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Posted: Sep 10, 2010
New Leica DVM5000 Digital Microscope Delivers Advanced 3D Imaging for QA Teams Inspecting Microelectronics and Medical Devices
(Nanowerk News) When the demands of quality inspection reach the limits of optical microscopes, digital technology provides QA professionals with the power to take visual analysis to the next level. Now, in addition to its industry-leading lines of compound microscopes and stereomicroscopes, Leica Microsystems offers an innovative series of digital microscopes that bring new levels of flexibility and precision to meet the unique needs of QA professionals inspecting microelectronics and medical devices.
"With the introduction of the Leica DVM5000, QA teams have access to measurement technology that can deliver complex 3D models quickly for more accurate quality analysis and inspection," says Halden Zimmermann, Vice President of Marketing, North America. In addition to the advanced 3D capabilities, the Leica DVM5000 features a 360° rotating head, flexible tilting stand, and a revolving x/y-stage that enable inspection from angles that would be impossible with optical equipment. Plus, the compact, all-in-one system design allows the microscope to be brought to the sample for non-destructive analysis anywhere it's needed. This mobility also lends itself to new workflows that can increase product throughput.
As an added incentive, the launch of the Leica DVM5000 features an exclusive offer where the first 50 customers to receive a demonstration of new digital microscope will receive a free Leica ES2 stereomicroscope.
About Leica Microsystems
Leica Microsystems is a leading global designer and producer of innovative, high-tech, precision optical systems for the analysis of microstructures. It is one of the market leaders in each of its business areas: Microscopy, Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy with corresponding Imaging Systems, Specimen Preparation, and Medical Equipment. The company manufactures a broad range of products for numerous applications requiring microscopic imaging, measurement, and analysis. It also offers system solutions for life science including biotechnology and medicine, research and development of raw materials, and industrial quality assurance. The company is represented in over 100 countries with 14 manufacturing facilities in 11 countries, sales and service organizations in 19 countries and an international network of dealers. The international management is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany, and its corporate website is www.leica-microsystems.com.