Instrument Systems reports most successful business year

Oct. 1, 2008
The German test and measurement specialist has reported EUR 9.3 million in revenue for the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
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Instrument Systems GmbH, the Munich, Germany company that specializes in light measurement, finished the fiscal year 2007-2008 with its best result since it was established in 1986.

Revenues increased by 22% to EUR 9.3 million, following on from EUR 7.6 million in the year 2006-2007. The German medium-sized company is the market leader in LED test & measurement and has a long track record of setting global standards in this field.

Instrument Systems delivers turnkey solutions for fast testing in production settings as well as for laboratory applications.

All major manufacturers in the automobile and aviation industries use products from Instrument Systems in the qualification process for lighting components and displays used in the vehicle interior or aircraft cockpit.

Technology from Instrument Systems is a hallmark of precision and quality. The complete product range is developed and manufactured at the Munich facility. Although there is considerable competition from Asia and the USA, the company has continued to expand its position as global market leader and generates already 75% of revenues abroad.

“We are proud of this performance and the outstanding work of our employees,” was how company founder and President Richard Distl commented the record result. “We want to continue steady growth during the coming year and we will devote all our efforts to reaffirming the confidence that our customers place in us.”

Advanced development of the LumiCam 1300

Fast and reliable display measurements are a challenge in the field of production. The new Gigabit Ethernet interface enables the LumiCam 1300 from Instrument Systems to meet this challenge effortlessly. The new camera achieves 30% faster measuring times than the previous version with the same measuring sensitivity. The new interface guarantees fast and particularly robust data transfer.

The integrated LumiCam Software 4.0 includes a new array of analysis tools which permit easy evaluation of the measuring results. For example, user-definable polygons can be used to optimize analysis of graphics for contrast and luminance in the foreground and background areas. Luminance distribution can be illustrated in an exceptionally informative 3-D visualization.

The precise position of color coordinates can be imaged in the newly integrated xy CIE diagram and presented in the test report. All calculated values can simply be transferred to Excel. User-definable Pass / Fail criteria also permit automated testing for luminance and chromaticity coordinates.

In addition to the Windows software described, Instrument Systems also supplies a Windows DLL and a LabVIEW driver for customer-specific programs, which permits easy integration of the LumiCam 1300 in automated test sequences.