Lenses

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Ophir® LightIR™ Zoom Lens is equipped with single board controller.

May 5, 2017

Suitable for drones, unmanned aerial vehicles and marine applications, Ophir® LightIR™ F/5.5 Zoom Lens with focal length of 20-275 mm offers high zoom ratio. Weighing 264g, unit provides switch option between RS485 and RS232 communications using single board controller.

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Vision Systems

LMG Adds Five New FUJINON UA18X 4K ZOOMs to Handle Growing Demand

April 28, 2017

Combination of Zoom Length and Wide-Angle Ability Make for Ideal Double Duty Lens; UA Series 4K Lenses Now Total 18 at LMG

Wayne, N.J., April 26, 2017 – The Optical Devices Division of FUJIFILM announced the first sale and delivery of the company’s just-introduced “UA18x5.5B” 4K compatible, Ultra HD, handheld zoom. The Orlando-based live event and systems integration firm, LMG,... Read More

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Vision Systems

Jeannette Specialty Glass’ LED Lighting Products

February 13, 2017

JEANNETTE, PA., December 2016 - Jeannette Specialty Glass, U.S.A manufacturer, has the capabilities you require to manufacture LED Lighting Products for the industrial lighting industry. All of Jeannette Specialty Glass’ current borosilicate glass line & products are LED compatible, enabling us to stay competitive in the lighting industry. Allow our 104 years in the glass industry to serve... 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.

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Vision Systems

CO2 Laser Optics for Cutting Composites Cleanly

December 1, 2016

A line of field-replacement CO2 optics for lasers that cut composites for making precision gaskets where smooth edge definition is required is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island.

Laser Research CO2 Laser Optics include ZnSe lenses and mirrors which are direct field replacements for popular lasers used in manufacturing gaskets from composite materials that... 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, Robotics, Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® and PixeLINK® Announce Autofocus Lens Joint Product Interoperability

November 13, 2016

Edmund Optics line of Cx lenses utilizes PixeLINK's autofocus camera technology

November 8, 2016, Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, has today announced a collaboration with PixeLINK®, a world leader in autofocus cameras with liquid lens technology. The collaboration enhances the capabilities of PixeLINK's autofocus USB 3.0... 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

Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows feature Moh 9 hardness.

October 17, 2016

Suitable as debris shields on 1064 nm cutting lasers, Sapphire Fiber Laser Windows permit less frequent cover glass lens changes. Products have A/R coatings on both sides to provide transmission of >99.5% at 1.06 microns, with >90% at 650-670 nm. Available in ½–2 in. sizes, windows feature 10-5 scratch-dig finish and provide 1/4 wave transmitted wavefront. Windows are inherently more durable... Read More

Vision Systems

Edmund Optics® Augments 25mm TECHSPEC® Precision Aspheric Lens Line

October 13, 2016

Barrington, N.J. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, highlights its TECHSPEC® Precision Aspheric Lenses. These lenses are designed to focus light, while they eliminate spherical aberration from divergent light sources. Designed and manufactured by Edmund Optics, Precision Aspheric Lenses are ideal for applications including focusing the output of laser diodes.... Read More

Vision Systems

Rochester Precision Optics Wins Phase 2 STTR Grant for Chalcogenide Glass Mid-IR

September 12, 2016

Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester Precision Optics, LLC (RPO) has been awarded a grant from the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) to pursue chalcogenide glass IR optic development for quantum cascade lasers. RPO, after successful completion of Phase 1 STTR, seeks to develop a fast axis collimating lens for quantum cascade lasers (QCL), which are tunable to emit in the full infrared range.... Read More