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New design ALRAD website

22 June 2018

With the increasing number of people using mobile devices to view our website we decided it was time to re-design it. The new site is more mobile friendly for our customers. Please take this opportunity to look at the new design and visit

Privacy policy added to website

We value our customers right to privacy. A link to details of our privacy policy can now be found on our website at the bottom of every page

BitFlow frame grabbers for Machine Vision applications

BitFlow has been developing industrial frame grabbers and software for the imaging industry since 1993. They specialise in interfacing to cameras with very high data/frame rates. Their frame grabbers are utilised in environments with complex triggering and I/O requirements. Their frame grabber interfaces are Camera Link, CoaXPress, and Differential. The BitFlow software is some of the easiest to use, yet incredibly powerful and reliable.

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Linear Proximity Sensors

CMOS Sensor Inc manufacture a range of linear sensors from 250mm  to 1.25 meters.  Applications include:-

- Glass inspection
- LCD, OLED process inspection
- LCD, OLED panel inspection
- Thin film solar panel process inspection
- LCD back light panel inspection
- PCB inspection
- Web inspection
- Printing press inspection
- Textile inspection
- Metal can inspection
- Any flat surface

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Backside Illuminated (BSI) version of ELOIS sensor functionally tested

Together with Spacebel and Amos, Caeleste is working on a radiation hardened hyperspectral sensor for a remote sensing application, commissioned by ESA. The device has 256 pixels in the spectral and 2048 in the spatial direction with a pitch of 15.5 µm. 

More information can be found on the Caeleste website

New Application Note on Gated Imaging

NIT, the manufacturer of Wide Dynamic Range  Vis and SWIR cameras, have issued a new application note on Gated Imaging  which is available on their website to download.

Gated Imaging provides the ability to image a specific depth slice of a scene with multiple applications. In this document, you can understand more about Gated Imaging through:


If you have any further question or discuss more this field of activity, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please download the application here

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