November 21, 2019

Holographic optical elements for alternate reality and other systems

Holographic optical elements for alternate reality and other systems

A holographic optical element is a thin sheet of photosensitive material produced using holographic imaging processes that can mimic the functions of an optical component. Common uses for holographic optical elements include laser diodes, lidar, heads-up displays, smart glasses, AR/VR headsets, and other technological innovations requiring thinner and lighter optical designs. 

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November 18, 2019

High-Yield Optimization wins Gold-level Laser Focus World Innovators Award

High-Yield Optimization wins Gold-level Laser Focus World Innovators Award

As announced today by Laser Focus World, the High-Yield Optimization capability in OpticStudio is bringing home the gold. We’re honored to accept a Gold award in the 2019 Innovators Awards Program which recognizes an excellent innovation that “makes a substantial improvement over previous methods employed, approaches taken, or products/systems used.”

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November 13, 2019

Non-circular optics for lidar and other cutting-edge technologies

Non-circular optics for lidar and other cutting-edge technologies

As innovative technology companies strive to make smaller and lighter optical devices, there is a growing trend in incorporating non-circular components into the designs. The use of such components can address volume constraints raised by design requirements for tighter packaging, as well as improve the thermomechanical stability of designs exposed to variable operational and environmental loads. 

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November 07, 2019

Ray trace faster using user-defined objects in OpticStudio

Ray trace faster using user-defined objects in OpticStudio

Get non-imaging optical systems to market in record time with simplified Bézier curve.

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October 31, 2019

Tobii Tech improves workload by upwards of threefold with the help of OpticStudio

Tobii Tech improves workload by upwards of threefold with the help of OpticStudio

We’re thrilled that Zemax customer Tobii Tech, the world leader in eye tracking, is using OpticStudio to help accelerate its research and product development and redefine human-machine interactions.

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