Latest Magnification Stories

2014-05-26 23:00:59

Ed tech designer IPEVO has released its newest product, the Magnifying Lens for Ziggi-HD and iZiggi-HD Document Cameras. The lens offers 2X magnification to bring fine details to life during lectures and presentations. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Education technology company IPEVO has just released its newest product: the Magnifying Lens for Ziggi-HD and iZiggi-HD Document Cameras. This lens accessory slides onto the camera of either of IPEVO's popular Ziggi document cameras:...

2014-04-13 23:01:57

Cape Rock LLC has just launched their second Kickstarter campaign which offers three new models of the Illumoscope(TM) iPhone case with the goal of providing the most versatile and finest macrophotography and microscope platform for the iPhone available anywhere. The Illumoscope(TM) provides affordable iPhone macrophotography for school, home, hobbyist or industrial use, and achieves 1x to 150x magnification on the popular iPhone. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 13, 2014 Cape Rock LLC makes...

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2014-02-24 08:49:26

[ Watch the Video: Surgeons And Space Tech Working Together ] ESA Physicians in the Netherlands have turned to expertise from a planet-hunting telescope to steady their surgical microscope and save the sight of people threatened by blindness. Doctors at the University Eye Clinic Maastricht found their microscope was quivering, making one in five sight-saving operations impossible. The answer came in the form of the revolutionary Hummingbird device. Originally designed for testing...

2013-06-24 10:26:36

Aránzazu Jurío-Munárriz, a graduate in computer engineering from the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre, has in her PhD thesis presented new methods for improving two of the most widespread means used in digital image processing: magnification and thresholding. Her algorithm to magnify images stands out not only due to the quality obtained but also due to the time it takes to execute, which is 700 times less than other existing methods that obtain the same quality. Image processing...

2013-02-22 23:03:06

Their ColorMouse-RM is the perfect magnifying tool for perusing magazines, photos, maps, stamps, food labels, prescription bottles and so much more. The reverse mode (RM) function creates easier and more comfortable viewing for users with acute light sensitivities, enabling viewing in a white text on black background. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and medical supplies, has joined into a distribution alliance with...

2012-04-29 23:01:05

Enhanced Vision Launches “Merlin HD”— a Feature-Rich high definition electronic magnifier (CCTV) that enhances quality of user viewing experience and ease of use. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2012 Enhanced Vision, America´s leading manufacturer of magnifying solutions for the visually impaired, launched a powerful new high definition desktop electronic magnifier today that can bring affordable independence to the 15 Million+ Americans suffering from low...

2012-04-27 23:01:16

The new line of professional microscopes by Barska feature high quality optics at an affordable value to professionals and students. These new lab microscopes come in several models with a verity of optical structures for different applications. (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Barska, a leading manufacturer of sport optics has designed a new line of professional microscopes. These new lab microscopes are designed to high quality specifications to insure flawless performance. With models with varying...

2011-12-12 08:00:00

More people are showing up at eye appointments complaining of headaches, fatigue, blurred vision and neck painâ”all symptoms of computer-vision syndrome (CVS), which affects some 90% of the people who spent three hours or more at day at a computer, according to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Healthy. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 Many people need reading glasses as they age. But, reading glasses don't work well on computers- they are designed...

Latest Magnification Reference Libraries

2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.