high-resolution, uncooled thermal cameras feature 640 x 480 pixel resolution and are ideal for applications involving accurate temperature measurement, NDT lock-in thermography, real-time process control and monitoring, quality control/assurance, and semiconductor inspection. Where image quality is crucial, the Gobi+, an improved version of the Gobi camera, offers increased frame rates of 60 Hz, as well as lowered 50 mK...  Continue Reading...
Uncooled Thermal OEM Module: XTM 640
Uncooled Thermal OEM Module: XTM 640 Xenics introduces the XTM 640 uncooled thermal OEM module with unique image quality and stability for a broad range of OEM applications including security, night vision, firefighting, airborne and land-based reconnaissance, and surveillance. For applications with increased imaging requirements, the XTM+, an improved version, offers increased frame rates of 60 Hz, as well as lowered 50 mK NETD detector noise.  Continue Reading...
FLIR Research Studio: Designed To Work The Way You Do
FLIR Research Studio: Designed To Work The Way You Do The new FLIR Research Studio is a powerful, yet simple to use software for analyzing how thermal imagery changes over time. Designed to work the way you work, the software makes thermal analysis faster, more convenient, and enables better teamwork. Whether a Windows, MacOS or Linux user, Research Studio provides customers with an easy way to quickly and efficiently display, record, and analyze accurate thermal data on their machine in any one of ...  Continue Reading...
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  • Video: Introducing The RV-Series 3D Machine Vision System
    Video: Introducing The RV-Series 3D Machine Vision System

    The Machine Vision RV-Series from Canon is made up of a group of systems that are specifically designed to work as the “eyes” of robotic arm systems. Benefits for using these machine vision systems include one-time measurements of 3D pose, high-speed recognition, improved productivity, and reduced production costs. This series is ideal for use in industrial production applications such as automobile parts manufacturing, car manufacturing, and electronics manufacturing.

  • Support For The Entire Photonics Spectrum!
    Support For The Entire Photonics Spectrum!

    Lisa Gerbracht at FLIR gives a brief introduction to showcased products, information on available imaging technologies, and an overview of FLIR’s specialized divisions.

  • New Immersion Grating For Astronomy Applications
    New Immersion Grating For Astronomy Applications

    Sukegawa Takashi from Canon USA, Inc. Optoelectronic Components introduces the new Canon Immersion Grating. With a size that is 1/27th of typical spectroscopy devices and the ability to cover infrared frequencies from 1 to 20 micrometers, this immersion grating is ideal for astronomy, satellites, and large ground-based telescope applications.

  • Introducing The pco.edge bi For Microscopy Applications
    Introducing The pco.edge bi For Microscopy Applications

    Dr. Scott Metzler from PCO introduces the pco.edge 4.2 bi back illuminated camera sensor with high resolution and a 6.5 x 6.5 μm² pixel size for high-quality images with quantum efficiency up to 95%. This next-generation camera offers an extremely versatile solution for all of your microscopy needs.

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eBook: A Guide To Thermal Imaging On The Military Test Range

One of the greatest advantages of thermal imaging cameras in military research and range applications is their ability to image and record thermal data without the need to touch the target under testing. This eBook offers a comprehensive understanding of research and science thermography with topics including how IR cameras work, finding resolution in a distant image, and challenges of infrared radiance measurement. Read more.

ELECTRONIC MILITARY & DEFENSE MAGAZINE

Electronic Military & Defense was developed as a resource for engineers, program managers, project managers, and other professionals involved in the design and development of electronic and electro-optic systems for a wide range of defense and aerospace applications. Check out the digital edition of our latest issue for exclusive editorial on open architecture and standards applied to defense applications, overlooked EMC vulnerabilities, microfabrication, display technologies, and more.

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LEADING SUPPLIERS

Image Science Ltd Image Science Ltd

Image Science was formed in 1991 and specialises in the design and manufacture lens testing systems for both Research & Development and production applications.  We concentrate on providing the best combination of accuracy, speed of measurement,  and ease of use.

Xenics Xenics

Xenics is a well established and rapidly growing high-tech company about to enter exciting new fields of IR products and applications, serving the markets with excellent products and a strong technology background.

HOYA Corporation USA Optics Division HOYA Corporation USA Optics Division

HOYA CORPORATION USA Optics Division is a leading supplier of advanced optical materials and components for scientific, technology and industrial companies throughout the US.

