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2011-03-22 01:00:00

NAGOYA, Japan, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Menicon Singapore, a subsidiary of Menicon Co., Ltd., Japan's first and largest contact lens manufacturer, has opened its new R&D and manufacturing facility.

2011-03-16 14:47:40

Researchers under the supervision of Université Laval professor Gaétan Laroche have developed the very first permanent anti-fog coating.

2011-03-14 20:35:46

There have been gloves and shavers for one-off use for a long time.

2011-03-08 07:18:00

KIBBUTZ SHAMIR, Israel, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. (Nasdaq: SHMR) expects to issue its fourth quarter and year-end 2010 earnings press release on Monday, March 14, 2011, and has scheduled a conference call to discuss those results at 11:00 A.M. ET that morning.

2011-02-20 07:49:07

Technology could allow for simpler and less invasive skin cancer detection.

2011-02-03 13:26:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc.

2011-02-02 10:35:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's eyes on the biggest football game of the season this weekend, famed sportscaster Lesley Visser is partnering with Transitions Optical and sports vision specialist Dr.

2011-01-27 00:02:59

Nanofilm, the leading maker of professional lens care products, has recently awarded a grant to fund a continuing education course for professional opticians.

2011-01-21 09:56:21

Microscopically small nanostructured arrays of lenses that can record or project amazingly sharp images in brilliant colors are being demonstrated by Fraunhofer research scientists at the nano tech 2011 trade show in Tokyo from February 16 to 18.

2011-01-17 22:22:55

Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the first to develop a curvilinear camera, much like the human eye, with the significant feature of a zoom capability, unlike the human eye.

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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