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LensVector

lensvector.com

Founded Year

2006

Stage

Convertible Note - IV | Alive

Total Raised

$76.15M

Last Raised

$1.5M | 3 yrs ago

About LensVector

LensVector has developed optical technology that can shape, steer and focus light without mechanical movement. LensVector replaces the complex, bulky and often fragile mechanical systems of a camera module with simple, solid-state components that are dramatically smaller, more reliable and easier to integrate than current offerings. LensVector technology allows miniature camera manufacturers to add optical features, like autofocus, automacro and video focus, without significantly increasing the size, weight or cost of the camera. LensVector's vision is to replace all mechanical aspects of cameras with solid-state alternatives.

Headquarters Location

6203 San Ignacio Ave Suite #110

San Jose, California, 95119,

United States

669-247-5095

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Expert Collections containing LensVector

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LensVector Patents

LensVector has filed 62 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Lighting
  • Optical devices
  • Polarization (waves)
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

12/6/2017

1/24/2023

Wireless networking, Optical communications, Lighting, Home automation, Internet of things

Grant

Application Date

12/6/2017

Grant Date

1/24/2023

Title

Related Topics

Wireless networking, Optical communications, Lighting, Home automation, Internet of things

Status

Grant

Latest LensVector News

Electronically focussed illumination optics

Mar 23, 2021

Gaggione and LensVector have teamed up to create an electronically-shaped narrow beam light engine. It combines Gaggione’s LLC66N7 67mm narrow beam collimating optic with LensVector’s 65mm M2M liquid crystal lens (black-edged front optic in image right) – to the collimator has to be added a lens holder (far below) making ‘LLS66NCLV assembled set’. “This complete, modular drop-in optical system solution enables digital control from the narrowest beam of light to the widest flood without mechanical intervention, making it easier than ever for luminaire manufacturers to offer high quality collimating narrow beam optics that enable electronic beam shaping.” claimed Gaggione. The liquid crystal lens is a voltage-controlled beam spreader (graph left). There are three sizes with 35, 48 or 65mm clear diameter. In each case, dynamic beam shaping is 5 – 55°, central efficiency is 88% to 80% and total flux transmission is ~90 – 85%. Voltage drive is through four wires. “The lens is sensitive only to the ac components of the differential voltages DR1A – DR1B and DR2A – DR2B,” said the company, “therefore, DR1A can be swapped with DR1B and DR2A can be swapped with DR2B, without affecting the behaviour of the lens.” Electronics Weeklyhas asked for more information on required drive. Adding the above left characteristics to a 10°beam apparently results in the FWHM curve here on the right: Combined with COB leds, applications are foreseen for the adjustable beam former in high-performance track fixtures and commercial to COBs and to the newest high-density LED arrays for smaller high-performance track fixtures and commercial downlights.

LensVector Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was LensVector founded?

    LensVector was founded in 2006.

  • Where is LensVector's headquarters?

    LensVector's headquarters is located at 6203 San Ignacio Ave, San Jose.

  • What is LensVector's latest funding round?

    LensVector's latest funding round is Convertible Note - IV.

  • How much did LensVector raise?

    LensVector raised a total of $76.15M.

  • Who are the investors of LensVector?

    Investors of LensVector include In-Q-Tel, Menlo Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank, Samsung Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners and 4 more.

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