SENKOADL News

SENKOADL expands sales forces

  Nigel Paine recruited as part of SENKOADL's sales teamUK-based lens manufacturer SENKOADL has recruited Nigel Paine as part of its sales force.  Nigel has returned to selling lenses for a manufacturer after eight years in a similar role for Pentax and is looking forward to the challenge of opening up new market sectors.He said: "I will be striving to increase SENKO's penetration of the marketplace by attracting new distributors to take on the product range as well as workin...

Lens manufacturer SENKOADL to exhibit at IFSEC

Lens manufacturer SENKOADL is one of few Asian producers to offer extensive warehousing in the UK, allowing distributors to work on short lead times and integrators to obtain units quickly. At IFSEC 2008, SENKOADL will be exhibiting its range of vari-focal, fixed and zoom lenses which are being specified at major projects across Europe.  Recent applications include traffic monitoring in the city of Edinburgh, machine vision at a car plant in Germany and quality control at a food packag...

SENKOADL appoints European sales representative

SENKOADL has appointed a European sales representative to promote the company's range of IR-adjusted fixed, varifocal and zoom lenses.Stefano Ulliana, 33, hails from Milan.  Stefano speaks English, French and Spanish as well as his native Italian.  He has come across to CCTV from a background in ethical sales within the medical sector and sees many parallels between the two markets.Stefano said, "I'm looking forward to the challenge and expect to gain business for SenkoADL in the...

Use of SENKOADL's varifocal lenses on Spanish train system

Europe-wide usage of varifocal lenses from SENKOADL includes current installations on the Spanish railway system.Over 500 varifocal lenses (2.8~12mm and 3~8.5 mm) are being fitted internally on trains run by RENFE, the national operator in Spain which is responsible for 15,000 km of track across the country.The lenses are being used on passenger rolling stock with the focal range depending on viewing lines.  The units are functioning from compact Sanyo colour cameras and the client reports...

SENKOADL in double scan

Vari-focal lenses from SENKOADL are being used by one of Europe's largest automotive component manufacturers in south-western Germany on a machine vision application.                     The lenses, which have a focal length of 7.5~50mm, are from SENKOADL's "pro" series.  They are being used here with 1/3" double progressive scan cameras from videotronic infosystems.The client,...

Use of CCTV lens at European university

Europe-wide usage of varifocal lenses from SENKOADL includes a recent project at a leading university in Poland.The University of Lodz to the south-west of Warsaw has increased campus security with the installation of 50 cameras - predominantly Samsung and Bosch - fitted with 3-8.55mm lenses from SENKOADL.A major textile town dubbed the Manchester of Eastern Europe, Lodz has a student population of 42,000 whose safety on campus has been improved by local distributor and systems consultant A...

SENKO in Auld Reekie

Fixed focal length lenses from SENKOADL have been installed recently in a major traffic observation exercise being conducted by Edinburgh City Council. The 2/3" format lenses are 35mm and 50mm models that are being used predominantly from USB board cameras.  Over 50 of the lenses have been deployed.  The camera/lens assemblies are mounted on traffic light poles at major roads leading in and out of the city with images being recorded digitally for review by Council traffic managers...

SENKOADL to introduce versatile lens for compact domes at IFSEC

The growth of CCTV domes at the expense of traditional box cameras in recent years has emphasised what an important surveillance tool these products are.However, while compact domes are suitable for general surveillance they are often found wanting in applications such as casino gaming tables and cash counting areas.  Here, the end-user needs close up detail but space is at a premium.  The camera must be either covert or at least discreet, and full-size domes can be too bulky and intru...