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borescope

, bore scope (bor′skōp″)
Any device used to look inside small spaces or internal organs. It has three basic parts: an eyepiece on one end, a lens on the other, and a medium (such as a fiberoptic cable) that transmits light from the lens to the eyepiece.
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Apart from Webcams, Webeecam can be used with USB Borescopes, Microscopes and other specialty USB cameras as well.
Borescopes function by channeling visible light through a flexible, hollow tube, inserted into otherwise inaccessible hollow spaces, such as via holes drilled in wood members.
The plaintiffs were also hindered by their lack of any type of registration for the name borescopes, which helped the court find that no distinctiveness in the name had been officially recognized by any entity prior to the suit.
Images using devices such as borescope cameras can put the factory-based engineers right into the heart of the engine allowing far better diagnosis of any problems.
Usually requiring costly disassembly or the use of time-intensive borescopes, a swarm of mobile bots equipped with local sensors conceivably could enter the intact turbine engine and craw along the surfaces of the shaft and blades while collecting sensor readings.
These flexible borescopes are capable of viewing the inner workings of complex castings such as cylinder heads and engine blocks, and then displaying the images on a color monitor for operator comfort.
You can't see into these things, and in the past we've checked them with borescopes or by forcing a long cable through the passage and checking that it comes out the other side, either of which is unacceptably time-consuming and operator-intensive.
The camera permits examination of remote areas that preclude access with fiber-optic borescopes, like the 21-foot long small intestine.
An optional C-mount camera connecting the SnakeEye to fiberscopes and borescopes may also be purchased.
The variability of the company's Axial Scan (tilt), Orbital Scan (pan), and 4X true zoom borescopes allows the operator to reduce the number of borescopes required.
Everest VIT's product lines span from simple low cost borescopes to flexible video-borescopes to underwater pan-tilt-zoom cameras and robotic crawlers.
There are also adapters for analog microscopes and borescopes.