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In The February 2006 Issue


Application Notes for February 2006A quick look at unique applications of imaging technology.

By Advanced Imaging Editorial Staff

Vision in the Halls of MedicineAffordable industrial imaging drives several non-traditional medical applications.

By Keith Reid

Crossing Over to SuccessMoving into new application markets requires careful planning, a technology edge, and sales channels.

By Kristin Lewotsky

Detecting Traffic IncidentsImaging hardware and software algorithms keep track of traffic flow.

By Lee J. Nelson

Core Technology Feature

Advanced Imaging's The Electronic Imaging Core Technologies MapThe Electronic Imaging Core Technologies Map serves as a useful reminder of the core technology components that make up a complete imaging solution, with each stop along the way providing an opportunity to enhance existing capabilities, meet old needs and enter new frontiers.

By Advanced Imaging Editorial Staff


Power and PriceImaging Continues to Enter New Frontiers.

By Keith Reid

Industry News

Industry News for February 2006The latest news from around the imaging industry.

By Advanced Imaging Editorial Staff

Component Integration

Magnification: One Size Doesn't Fit AllSpecifying magnification for machine-vision systems can be tricky. A lens' primary magnification is an important design consideration, but what it means to the application is frequently misunderstood.

By Kristin Vogt

New Products

Affordable EMCCD CameraAndor Technology plc has just announced the launch of the Andor luca, the newest camera from Andor's stable of EMCCD cameras.

LED Brightness Problem Solved With EOS Illumination Delivery TechnologyEdmund Optics Inc. announced the launch of its illumination delivery technology -– EOS -– a next generation approach to increasing illumination brightness in LEDs.

Lambda Research Announces 67 Additions and Improvements With TracePro 3.3.5Lambda Research Corporation, developer of optical software TracePro and OSLOĆ, announces the latest release of its illumination design software, TracePro.

Quad PowerPC SBC: A New Era Of Embedded ComputingCurtiss-Wright Controls Embedded Computing has introduced the VPX6-185, the industry's first VITA 46 (VPX)-based single board computer (SBC).

High Resolution, Progressive Scan CCD Camera FamilyToshiba America's Imaging Systems Division, introduces the miniature, high resolution, progressive scan, "ice-cube-size" CCD camera family, the IK-52V (1/2 inch) and IK-53V (1/3 inch).

Confocal System With TIRFM Module For Extended Imaging CapabilitiesOlympus Life and Material Science Europa GmbH, has released a peerless Total Internal Reflection Fluorescence Microscopy (TIRFM) module for its FluoView FV1000 confocal microscope.

MVTec Launches Halcon Interfaces to MatroxThe machine vision software HALCON by MVTec now offers a specific interface that supports the Meteor-II, Helios, Solios and Odyssey frame grabber boards from Matrox based on MIL-Lite 8.0.

Concave Spherical Mirrors For Schlieren Imaging SystemsSchlieren optics are used to record inhomogeneities within a transparent medium (air, water, glass etc.) by detecting the energy refracted by that portion of the medium in which the inhomogeneity occurs.

Rugged Cell BE Processor-based ComputerMercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced the introduction of the PowerBlock 200 — the third member of its Cell Broadband Engine (BE) processor-based family of hardware products, and the first rugged device designed with the Cell BE processor.

Reliable Long-life Quartz Halogen Light SourcesAvailable from Moritex is a comprehensive range of manual and remote controlled quartz halogen light sources engineered to endure the often-demanding environment of machine vision applications.

Bandpass Filters To Improve Image Quality In Machine Vision SystemsJos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH has introduced a new line of Bandpass filters designed to enable system integrators and equipment manufacturers to improve the image quality of their machine vision systems.

Barco Launches Cost-effective 2MP Color Display System For PACS ViewingBarco introduces Nio Color 2MP, a flexible display system that offers clinical confidence and dependable performance for a multitude of medical imaging applications, including 3D PACS, ultrasound, orthopedic imaging, cardiology, ophthalmology, nuclear medicine and PET.

Reader Profile

Flexible Imaging Solutions from FOTODYNE Incorporated This month's Reader Profile takes a brief look at FOTODYNE Inc.

By Stacey Meacham

Solutions of the Year

View the winners of our annual "Imaging Solutions of the Year" contest in each of four key imaging markets.

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