LucidShape Training and User Group Meeting

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Join us for our annual LucidShape training and user group meeting at the Crowne Plaza in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

LucidShape User Group Meeting and Training

LucidShape Basic Training

Wednesday - Friday, July 10-12, 2019

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

Cost: $2,000


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.

LucidShape Advanced Training

Monday - Tuesday, July 15-16, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $1,400


  • Advanced MacroFocal (F-Start, gaps, multi-source, virtual source, target plane)
  • LED reflector low beam
  • LED projector headlamp
  • Lit Appearance (luminance, photorealistic simulation, ray history sensor)
  • Visualize Module (1 day)


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

LucidShape User Group Meeting

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cost: None

Join us for the annual LucidShape User Group (LSUG) Meeting in the U.S. This year’s LSUG features presentations on the latest developments in LucidShape products and as well as selected topics from lighting design to technical aspects of simulation. In addition, it is an excellent opportunity for customers to network and discuss the latest trends and their experiences using LucidShape products in their automotive and general lighting designs.


  • LucidShape Product Family Updates
  • Pixel Light – Technical Overview
  • IIHS headlight benchmark
  • Pixel Light – LucidDrive Features (Matrix Beam, Pixel Light)
  • Pixel Light – Case Study
  • LucidShape – Tips and Tricks
  • Light Guide Designer for LucidShape CAA V5 Based
  • Q&A Forum

Attendance at this event is free, but registration is required.

LucidShape Script Training

Thursday, July 18, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $700


  • Variables, operators, conditional statements, loops, functions
  • Axis systems, geometry, light sources, sensors
  • Simulation, LID data manipulation, load and save data
  • Tolerance study example


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.

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.