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Photopia for SOLIDWORKS
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2015-11-4 Photopia 2015.1 and Photopia for Solidworks 2016.0 contains a significant speed improvement for Solidworks, as well as many bug fixes for both versions.

2015-8-26 Photopia 2015 introduces full support for spectral materials, including color filters, phosphors and dispersion, as well as energy unit options suited for UV, IR and horticulture lighting.

2015-4-14 Photopia for SOLIDWORKS run raytraces directly in SOLIDWORKS, saving time and getting your job done faster. Improved speed and stability in the third release.

2015-4-14 Photopia 2014 with a multithreaded raytrace engine, color support and lamp array optimization.


September-October 2015

  • CREE XQ-E-HI-470mm LED
  • CREE XQ-E-HI-534mm LED
  • CREE XQ-E-HI-625mm LED
  • CREE XQ-E-HI-5500K LED
  • Amline 23CQ specular material
  • Amline 23Z matte white material
  • Amline 6K specular material

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Lightfair 2016 - San Diego April 26 - 28, 2016. We will be exhibiting at Lightfair showing off the latest features in Photopia as well as a preview of what's coming next. Visit us at booth 3746.

CORM 2016 Annual Technical Conference - May 16 - 18, 2016. The Council for Optical Radiation Measurements (CORM) Annual Technical Conference will be held in Gaithersburg, MD in cooperation with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy - June 6-10th, 2016. The (RMLA) held by the University of Colorado, Boulder, provides an in depth technical background for those working in the lighting industry and covers a range of topics including vision, color, photometry, optics & lighting design.

LUXeXceL supports CU optical design class with 3D printed optical prototypes.

Orbit Lantern from Black Diamond, optics designed by LTI Optics. Image courtesy of Black Diamond.

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LTI Optics provides Photopia, the industries leading optical design software and optical analysis software for designing and analyzing illumination optical systems. Photopia optical design software works alone or is an add-in to SOLIDWORKS, allowing full opto-mechanical integration.