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Commonlands is where engineers, managers, and hobbyists learn about optics, find new lenses, and design their cameras.

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Wondering how to calculate the field of view or depth of field?

Our calculators help you determine which lens and image sensor combination is optimal.

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Find A Lens For Your Vision Camera Prototype

Start with Off-the-Shelf Lenses for Your Prototype.

We provide cost-effective M12 lenses and CS mount lenses to help you get started quickly.

M12 Lenses for Vision Systems DesignM12 Lenses for Vision Systems Design

An M12 lens is a small lens for 12mm diameter threaded mounts. Our lenses range from 1mm to 25mm EFL and include fisheye, wide-angle, and no-distortion lenses.

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CS Mount LensesCS Mount Lenses

CS mount lenses are common in surveillance and machine vision systems. Our lenses range from 2.5mm to 16mm and span fisheye, wide-angle, and zoom options.

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Gain Reassurance with Your Calculations.

We've built several web interface calculators for the essential camera engineering tasks. Find the camera FoV, EFL, DoF, Hyperfocal distance, and more! These have advanced functionalities like lens distortion calculations and F/# exposure length adjustments.

Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras
Lens Focal Length Calculator. EFL Calculator.
Camera Angle of View Calculator. Camera AoV Calculator.
Camera Depth of Field Calculator. DoF Calculator.
An FoV Calculator for Vision System Cameras

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Robotics

Computer Vision Camera Lenses

Find a lens suitable for your custom robotics project. Example use-cases include warehouse automation robotics, agricultural NDVI drones, and bore-scope inspection crawlers.

Video Conferencing

Teleconferencing Camera Lenses

Enhance your video-conferencing camera with high resolution low distortion lenses. Examples include medical telepresence and huddle room cameras.

Surveillance

Wide-Angle Cameras

Customize your miniature OEM Surveillance Camera which needs to fit within a wall. Examples include retail traffic measurement cameras and building occupancy counters.

Optical Engineering, Camera Design, and Image Quality

We support you through the design to production life-cycle.

We help teams bring their camera projects to life. We specialize in optical engineering, image quality testing, and supply chain management. We can introduce you to suppliers and camera development partners around the world.

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