Editor’s Picks

  1. New Canon ME200S-SH Camera Provides Compact Imaging Solution For Live HD Broadcasts, Production, And Surveillance

    Canon U.S.A. Inc. recently announced the latest addition to the Company’s line of multi-purpose modular cameras, the new ME200S-SH. the camera supports a broad range of uses, including cinema, television production, live sports, law enforcement, house of worship and special uses, such as weather monitoring, night shooting, event installs and point of view applications. This 8.2 megapixel Super 35mm compact box camera features both high sensitivity and a cinema look for high-quality image capture. 

  2. Improved Telescopic Optical Probe Achieves New Precision In Display Measurement
    The new TOP 200 Telescopic Optical Probe from Instrument Systems has now been launched on the market. In combination with a spectrometer, the TOP 200 permits precise measurements of radiance and luminance, as well as chromaticity of displays, panel graphics and other light sources.
  3. NYFORS Releases Short Fiber Length Recoaters

    At this year’s Photonics West exhibition in San Francisco, USA, NYFORS presents new product solutions specially designed for recoating applications where only short lengths of optical fiber are available.

  4. Saliva Can Help Diagnose Heart Attack, Study Shows
    Early diagnosis of a heart attack may now be possible using only a few drops of saliva and a new nano-bio-chip, a multi-institutional team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin reported at a recent meeting of the American Association for Dental Research
  5. Xenics Appoints Stuart Cohen As New U.S. Sales Manager

    Xenics, Europe's leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors and customized imaging solutions covering the LWIR to the visible realm, has appointed Stuart Cohen as new sales manager at Xenics USA, Inc. A 100% subsidiary of Leuven, Belgium-based Xenics nv. Xenics USA, Inc., of Beverly, MA, provides sales and application support to its U.S. and Canadian customers.

  6. Toshiba Unveils Its First High-Definition IP Video Surveillance Camera
    Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., has aggressively positioned itself for leadership in the IP network video surveillance market with its introduction of the IK-WD14A dome camera, the company's first such model to feature full HD 1080p resolution for securing areas where the sharpest video detail is required, such as the identifying of facial features or license plates.
  7. Bio-Enabled, Surface-Mediated Approach Produces Nanoparticle Composites
    Using thin films of silk as templates, researchers have incorporated inorganic nanoparticles that join with the silk to form strong and flexible composite structures that have unusual optical and mechanical properties.
  8. Pirelli Broadband Solutions And Arasor Enter Into A Strategic Partnership
    Pirelli Broadband Solutions, the broadband access and photonics company within the Pirelli Group, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Arasor International Limited, a developer of integrated optoelectronic and wireless solutions
  9. Ultra-Cold Atoms May Wade Through Quantum Friction

    Theoretical physicists studying the behavior of ultra-cold atoms have discovered a new source of friction, dispensing with a century-old paradox in the process. Their prediction, which experimenters may soon try to verify, was reported recently in Physical Review Letters.

  10. Fianium Awarded ISO 9001 Compliance
    Ultrafast Fiber Laser manufacturer Fianium has become an ISO 9001:2008 compliant organization. The certification is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).