Optex Technologies has its residency in The Hague, The Netherlands, and a support office in Buchbach, Germany. Optex Technologies is a subsidiary of the Japanese Optex Co. Ltd, Japan, where our headquarters are located. Our local offices are responsible for the sales, distribution and technical support of Optex products.
At BAU 2017 we introduced the latest innovation to join the range of Optex EN-16005 compliant sensors; the OA-Flex T.
From January 16th-21st BAU 2017 took place in Munich. BAU, the World’s leading fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems, prolonged its reputation as the must trade fair visit for the construction market. Records were broken with over 250,000 people roaming fair grounds and never have this many companies exhibited at BAU.
We are searching for a new employee to join our team to fulfill the position of: Support Engineer (full time/40 hours)
We are delighted to introduce Chrispijn in den Bosch, OPTEX’s new Area Sales Manager for the security portfolio for the Benelux region, who started last month.
Now available: the new rain cover for the OAM-Dual series and OA-Axis series.
From now on the OA-Presence T will be available in black only.
The recently introduced built in bracket is now available in two colors: black and white.
New qualifications, more advantages and user friendly. Those are keywords that describe the OA-Presence TN, successor of the OA- Presence T, best.
Optex is on a roll! With our business expanding and new opportunities arising it was decided to move Optex into an office building that is better equipped to support future ambitions and growth expectations.
The office space is almost finalized and now we start to concentrate on the new warehouse facilities.
Due to the increased space we are also improving and enlarging our training and demonstration facilities.
Meet our new colleague David. This enthusiastic engineer has been working in the field of engineering since 2007 and fulfills the position of ‘After Sales & Service Support Engineer’ since June 1st 2015.
In close collaboration with agta record’s head office, Optex has developed a special OEM version of the popular OA-Edge T revolving door security sensor. As such, the sensor, the RC-Swing, meets the specific requirements of the record and combines years of experience with record automatic doors with all of Optex’ knowledge and experience in the field of security sensors.
Our aim is to provide our customers with products of the highest quality. That is why we are pleased to announce that our OA-Axis T was recently upgraded.
On all our OA-Axis T sensors that start with production batch number 1513, the function switch will be replaced with a function push button.
Meet our new colleague Chrystel. This native speaking Frenchman joined our team at the start of 2015, and will be responsible for the Entrance market in France. With his vast experience in the field of automatic doors we are confident to have found the right man for the job.
Following the release of our new website design last summer, January 1st 2015 marked the commissioning date for the new extension of the Optex website and email. Www.optex.nl has become www.optex.eu, and all email addresses have changed from ‘.nl’ into ‘.eu’.
It is our purpose to deliver the best possible product, and to provide customers with the best possible support. Therefore, we have recently updated the Optex OA-Edge T with new and TÜV approved software. Your OA-Edge T will now function better than ever before!
Last January it once again was time for the largest biennial event in our business. The world’s leading trade fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems: BAU.
With each BAU exhibition surpassing the total numbers of visitors of the previous edition, BAU 2015 has been the ‘Grande Finale’ so far.
Following months of development, it was finally time to reveal the renewed look and feel of the Optex website on August 18th. The redesign is the result of the growing wish to improve the usability of the websites interface on mobile devices.
Optex is the preferred supplier for Entrance detection systems. Our portfolio includes safety and activation solutions for automatic Swing, Sliding, and Revolving doors, as well as products for Secured Entry and Industrial door applications.
It is with pride, we can share with you today that the Optex OA- Edge T, swing door safety, is on the up and up in the automatic door market. Its reliability, the easy installment and the competitive price all contribute to the current success.
The time has come to launch Optex’-first ever-mobile App.
Manuals often offer a solution, and the technical support is only a phone call away, but for the extra support Optex introduces the ‘Optex first aid kit’.
Also new in the Optex accessories assortment is the built in bracket. The built-in bracket is simple to integrate in ceiling or operator, making the sensor blend in with its surroundings, while fulfilling its task. Now, the clean lines of your ceiling or operator are preserved and you experience the comfort and security of the sensor.
New the OA-Edge rain cover
Since April 10th, it is mandatory for all new installations to comply with the new EN 16005 regulations.
In July 2013 the FprEN 16361 standard has received positive votes from the member states. The transition period for this new standard will be 24 months from the date of official publication by CEN.
Since the EN 16005 officially came into force, demand for the solid quality, reliability and certainty of EN 16005 certified products, such as the OA-Edge T, has increased drastically.
During BAU 2013 Augmented Reality enabled us to visualize the operation of our sensors to a broad audience.
Over a short period of time the OAM-Dual series have become increasingly popular, and now Optex is releasing another version: the OAM-Dual TT.
Our digital brochure was specially developed for mobile devices, enabling you to browse through the brochure at any given moment.
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On April 10th new EN 16005 regulations come into force.
The Optex OA-Axis T active infrared activation and safety sensor has been upgraded with a uni/bi-directional function.
Earlier this year Optex introduced the new OAM-Dual series. This sensor is based on a combination of active infrared and microwave technology, and provides safety around the door and in the threshold. A comfortable opening of the door is guaranteed by the redundant microwave, which why the OAM-Dual TV and TF can be used on escape routes.
