Code reader traces medical devices; Thermal imager gives high performance; Barcode scanner reads long labels; MORE...
Code reader traces medical devices
Medusa Medical Instrument Reader is a compact (125-mm) unit designed to read directly applied marks from laser, ink-jet, and electro-chemical etching, as well as printed labels. Reading can be done from any flat or cylindrical surface. It is based on Medusa code-reading software that supports the Data Matrix, ISO 16022, square and rectangular formats in ECC200, white on black, and black on white. Readable cell size is from 0.12 mm.
Thermal imager gives high performance
Cyclops TI 814 is a thermal camera with 320 × 240 detector that captures high-resolution thermal images from -20°C to 500°C. An extended temperature range of -20°C to 1500°C is an option. Other features include a laser pointer, motorized focus, and a detachable telephoto lens.
Land Instruments International
Barcode scanner reads long labels
CLV405 barcode scanner has a reading range of 2 to 10 in. and a scan rate of 300 to 1000 Hz. It is 1.75 × 1.17 × 0.85-in. and comes with an LED to indicate how well it is reading the code, an auto setup function, and a visibly limiting scan line.
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Digital camera has high speed
The ultima APX-RS captures 3000 frames/s at 1024 × 1024-pixels, up to 10,000 frames/s at 512 × 512 pixels, and 250,000 frames/s at reduced sensor size. The high-speed CMOS sensor has 10-bit monochrome fidelity and antiblooming properties, and it is designed for harsh environments. Gigabit Ethernet, FireWire, and optical-communication interfaces are available.
San Diego, CA, USA
CCD camera offers high resolution
PixelFlyQE offers improved quantum efficiency with 1390 × 1024 pixels. The 12-bit compact camera features digital temperature compensation, enabling it to maintain the same noise performance regard-
The Cooke Corporation
Auburn Hills, MI, USA
Lens intensifier offers fast shuttering
Specialised Imaging Lens Intensifier provides high-speed video cameras with the capability of fast shuttering to 20 ns and light amplification by 100,000 times. The intensifier is build around high-gain MCP intensifiers (18, 25, or 40 mm) and is controlled for sensitivity, gain, and resolution over an RS-232 port.
Camera combines sensitivity, resolution
Memrecam fx K4 is a digital high-speed color video system with ISO1000 color rating and ISO4000 monochrome rating at 1000 pps. The 1280 × 1024-pixel CMOS sensor can image up to at 168,000 pps. The ruggedized camera can be operated remotely and is aimed at military, automotive crash safety, and other high-speed imaging applications.
NAC Image Technology
Simi Valley, CA, USA
Kit helps application development
Starterkit for the mvBlueLYNX intelligent camera contains accessories such as lens, tripod, power supply, and interface box, which includes clamped connections for all digital inputs and outputs as well as LEDs. The mvIMPACT Base library includes numerous image processing functions that can be used without licensing; advanced applications such as pattern matching and Data Matrix and barcode reading are included with a limited license for testing.
Digital microscope is flexible
MS804 Scopeman integrates optics, fiberoptics, and CCD components for fast acquisition of 1280 × 960-pixel images. By changing the camera shutter speed and combining bright and dark images, the MS804 provides a greatly enlarged dynamic range. It is available with a range of zoom lenses, x, y, and z stages, camera mounts, and imaging peripherals.
Lens can be customized
DSL951 lens operates at f/2.8 and has a diagonal field of view of 60°. The geometric distortion is better than -1%, and an
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Imager sees through heat
Thermal-Eye 3500AS thermal imaging core has a 30-μm detector and high sensitivity (<50 mK) for increased scene detail. It offers expanded dynamic range with greater than 1100°F saturation temperature that enables firefighters to see more detail in fires. Small-form-factor design can be built into hands-free systems.
Waltham, MA, USA
Camera system supports CMOS sensors
Advanced CMOS Image Sensor Developers Kit is a flexible camera system that supports various high-resolution CMOS sensors and enables direct comparison of
Applied Color Science
Laguna Niguel, CA, USA
Frame grabber monitors traffic
Model 617-4 combines the functions of a frame grabber, hardware JPEG compression, and digital I/O into one PCI board. It accepts four composite video inputs and
Tigard, OR, USA
Dual-tap camera offers high resolution
The TM-4100CL dual-tap camera offers 4.2-Mpixel resolution. It features full asynchronous reset with electronic shutter up to 1/16,000 s. A GUI allows serial control of all camera functions via a Camera Link interface. Both monochrome and color Bayer models are available.
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Imaging photometer is fast
ProMetricT PM-1400 Fast series of CCD-based imaging photometers from Radiant Imaging (Duvall, WA, USA) are fast, photometrically accurate, two-dimensional light- and color-measurement instruments that serve as defect-inspection tools. Simplified connectivity is through the use of a USB 2.0 interface. The cameras can acquire luminance data in either 12- or 14-bit dynamic-range modes.
Milton Keynes, UK
Linescan camera captures 56-Mpixel images
Opsis7500 linescan camera images 5000 lines/s at full resolution and can generate 56-Mpixel images. It features an on-board Motorola 860T PowerPC processor running Wind River’s VxWorks real-time operating system and an Altera 10K130 FPGA for real-time image processing. The camera has analog and digital inputs and outputs and a 330-Mbyte/s Fibre Channel output.
San Diego, CA, USA
DSP-based camera family expanded
VC2068/E smart camera with built-in Ethernet/TCP IP capability can acquire full-frame, 1240 × 1024-pixel images at 10 frames/s. It is equipped with several communications protocols, a socket support, and Telnet and HTTP server. The camera also has 2X binning to capture images with double frame rate at 1280 × 512-pixel resolution.
Hudson, NH, USA
Automation controller uses Web
Blue Fusion Model 5200 Web-enabled automation controller has a built-in Web server connected by 10/100 BaseT Ethernet full duplex with DMA and flow control. Built-in Web pages allow controller to be fully configured and monitored with standard Web browser. The Model 5200 supports standard protocols such as UDP, TCP/IP, HTTP, and Modbus Master/Slave TCP. Multiunit expansion racks enable users to control up to 192 I/O points and six axes of motion.
Hopkinton, MA, USA
Camera extender reaches far
Foxy is a Camera Link extender that extends Base mode connections over fiberoptic cable at clock rates up to 66.5 MHz. In addition, it provides 4 bits of general-purpose, optocoupled I/O to control equipment or extension of a serial port. Modular laser components allow Foxy to be adapted to distance requirements up to 10 km.
Stride Digital Systems
North Andover, MA, USA
Switch modules aid automation
PXI-7900 series of switch modules feature different functions for application in measurement and automation systems. PXI-7901 is a 16-channel general-purpose SPDT relay module; PXI-7921 is a 24-channel two-wire multiplexer module; and PXI-7931 is a 4 × 8 two-wire matrix module. All modules are PXI Rev2.1 and PICMG 2.1 R2.0 Compact PCI Hot Swap compliant and can be used in either PXI or CompactPCI systems.
Irvine, CA, USA
Portable DAQ devices use Ethernet
DaqBook/2020, DaqBook 2001, and DaqBook/2005 provide multifunction data acquisition for multiple applications. The DaqBook/2000 series includes a built-in 10/100 BaseT Ethernet interface capable of transferring data to a PC at 200 Kreadings/s. The series also provides a 16-bit, 200-kHz A/D, which can be expanded to more than 1000 I/O channels. The 40 digital I/O lines can be expanded up to 272 channels, including options for optical isolation and relay closures for switching applications.
Cleveland, OH, USA