CAMERA & IMAGING FEATURES

figure1 Gobi+, A Real Thermographic Sensor System

Xenics Gobi+ camera demonstrates to be a good solution for temperature monitoring with its thermography capabilities. In addition to allowing temperature inspection and fire prevention in an industrial environment, it is also helpful in process monitoring.

  • Utilizing High-Speed 3-D Thermography

    A new camera system developed by researchers at the Frauhofer IOF in Jena is designed for the 3-D detection of objects with two high-speed, high-resolution, monochrome cameras and a GOBO projector. 

  • The Complete Guidebook On Thermal Screening For Elevated Skin Temperature

    Infrared thermography, especially with the use of an infrared camera, can detect elevated skin temperatures, which may indicate the presence of a fever. This method offers a vital tool in screening travelers, hospital patients and visitors, warehouse workers, customers, and more.

  • Understanding High Performance SWIR Imaging Cameras

    The use of imaging systems to capture long wavelength photons continues to increase in diverse application areas. This white paper discusses the performance of InGaAs detector arrays with sensitivities in the VIS-SWIR region.

  • Driver Vision Enhancement (DVE) With SWIR Cameras

    There are man current DVE systems that use passive thermal imaging systems that enhance a driver’s viewing capabilities while operating in darkness, fog, smoke, dust, etc. SWIR has emerged as a technology that meets the current needs of DVE. Not only does it provide visibility in degraded conditions, it can also address the gaps in the current systems used today.

  • Drone-Based Daylight Electroluminescence Imaging Of PV Modules Using SWIR Cameras

    Electroluminescence (EL) imaging of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels provides high accuracy in detecting defects and faults. Further, the EL technique is used extensively due to a high level of detail and direct relationship to injected carrier density.

  • Is Your Software Developer Kit A Solution Or A Problem?

    When implementing a camera into your application, an SDK that is accessible, stable, and well-supported by its manufacturer is as critical as quality hardware.

CAMERA & IMAGING PRODUCTS

  • High-Speed MWIR Camera For Range And Science Applications: FLIR RS8500™

    The FLIR RS8500 MWIR camera is a high-performance thermal science camera combined with an infrared telescope in a single weatherproof housing for long range tracking and measurement. The imaging system is built around a high-resolution 1280 x 1024 midwave indium antimonide detector that can deliver data at up to 180 frames per second.

  • BEAMAGE-4M: Beam Profiling Camera

    The BEAMAGE-4M is a beam profiling camera designed for accurate profile measurements of very small beams. The camera utilizes a USB 3.0 for the transfer rates up to 10X faster than regular USB 2.0 connections.

  • UP19K-15S-H5-D0: Thermal Detector For Laser Power Measurement Up To 15 W

    The UP19K-15S-H5-D0 is a thermal detector designed for laser power measurement up to 15 W. Its modular concept design increases the power capability with five different cooling modules.

  • Open Front, X-Ray CCD Camera: Eagle XO

    The Eagle XO is a high-energy, direct X-ray, open front model of one of the most sensitive CCD cameras in the world. It is ideally suited for use in thin film and nanofiber, holography and lithograph, X-ray microscopy, X-ray plasma diagnostics, and other X-ray imaging applications.

  • In Vacuum High Energy X-Ray CCD Camera: Eagle XV

    The Eagle XV is a high-energy, direct X-ray, In Vacuum CCD camera ideally designed for use in thin film and nanofiber, holography and lithograph, X-ray microscopy, X-ray plasma diagnostics, and other X-ray imaging applications.

CAMERA & IMAGING NEWS

  • Opto Diode Offers High-Power GaAlAs IRLED Illuminator

    Opto Diode Corporation, an ITW company, announces a gallium aluminum arsenide (GaAlAs) near-infrared (IR) LED illuminator with ultra-high-power output, the OD-663-850. Specially designed for use in surveillance and night vision applications, the device has a very uniform optical beam with a peak emission wavelength of 850 nm.

