Lambda Research Corp. Debuts TracePro 4.0 Optical Design Software
Littleton, MA, January 24, 2007 – Lambda Research Corporation, a leading supplier of optical design software, today announced availability of TracePro 4.0, a foremost release of its software for optical modeling, design and analysis.
TracePro 4.0 delivers number of new powerful capabilities addressing the optical design challenges in variety of industry applications. Sampling of those include fluorescence modeling for life sciences, photorealistic rendering for accurate visualization of illumination designs and enhanced modeling of 3D surface textures utilized in the design of LCD backlight displays, projection systems, lightpipes and microarrays.
Additionally, TracePro users will benefit from a significant increase in raytracing speed, major enhancements in the user interface and improved translators for OSLO®, Zemax®, Code V® enabling an easy import of lens designs to TracePro.
TracePro 4.0 is complemented with an optimization module for automation of the complex trial and error design steps when finding optimal luminaire, light guide and reflector geometry for maximum light intensity and uniformity.
A new release of TracePro Bridge for SolidWorks®, a seamless interface between mechanical design and optical analysis, is being released simultaneously, demonstrating Lambda Research’s commitment to software interoperability and efficient management of optical and mechanical design workflows. The latest release of TracePro Bridge addresses more complex models and offers users an expanded database of optical material and surface properties.
TracePro 4.0 is being shipped to existing customers in January 2007.
Modeling of Fluorescence, Luminance and 3D surface textures in new release of TracePro 4.0
Based in Littleton, Mass., Lambda Research Corporation was founded in 1992 and is a privately held company. Lambda is an industry leader in stray light analysis, illumination system design and analysis, and custom software development. Lambda Research publishes TracePro software for optomechanical modeling and OSLO software for optical design. The company’s mission statement is to establish a technology bridge between optical engineers and mechanical engineers by providing state-of-the-art optomechanical design and analysis software, services and technical support to the optics industry worldwide. For more information, please visit the company’s web site at