LucidShape Basic Training

Farmington Hills, Michigan

January 28-30, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $2,000

Please Join us for a short 3-day Introductory course to LucidShape at the Crown Plaza in Farmington Hills, Michigan. 


Day 1

  • Simulation I
  • Basics of emitters, actors, sensors, simulation methods

Day 2

  • Functional Geometry
  • MacroFocal, PS, PES, collimator, light guide, optimizer

Day 3

  • Simulation II 
  • Color, luminance, analysis, benchmarks

Attendees are responsible for providing their own laptops for use in the class.

Location and Lodging

Lodging is available at the event hotel. Attendees are responsible for their overnight room arrangements and should make reservations directly with the hotel. When making your reservations on the phone, request the "OSG" or "Optical Solutions Group - Synopsys, Inc." room block for a special rate of $129 per night or make your reservations on and enter Group Code: OSG


Holiday Inn / Crowne Plaza
37529 Grand River Avenue
Farmington Hills, MI 48335

(248) 477-7800

Hotel website

About LucidShape

LucidShape is a powerful 3D software for computer-aided design, simulation and analysis of illumination optical systems, primarily used for automotive lighting applications. Its strengths are that it is the fastest and easiest software to design today’s faceted segmented reflectors and lenses for lighting applications.

LucidShape CAA V5 Based is an interactive development environment for optical simulation and analysis integrated into the CATIA V5 platform, available for CATIA V5 R24, R25, and R26.

LucidDrive is a standalone night driving simulation tool for evaluation of vehicle headlamp beam patterns under simulated, realistic conditions prior to expensive fabrication and hardware testing.