Bioscrypt Inc., a leading provider of identity and access management solutions, today announced the V-Station (Optical), a fingerprint reader for physical access control featuring a 500 DPI optical sensor. The reader is immediately available for purchase.
At FABTECH 2007, TRUMPF will introduce the TruCoax 3200 laser resonator, the latest beam source addition to the TruLaser 2030 family of machines. Known for its high beam quality and low cost of operation, the TruCoax 3200 has been designed specifically for use with the TruLaser 2030 laser cutting machine.
A stray bullet rips through the command center, blowing holes in vital equipment and damaging the data archives. Repair teams spring into action. The damage must be patched up quickly or the control systems could go haywire. It's literally a matter of life or death, and a decision must be made: try to fix the damage in place, or move the broken parts to the repair shop.
Around 1.7 million people are injured and 40,000 killed on Europe’s roads each year. The European Union aims to cut in half this large number by 2010, and innovative safety systems in cars can help make this happen. For instance, long- and medium-range radar can lower road accident risk despite visibility. Equipped with such a safety system, vehicles can identify other road users and obstacles ahead at distances of between 20 and 200 meters.
SCHOTT, the technology group based in Mainz, Germany, inaugurated industrial mass production of thin-film solar modules in Jena by its subsidiary, SCHOTT Solar. By investing a total of 75 million euros towards a state-of-the art manufacturing facility with a module capacity of 33 megawatts (MW) per year, SCHOTT will be creating an additional 180 jobs at its Jena site.
AGL Networks announced today that it has completed a network extension into the Chandler/South Tempe area. This extension includes providing dark fiber connectivity into a data center owned and operated by 365 Main Inc, located at 2121 S. Price Rd, Chandler, AZ.
Indium phosphide-based optical chip and component maker CyOptics Inc of Lehigh Valley, PA, USA has acquired Inplane Photonics of South Plainfield, NJ, USA, which was founded in 2001 and designs and manufactures planar lightwave circuits (PLCs) for optical networks in both commercial and defense markets, including telecoms, LAN/WAN networks, avionics and shipboard systems.
Imagine paint that adheres to a surface, but releases on command or road signs that change their reflectivity with changing weather conditions. These are two potential uses of a novel, responsive material designed by researchers in the University of Massachusetts Amherst polymer science and engineering department. The research was published online this week in the journal Advanced Materials.
Imaging Diagnostic Systems, Inc., a pioneer in laser optical breast cancer imaging systems, announced that a patent, "Laser Imaging Apparatus Using Biomedical Markers That Bind to Cancer Cells" was issued to IMDS by the Chinese government.
As if by magic, the three-dimensional CAT scan image rotates before the physician’s eyes – merely by pointing a finger. This form of non-contact control is ideal in an operating room, where it can deliver useful information without compromising the sterile work environment.
How annoying – my glasses need repairing again! A new process assures a longer life for rimless spectacles: A laser is used to form the perfect join between the metal arm and plastic lens. The new engineering solution is being presented at the Productronica trade show.
Up to 10 times faster, a good 70 percent cheaper, yet still of comparable quality: It is worthwhile to manufacture glass lenses by hot embossing rather than precision molding. Researchers have optimized this technology.
Sunrise Telecom(R) Incorporated, a leader in test and measurement solutions for today's telecom, wireless and cable networks, introduced the SunSet(R) MTT-30Z Fibre Channel Module, the first handheld solution to support 1, 2 and 4 Gigabit fibre channel testing with full port login of switch fabric. This new test set is an essential tool for service providers provisioning or diagnosing high-performance Storage Area Networks (SAN) in fibre channel, ESCON and FICON.
Incorporating ultra-high resolution image intensifiers with double pulsing techniques and no-compromise optical design, the new SIM-02 Multi-Channel Framing Camera from Specialised Imaging Ltd. takes ultra high speed imaging to the next level of flexibility.
After depending on merely adequate standard video camera support for the past 30 years, the field of minimally-invasive endoscopy now has a realtime visual tool to meet all of its demanding requirements.