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The Imaging Source Partners with Celestron for New Line of Advanced Astroimaging Cameras

(July 2, 2013) - The Imaging Source, a leading manufacturer of industrial imaging products, is thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Celestron, the world's #1 telescope maker. Building on the two companies' combined 75 years of experience, The Imaging Source and Celestron are proud to unveil their first collaborative effort: Skyris, a bold new line of USB 3.0 astronomical cameras.

The all-new Celestron Skyris cameras, powered by The Imaging Source, offer the latest astroimaging technology at an affordable price point. The first models, released today, include three unique Sony EXview HAD CCD sensors with resolutions from VGA to 2 megapixels, able to record at speeds up to 120 frames per second. Each Skyris includes camera control and post-processing software, a 1.5-meter USB 3.0 cable, and a 1.25" telescope adapter.

About Celestron

Celestron is a leading designer, manufacturer, and importer of high-quality optical products including computerized and non-computerized telescopes and related accessories, GPS devices, binoculars, spotting scopes, and microscopes. Since manufacturing its first telescope in 1960, Celestron has grown to become the world's #1 telescope maker, and enjoys brand-name recognition among serious amateur astronomers for superior optics, outstanding design, and innovative technology. Celestron's extraordinary products continue to receive numerous industry and consumer media accolades, adding to an already impressive list that includes awards for product innovation from Reader's Digest, Popular Science, PC Magazine, Popular Mechanics, the Consumer Electronics Association, and more. Celestron is a privately-held company with corporate offices and manufacturing facilities in Torrance, California.

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About The Imaging Source

The Imaging Source is a multinational enterprise with branches in the US, Taiwan and Germany. Established in 1988, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of imaging products for scientific, industrial and medical applications. The industrial cameras, converters and frame grabbers manufactured by The Imaging Source are highly robust and are designed to run maintenance free for years in many applications: machine vision, AOI (automated optical inspection), visual inspection, factory automation, quality control, medical, life science, and microscopy, and amateur astronomy.

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About The Imaging Source

Established in 1988, The Imaging Source is one of the leading manufacturers of industrial cameras, video converters and embedded vision components for factory automation, quality assurance, medicine, science, security and a variety of other markets.

Our comprehensive range of cameras with USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, GigE, MIPI interfaces and other innovative machine vision products are renowned for their high quality and ability to meet the performance requirements of demanding applications.

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