Optical Design & Engineering Services

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Optical Product Design

optical design engineering

CSA Group Seattle’s optical design engineering team has broad-based experience in all phases of optical engineering. Our engineers have decades of experience in imaging system and illumination system design, prototyping, fabrication, and tooling. In-house optical metrology capabilities make Orb one of the very few one stop partners in the world for complete optical design as well as light source modeling, LED characterization, optical component validation and optical system validation. Our contacts with optical component and lens manufacturers in Southeast Asia provide a unique opportunity for fast prototyping, tooling and low to high volume manufacturing.

Markets We Serve: Consumer Products, Medical, Military, Commercial/Manufacturing

Lens Design
Custom Lenses (UV through Far IR)
Micro CCD and CMOS Camera Optics
Thermal Imagers
Projection Lenses (LCoS, DLP, LCD)
Scan Lenses (F-theta)
Telecentric Lenses
Plasic/Lightweight Optics
LED Optics
Scientific and Medical Instruments
Telescopes
Endoscopes
Microscopes
SPR Spectroscopy
Morphology Screening
Displays
Head Mounted Displays
Projection Systems
Micro-Optic Films
Machine Vision Systems
Line Scan and Full Frame Systems
Laser Scanners
Laser Communication Systems
Free Space
Coaxial , Binocular, and Gendered

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Illumination Design and Lighting Engineering

 

lighting engineeringCSA Group Seattle’s illumination design lighting engineering services team has some of the most creative and experienced illumination design experts in the world. Our engineers have decades of experience in illumination systems design ranging from LED illumination and cutting edge display system design and development to automotive, entertainment and medical lighting engineering.

CSA Group Seattle’s Illumination Design & Lighting Engineering Services team takes a systems approach to illumination design. We pride ourselves in working hand in hand with our customers to deliver efficient illumination system engineering designs that meet human visual performance metrics and aesthetic product industrial design requirements.

Markets We Serve: Lighting Engineering, Displays, Consumer Products, Medical and Military.

Illumination
LED Luminaires
LED Backlights (RGB and W)
LED Light Engines
LED Light Pipes
Medical Lighting
Emergency Lighting
Camera Flashes
Street Lights
Machine Vision Illumination
Entertainment Lighting
Medical Lighting
Automotive Lighting
Aviation Lighting
Display Systems
Backlight Units
Projection Systems
Micro-Optic Films
Light Guides
Frustrated TIR and Surface Computing
NVIS Displays
Mobile Devices

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Software Development Services

CSA Group Seattle’s Software Development Services team specializes in developing embedded software for a wide range of 8-bit to 32-bit microprocessors and digital signal processors. Our engineers are also experienced Windows applications developers specializing in applications involving scientific computing, data acquisition, optical measurement and QC/QA. DSP algorithm development, verification and implementation experience.

Markets We Serve: Scientific Computing, Consumer Products, Machine Vision, Medical, Military, Lighting

DSP & Embedded Systems
Embedded Control Systems
Remote Sensing Applications
Machine Vision
Image Processing
Autofocus Algorithms
LED Dynamic Backlight Control
LED and Laser Driver
LCD Display Drivers and Graphics Library Utilization
ZigBee Radio Development
USB, Ethernet, TCP/IP Communications Drivers and Protocol Stacks
FLASH File System Implementation
Camera Interfacing and Real-Time Video Processing
Windows Development
Scientific Computing
Display Test System
Optical Test Systems
LED Test Systems
Machine Vision Systems
Production Photometry, Radiometry, and Color Test Systems
3-D Modeling and 3-D Application Development
C#, C++ and Java GUI Development
Communications Software Interfacing Embedded Products Utilizing TCP/IP, USB 2.0, DVI and Ethernet.

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Electrical Engineering Services

electrical engineering servicesCSA Group Seattle’s Electrical Engineering Services team has decades of electrical engineering experience to get the job done right and provide minimized risk and time to market for our customers. We have proven to our clients time and time again the advantages of our experience in new product development, subsystem development, and optical system development. Our electrical engineers specialize in electro optical systems.

