Optical Monitoring News

  • ams introduces sensor reference design for blood pressure, vital signs for smart health and wearables

    ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the release of the first integrated vital sign sensor reference design based on its AS7024.The solution can perform accurate, fast and convenient 24/7 cuffless blood pressure measurement. The new vital signs sensor reference design based on AS7024 integrates all the hardware components, including ...


    By ams AG

  • TDHI to Introduce TD-550/560 at OTC 2018

    At this year’s Offshore Trade Conference (OTC), look for TDHI to exhibit the all new TD-550 and TD-560 Oil in Water Analyzers. The TD-550 is suitable for crude oils and other heavy oils with a greatly enhanced detection range (low ppb to 5000 ppm) over most oil in water analyzers. The TD-560 includes the same optical channel as the TD-550 along with a second optical channel for detecting ...

  • TDHI to Introduce the TD-550/560 at OTC 2018

    At this year's Offshore Trade Conference (OTC), look for TDHI to exhibit the all new TD-550 and TD-560 Oil in Water Analyzers. The TD-550 is suitable for crude oils and other heavy oils with a greatly enhanced detection range (low ppb to 5000 ppm) over most oil in water analyzers. The TD-560 includes the same optical channel as the TD-550 along with a second optical channel for detecting lighter ...

  • What is a Fiber Optic Furnace?

    A fiber optic furnace is an industrial heater developed and manufactured for drawing glass composite materials such as silica (SiO2) into transparent optical fibers between 5 – 100 microns in diameter without cladding. These are instrumental for modern telecommunications due to their high strength, flexibility, and wavelength transmittance. Drawing glass fibers in a fiber optic furnace ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • AMETEK Land to Present NOx Production at Higher Levels at Hotbels Glass Industry Seminar 2018

    AMETEK Land announces that its EMEA Glass Sales Manager Philippe Kerbois and Neil Simpson of Simpson Combustion and Energy will present at the 33rd Hotbels Glass Industry Seminar 2018, April 25-26, in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.   Their presentation, entitled “Thermal Imaging NOx Filter Helps Optimize Combustion for Emissions Reduction,” follows on from ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land - Glass Worldwide - Infrared Thermal Imaging Optimises Furnace Operations and Reduces NOx

    Mark Bennett, Glass Sector Lead at AMETEK Land, looks at an innovation that is not only leading to the optimisation of glass furnaces but also the reduction of NOx. Over the years, a great deal of research and innovation has gone into developing methods for obtaining live temperature values within glass furnace applications. The AMETEK Land solution uses innovative thermal ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Triple monochromator for Raman spectroscopy

    McPherson, the manufacturer of precision optical systems for spectroscopy and science applications, announces a new optical system. It is a triple monochromator ideal for making Raman, photoluminescence and Thomson scattering measurements in a variety of ways. The triple configuration allows users to create a bandpass ‘notch’ of select wavelengths and disperse onto sensitive CCD or ...


    By McPherson

  • LumaSense introduces the m920 Series Semiconductor OEM module

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. introduces introduces the m924 (4-channel) and m922 (2-channel) Semiconductor OEM Modules, designed for Electrostatic Chuck, Chamber, and other device temperature monitoring during Etching and Wafer Fabrication processes. The LumaSense solution provides advanced and reliable temperature monitoring up to 330 °C. The new m924 Semiconductor OEM module sampling rate ...

  • Discovering FLIR's intrinsically safe GFx320 camera in collaboration with FLIR & customer ADPO

    The Sniffers recently collaborated with FLIR and customer ADPO to test the new FLIR intrinsically safe optical gas imaging camera during tank storage monitoring in hazardous locations; the FLIR GFx320. Our project leader, Bart Segers, ...


    By The Sniffers

  • Oxford Instruments plc Chairman’s AGM Statement 2017

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and research, is holding its Annual General Meeting today in which the Chairman, Alan Thomson, will make the following statement: “This is my first AGM as Chairman of the Group and it is a privilege to lead the Group as it becomes increasingly customer-focused, while retaining its leading edge ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Startup Companies Selected for the Ameren Accelerator

    Ameren Corporation recently announced the seven companies that have been selected to participate in the Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies. Selected companies include /blossom, Hyperion Sensors, Omega Grid, Rebate Bus, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Generation of laser-based Snow Depth Detection

    Weather services, airports, road maintenance depot, ski resort managers as well as electricity producers can look forward to the new snow depth sensor SHM31 from Lufft. The new sensor is an advancement of the proven SHM 30 which was developed by Jenoptik in mid-2009 and incorporated into the Lufft range of optical sensors in mid-2014. It quickly detects snow depths up to 15 meters. ...

  • Mobile Runway Pavement Sensor For Most Efficient Runway Weather Control

    Visit this webinar and you will learn more about MARWIS, the compact, fast and digital sensor that can be mounted on all kinds of airport portal vehicles. It directly delivers the runway condition to mobile devices and stationary outputs such as in a control center (TWR). Therefore, it supports the airport operators in the patrol car during the runaway assessment without detours. Our expert ...

  • AMETEK Land In-furnace Thermal Imaging Solution Wins Glass Focus Award for Innovation

    The award-winning collaborative project involved real-time, in-furnace thermal imaging using AMETEK Land’s Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) to optimise furnace operations at Encirc’s Elton site in Cheshire, UK.     “We are delighted to win this award. It is a testament to the three ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Oxford Instruments congratulates Lancaster University for inaugurating the IsoLab, built for studying quantum systems

    One of the most advanced facilities in the world for quantum technology, Lancaster University’s IsoLab has been inaugurated by the Chief Executive of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Built completely to order, its unique features include three 50-ton platforms sitting inside a 350-ton concrete tank in order to drastically reduce any vibration, noise and ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • New EBSD detector `Symmetry` increases EBSD speed by an order of magnitude

    Oxford Instruments, a global leader in microanalysis systems, has launched Symmetry the world’s first CMOS-based electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) detector. Symmetry represents a significant breakthrough compared to conventional CCD-based detectors: an unrivalled top acquisition speed in excess of 3000 indexed patterns per second (pps) is uniquely balanced by uncompromising ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Webinar invitation: Latest technology in Snow Depth Detection - Register now!

    You are invited to our webinar about the first introduction of our new laser-based snow depth sensor Lufft SHM31 with explanation of the measurement principle and the main advantages out of it. Don't miss! DATE: Thu, May 18, 2017 l TIME: 04:00 PM (CEST) This webinar is free for ...

  • Practical Infrared Thermometry for Aluminium Hot Rolling at Aluminium Two Thousand Congress 2017

    Dr. Fiona Turner, Physics Section Manager for AMETEK Land will speak at the Aluminium Two Thousand Congress 2017, June 20-24, 2017, in Verona, Italy.    Dr. Turner’s topic is “Practical Infrared Thermometry for Aluminium Hot Rolling”.  Dr. Turner, a Chartered Physicist, specialises in instrumentation and metrology and manages AMETEK Land’s in-house ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land Publishes New Global Services Brochure

    AMETEK Land has published a new global services brochure as part of the company’s continued commitment to assist customers in achieving the best operating performance from AMETEK Land instruments and systems.   The brochure details AMETEK Land’s comprehensive range of after-sales services, incorporating ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Analytik Jena Presents Innovative Applications for its Elite Product Range of ICP-MS and ICP-OES Instruments at EWCPS 2017

    At this year’s European Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry (EWCPS), February 19 – 24, Analytik Jena presents in various applications how the advanced technologies and analytical capabilities of the PlasmaQuant® Elite instruments benefit research work in many fields. Examples shown include the ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

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