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Heptagon Introduces a new Stereoscopic Illuminator for Industrial Vision

Heptagon (Singapore and Santa Clara, CA,USA) introduces BELICE, a stereoscopy illumination platform including a suite of advanced algorithms and software solutions to enable very cost-efficient and high-quality 3D vision for AR helmets and other applications. 

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Used in AR Helmet from DAQRI

“DAQRI Smart Helmet is a visionary tool for the 21st century worker. As a leader in augmented reality, we opted to utilize Heptagon’s advanced infrared dot-pattern illumination solution to power our 3D camera,” says Roy Ashok, Chief Product Officer at DAQRI. “Heptagon’s illumination technology is enabling 3D vision in a very compelling fashion.”

BELICE also includes a proprietary package encapsulating the lens on the side, providing an extra security layer for eye safety and suppressing stray light sideways. The module is compatible with state-of-the-art assembly processes and is reflow solder compatible. It features a compact package size with reduced z-height, which can be thermally mounted directly onto the chuck, and is ideal for use in mobile devices for both indoor and outdoor use. BELICE achieves its high optical efficiency by maximizing thermal conductivity for optimal heat management.

More Info

Heptagon provides complete, simple and seamless 3D imaging, illumination, sensing, and connectivity solutions powering the Interface of Things and Mobile Innovation. We enable new and unique ways for people to interact and interface with a smart connected world. With over 2 billion units shipped and 20 years of industry firsts in miniaturizing and integrating complex optical, mechanical, electrical, wireless and software systems, Heptagon has industry leading technology and services to enhance our customer’s competitiveness. Heptagon is a global company with R&D, sales and customer services teams located in Singapore, Switzerland, Silicon Valley and Hermosa Beach USA, Taiwan and China.

For details, visit Heptagon.

Heptagon Press Release.