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. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061114/DETU009 ) "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 effectively." 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 shipping. 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, Mich.
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