Partners

Varioptic has developed a Partner Program with leading industry players to deliver integrated solutions to its customers. Through a thorough certification process, this program aims at ensuring compatibility and ease of integration of partner products with Varioptic’s variable focus lens, thus delivering fine-tuned, turnkey solutions, and reducing risks, development costs and time to market.

 

Driver partners

Maxim
USA
Maxim has designed for Varioptic an ultra-compact (1.6x2.6mm), high resolution (10 bits) driver, ideal for compact cameras. It has also 4 outputs, making it compatible with the multi electrode lenses from Varioptic. Due to a specific agreement with Maxim, Varioptic (and its sales channels) is the sole worldwide distributor of this component. It cannot be purchased from Maxim, or from Maxim official distributors.
Supertex Inc.
USA
Supertex (Sunnyvale, Calif.) and Varioptic have developed a complete low footprint liquid lens and driver solution to add auto-focus capability in barcode readers, biometric scanners, medical imagers and any other ultra compact cameras.

 

Optical partners

Sunex Sunex is a worldwide leader in high-performance Imaging Lenses. Sunex specializes in wide-angle, high-resolution and low-distortion lenses for CCD and CMOS applications in a variety of industries, including security, automotive, consumer and industrial markets. Sunex is available to do Custom Lens Design, or check out over 100 off-the-shelf designs.
EVETAR EVETAR is one of the leading designers and manufacturers of camera lenses and keeps providing innovative optical solutions and products to the market. EVERTAR serves customers from various industries, including day & night surveillance, machine vision, factory automation, automotive, medical, etc… EVETAR provides its clients with time-effective and cost-effective customized service in all aspects from design stage to mass production.
LCE-O With High level R&D teams and best in class manufacturing facilities, LCE-O provides lenses for imaging and optoelectronic applications. LCE-O is specialized in wide-angle, high-resolution and low-distortion lenses for CCD and CMOS applications in various fields, including security, automotive, industrial and consumer markets. Both custom design lens and off-the-shelf lenses are available from LCE-O.

Camera Partners

Pixelink

PixeLINK® is the world’s first industrial C-Mount camera manufacturer to include an electronic, focus-controllable liquid lens in its cameras. Pixelink has also extended the camera family with a range of cameras compatible with the M12 lenses from Varioptic. With an embedded closed loop AutoFocus algorithm, the Pixelink Cameras are designed to be compatible with the Caspian family, Caspian C or Caspian M12.

Matrox Imaging The Matrox Iris GTR line of smart cameras is designed for system integrators, machine builders and OEMs of factory automation solutions. Small, fast, rugged and cost effective, the Iris GTR line provides a dedicated interface for controlling a Varioptic Caspian C auto focus lens to facilitate set up, use and maintenance by enabling focus position adjustments via an application’s user interface.