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July/August 2010

Application Technology Notes

Leica Geosystems’ Viva System Delivers in Winter Survey of Cumberland Trail Expansion

AVT's Prosilica GX1910 HD Camera in the Limelight in Times Square

Orad Virtual Platform Provides Threefold Return For Ball State University Teleplex

CopterStudios outfits mini-helicopters with JVC GY-HM100 camcorders for close-range aerial shooting


June 2010

Application Technology Notes

Allied Vision Technologies Helps Laetus with Camera Cure-all

Philadelphia Studio Uses Optek Lighting for Museum Exhibit

Golf Channel Adds Two For-A Frame Rate Converters to Orlando Facility


January/February 2010

Application Technology Notes

Tordivel launches Scorpion Pizza Sorting System

Rutgers University Stadium Installs Five Hitachi SK-HD1000 HD Cameras For Big Screen HD Video

Plazamedia and Vizrt Show Germany’s First Real-time 3D Stereoscopic HD Virtual Studio

Woods Hole Uses Fujinon Lens to Explore Deep-Sea Volcano


November/December 2009

Application Technology Notes

Fox Sports Enhances 2009 World Series Coverage with Vision Research Digital High-Speed Camera

JVC GY-HD200 ProHD Camcorders Shoot PSA Campagin for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium to use Hitachi Cameras for Vancouver Games


August 2009

Application Technology Notes

Space Station Media Employs For-A Switcher for Return of 'MTV Unplugged'

Vizrt Unveils Viz Multichannel 2.5 Channel Branding Software

Florida Channel Revamps Control Room with Plura Broadcast

Dominican Channel Adds Broadcast Pix Integrated Production System for Religious Programming



April 2009

Defense and Security Special Section

Front-Line Intelligence
For the warfighters at the front line, mobility, flexibility and ease of use are key elements in intelligence deployment.

Application Technology Notes

Chile's VideoMedia Selects FOR-A Switchers for Government Network and Mobile Production Unit
FOR-A Latin America, Inc., a division of FOR-A Corp., has sold two VPS-715 Ginga switchers through VideoMedia.

Comprehensive CCTV Surveillance Solution Used in New Irish Shopping Center
TESCO is one of the most popular hypermarkets in Europe, with many exceeding more than 30,000 square feet.

Display System Transforms the Houston Rodeo
Visualization pioneer Barco announced that Houston-based LD Systems selected Barco MiTRIX transparent LED modules for multiple high-resolution video walls in their custom installation for the 2009 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.



Industry News

Andor Technology Strengthens Position in the Chinese Market
Andor Technology plc announces a strengthening of its position in the Chinese market with the first installations of its "Revolution" confocal microscopy systems at universities in Hefei and Wuhan.

DALSA Announces New Cost-effective Capability for Solar Cell Inspection
DALSA Corp. has entered the solar cell inspection market.

Samsung Introduces Low-cost DID Panel Series
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced that it has begun mass producing a more economical line of digital information displays for indoor applications.

Holocaust Center Adds Digital Conversion Ssystem
Front Porch Digital today announced that The South Florida Holocaust Documentation and Education Center has selected one of its systems to digitize interviews.


 

March 2009

Application Technology Notes

U. of Delaware Sports Hitachi SK-HD1000 HDTV Cameras for Big Screen Displays
The University of Delaware selected three Hitachi SK-HD1000 HDTV studio/field cameras to produce live HD video shows for big screen displays at its football games and graduations.

WNET.ORG Selects For-a HD Switcher for New HD Facility
An HVS-1500HS switcher made by FOR-A Corporation of America has been installed in the production and broadcast studios of WNET.ORG in New York City.

Parcel Vision Integrated in Seven Austrian Centers
Austria's postal market is extremely buoyant but also highly competitive.

Inaugural Parade Features NASA Lunar Rover and Point Grey Ladybug3 Panoramic Images
The Ladybug3 spherical digital camera system from Point Grey Research was used to capture images of the 56th Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20..



Industry News

New PCMOS Microchip Uses 30 Times Less Power
The U.S.-Singapore team developing the technology, dubbed PCMOS, revealed the results at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco last month.

