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Computar lenses have set the world standard through pioneering design, manufacture and global sales. Introduced in the USA during the mid-1970s, Computar lenses have continued to meet security challenges globally for more than 30 years. Our lens product line includes megapixel, telecentric, macro-zoom, IR and other lenses for industry, military, science, video surveillance, machine vision, intelligent transportation systems, life sciences and defense. Custom optical design and manufacturing are available for special applications.

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Computar® White Paper Series Now Available Online

POSTED 01/13/2017

Cary, NC - Computar®, the leading lens manufacturer operated by CBC group, announced today that a series of informative technical white papers are now available for download on their website.

The first four white papers in the series are currently available for download and Computar plans on adding to this resource on a regular basis. “Our white paper series is an invaluable tool for those seeking more guidance in lens selection and a better understanding of optics.” stated Terry Sekiya, Sales and Marketing Manager, Computar Optics Group.

The first white paper Seven Important Factors When Selecting a Machine Vision Lens focuses on the basic elements of selecting the proper lens for a machine vision application. Round Lens; Square Pixels; Accurate Images Really? outlines the steps in transforming illumination of objects through the lens to digital images and some caveat. Simple FA Lens Selection describes a step-by-step process for selecting a lens for a camera in an FA application. The fourth, Is Your Lens the Weakest Link in Your Hi-Res Application? presents factors to think about when considering a lens for a high-resolution inspection application.

The papers are written by Pete Kepf, a Lens Business Development Executive for Computar, Industrial Optics Division. Over his 30-year automation career, he has performed hundreds of machine vision installations and evaluations. Pete is a Certified Vision Professional-Advanced and a member of SPIE and MVA.

About Computar®
Beginning in the 1970s, Computar®, operated by the CBC Group, has set the pace, pioneering new and innovative lenses that out-class the competition at every turn. With a solid foundation based on Japanese engineering and agile production facilities spanning the globe, we operate under a dual mandate to create the highest-quality optics product.