SOURCE: Mikron Infrared

October 02, 2007 18:58 ET

Mikron Infrared, Recently Acquired by LumaSense Technologies, Introduces State-of-the-Art Infrared Cameras and MikroSpec™ 4.0 Software

M7640 Fully Radiometric Thermal Imager Features a High Resolution 640x480 Detector; M7816 Fully Radiometric Camera Is Ergonomically Designed for Comfortable One-Handed Point-and-Shoot Operation and Features a 160x120 Resolution Detector

OAKLAND, NJ--(Marketwire - October 2, 2007) - Mikron Infrared, a LumaSense Technologies company and pioneer in infrared and thermal imaging, today announced the introduction of two new thermal imaging products for the industrial marketplace.

The Mikron M7640 is a fully radiometric thermal imager with a high resolution 640x480 detector. With four times that of regular detectors, the M7640 provides more than 300,000 measuring points vs. 76,800 measuring points for regular detectors. This easy-to-use infrared camera has superior performance with a high-quality articulating 5.6 inch LCD. The M7640 offers real time image recording with multi-spot temperature measurement and emissivity settings.

The Mikron M7816 represents another milestone in innovative infrared thermometry. This battery operated handheld IR camera is extremely lightweight with high-performance offering capabilities normally found in more expensive models. The M7816 is a fully radiometric camera, which is ergonomically designed for comfortable one-handed point-and-shoot operation featuring 160x120 resolution with a 60Hz refresh rate.

"The introduction of these new cameras and software demonstrates Mikron's commitment to expand the choices, features and quality available to thermographers," said Bill Fullam, Product Manager at Mikron Infrared. "The market is demanding higher quality and lower costs and these new thermal imagers prove that we're listening. In addition, the new MikroSpec software, which provides new features such as enhanced export capability, is fully compatible with Microsoft Windows Vista™."

Mikron thermal image cameras are fully compatible with Mikron's MikroSpec™ Thermal Imaging Software package, which provides fully comprehensive, post image analysis and report generation features. Convenient USB port is available on the imager for image export and data download.

Mikron Infrared recently announced its acquisition by LumaSense Technologies, Inc.

About Mikron Infrared

Mikron has been an innovative leader in the field of infrared non-contact temperature measurement since 1969. The company is an innovative provider of infrared non-contact temperature solutions for applications in the steel, glass, petroleum, chemistry, food and beverage, glass, medical, power, semiconductor and security industries. Mikron also offers experience in many different thermal applications, specialized software, and custom camera configurations. Mikron is also in the forefront in the near and far infrared thermal imaging technology with systems that include high speed, high accuracy, high resolution Thermal Imaging for preventive and predictive maintenance as well as process and research applications. Mikron's ISO 9001:2000 certified facilities are located in Oakland, New Jersey with sales offices in Michigan and California.

About LumaSense Technologies

LumaSense Technologies is a global leader in providing quality sensor instrumentation to the industrial, medical and energy markets. LumaSense is an operating company with a strategy to acquire other leading sensor instrumentation companies serving similar customers with complementary technologies and products. LumaSense's acquisitions are industry pioneers with hundreds of global customers: Luxtron Corporation -- fiber optic temperature measurement sensors; Innova AirTech Instruments -- trace gas monitoring and analysis; Andros -- non-dispersive and dispersive infrared gas analysis; Mikron Infrared -- non-contact temperature measurement, thermal imaging systems and blackbody calibration instruments. LumaSense is backed by Oak Investment Partners, a leading multi-stage venture capital firm with a 28-year history and DFJ Element, a leading venture capital investor in clean technology.

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