Security and Surveillance

CCTV LensSecurity and Surveillance Lenses from Universe Kogaku

Universe's CCTV lenses are ideally suited for the Security and Surveillance industry. Whether a precision optical lens is needed for traditional security lens assemblies, like CCTV cameras, or the product design calls for the latest in biometric scanning lenses, Universe has a lens for many security and surveillance applications. Our pinhole lenses are a standard surveillance lens assembly. The following lenses are designed to work well for Security and Surveillance needs, as well as digital photography, barcode scanning, machine vision and video conferencing applications. At the bottom of this page you will find excerpts of Optics News articles related to the Security and Surveillance industry. If you are looking for a specific lens for your security or surveillance optical project, please contact us for personal assistance from a design engineer.

Lenses for the Security and Surveillance Industry


Security and Surveillance Optics News

Passive Infrared Sensors
The use of motion detectors to keep an eye on the public has been increasing steadily over the past decade.  These ubiquitous pyroelectric eyes (passive infrared sensors) can detect everything from thieves breaking into a house to when customers enter the supermarket. Early designs were unreliable, as they would often time out, leaving the operator […]
Using CCTV At The Workplace And At Home
One of the most popular and cost-effective ways of providing security in the home and place of work is with CCTV cameras and equipment. CCTV cameras can act as a very successful deterrent to thieves and burglars, certainly making them think twice at the very least. Banks, and other financial institutions have employed the use of cameras for several […]
Images From Space
Globally, the fascination with deep space began in the early 1900’s. Since them, imaging satellites are launched in an ongoing effort to see space more accurately. The images from space sent back will help researchers and scientists gain a clearer understanding of our planetary neighbors and how they affect life on earth.
Robotic Appliances Simplifying The Home
More and more robots and artificial intelligence is being seen throughout the world of technology. Alongside smartphones; fitness accessories and robotic appliances are showing up. Personal, practical and well-designed, these products bundle both robotic hardware and the ease of connected services into consumer-friendly packages for high-tech fans.
Optical Beam Smoke Detectors
An optical beam smoke detector is a device that uses a projected beam of light to detect smoke across large areas, typically as an indicator of fire. They are used to detect fires in buildings where standard point smoke detectors would either be uneconomical or restricted for use by the height of the building. Beam […]
CCTV Cameras and Police Robots
Law enforcement agencies around the globe are beginning to rely more heavily on technology to assist in their roles to keep the peace. The use of CCTV cameras, and more recently, police robots, are aiding in many areas of law enforcement. Over the past 10 + years, the United Kingdom has become the most watched […]