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What is ZEISS?

ZEISS is a German manufacturer of optical systems, and industrial measurement and medical devices, founded in Jena, Germany in 1846 by optician Carl Zeiss.

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As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of eyeglass lenses, ZEISS strives for excellence, precise vision and maximum visual comfort. Over 170 years of in-depth research and continuous competence are reflected in various fields: measuring technology, microscopes, medical technology, eyeglass lenses, camera and cinema lenses, planetariums,sighting systems for flight simulators, binoculars and semiconductor manufacturing equipment. With its solutions, the company constantly advances the world of optics and helps shape technological progress, offering its users outstanding optical quality and therefore unforgettable moments.

What is more fascinating to learn is that ZEISS camera lenses have been recognised for their exceptional performance in movie-making, notably The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and been awarded a Scientific and Engineering Award ® on 3 occasions for the Oscars. Not only that, the pictures taken on the first lunar landing in 1969 were taken by none other than ZEISS lenses.

ZEISS and its Universal Presence

ZEISS is known to be optical experts specialised in capturing scenes clearly. See now how ZEISS impacts our lives and why its unique knowledge in various fields of optics makes it the optical experts.

Did you know that the first moon landing was shot using Zeiss lenses?

Why choose ZEISS lenses?

Prepare yourself to be astounded by solutions that are much more than lenses! ZEISS combines technical expertise and innovative ideas into exceptional visual experiences. As such, ZEISS guarantees the ultimate in lens precision in every finished lens with an engraved logo. This symbol of quality immediately tells you that your glasses feature ZEISS lenses, providing your eyes with a one-of-a-kind visual experience so you can enjoy everything life has to offer. Look for Z (click here to learn more) like ZEISS when you choose your lenses.

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ZEISS upholds this promise through its unique know-how in different fields of optics, its research work andits passion for clear vision. Its trademark – ‘our promise of quality’ – on your ZEISS precision lens combines all these different factors.