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2011-01-16 00:23:38

GetLenses, the UK's largest online contact lens supplier, has offered a free contact lens trial to the losing Australian Cricket team following their loss of the Ashes series to England. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 14, 2011 GetLenses, the UK's largest online contact lens supplier, has caused a few chuckles with its offer of a free contact lens trial for the Australian cricket team. The offer, made in a light hearted way by during the Christmas period was picked up by a number of newspapers,...

2011-01-06 07:25:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wavien, Inc. and Taiwan Color Optics, Inc. (TCO) announce a licensing agreement for the LED-based miniature GOBO projector using its proprietary LED Recycling Technology with a 1,000-lumen miniature GOBO projector suitable for indoor and outdoor applications. Wavien's 1,000-lumen miniature GOBO projector system utilizes a 50 W single white LED from Luminus and standard SLR camera lenses, allowing various focal lengths to be used by simply...

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2010-12-22 11:08:10

The lens is what matters: if lens arrays could be made of glass, it would be possible to make more conveniently sized projectors. Fraunhofer researchers have now developed a process that allows this key component to be mass produced with extreme accuracy. Projectors are getting smaller and smaller. Now that pictures are available in digital format almost everywhere, we need projectors to beam giant photos and films onto walls. Projectors contain lenses that spread the light from the pixelated...

2010-12-21 07:20:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season patients are receiving the life-changing gift of clear and comfortable vision thanks to the Sharing Vision Grant Program sponsored by SynergEyes, Inc. This program was created to bring the new technologically advanced ClearKone® hybrid contact lens to keratoconus patients who may otherwise not have access. Keratoconus is a degenerative eye disease that occurs 1 in 1,000 people causing substantially...

2010-12-06 23:00:00

NAGOYA, Japan, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Co., Ltd. has announced the appointment of Steven Newman as Chief Technical Officer for the company. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101206/MM11663) Newman joined Menicon with the acquisition of ClearLab's Flat Pack technology from 1-800 Contacts in June 2007. Since that time, he and his team have been developing the first production lines for the introduction of Menicon One Day Flat Pack early next year. In his new...

2010-11-30 09:47:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. is collaborating with the American Optometric Association (AOA) to bring the "Read the Green Sweepstakes" to consumers nationwide who value healthy sight as an important factor in their sports performance. Consumers can enter for a chance to win exclusive golf-related prizes, tying in with Transitions' focus on an active, healthy lifestyle and its role as the Official Eyewear of the PGA TOUR®,...

2010-11-24 02:00:00

UITHOORN, Netherlands, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From 27 September until 1 October HOYA Vision Care invited a selection of its best lens experts and VIP customers from all over the world to join its Global PAL Summit in La Toja, Spain. Goal was to discuss in depth new technological developments and share vision and plans on the future generation progressive lenses. Being a "Journey of Inspiration", as the summit was called, Hoya optical lens designers, doctors and...

2010-11-15 07:40:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) expects to issue its third quarter 2010 earnings press release on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss those results at 10:00 A.M. ET that morning. The conference call will be broadcast live as a listen-only webcast. To listen live, please go to www.kcsa.com approximately five minutes before the conference call is scheduled to begin. You will...

2010-11-10 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the Stephens Fall Investment Conference at The New York Palace Hotel on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Barry G. Caldwell, President and CEO, will review the company's business strategy and recent corporate developments. Hans Blickensdoerfer,...

2010-10-20 15:05:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the third quarter ended October 1, 2010 on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company's third quarter results and recent corporate developments. The dial-in number for the conference call is...


Latest Photographic lens Reference Libraries

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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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