Edmund Optics

Barrington, NJ 08007


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101 E Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007
United States

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From product design to full-scale volume production, Edmund Optics® Imaging supports customers at each step of the project journey. Edmund Optics' expert team of global designers, project managers, and manufacturing engineers work directly with customers to evaluate designs and deliver award-winning products designed for the most demanding and cutting-edge machine vision applications.


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Advanced Assembly Techniques for Imaging Lenses

As applications become more demanding imaging lenses need more advanced assembly techniques to keep up.
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How Lens Design and Tolerances Affect Imaging Performance

Each component of an imaging system, including the optical imaging lens; machine vision camera; and illumination source, to name a few, contribute to the level of complexity the...
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Figure 1: Increasing resolutions in machine vision sensors is achieved by either shrinking pixel sizes or increasing sensor sizes.
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An Uncertain Future for the Marriage of Lenses and Cameras

Lens companies and camera companies need to work together to develop new mounting standards for lenses and cameras for the larger sensors that are already here and for those coming...
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2021 Vision Systems Design Innovators Awards Honorees

For the seventh straight year, Vision Systems Design held its Innovators Awards program, which celebrates the disparate and innovative technologies, products, and systems found...
Aperture Sizes And Blur Regions
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Four ways to improve lens performance while minimizing cost

Before specifying a machine vision system, consider these best practices for maximizing optical performance.
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Vision Systems Design’s 25th Anniversary Hub

VSD 25th Anniversary Q&A series: Edmund Optics on ever-advancing machine vision technology

As part of Vision Systems Design’s 25th anniversary, Greg Hollows, Vice President of the Imaging Business Unit at Edmund Optics, looks back at the last 25 years and toward the...
Figure 1: A liquid lens in operation at two different curvatures. Note that the same lens can have both positive or negative curvature.
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When to integrate liquid lenses into machine vision optics

Focus tunable lenses increase overall speed and flexibility of imaging systems.
Figure 1: Opto Engineering’s F-Mount TC12M lens fit image sensors up to APS-H format and feature working distances up to 542.8 mm and magnification up to 1.825X.
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Telecentric lens companies keep pace with image sensor evolution

As sensors become larger and higher resolution, choosing the right lens becomes paramount to machine vision system success.
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Vision Systems Design announces 2020 Innovators Awards

For the sixth straight year, Vision Systems Design held its Innovators Awards program, which celebrates the disparate and innovative technologies, products, and systems found ...
Figure 1: Significant sensor and mount size differences exist between a C-Mount camera and an F-Mount camera.
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Next generation image sensors: Are suppliers ready to meet growing customer expectations?

As sensor sizes continue to grow, choosing the correct optics becomes key to acquiring high-quality images.

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SPIE Photonics West 2020 Product Preview

A selection of the many products available for viewing and the companies offering demonstrations during the Photonics West 2020 Exhibition.
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Edmund Optics releases new near infrared and line scan camera lenses

Designed respectively for NIR applications, and electronics, flat panel display, and semiconductor wafer inspection.
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Lens companies keep pace with increasing image sensor sizes

Sensors ranging from 10 to 150 MPixels require appropriate optics for optimal performance.
Figure 1: Available in C-Mount, F-Mount, and M42 x 1.0 options, TECHSPEC SWIR lenses from Edmund Optics are designed for the 0.9 to 1.7 µm range.
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Manufacturers address non-visible imaging lens requirements

Developers utilizing multispectral, hyperspectral, or SWIR imaging technology must choose suitable lenses.
Figure 1: In-line illumination is ideal for the inspection of semiconductor wafers and other specular or semi-specular objects.
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Understanding unique machine vision illumination methods

In-line, telecentric, and diffuse axial lighting techniques each offer distinct advantages for disparate applications.
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Understanding Focal Length and Field of View

The focal length of a lens defines the lens’s angular field of view. For a given sensor size, the shorter the focal length, the wider the angular field of the lens. Additionally...
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How Aberrations Affect Machine Vision Lenses

While aberration theory is a vast subject, basic knowledge of a few fundamental concepts can ease understanding: spherical aberration, astigmatic aberrations, field curvature,...
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In Depth Look at Filtering in Machine Vision

Edmund Optics offers many different types of filters in machine vision that can be utilized to improve or change the image of the object under inspection. Although there is a ...
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Discover The Advantages of Telecentricity

The ability to quickly perform repeatable, high accuracy measurements is critical to maximize the performance of many machine vision systems. For such systems, a telecentric lens...