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LiveFocus LLC
Profile last edited on: 9/15/17      CAGE: 79KY6      UEI: H66FNR2ZMUH9

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1251 Bunker Hill Boulevard Unit B
Columbus, OH 43220
   (857) 234-1278
Location: Single
Congr. District: 15
County: Franklin

Public Profile

A spin-off company from an Ohio State University research team, having several patents issued or in process, Live Focus is developing an optical component that is attachable to smart phones that allows imaging of tiny objects with adjustable magnifications. Enabling anyone to to use their smart phone cameras to take pictures with continuous microfocusing and optical zooming, Modern camera lenses, even those in smart phones can achieve incredible optical clarity thanks to advances in lens technology and manufacturing techniques. The drawback though, is that because materials like glass and plastic are used to form the lenses, the curvature and thereby focal length is fixed and cannot be changed after manufacturing.T he LiveFocus team are developing a lens formed by liquid which can be ‘tuned’ to different focal lengths by actuating the pressure on the fluid. The ability to dynamically change focal length allows for a single lens to replace multiple fixed lenses in an assembly. LiveFocus LLC is working toward releasing the scanner for use in physician and hospital labs within three years, while developing other products based on its technol

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Less than .5M
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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2017 1 NSF $225,000
Project Title: Smartphone-based Slide Scanner for Mobile Digital Pathology

Key People / Management

  Hanyang Huang

  Yi Zhao

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