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Optical engineering, consulting and lens manufacturing services

Optical engineering, consulting and lens manufacturing services

World Changing Collaborations

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Velodyne

2006

Client: Velodyne

Design of first commercial  LIDAR lenses enables launch of Waymo/ Google self driving cars

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PrimeSense

2009

Client: PrimeSense ( Sold to Apple)

Design of random IR laser spot this key element in X Box Kinect, allowed for 3D mapping. Kinect became fastest selling consumer product of all time

Optical engineering, consulting and lens manufacturing services 3

Argonne National Lab

2009

Client: Argonne National Lab

Design of imaging lens for High-Energy X-ray Microscope to non-destructively study material stress in areas from 1cm square to atomic level

Optical engineering, consulting and lens manufacturing services 4

CellScope

2012

Client: CellScope (sold to J&J)

Design of imaging lens and illumination optics for otoscope mounted on a smartphone, first commercial medical device based on smartphone 

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Ring

2017

Client: Ring (Sold to Amazon)

Design of light pipe. One design from dozens of connected devices requiring indicator light pipes with good efficiency  and uniformity. 

Custom lens design, prototyping and production

Engineering consultants to help you research, design, prototype, & manufacture optical systems

  • Optical modeling and ray tracing

  • Custom lens design

  • Complete opto-electronic/opto-mechanical systems

  • Applied optics research & consulting

  • Prototyping to volume manufacturing

15+ years

of work history in optics, mechanics and opto electronics

500+ unique

optical systems

endless variations

if it uses light we’ve worked on it

Optical, opto-mechanical and opto-electronic engineering consulting

We know how photons work and leverage our past experience to benefit your program

Project Feedback from University Client

“I have a background in optics, but lens design has always been a mystery to me. Your explanations helped me to decipher it.

Again, I am grateful for your expertise. It is a blessing for me to work with you and OFH.”

Project Feedback From Grow Light Startup

“We really enjoy working with you guys and your professionalism is admirable. We shall also revert back once we have the commercialization process sorted. “

Project Feedback from Industrial Distance Measurement Company

“I want to take this opportunity to comment how impressed I am with OFH. Your team is moving so fast, I feel like a turtle. Also, it’s been noted that every time we ask something, our question is promptly answered and your team often brings up aspects that we haven’t considered.”

Getting Started and Working Together

  1. Tell us about your engineering challenges
  2. OFH reviews your requirements
  3. We provide feedback, ask for clarifications, explain performance trade offs
  4. Together we create a project plan to meet your performance, delivery time, budget goals

Typical project development process

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  • Development of requirements
  • Feasibility review
  • Preliminary subsystem specification development
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  • Development of requirements
  • Feasibility review
  • Preliminary subsystem specification development
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  • Paper design, computations, simulations, and modeling

  • Concept development

  • Block diagram for optics, mechanics, and electronics

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  • Optical design

  • Electronics design

  • Embedded software design

  • Mechanical design

  • Development of manufacturing documentation

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  • Prototype manufacturing and assembly
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  • Testing of lens and subsystems

  • System debugging

  • Experimental measurements

  • Prototype delivery

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  • Development of quality control processes

  • Delivery of system at volume

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