Latest Photographic lens Stories

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 and...

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.

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.

Latest Photographic lens 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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