Braintech Delivers Vision-Guided Robotic Software for Sony Smart Cameras
Braintech Inc. has certified its eVisionFactory Lite software to run on Sony Electronics new generation of smart cameras.

Toshiba Teli Signs Distribution Agreement with Physimetrics
Toshiba Teli America, Inc. has appointed value-added reseller Physimetrics, Inc. an authorized distributor of Toshiba Teli brand industrial imaging solutions.

Cognex Develops On-Line Tool To Calculate VISION TECHNOLOGY Cost Savings
Cognex Corp. announced the availability of a new on-line tool to help manufacturers understand the benefits that can be achieved through the use of machine vision and industrial identification.


 

February 2009

Application Technology Notes

Hong Kong Jockey Club Selects Vizrt Solutions for HD Horse Racing Broadcasts
The Hong Kong Jockey Club has begun broadcasting events in HD at its Happy Valley and Sha Tin Racetracks.

Multi-Media Company Opens Pandoras Box for Cirque du Soleil Show
The Pandoras Box Media Server from coolux is being used by Geodezik to support video projection for Zaia, Cirque du Soleil's first permanent show in Asia.

Abundant Living Faith Center Uses Fujinon HD Lenses in New Facility
Abundant Living Faith Center recently completed construction on its main auditorium.

Broadcast Pix Helps Air Donny & Marie Show
Broadcast Pix announced that Tours by Sloan selected its Slate 5016HD switcher for use during live performances by Donny & Marie Osmond at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas..



Industry News

Ochsner Health System Centralizes Image Storage
Agfa HealthCare announced that Ochsner Health System of New Orleans has deployed the company's IMPAX® Data Center.

MVTec Distributors Trained on New HALCON 9.0
MVTec Software GmbH held international distributor training in Munich prior to launching HALCON 9.0 on Jan. 26.

FLIR Completes Cedip Acquisition
FLIR Systems, Inc. has completed the acquisition of Cedip, under terms announced in 2007.

Pegasus Imaging Acquires Tasman Barcode SDK Company
Pegasus Imaging has acquired Tasman® Software.


 

January 2009

Application Technology Notes

Discovery Channel Program Selects Photron Camera for Slow-Motion Imaging
Photron, Inc. is supplying the high-speed Fastcam SA1 camera for the slow-motion imaging of fascinating phenomena on Discovery Channel's new television series.

Princeton Instruments Cameras Capture Solar Eclipse
PIXIS 1024BR CCD cameras from Princeton Instruments were critical elements in astronomy research conducted during the recent solar eclipse.

Brazilian Broadcaster Upgrades Distribution Networks With Scopus Solutions
Scopus Video Networks announced that leading Brazilian broadcasting company RMT has chosen Scopus digital networking solutions to upgrade the video distribution networks for two regional RMT television stations.

ITN Source Chooses Volicon Observer to Expedite FOX Business News Delivery
Volicon announced that ITN Source has implemented the Volicon Observer® media logging and monitoring system on behalf of one of ITN's longtime license partners, FOX News.



Industry News

Sofradir Announces New Name for its U.S.-Based Subsidiary
Sofradir announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the IR equipment company, Electrophysics and renamed it Sofradir EC.

Caliper, DUPONT Enter Licensing Agreement for OncoMouse Technology
Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.today announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement that grants Caliper access to the DuPont Intellectual Assets & Licensing OncoMouse technology.

CERN Taps MEN Micro for Embedded Functionality in Particle Acceleration Program
MEN Micro Inc. now provides the rugged A20 6U VMEbus single board computer.


 

December 2008

Application Technology Notes

Villanova Creates Campus-Wide Digital Signage Network
Rise Vision, Inc., has announced that Villanova University has expanded its on-campus use of the Rise Display Network to create a fully networked, campus-wide information system.

Georgia County TV Network Selects Broadcast Pix Switcher
Broadcast Pix announced the sale of its Slate system to Douglas County Television.


 

November 2008

 

Industry News

November Industry News
The latest news for the imaging industry.


 

Application Technology Notes

Rosen Aviation Selects Quantum3D Mapping System
Quantum3D, Inc. has been selected by Rosen Aviation to produce a 3D mapping system and Human Machine Interface for the new RosenView HD in-flight entertainment system.

