Portable Digital Microscope
Many smaller or minute objects are not clearly visible when unless they are magnified since people will see different objects depending on their eyesight. Also in many professions like medicine, scientific research, engineering, the item has to be examined at the site, which is outdoors and a decision has to make immediately to take corrective action. Hence it is important to have a high resolution portable microscope, which is light weight and compact, and allows the professional to get magnified images of any item immediately wherever he wishes.
The digital microscope from Iolight is designed for examining plant, animal cells, and similar items and has a field of view of 1 mm. It offers a resolution of one micron and has a provision for illumination from the top and bottom of the sample, so that the item is clearly visible, even when there is less light. The magnified images can be transferred without any wires to a number of gadgets like iPhone, iPad and Android gadgets including smartphones. On iPad Air tablet, the magnification offered is 200 times, on other gadgets with digital zoom it offers magnification of 500 times or more.
The images obtained using the microscope are of size 5 MB with resolution 1296 X 972, and videos produced are conforming to MPEG-4 with frame speed of up to 10 frames per second. The microscope is truly portable since it is easily folded and carried in a pocket when not in use. The dimensions of the 16 X 10.1 cm X 3.2 cm (thickness). It is light weight weighing only 440 g. The microscope is useful for doctors and vets who are visiting their customers, since they can take photos of the skin cells, unwell animal or patient and share it with the owner or family. The well designed microscope is durable and can be used in different conditions outdoors without its functionality being affected.