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Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

FUJIFILM’s First NAB Speaker Series Includes Noted Feature Film, VFX, and Concert Cinematographers

April 24, 2017

Wayne, N.J., April 20, 2017 – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will hold its first-ever speaker series, featuring some of the industry’s top cinematography professionals, during the NAB convention. Speakers will represent a wide range of FUJINON lens users, including noted feature film, wildlife, and large-venue concert cinematographers. NAB runs from April 22-27 at the Las Vegas... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

FUJINON 4K-compatible Studio Zoom Lens feature 16-bit encoders.

April 11, 2017

With 27x zoom ratio, and wide-angle focal length of 6.5-180mm, FUJINON 4K-compatible “UA27x6.5B” Studio Lens come with built-in extender. Suitable for musical concerts and sporting events, handheld UA27x employs High Transmittance Electron Beam Coating (HT-EBC) for richer colors and greatly improved blue response and transmittance. HT-EBC combined with Fujifilm’s exclusive Aspheric... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

FUJIFILM 14x and 18x Handheld Zooms use optical simulation technology.

April 11, 2017

With 16-bit encoders, and 2x extenders, FUJINON UA14x4.5B and UA18x5.5B offer edge-to-edge 4K optical quality to 2/3-inch 4K portable cameras and camcorders. With zoom ratio of 14x, UA14x4.5B features ultra-wide focal length of 4.5 to 63mm at the telephoto end and UA18x5.5B with zoom ratio of 18x, has focal length ranging from 5.5mm in wide angle to 100mm in telephoto. Measuring 238.5mm with... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Newly Launched “MK” Cinema Lens Series from Fujifilm Making NAB 2017 Debut

April 8, 2017

Compact and Lightweight FUJINON MK18-55mm and MK50-135mm Deliver Advanced Optical Performance with an Excellent Cost/Performance Ratio

Wayne, N.J., April 4, 2017 – The newly launched “MK” Series of cinema lenses from the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM will make their NAB debut next month in Las Vegas. With the first in its series introduced in February of this year, “MK”... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Honored by Vision Systems Design 2017 Innovators Awards Program

April 5, 2017

TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses Recognized with Silver Award

March 3, 2017, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPEC® Titan TL Telecentric Lenses . These lenses were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2017... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Conoscope Lens provide measurements up to ±60 degree viewing angles.

February 27, 2017

Mounting with ProMetric® Imaging Photometer and Colorimeter, Conoscope Lens offer viewing angle measurements of LCD and OLED and backlights. Featuring speed and compact form factor, units are suitable for in-line inspection of displays during productions. Lens can be directly mounted on to ProMetric Y16 Photometer or ProMetric I16 Colorimeter by using custom bracket and provides measurement... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

MK18-55mm T2.9 and MK50-135mm features 200 degrees rotatable focus ring.

February 26, 2017

Designed to maintain consistent color temperature with all FUJINON cinema lenses, MK18-55mm T2.9 and MK50-135mm lens weigh 980 grams/2.16 lbs with front diameters of 85mm and lengths of 206mm. MK18-55mm’s minimum object distance (MOD) is .85 m/2.78 ft, while the MK 50-135mm’s MOD is 1.2m/3.93 ft. Compatible with E-mount cameras with the Super 35mm*/ APS-C sensor, both the lenses contain a... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Lenses Optimized for Steel Cutting

February 23, 2017

A full line of ZnSe (zinc selenide) focusing lenses that are optimized for use with steel cutting lasers up to 4 kW and suitable field replacements by users is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research Optics CO2 Laser Lenses come in plano-convex and -meniscus configurations in 1” to 2” O.D. sizes with thicknesses ranging from 0.250” to... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

CO2 Lenses and Mirrors Optimized for Wood Engraving Lasers

January 25, 2017

A line of field-replacement CO2 optics that feature lenses in a wide range of focal lengths for low power lasers where depth-of-field is critical is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research Optics CO2 Laser Lenses and Mirrors meet OEM and ISO-10110 specifications and are optimized for 10.6 µm wood cutting and engraving laser systems where... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Ross Optical to Feature Large Diameter & Specialty Optics at Photonics West 2017

December 16, 2016

Representatives will discuss custom and catalog optics above (and below) 100 mm at booth 2441.

El Paso, TX (Dec. 15, 2016) – Ross Optical Industries, a provider of precision OEM lenses and engineering services, will feature large diameter lenses and other hard-to-find optics for various applications at the 2017 Photonics West exhibition, Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in San Francisco.