Barco Steps Up Production of Avionics Displays for Honeywell's Primus Apex Flight Deck
Barco is increasing production of its KDU dedicated display solution specifically designed for integration into the Honeywell Primus Apex flight deck.

Orad MVP Gives U.S. Open Tennis Fans Frame-bY-frame View of Champions in Motion
Flow Motion tracks onscreen objects and freezes action, using frame overlays to show their positions.

Columbia University Journalism School Enhances Election-night Webcast with Live News Gathering Powered by Streambox
The Columbia University Journalism School expanded its presidential election-night coverage on Nov. 4 to include a live streaming component in addition to its radio coverage.


 

New Products

New Products
The latest products for the industry.


 

October 2008

 

Extended Core Technology

Continual Advancements in Frame Grabber Technology
Frame grabbers still hold a place in image-capture solutions.


 

Industry News

October Industry News
The latest news for the imaging industry.


 

Application Technology Notes

Prosilica GigE Camera Used in High-Speed Seafloor Imaging System
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is the state agency primarily responsible for conducting research on and managing these resources.

Alfacam Covers Olympics With Vizrt Graphic Stations
Alfacam, a member of the Alfacam Group, covered the Beijing Olympics with Vizrt graphics software solutions.

InGaAs SWIR Video Camera Integrated on Unmanned Aircraft Test Flight
Sensors Unlimited, Inc. announced that its ultra-compact, high sensitivity SU640KTSX indium gallium arsenide shortwave infrared camera has been successfully flight-tested on the ScanEagle unmanned aircraft at the Fort Leonard Wood test range in Missouri.

Swedish University Adds Atom Probe to Research Center
FEI Co. and Imago Scientific Instruments jointly announced that Chalmers University (Göteborg, Sweden) has installed Imago's LEAP® 3000X HR® atom probe in the university's Applied Physics Microscopy and Microanalysis facility.

 

 


 

September 2008

 

Smart Optics

Medical Research Institute Advances Biomarker Research With Aperio Digital Platform
Inexpensive optical zoom capability that can approach digital still camera quality remains compatible with the compact modules required for portable electronics.


 

Industry News

September Industry News
The latest news for the imaging industry.


 

Application Technology Notes

Orthopedics Researchers use NVIDIA Technology to Study Whiplash
Dang Orthopedics uses computational modeling and mathematical simulation to study the biomechanics of surgery.

Broadcast Pix Streamlines Live Production for German Sports network Program
Broadcast Pix™ announced that DSF Deutsches SportFernsehen, a sports broadcast network in Germany, is using its Slate™ 2100 switcher for live, high-quality production of its new sports news program, DSF Aktuell.

Ford Taps Quantum3D to Build Virtual Simulator for Crash Protection
Quantum3D, Inc. is helping upgrade Ford Motor Co.'s VIRtual Test Track EXperiment Driving Simulator with the latest, most powerful computing and simulation technologies to improve vehicle safety.

JVC Cameras Shoot Aqua Kids Show in HD
Award-winning children's program, Aqua Kids, travels the globe with JVC's GY-HD110 cameras to share its adventures with and educate young people about the importance of protecting marine life.

 



July/August 2008

 

Application Technology Notes

Medical Research Institute Advances Biomarker Research With Aperio Digital Platform
Burnham Institute for Medical Research is using Aperio Technologies, Inc. award-winning ScanScope® slide-scanning system and quantitative immunohisto chemistry tools to assist in the validation and clinical translation of Burnham's cancer biomarkers.

HP Pavilion at San Jose Goes HD With TV Magic
Broadcast systems integrator TV Magic has completed a state-of-the-art high-definition live sports control room at the HP Pavilion at San Jose, home to the NHL's San Jose Sharks and a variety of sports and entertainment events throughout the year.

Public TV Stations Select Sony Cameras, Fujinon Lenses
KWSU Media, the production division for KWSU and KTNW public television, recently purchased three Sony HDC1400 HD cameras and Fujinon XA22X7BES compact HD Studio lenses for use in its main production studio on the Washington State University campus in Pullman.


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