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Credit Card Imaging Lens

APPLICATION:

Customer required a lens to scan a credit card front after swiping the magnetic strip to ensure the numbers matched.

CHALLENGE:

The customer needed a small, compact lens with a wide field of view and very low distortion. No “off-the-shelf” lens would accommodate their specific needs.

SOLUTION:

Design:COI designed and manufactured this lens to meet the optical criteria stated. Specifically, the lens was design to fit within a very compact space with no distortion and a wide FOV.
Production::Built 50 low-cost lenses, comparable in price to an “off-the-shelf” lens, but with much better specifications.
Additional:The customer successfully demonstrated the system to perspective customers.