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OPTRONTEC Enters into a Licensing Agreement with VIAVI for 3D Sensing Filters

Thursday, June 18, 2020

San Jose, Calif., June 18, 2020 – Viavi Solutions Inc. (VIAVI) (NASDAQ: VIAV) today announced that OPTRONTEC Inc. (KOSDAQ: 082210) (“OPTRONTEC”), a manufacturer and total solution provider of optical filter, lens and assembly based in South Korea, has agreed to a licensing agreement with VIAVI for patented three-dimensional (3D) sensing technology.

VIAVI is a pioneer and world leader in the field of 3D sensing technology, including state-of the art optical filters. In a typical gesture-recognition system, a light source emits near-infrared light towards a user and an optical filter is used to transmit the emitted light that is reflected by the user to a 3D image sensor, while substantially blocking ambient light. VIAVI’s patented optical filters achieve superior optical performance, a desired reduction in filter thickness, and a reduced center wavelength shift with a change in incidence angle of the reflected light.

“VIAVI is a pioneer in thin film optical coatings with market-leading offerings for military, industrial and consumer electronics applications, including 3D sensing,” said Oleg Khaykin, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIAVI. “We are committed to growing our 3D sensing business through close engagement with global consumer electronics customers and through partnership with leading companies in the consumer electronics supply chain.”

“OPTRONTEC provides sophisticated optical filters for 3D sensing and plans to offer assembly and system based optical solution by integrating filter and lens technology for a wide range of applications in Korea and internationally,” said Mr. Sagoan Hong, Chief Executive Officer, OPTRONTEC. “We look forward to our collaboration with VIAVI as we work together to grow the market for 3D sensing applications.”

The terms and conditions of the licensing arrangement are confidential and are not being disclosed.


About VIAVI

VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) is a global provider of network test, monitoring and assurance solutions for communications service providers, enterprises, network equipment manufacturers, government and avionics. We help these customers harness the power of instruments, automation, intelligence and virtualization to Command the network. VIAVI is also a leader in light management solutions for 3D sensing, anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, and defense applications. Learn more about VIAVI at www.viavisolutions.com. Follow us on VIAVI Perspectives, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

About OPTRONTEC

OPTRONTEC (KOSDAQ:082210) is a total optical solution provider and manufacturer of core parts in camera including optical filter, lens and assembly. OPTRONTEC identifies market needs and leads advanced development in consumer electronics, automotive, commercial/industrial, biometrics and security & surveillance. For more information, www.optrontec.net.


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