Large... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Creating a Positive Restroom Experience

November 14, 2016

Impact Products' 840 Reader Series safety eye gear provides users with a magnification lens insert strategically placed out of the users' direct line of vision. This allows wearers to better see what they are doing and protect their eyes at the same time.

The design is ideal for anyone needing vision assistance. The built-in rubber nose piece provides all-day comfort, and the... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and Varioptic Announce the Availability of the Variable Focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the EO Catalog

October 31, 2016

October 26, 2016, Barrington, NJ, USA, and Lyon, France - Edmund Optics® and Varioptic, a business unit of Parrot Drones SAS, announce the availability of the variable focus Arctic Liquid Lens in the Edmund Optics catalog. Both Varioptic Arctic 25H0 (2.5mm clear aperture) and Arctic 39N0 (3.9mm clear aperture), and their respective Development and Evaluation Kits, are now available. In... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fujifilm Optical Devices to Showcase Variety of Lens Offerings at Upcoming Tab Show

August 4, 2016

Wayne, N.J., August 1, 2016 - The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America announces it presence at the upcoming Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB) Show. Taking place August 10-11 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, this year marks TAB’s 63rd annual convention and trade show. FUJIFILM Optical Devices will exhibit in Booth #72 with some of its most recently introduced lenses. “TAB... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

LWIR Zoom Lenses serve OEM, surveillance imaging applications.

July 29, 2016

Operating in 8–14 µm spectral range, Tamron LWIR Zoom Lenses include 2 zoom range models (35–105 mm and 50–150 mm) available with diamond-like carbon (DLC) coatings and one zoom range model (35–105 mm) with anti-reflective (AR) coating. All models offer optimized parfocality (focus through zoom) and provide continuous, precision athermalization. Standard M34 x 0.5 mm thread mount... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Tamron Announces the Launch of the SP 35mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F013) for Sony mount

May 17, 2016

Redefining the SP Series Lenses designed for the New Era of Imaging New Delhi – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shiro Ajisaka), a leading manufacturer of optics for diverse applications, announces the release of SP 35mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di USD (Model F013) for Sony mount. The first two lenses in the series are compatible with full-frame DSLR cameras and offer... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Honored by Vision Systems Design 2016 Innovators Awards Program

May 6, 2016

TECHSPEC® Cx Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses Recognized with Silver Award Barrington, NJ – Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, announced today that it was awarded a Silver Level Award for its TECHSPEC® Cx Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses. These lenses were recognized among the best in the industry by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2016... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Fixed Focal Length Lenses suit machine vision applications.

May 4, 2016

Designed for pixels that are ≤2.2 µm, TECHSPEC® UC Series provides resolution of >200 lp/mm across sensor and is built specifically for machine vision working distances and resolution requirements. RoHS-compliant ultra-compact lenses are available in 5 focal lengths from 4–25 mm. Although lenses are optimized for 1/2.5 in. sensors, number of focal lengths support sensors up to 1/1.8 in.... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Telecentric Lenses suit volume inspection applications.

March 8, 2016

Available in 40 models with working distances from 40–300 mm and magnification from 0.5–8x, TECHSPEC® Compact Telecentric Lenses provide solution for machine vision applications. All offer in-line illumination option, which uses port to connect fiber optic light guide or LED module. RoHS-compliant lenses feature telecentricities of <0.2° and distortions of <0.2%. With fixed aperture... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

NAB 2016: FUJIFILM's Optical Devices Division to Highlight Full Range of Lens Offerings

March 4, 2016

Wayne, N.J., – At the upcoming NAB Show, the Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM North America will showcase its entire range of 4K Ultra HD Series, Cabrio PL cine/ENG-Style lenses, Premier PL 4K+ cine lenses, as well as the popular XA55x9.5BESM 2/3-inch zoom and XA99x8.4 ultra-wide field production lens. The company will exhibit in Booth C7125 during the show, which runs from April 16-21... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Sapphire and Ruby Balls create short focal length lenses.

February 18, 2016

Featuring 9 Moh hardness, Meller Sapphire and Ruby Balls come in 42 in. and metric sizes from 0.1–0.5 mm diameter with 0.000025 in. sphericity and ±0.0001 in. basic diameter tolerance. Units can be precision ground into plano-convex lenses with surface finishes to 80–20 scratch dig. Unaffected by fast moving dirt and impervious to most chemicals, solvents, and detergents, balls crafted... Read More