APRIL 30--Expanding its sales initiative in Europe, PixelVision (Tigard, OR; www.pixelvision.com) has entered into a business relationship with AMS Technologies, a distributor of optoelectronic components and systems headquartered in Munich, Germany, with additional offices in Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom (www.ams-technologies.com).
PixelVision is offering BioXight--a series of high-performance CCD cameras. Designed for physical- and life-science applications, the modular 14-bit cameras are available with resolutions up to 4k x 4k pixels, with data collection as fast as 80 Mbits/s. All BioXight cameras incorporate proprietary high-speed architecture with greater than 90% quantum efficiency and feature a multiple-input PCI computer interface allowing data transmission via fiberoptic cable.
PixelVision furnishes Windows-based PixelView image-processing software with all cameras. The company offers its software-development kit to system integrators who want to adapt the camera to various applications.