Automotive Videos

  1. Challenges In Operating Pulsed Laser Diodes For LIDAR Applications
    2/2/2017

    Jeff Briton and Dragan Grubsic spoke to us about some of the challenges involved in operating pulsed laser diodes and avalanche photodiodes in LIDAR for the automotive and sensor markets.

  2. Considerations For Specialized Fiber Optics In Rugged Environments
    2/1/2017

    At Photonics West 2017, Frank Weiss with Gooch & Housego offered practical advice on considerations one should take into account when specifying fiber optics for deployment in rugged environments, including life cycle requirements, the pitfalls of underspecifying, and the potential headaches that can be involved in not paying close attention to export control parameters.

  3. Car Safety Testing Using the pco.dimax cs Camera
    5/13/2015

    The pco.dimax cs camera with its true 12-bit performance is ideal for providing crisp, brilliant color images for all car safety testing applications involving onboard, offboard, and sled testing. This high speed video presents car safety testing situations recorded with the pco.dimax cs camera.

  4. Surface Measurements In The Most Challenging Environments
    2/25/2015

    In this video, one of Zygo’s applications engineers provides a demonstration of the ZeGageTM 3D optical surface profiler as it measures the roughness of the surface of a sealing valve used in the automotive industry. That might sounds fairly unremarkable, but check out how the system does on a rickety plastic table in a machine shop full of noise and vibration.

  5. Two New High Speed Cameras
    2/12/2015

    Photron launched two new high speed imaging solutions for slow motion analysis at Photonics West 2015. Andrew Bridges broke down both of the camera’s features and specifications for us this year. Watch the video to see if they can provide you with a solution for your next slow motion analysis application.

  6. Buzz At Umicore Booth Over New Catalog Lenses
    5/8/2014

    John Franks of Umicore tells about the lenses the company provides for applications involving automotive night vision, defense, security and surveillance, thermography, and personal thermal vision. He also shares some exciting news about new catalog lenses that are currently available.

  7. Two New Cameras For High-Speed Imaging Applications
    5/7/2014

    Photron has launched two new cameras over the last few months: the FASTCAM SA-Z and the Mini UX100. North American sales manager Tim Callenbach tells us about them and their role in applications involving ballistics, off-board automotive testing, shockwaves, broadcasting, fluidics, welding, materials science, plasma and arc studies, and more.

  8. 360 Degree Scanner In Google Car Aided By 32 Element Array
    2/10/2014

    Paul Sharman, First Sensor vice president of sales and marketing, walked us through the booth to point out some of the more notable displays, and gave us an examples of a real world application in which his company’s products are being used. 

  9. Two High Speed Cameras, Two Very Different Sizes
    2/5/2014

    At Photonics West 2014, Photron had two new high speed cameras on display: the FASTCAM SA-Z for applications involving ballistics, materials science, fluidics, plasma and arc studies, shockwaves, and detonics, and the Mini UX100 for life sciences, fluidics, off-board automotive testing, welding, broadcasting, and ballistics testing.

  10. Vision Components -- A Smart Idea
    6/28/2013

    Vision Components® changed machine vision monitoring in the industrial manufacturing process with a smart idea. The innovative German manufacturer's smart cameras operate without external devices and work perfectly in quality assurance, efficiency enhancement and retraceability. Pharmaceutics, food or packaging, semiconductors, logistics or automotive -- practice shows that in all industries industrial image processing applications can be optimally solved with intelligent cameras.