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LightTools is a 3D optical engineering and design software product that supports virtual prototyping, simulation, optimization, and photorealistic renderings of illumination applications. Its unique design and analysis capabilities, combined with ease of use, support for rapid design iterations, and automatic system optimization, help to ensure the delivery of illumination designs according to specifications and schedule.
LightTools is a complete optical design and analysis software product featuring virtual prototyping, simulation, optimization, and photorealistic renderings of precision illumination applications. Its robust 3D modeling technology delivers the inherent accuracy required to simulate ray paths of light as they travel through and within optical elements and mechanical structures. The fully integrated system optimization tool improves the performance of virtually any type of illumination system, dramatically reducing the time required to finalize a design. From LCD displays to vehicle lighting to projector systems, LightTools supports all aspects of illumination design projects.
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About Optical Research Associates, Now Part of Synopsys
Optical Research Associates (ORA) is now part of Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA), supplying the global electronics market with the software, intellectual property (IP) and services used in semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing.
In October 2010, Synopsys acquired ORA, representing Synopsys initial move into the optics industry and aligning with the company's strategy to expand its total addressable market into areas that are naturally adjacent to traditional EDA.
With the CODE V and LightTools software products, Synopsys will continue ORAs long history as one of the worlds leading developers of optical design and analysis software. The Engineering Services group will continue as the largest independent supplier of optical systems design, with more than 4,800 completed projects in imaging, illumination, and optical systems engineering.