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

Traffic Cameras
Part of the mystique of driving has often been the possibility of someday getting into a fast car, pointing it in a random direction, and just driving for the sure pleasure of driving.  However, the onward march of technology that has made its way into every area of modern life has also found its way […]
3D Printing And Terahertz Radiation
Terahertz radiation is used in a wide variety of applications including airport security checks and material analysis in a lab.  The wavelength of this radiation is significantly larger than the wavelength of visible light, as it is in the millimeter range.  It also requires specialized techniques to manipulate the beams and get them into the […]
Ultraviolet Lenses
Ultraviolet lenses are used in many focusing, collimation, or laser applications that operate within the ultraviolet spectrum. They are optical lenses that consist of a single, or multiple elements that have been designed for optimal performance when used in ultraviolet light.
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, […]