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2010-05-26 09:01:00

PORTLAND, Ore., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lensbaby announces today the availability of its third Creative Effects SLR camera lens, the Control Freak. The Control Freak joins the Composer and the Muse in the Lensbaby lens line-up. The Control Freak is the new evolution of the Lensbaby 3G, and is optimized for macro photography with extensive focus control. The Control Freak is compatible with the Lensbaby Optic Swap system. The Control Freak is an ideal Lensbaby lens for tabletop and macro...

2010-05-13 10:04:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Garmin-Transitions, the elite American professional cycling team, is set to compete in the Amgen Tour of California, May 16-23, while wearing the latest, most advanced adaptive lens technology available from Transitions Optical. Setting the standard of training and competing with state-of-the-art technology, the team has been equipped with Transitions®( )lenses. Cyclists - professionals and amateurs alike - depend on...

2010-05-06 16:44:00

MONROVIA, Calif., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the Benchmark Company, LLC One-on-One Investor Conference on Thursday, May 13, 2010 at the Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Barry G. Caldwell, President and CEO, and Deborah Andrews, CFO, will meet with interested investors in a series of one-on-one meetings. The...

2010-05-05 13:21:00

LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- No music festival is complete without freaky interesting characters walking around, helping to create the buzzing atmosphere that every good festival has. You don't have to be high or drunk to the eyeballs to see sights such as men with cannabis leaf eyes and women with feline cat eyes, as fashion contact lenses takes storm! Fashion contact lenses are the latest fashion trend which is taking off globally like a rampant fish to water. Mark Evans, the director...

2010-05-04 07:00:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) expects to issue its first quarter 2010 earnings press release on Monday, May 10, 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 need to...

2010-04-20 07:00:00

CHATSWORTH, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), subsidiary of SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., one of the world's largest manufacturers of LCD and DLP projectors, announces the introduction of four new high performance Wide XGA format projectors to the US market. Targeting a wide range of environments, including large conference rooms, lecture halls and digital signage applications, the PLC-WM5500 (with standard zoom lens:LNS-S20), and PLC-WM5500L (with...

2010-04-20 06:17:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- While 85 percent of Americans recognize that ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage their eyes, only 65 percent wear sunglasses as protection, and even fewer (39 percent) make sure their children wear sunglasses. By comparison, 78 percent make sure their children wear sunscreen when outdoors.* "These gaps in vision care attitudes and behavior are of great concern, particularly when it comes to children," says Christine W. Sindt, OD, FAAO, Associate...

2010-03-15 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES and LAS VEGAS, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Oculus3D, a company focused on film-based 3D projection technology, and uniQoptics, an American manufacturer and assembler of high quality, precision prime lenses and related accessories announced today from ShoWest a definitive agreement to jointly develop and produce the sophisticated OculR(TM) lens system, a low-cost 3D lens and related print format for the global installed base of 35mm movie projectors. Working together, Oculus3D...

2010-03-04 05:00:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) expects to issue its fourth quarter and year end 2009 earnings press release on Thursday, March 11, 2010, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss those results at 10:30 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...

2010-03-03 12:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc., the nation's leading manufacturer of photochromic treatments that darken corrective lenses used in eyeglasses, has agreed to stop using allegedly anticompetitive practices to maintain its monopoly and increase prices, under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission announced today. Photochromic treatments are applied to eyeglass lenses to protect the eyes from harmful ultraviolet (UV) light. Treated lenses darken...


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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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.