Featured Videos

  1. When And Why You Should Use SWIR
    2/13/2017

    Martin Ettenberg, with Princeton Infrared, gave us a breakdown on when and why you should use shortwave infrared imaging, and what this technology’s role can be as it relates to machine vision applications.

  2. Product Video: Achieving Laser Beam Consistency
    2/2/2017

    This year at Photonics West, Dan Ford with the Ophir Photonics Group talked to us about the importance of achieving laser consistency.

  3. 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.

  4. Three Things To Consider Before Purchasing A High Speed Camera
    2/2/2017

    At Photonics West 2017, Gene Nepomuceno with Vision Research spent a few minutes with us discussing the three main factors one should take into account before selecting a high speed camera – resolution, frame rate, and sensitivity (with an honorable mention for transferring the data off of the camera).

  5. What Wavelength Range Should You Use?
    2/2/2017

    At Photonics West 2017, Greg Staples focused on selecting different wavelengths for specific applications. Watch the video for wavelength selection guidance for precision agriculture, food sorting, mining, pharmaceutical quality control, and more.

  6. Product Video: New Imaging Solution For Light-Starved Applications
    2/2/2017

    At Photonics West 2017, Mark Donaghy with Raptor Photonics introduced us to two new products – an EMCCD platform for astronomy, Bose-Einstein condensate studies, calcium signaling, and other light-starved applications, as well as a new HD VIS/SWIR camera that offers the lowest dark reading currents on the market.

  7. Export Compliances For Sensors Unlimited Cameras
    2/2/2017

    This year at Photonics West, Sensors Unlimited familiarized us with their export compliance guidelines for their line of cameras.

  8. Product Video: Chip-On-Tip Imaging Technology
    2/2/2017

    Paul Dempster with Toshiba kicks off his video at Photonics West 2017 with a quick summary of their legacy 3-chip CMOS cameras before going into a new offering – a chip-on-tip 0.7mm x 0.7mm CMOS sensor.

  9. Product Video: FLIR’s Highest Speed and Highest Resolution Camera
    2/2/2017

    FLIR introduced a new infrared camera at Photonics West 2017 – the X8500sc. Ross Overstreet gave us an overview on the new camera platform’s specifications and features – including on-board RAM.

  10. Product Video: Achieving High Performance And Cost Effective Solutions In Optical Fabrication
    2/1/2017

    This year at Photonics West, Dan Bukaty with PG&O (Precision Glass & Optics) talked to us about how over 100 years of collective engineering experience at his organization has been leveraged to deliver high performance optics without breaking the bank.