March 20, 2013 | Kowa Introduces Next Generation Long Range Zoom NIR LMZ20750AMPDC-XF Lens

Kowa Optimed Showcases New High Performance Lenses at this Year's SPIE Convention

Torrance, Calif. March 20, 2013-

Kowa Optimed, Inc. will introduce its next generation 2MP LMZ20750AMPDC-XF 1/1.8", 20-750mm, F4.6, C-Mount motorized zoom lens with high optical performance and XD glass at the SPIE Defense, Security, & Sensing Convention next month. This innovative lens incorporates Kowa's new and improved "XF" coating technology to maximize transmission at the 400-1000nm range.

"Applications such as border patrol and port security require accurate and clear pictures to identify potential targets and threats," says Andrew Kam, Sales Consultant of Kowa Optimed, Inc. "The LMZ20750AMPDC-XF lens helps to facilitate that need by producing sharp images taken at very far distances."

Kowa's LMZ20750AMPDC-XF lens utilizes XD (eXtra low Dispersion) glass, which virtually eliminates chromatic aberration to produce crisp and sharp images. In addition, the 40-1000nm high transmission coatings allow the lens to perform in low light conditions or with high power IR illuminators.

Kowa's new and advanced "Bearing CAM" system utilizes ball bearings and a 3-CAM design to minimize mechanical play and reduce friction during focusing movement. This in turn also helps to significantly increase the durability and overall service life of the lens.

Kowa will display the LMZ20750AMPDC-XF and additional Kowa products at Booth No. 1950 at the upcoming SPIE Defense, Security, & Sensing convention in Baltimore, MD from April 30 - May 2.

About Kowa Optimed, Inc.: Kowa Optimed, Inc. is a U.S. subsidiary of a global multi-faceted company offering a broad range of products with technologically advanced medical products and software solutions for ophthalmology, optometry, clinics, hospitals, military facilities, universities, and research as well as private doctors. In addition, Kowa Optimed offers a full product offering of binoculars, spotting scopes, factory automation and machine vision (CCTV), and industrial lenses.

Kowa Optimed attributes its record of success to its ability to introduce products with key features, innovation, and functions that meet specific user needs and help to make workflow more productive. Kowa Optimed is constantly expanding its focus into new fields where Kowa Optimed can make effective use of its core technologies. Kowa is allocating more resources to niche markets, such as eye care, LED Lighting, and specialty lenses, where greater accuracy and reliability are required. Kowa Optimed is on the frontier of technology, living up to the expectations and trust our customers have in Kowa as a global brand.

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