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2010-02-09 03:00:00

UITHOORN, The Netherlands, February 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hoya announces the appointment of Mr. Hans Werquin (49) as CEO of Hoya Vision Care Europe starting the 1st of April 2010. He will report to Mr. Gerald W. Bottero, who has been leading the European branch in the past 5 years. Mr. Bottero will remain CEO of Hoya Vision Care globally. Mr. Werquin has 20 years experience in the optical industry and is currently President of Hoya Lens Belgium and Hoya Lens France. Based in...

2010-01-19 18:18:35

Unmanned aerial vehicles UAVs deployed on landscape analysis missions carry optical measuring equipment that is required to operate free of chromatic aberration. Researchers have now designed an all-reflective zoom objective with deformable mirrors. A small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) circles above the ground, capturing the typical green of a coniferous forest or the radiated heat from a town. The objectives in its on-board measuring equipment must function free of chromatic aberration...

2010-01-18 00:00:00

NAGOYA, Japan, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Co., Ltd. has announced the appointment of Graham Lockie as Global Sales Manager for Disposable Lens Products with immediate effect. Lockie will report to Jonathan Jacobson, Menicon's General Manager, Global Strategies & Operations. Lockie joins Menicon with nearly 20 years' experience in the soft contact lens and lens care business, having worked in a variety of positions with several leading companies, including Allergan (now AMO) and...

2010-01-11 08:00:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With the start of the New Year, many people are focused on living healthier, more active lifestyles through exercise, proper diet and nutrition, and regular visits to healthcare professionals. One aspect of overall health and wellness that's often overlooked is eye health. It's important for families to include an eye exam as a healthy resolution for the New Year. "Visiting an eye doctor for a comprehensive eye exam helps to ensure you're...

2009-12-21 07:40:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CONNECT(R), one of the nation's most successful organizations dedicated to creating and sustaining the growth of innovative technology and life science businesses, announced SynergEyes, Inc., the high Dk hybrid contact lens manufacturer, as the winner of its 22nd annual Most Innovative New Product (MIP) Award for 2009. SynergEyes won the award in the medical products category for ClearKone(TM), its patent-pending advanced hybrid contact lens design...

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2009-12-20 14:09:30

Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail. But the lens they fashioned doesn't look anything like a lens. While traditional lenses are made of clear substances "“ like glass or plastic "“ with highly polished surfaces, the new lens looks more like a miniature set of tan Venetian blinds. Yet its ability to focus the direction of...

2009-12-09 09:00:00

BEIJING, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Frbiz.com, one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, discusses two popular brands of telephoto cameras. Samsung WB5000 -- Estimated retail price is RMB2,380 Samsung's new telephoto camera, the Samsung WB5000 not only has a great appearance but also a near professional performance quality. The camera, with its 3-inch display screen, 1250W pixels and 24 optical zoom, supports the 26mm...

2009-12-08 16:19:00

VISTA, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Ophthonix, the innovators who introduced non-surgical high definition vision technology to the market so that consumers have crisper, clearer and more vivid vision than ever before, today announced the launch of customized iZon® SL(TM) Polarized Lenses. The new iZon SL Polarized Lenses provide wearers with high definition vision, or WOW vision, in sunlight glare, even when reflected off water, land, ice and snow. The iZon SL...

2009-12-03 04:14:00

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Interchangeable lenses and build-it-yourself goggles lead the eyewear trend as holiday shoppers search for gifts that will provide year-round performance. Featuring the latest products from sport eyewear manufacturers Smith, Rudy Project® and Oakley® performance sunglass retailer N3L Optics (TM) offers an extensive assortment of sunglasses and goggles that deliver the customization and versatility that sport...

2009-12-02 14:11:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. announced that Kenny Perry -- 14-time winner on the PGA TOUR and currently ranked 9th in the world -- will compete in adidas Eyewear fitted with Transitions® lenses beginning with the Chevron World Challenge, which tees off tomorrow at Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, Calif. Perry is intimately familiar with the impact that vision has on his game, having had vision-related complications throughout...


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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
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.