CAMERA & IMAGING INSIGHTS

phantom CoaXpress-Over-Fiber Breaks New Ground For High-Speed Machine Vision

To truly reap all the benefits of high-speed streaming machine vision cameras, the systems must be paired with cable technologies that can support transferring and processing vast amounts of data at high speed. 

  • High-Speed Photography: A Geotechnical Gamechanger

    Researchers and their industry partners can use high-speed imaging to more accurately predict instability in certain construction materials, allowing them to improve the materials to better resist cracking.

  • Faster Than A Speeding Bullet: High-Speed Cameras Capture Ballistics Events

    Due to its efficacy at capturing light, the BSI sensor delivers unprecedented resolution and speed combinations, enabling high-speed camera operators like McIntyre to capture unique, highly detailed and clean shots of speeding bullets, ammunition tests and other ballistics events. 

  • Capturing The Moment of Combustion With High-Speed TMX Camera

    Thanks to the Phantom TMX 7510, a high-speed camera that leverages powerful BSI sensor technology, one production company is capturing unique footage of combustion events. From exploding dynamite to shape charges, new footage of explosions is sending shock waves through the world of high-speed combustion imaging.

  • Automotive Crash Test Imaging

    It is becoming increasingly necessary to analyze automotive crash tests with extreme precision — requiring the latest in high-speed imaging. Slowing down the crash footage enables automotive engineers to observe and analyze subtle motion details in airbags, seat-belts, and other components.

  • Quantitative CMOS Technology

    This white paper explains the different approaches, properties, and shortcomings of a photon number resolving camera based on semiconductor technology.

  • When The Going Gets Tough: Ruggedizing G&H’s Hi-Res SWIR Lens Systems (And Others)

    When it comes to SWIR, G&H has the expertise to resolve two apparently conflicting requirements: the need for super-sensitive, highly accurate SWIR optical solutions and a form that endures temperature extremes, shock, humidity, vibration, and even radiation inherent in harsh environments and for applications in space, aerospace, and defense. 

CAMERA & IMAGING SOLUTIONS

  • Raptor offers a range of CCD based cooled detectors to meet OEM requirements across a range of spectroscopy applications.

  • The Phantom Miro C321J and C321 compact, high-speed cameras provide high-quality HD imaging for on-board auto crash testing and a range of other applications. The small, rugged cameras work perfectly within established Phantom imaging solutions for additional flexibility. 

  • The VEO 610 shares the premium image performance of the VEO 1010 and VEO 1310 cameras. It is available in both the L (light) and S (full) body styles. 

  • The FLIR RS6780 offers advanced detector, triggering, and synchronization capabilities in an environmentally-protected package, making it easy to configure and integrate for successful data acquisition in the most demanding R&D applications. 

  • Schneider Optics' Charoite Lens is a compact 2/3" C-Mount SWIR lens, designed for the 800 - 1800 nm spectral range. With its robust mechanical design and locking screws for focus and iris it maintains its high optical imaging performance even in harsh environment. A special SWIR coating and internal lacquering reduces stray light, resulting in a high contrast images.

CAMERA & IMAGING NEWS

  • Forget swimming with the dolphins. Last month, I swam with the dinos. Well, technically, dinoflagellates. These single-cell creatures are responsible for one of nature's most captivating and inspiring phenomenon — bioluminescence — which has gone on to influence advances in medical imaging. 

  • Chroma Technology announced today that its ContrastMax SWIR optical filters for machine vision and remote sensing were recognized among the best in machine vision today by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2022 Innovators Awards program at the Automate Show in Detroit.

  • Since its founding, Nüvü Camēras has taken the lead with its unmatched photon counting imaging capability and reliability in supporting detectors for demanding low light applications. Thanks to developments carried out for the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), Nüvü Camēras' industry-leading Electron Multiplying Charge Coupled Device (EMCCD) technology is being integrated into NASA's Roman Space Telescope.

  • ​With clearer imaging and enhanced resolution, new OCT approach could improve medical diagnostic imaging.

  • Bright Ideas presents the most captivating news and innovations in photonics. This week, NASA revealed the latest alignment and instrument setup successes for the James Webb Space Telescope. Plus, Edmund Optics and MKS Instruments put women first with the launch of a new scholarship opportunity and acceptance of an industry gender-balance award, respectively. 

CAMERA & IMAGING VIDEOS

  • Video: BaySpec OCI - F Push-Broom Hyperspectral Imager

    The OCI™­F Series ("All Seeing Eye") hyperspectral camera is a miniaturized push-broom hyperspectral camera covering the full VIS-NIR (400-1000 nm), or SWIR (short-wave infrared, 900-1700 nm) wavelength range, with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface.

  • Telops Introduces Infrared Products At DCS 2022 Trade Show

    On the final day of SPIE’s 2022 Defense + Commercial Sensing trade show, Photonics Online met with Telops as they introduced their new portable hyper cam spectrometer to be used in smaller, hard to reach areas. Telops also exhibited a new SWIR camera and HD imaging options.

  • Video: Phantom S991 Defense Technology Advancements

    The Phantom S991 high-speed camera brings CXP-Over-Fiber technology to defense and combustion imaging. The Phantom S991 delivers 9 Gpx/sec (70 Gbps) of throughput and the power of the Phantom Flex 4K sensor with CXP-over-fiber technology for extreme high-speed imaging.

  • Introduction To VFA+

    The VFA+ leverages the benefits of Fizeau interferometry through a unique combination of precise, high-resolution, fast, and full aperture metrology for axisymmetric aspheres.