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From satellites orbiting the earth, to the smartphone in your pocket, the products designed by Zemax customers shape our daily interactions.

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Products made with Zemax define our world.

From satellites orbiting the earth, to the smartphone in your pocket, the products designed by Zemax customers shape our daily interactions.

Why Zemax

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Design for manufacturability

Bring optical systems to market quickly and cost-effectively through a streamlined engineering workflow.

Optical Design Applications

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Imaging Optics

  • Target-tracking cameras
  • Driver-assist cameras
  • Cell phone/computer cameras
  • Biometric sensors
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Lighting & Illumination

  • Plane exterior lighting
  • Headlights
  • Laser printers
  • Biometric sensors
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Lasers & Fibers

  • Target-tracking cameras
  • Headlights
  • Laser printers
  • Optical interconnects
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Harness the power of Zemax optics software

The premier optical design software used by engineers around the globe for 30 years.

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STAR Module

Easily build STOP analysis into your design workflows with fast, accurate STOP results from FEA data.

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Package optical systems & export complete designs from inside OpticStudio or CAD software, like CREO.

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Streamline optical manufacturing workflows using this lightweight tool for viewing and analyzing designs built in OpticStudio.

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Customer Success Stories

Healthcare

Imaging Optics

Advanced tolerancing techniques for endoscope optical design

Manufacturing

Lasers & Fibers

nLIGHT uses OpticStudio to create a robust, multi-kilowatt laser that enriches how devices display images

Defense

Imaging Optics

Flexibility built into OpticStudio helps LightPath design for manufacturability across a range of solutions

Consumer Electronics

Lighting & Illumination

Redefining human-machine interactions through eye tracking

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Zemax Training

Individual Training

Learn useful optical design techniques at your own pace.

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Group Training

Empower your team with a Zemax training course.

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Develop key skills and enhance productivity.

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