CSA Group Seattle’s Engineering and Design Services team has experiences in all stages of electrical design including:

  • System architecture design partitioning
  • Schematic design and component selection
  • Digital design DSP, FPGA and CPLD design, simulation and verification
  • Printed circuit board design, layout and test
  • Rapid prototype development through contract manufacture

Markets We Serve: Medical, Military, Machine Vision, Lighting, Scientific Equipment and Consumer Products.

Digital Design
DSP Board Design
Embedded Systems Design
Xilinx and Altera FPGA Design
System-On-Chip
USB, Ethernet, RF Interfaces
Analog Design
LED and Laser Drivers
CCD and CMOS Imagers
ZigBee Radio Development
TEC Drivers
LED Dynamic Backlight Control
Photodetector Interfacing
Spectrometer/Spectroradiometers
PMT Interfacing
A/D and D/A Interfacing

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Opto-Mechanical Engineering Services

opto-mechanical engineeringCSA Group Seattle’s Opto-Mechanical Engineering and Design Services team designs with plastic, graphite composite, magnesium, and aluminum materials which are cast, molded and machined. Our opto-mechanical engineers are experienced with the unique world of optical tolerances. We can rapidly prototype our designs through fused deposition modeling, and SLA.

Markets We Serve: Medical, Military, Lighting, Scientific Instruments, Machine Vision and Consumer Products.

Imaging Systems
Custom Lenses (UV through far IR)
Micro CCD and CMOS Camera Optics
Focusing Mechanisms
Projector Optical Housings
Zoom Lens Cams
Straylight Simulation
Plasic/Lightweight Optics
Manufacturability
Kinematic Mounts
High Production Plastic “Snap Together” Assemblies
Light Measurement Systems
Spectrometers and Spectroradiometers
Prototyping
FDM Rapid Prototyping
Thermal
Passive and Active Athermalization
Thermal Soak Analysis
TEC and Coldfinger Design
CAD Software
SolidWorks and Pro E
ZEMAX and LightTools

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Algorithm Development Services

optical-product-development-services-algorithm-developmentThe interdisciplinary engineers at CSA Group Seattle are experts in algorithm development. We specialize in algorithm development in areas involving optical measurement, image processing, video processing, color mixing, machine vision and related scientific and production testing algorithm development. Additionally, we specialize in algorithm specification development, assessment, characterization and programming. We also perform algorithm development using mathematical simulations tools and environments such as MatLAB®.

Algorithm Development Process

  • Algorithm assessment, characterization and scoping
  • Simulation using Matlab or other modeling tools
  • Recommendation design trade offs between off the shelf or proprietary hardware
  • Partitioning between hardware/software or multiple CPUs
  • Algorithm testing and verification

Markets We Serve: Medical, Military, Machine Vision, Lighting, Scientific Equipment and Consumer Products.

Scientific Computing
Optimization Algorithms
Neural Networks
Raytracing
Rendering
Data Analysis
Production QC
Control Systems
LED Color Mixing and Real-Time Control
LED Dynamic Backlight Control
Multi-Axis Motion Control
Thermal Control
Imaging and Color
Machine Vision
Smart Cameras
Autofocus Algorithms
Image Processing
Video Processing
Image Recognition
Target Tracking
Remote Sensing Applications

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.

Industrial Design Services

industrial designAesthetic considerations are important for all products and industrial design is an integral part of the CSA Group Seattle’s Engineering and Design Services team. We have experience in integrating aesthetics with form and function in a wide variety of markets and products. We view Industrial design as an absolutely essential component of the product development process which is seamlessly integrated with the other technical disciplines of engineering.

Markets We Serve Imaging, Gaming, Medical, Military, Lighting, Display, Computer, Scientific Equipment and Consumer Products

Typical ID Domains

LED Luminaries
Game Controllers
Computer Input Devices
Lighting Devices
Camera Systems
Medical Equipment
Light Measurement Devices
Personal Appliances
Mobile Devices
Scientific Instruments

Call us at 425-605-8500 or email seattlesales@csagroup.org for price information or an immediate quote today.