Employing Nikon’s electronic viewfinder (EVF) technology for a telescope eyepiece
TOKYO – Nikon Corporation (Nikon) announced a master joint development agreement for digital astronomical telescopes with Unistellar SAS, France (CEO: Laurent Marfisi, hereinafter Unistellar) in July 2021, and has been advancing innovative solutions to be provided for the consumer digital astronomical telescope field.
As the first product realized by combining the technologies and know-how of both companies, Unistellar is releasing the digital astronomical telescope, the eVscope 2. It employs electronic viewfinder (EVF) technology developed in the Imaging Products Business of Nikon, resulting in an eyepiece that achieves a level of visual definition and clarity that is unsurpassed in a consumer digital astronomical telescope.
Nikon and Unistellar will continue to contribute to the development of science by delivering the excitement of astronomical observation and raising people’s interest in the universe.