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

Construction Drones
There are drones for package delivery; drones for search and rescue; drones for surveillance; drones for photography. Now, another application has emerged, and continues to take steps getting it closer to reality: construction drones.
4-Tube Night Vision Goggles
Many US Special Operations Forces (SOF) operations happen under the cover of night. American’s elite warriors employ various electronic equipment to let them see into the shadows. These include thermal imagers and image-intensifying 4-tube night vision goggles (NVG).
Understanding Computer Vision
Someone throws a ball. The other person catches it. Simple, right? No, not really. This is one of the most complex processes science has ever attempted to comprehend, let alone recreate. Inventing a machine to see like the human eye does is deceptively difficult. Not only because it’s hard to make computers to do it, […]
Photoelectric Sensors
Sometimes known as photo eyes, photoelectric sensors emit a beam of light that is used to detect the presence or absence of items and equipment, or changes in surface conditions.  When the emitted light is interrupted or reflected back by the object, the change in light patterns is measured by a receiver, thus the target […]
LWIR (Long-Wave Infrared Imaging) Becomes More Accessible
We live in a day and age where new technologies are being brought to the market at what seems like lightening speed. One advancement leads to another, and then another. New products, based on emerging technologies are continuously being launched.   One such technological advance is long-wave infrared – LWIR – imaging, also known as thermal […]
Using Lidar Technology In Archeology
Lidar, short for light detection and ranging – is a key tool for archeologists around the world. Using lidar technology in archeology is quickly taking the place of radar in the attempts to detect more buildings and other structures.