Casio develops world's first Ceramic Lens

Casio develops World's First Ceramic Lens - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and news newsAugust 2, 2004 - 7.00 GMT
Casio has developed the world's first lens using transparent ceramics. This breakthrough will make it possible to create zoom lenses for cameras with greatly reduced profiles. CASIO takes the lead in this field by creating the world's first transparent ceramic lens using Lucimera, a ceramic developed by Murata. Incorporating this lens into the construction of zoom lenses developed by CASIO over many years, a reduction in profile of approximately 20% has been made possible...More