This coming January the worlds leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, BAU 2013, takes place in Munich, Germany. From January 14th until January 19th thousands of visitors will roam the fair grounds where hundreds of exhibitors showcase their products, solutions and innovations.
The ZC-1000 is the new Optex sensor based on time of flight technology. 20.000 points of 3D,X,Y,Z data are obtained calculating the distance and positionof an object using time of the light to reflect back to the retriever; a special designed CMOS imager to get a 3D range.
New European regulations FprEN16005 for ‘Power operated pedestrian door sets – Safety in use – Requirements and test methods’ have been approved during July 2012. A majority of CEN-countries have voted in favor of and declared to adapt this new European regulation.
Hereby we can already announce that Optex expects start of the year 2013 with the launch of a new product: the OA-72C. This infrared door sensor is specially designed for discreet ceiling installation, and replaces the OA-70C. It performs activation and safety for any type of automatic door, and its large pattern can easily be adjusted to different door configurations.
A new sensor based on a combination of active infrared and microwave technology.
Optex Technologies B.V. announces the opening of a new office in Germany. Next to this we are also happy to introduce our new colleague who will be working this office: Anton 'Toni" Brandmaier.
Optex has improved the successful wireless push button TX- 460.
All your orders can be send to us in a digital format.
On the first of November this year the redesign of our website www.optex.nl will go live!
We changed the layout of the digital version of our Newsletter.
The official name of the OA-Presence 2 will change into OA-Presence T.
Energy saving is an important topic within our industry.
Optex introduces the T8 transmitter.
We are proud to announce that our new safety sensor series for swing doors, called the OA-Edge T is a great success.
The ZC-1000 uses Time of light technology to gather a 3D image.
In addition to our other prEN16005 complying sensors we will change the name of the current OA Presence 2 into the OA-Presence T. Technically the sensor remains the same.
The change will take place automatically.
Based on camera technology Optex showed the Giken Trastem People counting system.
The BAU 2011 exhibition, which was held last January in Munich Germany, was a large success both for the organization as for Optex.
At BAU Optex showed the new safety sensor for swing doors the OA-Edge.
For some years Optex R & D is working on TOF (Time of Flight) technology.
Our TX/RX-460 system has had an important and convenient upgrade.
We are proud to introduce our new safety sensor series for swing doors, called the OA-Edge.
In order to offer you solutions for comfortable and flexible installation, we’ve initiated the introduction of the following new accessories.
From October 18, 2010 we started introducing our NEW OPTEX ZC-1000 series of 3D Range Image Cameras.
Next to our paper newsletter we offer our clients also our newsletter via email.
We are proud to announce the new Optex radars series: OM-105C (bi-directional) and OM-106C (uni/bi-directional).
Optex increases their product portfolio by introducing two new industrial door sensors; the Optex OA-4500 and the Optex OA-6500.
Now available a recessed mounting bracket for recessed mounting of the OA-Axis I, OA-Axis II and OA-Axis T.
The new OV-101 MonoCamera system is specially designed and developed for manual and/or automatic entrances in order to increase the security level and to prevent tailgating.
We would like to inform you about an important change within our product range.
The benefits of the OA-Axis series
Since many years Optex offers a variety of transmitters and receivers.
Optex produced an interactive ‘tool’ which we call: flashtool.
Towards the end of the year all Optex safety beams type OS-12C will have an output modification.
Optex offers to all their customers a door sensor training.
The OA-Axis series is officially introduced January 2009 after large field tests performed at the end of 2008.
Optex introduces the OA-Presence T a 1 row safety sensor for presence detection.
Optex is about to introduce 2 new products for industrial door activation and safety the Optex OA-4500 and the OA-6500.
At the end of 2008 Optex introduced the OA-Axis series to the market. The OA-Axis series were officially launched early January of this year at the BAU exposition in Munich.
The Optex OA-Axis series creates a new standard for automatic door sensors used on sliding doors based on active infrared technique.
We are very happy to inform you that, next to the current version, we can also offer an upgraded version: The OA-Presence 2.
From November 18. till 21. Optex presented a booth during the Equip’Baie exhibition in Paris.
Optex will present its wide range of automatic door sensors including the new range of TüV approved sensors at the BAU exhibition in Munich, Germany this January.
During the 4th quarter of 2008 Optex will introduce the worlds first certified motion and safety sliding door sensor, completely based on Active Infrared Technique.
As an Optex company, we are growing and benefit from the closer liaisons with our partners and headquarters.
Optex will present its wide range of automatic door sensors at the Equi’baie exhibition in Paris, France this November.
Since many years we supply the Optex push pads to the automatic door market.
Besam has developed and patented their Total Entrance System, an innovative alternative compared to the traditional entrance concept.
Our new meeting room has now been equipped with a video conference system.
Please note that our VAT number has been changed as from 1 March 2008. The new number is NL8019.42.299B.01.
In succession of the SteroVision camera sensor, a MonoVision camera sensor has been developed.
The company Mira showers, based in the UK, was selected for the installation of their automatic pre-wash shower sy-stems in the new Beijing Olympic swimming complex, also named “Water Cube”, ahead of this year’s Olympic Games.