Zygo Corporation Zygo Corporation

Supplier of precision optics including extreme precision aspheres and freeform, meter-class flats and windows in common and exotic materials. Full electro-mechanical-optical design/prototype and manufacturing capabilities for medical, defense, military, ISR, semiconductor and industrial technology research.

Photron, Inc. Photron, Inc.

Photron was founded in 1974 to provide manufacturing, sales and service of professional film and video equipment and photo-instrumentation

Sensors Unlimited – A part of Collins Aerospace Sensors Unlimited – A part of Collins Aerospace

UTC Aerospace Systems (Sensors Unlimited Products), is the world’s leading manufacturer of indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs)-based imaging products. As renowned experts in shortwave infrared (SWIR) imaging, Sensors Unlimited, Inc. introduced the world to the concept of imaging in the shortwave IR spectrum with simple, compact, and uncooled cameras.

TECHNICAL ARTICLES

  • Introduction To Sensor And Scanner Window Solutions

    With growing applications in industrial 3D metrology, machine vision, automotive obstacle avoidance, security and security, and other digital imaging applications, the demand for optical and image sensors has also grown. Abrisa technologies offers sensor and scanning window solutions with a unique combination of performance coating design and volume glass fabrication.

  • TESTD —The Telops Infrared Active Thermography Solutions

    Common 'intrusive' testing methods, while not technically destructive, are often messy, time-consuming, and render samples unusable for production. Non-contact testing and evaluation conducted via IR active thermography overcomes these hurdles.

  • The Future Is Now: How Glass Micro Bonding Enables A New Era Of Ultra-Reliable Wafer Level Chip Scale Packaging

    Innovative Glass Micro Bonding sealing technology is enabling unprecedented miniaturization and wireless signal transmission for medical implants, MEMS devices, and other electronic and optical devices.

  • Aerial Hyperspectral Imaging By BaySpec OCI™ Hyperspectral Imagers

    BaySpec’s OCI™-UAV hyperspectral imagers are ultracompact, easily deployable, high-performance hyperspectral cameras designed specifically for use on small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), to monitor the details of spatial, temporal, and spectral representation of ground objects. This application note presents the benefits that these imagers offer and delivers example images for multiple topography analysis.

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  • MKS Announces New Ophir® High Resolution Beam Profiling Camera with USB 3.0 Interface for Measuring CW and Pulsed Lasers

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the newOphir® SP920 USB 3.0 Silicon CCD High Resolution Beam Profiling Camera at Laser World of Photonics. The SP920 camera accurately captures and analyzes wavelengths from 190nm - 1100nm, with enhanced sensitivity at 1070nm. Based on a compact design, the camera features a wide dynamic range, unparalleled signal to noise ratio, USB 3.0 interface, and BeamGage® beam analysis software, the most advanced beam analysis software in the industry. The SP920 is ideal for measuring CW and pulsed laser profiles in such high-speed applications as medical imaging, microscopy, or micromachining.

  • MKS Announces Ophir® Juno+, Compact USB Module That Turns PC Into Laser Power/Energy Meter

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced the Ophir® Juno+ USB Interface at Laser World of Photonics. A smart, compact USB module, the Juno+ turns a PC or laptop into a full laser power/energy meter. It connects any of the 100+ Ophir smart laser sensors - thermal, pyroelectic, and photodiode - to a PC USB port, including the BeamTrack family of thermal sensors that combines multiple functions into one device: laser power, energy, beam position, and beam size. The Juno+ operates with StarLab software to log power and energy, as well as calculate and display averages, statistics, and histograms.

  • MKS Announces Ophir® StarLab 3.40, Advanced Laser Power/Energy Measurement Software

    MKS Instruments, Inc., a global provider of technologies that enable advanced processes and improve productivity, has announced Ophir® StarLab 3.40 at Laser World of Photonics. StarLab 3.40 is easy-to-use laser power/energy measurement software that supports a wide range of new functions, including pulsed power and low frequency (e.g. VCSEL) measurements. The software also supports the newest Ophir laser meters: Centuari, the full-color, touch-screen, dual-channel instrument with analog output, TTL output, and trigger input; and Juno+, the compact USB module that turns a PC into a virtual laser power meter.

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