ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Aven Inc., a leading provider
of advanced precision visual inspection systems, recently launched its
latest patented technology -- iLoupe(TM), the world's first portable
digital field microscope/camera.
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"We created the iLoupe with the goal of simplifying on-the-job
technology," said Bakir Kanpurwala, Chief Executive Officer, Aven Inc. "As
a tool, iLoupe translates easily into a professional environment and allows
users to work on location and communicate their research effortlessly and
The iLoupe combines patented state-of-the-art technology with an
easy-to- use portable format, making the product as functional as it is
innovative. By simply attaching the removable microscopic module, which
features lens magnifications ranging from 60x to 150x, to a digital Canon
SD600 six-mega pixel camera, the unit easily transforms into a fully
functional field microscope in a matter of seconds.
With its dual microscopy and photography capabilities, the iLoupe has
many uses. The portable digital camera-microscope unit can be utilized by
law enforcement officials conducting forensics research to capture
microscopic images right at the crime scene. The iLoupe also ensures
quality control in a variety of industries, providing effective, on-site
inspection of fabrics and industrial components. In the automotive
industry, the user-friendly iLoupe can assist manufacturers and suppliers
in detecting and documenting defects on the assembly line and prior to
The iLoupe is the latest in Aven's high technology iSeries product
line. Other iSeries technology includes iVue(TM) an all-in-one, plug and
play video inspection system that allows users to view, capture, and save
images without the use of external hardware or software and iScope(TM) an
all-in-one microscope-based video inspection system that allows the user to
view images in 3D using a binocular microscope, or view the image on an
8.4" LCD monitor.
About Aven Inc.
Aven Inc. manufactures and markets more than 750 precision tools for
optical inspection and electronic equipment assembly and service. Its
product lines include stationary and portable microscopes, loupes, video
inspection systems, specialty high-resolution digital and video cameras,
lenses, illuminated magnifiers, electronic testers and a wide range of hand
tools. Aven Inc. was founded in 1983, and is headquartered in Ann Arbor,
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