Unique 5 Megapixel CCD USB 2.0 Scientific Camera

Product Announcement from Lumenera Corporation

Lumenera Corporation, www.lumenera.com, a leading manufacturer and developer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for scientific, industrial and surveillance markets, announces the release of the INFINITY2-5 digital CCD USB 2.0 camera. The INFINITY2-5 is engineered for qualitative image archiving in life science, clinical and material science applications where higher resolution and excellent sensitivity are of the utmost importance.

The INFINITY2-5 was designed in response to the demand for a higher resolution CCD-based camera. This 5.0 megapixel camera employs the Sony Super HAD ICX655 high quality 2/3" sensor featuring 3.45 micron square pixels. An 8-bit output is available for capturing fast video of live events, or 14-bit for quantifying data. The high speed output combined with a high dynamic range has resulted in a versatile entry-level research camera. Additional product highlights include: superb color reproduction in clinical-stained samples for outstanding image quality; full color sub-windowing for rapid focus and scanning of samples; 8.5 fps at full 2448 x 2048 resolution (up to 23 fps at 640 x 480 with ROI); and a progressive scan global electronic shutter for producing smooth even previews with very quick response times.

"The INFINITY2-5 is aligned with Lumenera's goal of being a premium supplier for the mid to high range microscopy market." says Sylvain Dignard, Lumenera's Director of International Business Development. "This five megapixel CCD meets an important demand for microscopy cameras to provide true color reproduction, low light sensitivity and higher resolutions."

The INFINITY2-5 is now available in either color or monochrome, and includes both Lumenera's INFINITY ANALYZE and CAPTURE software providing advanced image capture, measurement and processing abilities. Visit the Lumenera website at www.lumenera.com for more information.

About Lumenera

Lumenera Corporation, a division of Roper Industries, and headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, is a leading developer and manufacturer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions. Lumenera cameras are used worldwide in a diverse range of custom/OEM, scientific, industrial and security applications.

Lumenera solutions provide unique combinations of speed, resolution and sensitivity in order to satisfy the most demanding digital imaging requirements. Lumenera customers achieve the benefit of superior price to performance ratios and faster time to market with the company's commitment to high quality, cost effective product solutions. For further information about Lumenera, please visit www.lumenera.com or call 613-736-4077. To receive Lumenera press releases as they are issued, contact us at marketing@lumenera.com.