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II-VI Photop Introduces Wide Angle Bandpass Filters for 3D Sensing

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The II-VI Photop Group of II-VI Incorporated (NASDAQ:IIVI), a leading provider of high performance optical filters, today announced the commercial availability of its wide angle bandpass filters with low angle-dependent wavelength shift for 3D sensing applications.

The consumer electronics and automotive industries are increasingly adopting 3D sensing technologies in their products. II-VI Photop’s wide angle bandpass filters allow sensors to precisely isolate laser signals reflecting off objects or people that are digitally reconstructed in three dimensions. The filter’s low angle-dependent wavelength shift maximizes 3D sensing performance capabilities over broad angle scans.

“II-VI Photop is leveraging its optical coating technology leadership in industrial, medical and communications markets to deliver high quality filters in high volume for emerging consumer applications,” said Vincent Lin, Director of Sales and Marketing, II-VI Photop. “Our wide angle bandpass filters complement our laser technology platforms available from II-VI Laser Enterprise, to serve the growing demand for 3D sensing.”

II-VI Photop’s wide angle bandpass filters are available to match lasers with wavelengths in the 830 to 1100 nm range such as vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs) and edge emitting semiconductor laser diodes.

II-VI Photop will showcase its wide angle bandpass filters at CIOE, Sept. 6-9, 2016, in Shenzhen, China, at the Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center, Booth # 1B51.

About II-VI Photop/A Group of II-VI Incorporated

Photop is a leading photonics designer and integrated manufacturing company of optical and crystal components as well as assemblies serving the industrial laser, medical and life sciences, optical communications and instrumentation markets. With over 2,500 employees, including over 200 engineers and with a global manufacturing footprint, including state-of-the-art production lines in Vietnam, Santa Rosa, California, and many other locations throughout China, Photop offers high quality precision optics, designs and engineers optical sub-assemblies, and provides a one-stop solution to our customers across the optical spectrum ranging from UV to 3 microns.

About II-VI Incorporated

II-VI Incorporated, a global leader in engineered materials and opto-electronic components is a vertically integrated manufacturing company that develops innovative products for diversified applications in the industrial, optical communications, military, life sciences, semiconductor equipment, and consumer markets. Headquartered in Saxonburg, Pennsylvania, with research and development, manufacturing, sales, service, and distribution facilities worldwide, the Company produces a wide variety of application-specific photonic and electronic materials and components, and deploys them in various forms including integrated with advanced software to enable our customers.

CONTACT: Brian Lin Product Manager II-VI Photop Brian.lin@ii-vi.com (+86) 591-8835 8241 www.ii-vi-photop.com

Source:II-VI Incorporated