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2011-07-30 00:01:02

Universe Kogaku, the lens design and optical lens company has added to its line of C-mount lenses. Oyster Bay, NY (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 Universe Kogaku, the lens design and optical lens company has added to its line of C-mount lenses. UKA Optics has come out with two new 25mm CCD lenses for imaging applications in the infrared spectrum. Military applications include target acquisition, surveillance, night vision, and homing and tracking. Non-military uses include thermal efficiency...

2011-07-25 05:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) today announced that it will release financial results for the second quarter ended July 1, 2011 on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 after the market close. The Company will host a conference call and webcast on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss the Company's second quarter results and recent corporate developments. The dial-in number for the conference call is...

2011-07-22 06:44:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SynergEyes, Inc., the leader in hybrid contact lens technology, announced that ClearKone®, its second generation hybrid contact lens for irregular corneas, has been prescribed to more than 16,000 patients in 32 countries since the lens became available in late 2009. The high adoption rate of ClearKone® demonstrates that SynergEyes has successfully developed a hybrid contact lens that fits a broad spectrum...

2011-07-20 06:40:00

SAN DIEGO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Photron, Inc., a global high-speed imaging systems and image analysis software manufacturer, introduces the lower cost, high-definition (HD), high-speed Fastcam SA6 camera. Ideal for automotive, military, broadcast, particle velocimetry (PIV) and digital image correlation (DIC) applications, the new, high-speed system is available in both 36-bit color, and the more light-sensitive 12-bit monochrome. The Fastcam SA6 provides up to 1,500 frames per...

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2011-07-12 14:00:00

  A scientist from the University of Connecticut has perfected a method for creating quick-changing, variable colors in film and displays, such as sunglasses. The new technology has captured interest of the U.S. military as a way to assist soldiers who need to be able to see clearly in rapidly changing environments. According to the press release for the research, the process for creating the lenses also is less expensive and less wasteful to manufacturers than previous methods....

2011-06-21 00:00:28

Jan Lederman, President of MAC Group (formerly Mamiya America) is proud to announce in the U.S., the collaboration of the leading companies in professional digital photography: Mamiya, Leaf, Phase One and Schneider Kreuznach. This has led to the creation of the New Mamiya - Powered by Leaf & Phase One. Elmsford, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Jan Lederman, President of MAC Group (formerly Mamiya America) is proud to announce in the U.S., the collaboration of the leading companies in...

2011-06-16 10:38:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) a leading provider of innovative products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F, containing audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 16, 2011, is available through its website (www.shamir.co.il). Shareholders may receive a hard copy of...

2011-06-13 00:00:00

SECAUCUS, N.J., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic today announced a new interchangeable Micro Four Thirds lens, the LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH. (H-X025), compatible with the company's LUMIX G Series of compact system cameras (CSC), including the LUMIX GF3, which was also announced today. The LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm / F1.4 ASPH. lens features outstanding brightness of F1.4, and despite the high-performance, it also remains incredibly compact and lightweight. The lens' brightness...

2011-06-07 23:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony's new a NEX-C3 is the world's smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Offered in a range of stylish colors, the NEX-C3 brings the promise of DSLR-quality photography to the millions of consumers looking to take professional-looking photos without the size and bulk of traditional DSLR cameras. The NEX-C3 features an attractive new body design that combines a satisfyingly solid metal top casing with an...

2011-06-02 00:00:29

Panamorph, Inc., the most recognized and recommended anamorphic lens brand in the digital projection and home theater industry, announced its new DC1 lens. It's the world's first optically sealed, high-performance anamorphic lens designed to dramatically enhance today's 16:9 projectors when showing films shot in the true widescreen 2.40:1 aspect ratio - the choice of most major motion picture directors. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Panamorph, Inc., the most recognized and...


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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
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'