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2012-07-09 23:01:03

Joint solution now meets standardization in facial image capturing systems. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) July 09, 2012 Lumenera Corporation, http://www.lumenera.com, a leading manufacturer and developer of high performance digital cameras and custom imaging solutions for scientific, industrial and surveillance markets, in partnership with Tamron Inc., an established lens and optical component manufacturer, are pleased to announce the award of Federal Information Processing Standard Publication...

Zoo Elephant To Receive Pachyderm-sized Contacts
2012-06-20 05:11:51

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com An elephant may never forget, but his memory doesn´t matter if he can´t see. That´s what the keepers at the North Carolina Zoo are thinking after their bull elephant, C´sar, lost weight, grew depressed and underwent surgery because of vision problems. What´s the next step in their solution? A pair of pachyderm-sized contacts lenses so the 12,000 pound, 38-year old behemoth can overcome his farsightedness. Fitting C´sar...

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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Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'