  • Discover The New Bandpass Filter BP 850-80 HT From Schneider-Kreuznach

    Schneider-Kreuznach is pleased to present the new BP 850-80 HT infrared filter as an addition to its range of bandpass filters. This filter has been specially developed for applications with powerful infrared high-power LED’s (850nm), which are becoming increasingly popular. Cameras equipped with these LED’s can deliver night-time images up to 20-30 meters. The Schneider-Kreuznach infrared filter in combination with an 850nm LED light source produces strong and shadow-free infrared illumination that is visible to many sensors but invisible to the human eye. Therefore, it is perfectly suitable for the use in surveillance systems and industrial applications.

  • Fits In One Hand – PIR uc 605 From InfraTec

    The radiometric IR camera module PIR uc 605 is designed for universal use and, in combination with the corresponding software IRBIS® 3 from InfraTec, it is a great entry into stationary thermography for research and development. As an OEM module it is predestined for integration into machines, plants and devices for monitoring and measurement tasks aiming at process optimisation and quality assurance, for example in mechanical engineering, the plastics industry or electronics.

  • Raptor Launches Ultrafast And Sensitive EMCCD Camera For Under $25K

    Raptor Photonics has released the Kestrel, an ultra-fast EMCCD camera, offering single photon sensitivity at KHz frame rates for under $25K.  Using a cooled back-illuminated sensor, it offers ultra-high sensitivity from 350nm to 1100nm with a peak QE of 95% at 600nm.

  • Xenics Introduces Unparalleled Shutter-Less Uncooled LWIR Core

    Xenics, Europe’s leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared sensors, cameras and customized imaging solutions, ranging from the short-wave (SWIR) to long-wave (LWIR) infrared spectrum, announced today that the Dione family will be expanding. The Dione 640 is a LWIR thermal imaging core optimized to meet today’s increased demand for smaller size, lower weight, and lower power consumption (SWaP).

  • OmniVision Announces Full HD Image Sensor For Mainstream Security Cameras Requiring Excellent Low-Light Pixel Performance

    OmniVision Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced the OS02G10 security image sensor, which provides the best value for mainstream, high-volume security cameras requiring 1080p resolution and excellent low-light pixel performance.

  • Using light’s Properties To Indirectly See Inside A Cell Membrane

    For those not involved in chemistry or biology, picturing a cell likely brings to mind several discrete, blob-shaped objects; maybe the nucleus, mitochondria, ribosomes and the like.

  • Imaging Venus With A Scientific SWIR Camera

    Raptor Photonics has published a new application note based on the work of a German researcher, Dr. Sebastian Voltmer, who has been looking at the inner planet Venus as a Ring next to the sun and how the crescent is getting bigger. He was able to capture the very faint radiation beyond 1000 nm of the surface of Venus thanks to the latest state of the art Ninox 640 II VIS-SWIR camera. 

CAMERA & IMAGING VIDEOS

  • Beamage Camera Introduction

    The BEAMAGE-4M is a beam profiling camera designed for accurate profile measurements of very small beams. The camera utilizes a USB 3.0 for the transfer rates up to 10X faster than regular USB 2.0 connections. Check out the video for a brief introduction.

  • Live Demo Video: LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 Folded-Optics Zoom Lens

    The LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 is a low-SWaP, MWIR continuous zoom lens, spearheading the market trend towards smaller size detectors with a 10μm pitch VGA FPA. Thanks to its innovative folded-optics design, the LightIR 16-180mm f/3.6 has a significantly compact configuration which enables a reduction in the overall size and weight of the optical system.

  • 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.

  • Why You Should Use Back Illuminated sCMOS Cameras For OEM Development

    On our last day here at Photonics West 2019, Dr. Scott Metzler from PCO presents the enhanced capabilities that bi sCMOS sensors have to offer, including up to 95% quantum efficiency and a broader spectral response than previous generations. Check out the video for more information.