Boosting integrated imaging solutions business, Navitar acquires PixeLINK

Precision optics maker Navitar has acquired PixeLINK, which develops digital cameras.

Precision optics maker Navitar (Rochester, NY) has acquired PixeLINK (Ottawa, ON, Canada), which develops digital cameras for use in industrial, life science, and other advanced imaging applications. The purchase allows Navitar to offer fully integrated end-to-end lens and camera imaging solutions to its entire customer base.

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PixeLINK manufactures, optimizes, and integrates industrial cameras for machine vision applications and microscope cameras for life science and digital microscopy applications. Product offerings include CMOS and CCD sensors, coupled with high-speed digital technologies such as USB 3.0, FireWire (IEEE 1394), USB 2.0, and Gigabit Ethernet (GigE). PixeLINK's latest camera models are equipped with the 12.3 Mpixel Sony Pregius IMX253 (1.1 in.) and 8.9 Mpixel IMX255 (1 in.) sensors, which support 4K Ultra HD video.

Navitar plans to formally announce the acquisition of PixeLINK at SPIE Photonics West 2017 in San Francisco, CA, on January 31st. The company will also introduce its Resolv4K zoom lens series, with a live demonstration using a PixeLINK camera (IMX255 sensor).

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