folded optics


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folded optics

Any optical system containing reflecting components for the purpose of reducing the physical length of the system or for the purpose of changing the path of the optical axis.
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Electronics company Panasonic announced on Monday the LUMIX DMC-3D1, a digital camera that employs two lens units with folded optics design that can capture 3D and 2D photos and videos.
The LUMIX 3D camera's compact size, was achieved by employing two recently-developed 4x zoom lenses with thin, folded optics, which allow users to capture crisp and clear photo and video footage even from afar.
The new models span the entry-level A series, the ultra-compact G series with folded optics (non-protruding lens), and the mid-priced E series.
Both models maintain their slim profiles by incorporating an ultra-thin 4x optical zoom lens with folded optics.
Unlike the Konica Minolta DiMAGE A and DiMAGE Z series, the new DiMAGE X1 boasts a newly developed type of Anti-Shake system that complements its folded optics and allows for additional miniaturization.
LUMIX FP7 and LUMIX FP5 - With a Folded Optics Design, Mirror Finish* and Advanced Features like HD Video - are the Ultimate Digital Camera Choices for Style and Performance
1 megapixel) maintain their slim profiles by incorporating an ultra-thin 4x optical zoom lens** with folded optics.
79 inches thick, boasts a compact body, even during zooming thanks to the sophisticated folded optics which eliminate the standard protruding zoom lens and keep the DiMAGE Xg's design ultra-slim.
2 megapixels capture fine lines and intricate details for stunning digital images, and unique folded optics maximize the capability of the CCD.
Featuring a flat, slim profile, and a folded optics design with a 4x optical zoom lens, the new 14.
With slightly modified folded optics, the projection systems that utilize Three-Five's imagers can be used in a variety of systems requiring displays from 5-inch square to 32-inch diagonal.