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 engineering services, with more than 5,000 completed projects in imaging, illumination and optical systems engineering since ORA was founded in 1963. 

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


We provide optical engineering consulting that accelerates innovation in a broad range of industries, including:

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


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To talk about your application, call us at +1 (626) 795-9101, or complete our online form to have an optical engineer call you to discuss your requirements.