January 11, 2019

Creating high-accuracy telecentric lenses for machine vision systems

Creating high-accuracy telecentric lenses for machine vision systems

Machine vision is the technology and process by which machines automatically inspect and analyze. It is used on pharmaceutical assembly lines; to inspect packaging; and for product or component assembly, tracking, process control, robot guidance, and much more.

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January 07, 2019

Correcting six common types of lens aberrations

Correcting six common types of lens aberrations

In optical design, aberrations occur when light from one point of an object doesn’t converge into or diverge from a single point after transmission through the system.

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January 03, 2019

Zemax customer Ouster patents new multi-beam flash lidar

Zemax customer Ouster patents new multi-beam flash lidar

Zemax customer Ouster, a manufacturer of high-resolution lidar sensors, created and patented a new lidar category: multi-beam flash lidar.

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December 18, 2018

Optical design fuels innovations in intravascular imaging

Optical design fuels innovations in intravascular imaging

Intravascular imaging gives a doctor a view inside a patient’s vascular system to help diagnose disease or other issues—and it saves lives.

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December 07, 2018

Five times to use off-the-shelf optics

Five times to use off-the-shelf optics

Here are five times to use off-the-shelf optics, and ideas for making stock optics feel custom.

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