Lenses For Computer Vision, Robotics, Video Conferencing, And More

Commonlands' Story

Commonlands is a US-based company located in San Diego, CA. The company was founded in 2018 as a camera engineering and optical design services company within Carnegie Mellon University's Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship. The company's founder is an alumni of the University of Rochester's Institute of Optics, is part of the Zemax Consulting Partners Program, and worked for Sunex, a top-3 automotive lens manufacturer.

The company's founder is a camera hardware geek who is involved in several robotics, imaging, and optics communities across the world. He founded Commonlands to help electrical, mechanical, and SW engineers succeed with new projects. He helps teams navigate the multitude of technical and supply chain issues that come with camera engineering. 

A cut away picture from a camera

Your US-Based Source For Imaging Optics

Our Products and Capabilities

Arducam IMX477 Lenses

Commonlands relocated to California in 2020 and began to offer high-performance cost-effective lenses and related accessories. These are in use across the aerial robotics, autonomous vehicle, factory automation, medical, and VR industries.

Our products are qualified, inspected, and stored in a class 10K (ISO 7) equivalent climate controlled environment. We perform inspection following ISO 2859-1 for all critical optical specification and mechanical dimensions. Examples of our equipment are lens parameter measurement and resolution projection machines.

We try to restock out of stock samples within 2-3 weeks. Lead-times for volume (1kpcs-100kpcs) vary by SKU; please contact us for details. The prices online are not indicative of volume (1kpc+) pricing.

Our supplier partnerships and our US optical/mechanical engineering expertise enable you to easily/accurately customize the F#, IP seal, filter, and/or mechanical design; NREs, MoQs, and lead-time may apply. Please contact us for more information.

Where you can find us

We're located 15 minutes north of the San Diego airport in a light industrial complex.

2640 Financial Court, Suite A, San Diego CA 92117

Hours: 8:30AM-5:30PM Pacific Time, M-F