Optical Engineering Services

Expert, cost-effective consulting engineering services from concept to completion

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ORAEngineering: Imaging, Illumination and Systems Design

Synopsys' Optical Solutions Group, formerly Optical Research Associates (ORA®), is a recognized leader in the optics industry as a premier supplier of optical systems design services, with more than 4,800 completed projects in imaging, illumination and optical systems engineering since ORA was founded in 1963. 


The group consists of world-renowned experts in using our products: CODE V® imaging design software, LightTools® illumination design software and LucidShape® automotive lighting design software. Members of our team have been awarded over 130 patents in the field of optical design and optical engineering.

We provide optical engineering services that accelerate innovation in a broad range of industries, including:

  • Consumer products
  • Industrial products
  • Government
  • Medical
  • Military
  • Space

Explore our optical engineering services in more detail:
Imaging Design
Illumination Design
Systems Design

Review our list of technical papers and request reprints.