Industrial Optics

When it comes to optical and precision mechanical components for machine vision, we set the standard.

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Cine Optics

Whether in the Studios, in the large premiere theater or in the home cinema - our products always set standards in taking and projection of films.

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Photo Optics

The whole world of filters for creative photography – Made in Germany.

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Precision Engineering

Precision and quality in metal and plastics.

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Latest news

Topaz lenses tested and approved for 1.2" sensor sizes

The Topaz Lenses Topaz 2.0/25, Topaz 2.0/30, Topaz 2.0/38 and Topaz 2.0/50 have been tested and approved for the use...

New compact Xenoplan 1.3” C-Mount lenses for high-resolution sensors

The three lenses combine the optical design principle of the Componon lenses with the robust and stable mechanics of...

“Assembled Systems” for Optical Applications


Schneider-Kreuznach helps customers save time with Assembled Systems.

New lenses for 1.2" sensors with high imaging performance and image position stability

The new Xenon-Jade series is a set of high-end lenses developed with focus on the new sensors like the...

Blende 2020 Photo Contest

We are proud to be sponsor of the photo contest this year again and congratulate all winners for their great pictures....

NEW! B+W Filter Basic Filter Line

Schneider-Kreuznach is expanding its B+W Filter range with the new Basic filter line and starting it with circular...

NEW! True-Streak® Indigo Filter

Our True-Streak® filter series continues to grow! After the True-Streaks® have won the Pro Moviemaker...

Schneider-Kreuznach's True-Streak® filters have won the "Gear of the Year Award" for best lens accessory for the third time in a row.

For the third time in a row, the readers of the well-known film magazine "Pro Moviemaker" awarded...

AUTOMATE Virtual Trade Show and Conference


Date: 22. - 26. March 2021
Location: Virtual Trade Show and Conference (US-based)
   

Vision China Shanghai Show


Date: 17. - 19. March 2021
Location: Shanghai (China)
Booth W1.1432 (Daheng)

Schneider-Kreuznach True Streak® filters created unique lighting spectacle during the "Big Game" Halftime Show

Schneider-Kreuznach’s True-Streak® filters that mimic anamorphic-style optical streaks were used during...

V38 Componon and Symmar Lenses with new Iris Mount

All lenses come with a scale of concrete f/number values.The versions with new aperture will replace the previous...

PHOTONICS+ Digital Exhibition


Date: 17. - 18. February 2021
Location: Digital Exhibiton
   

Discover the new bandpass filter BP 850-80 HT from Schneider-Kreuznach

Schneider-Kreuznach is pleased to present the new BP 850-80 HT infrared filter as an addition to its range of bandpass...

Ron Engvaldsen named Vice President of Filter Technology for Motion Picture Television (MPTV) filters at Schneider Optics

Ron, a nearly 25-year Schneider veteran will be heading up the MPTV manufacturing division with responsibilities that...

We are pleased to welcome Jim Sullivan back on board at Schneider Optics as VP Sales and Marketing.

Jim Sullivan originally joined Schneider Optics in 2005, working there for 12 years as Director of Sales for the...

B+W Filter Authenticity Check


Is your B+W Filter genuine? Check now online 24/7 with our new authenticity check. 

Compact TFL-Mount lenses for high-resolution cameras with 4/3” sensors from Schneider-Kreuznach

The resolution of modern sensors is increasing with every generation. Pixels are getting smaller and while the...

Schneider Optics US-Offices now open


We are here for you! 
Our NY and CA offices are open!
 

Take a look behind the scenes at Schneider-Kreuznach

Martin Flindt is a filmmaker and colorist from Berlin. He mainly shoots commercials and music videos. On his YouTube...

VISION China Shanghai Show


Date: 03. - 05. July 2020
Location: Shanghai (China)
Booth: 7.1E107 (Basler) and 7.1E119 (Daheng)

Discover the 1 mm optical filters from Schneider-Kreuznach

Filters play an important part in an imaging system. They block unwanted wavelengths and troublesome surrounding light,...

Schneider-Kreuznach releases Slim, Light, Advanced Variable ND Filter

The variable neutral density effect is achieved by stacking highly neutral grey polarizing filters within a filter cell...

Schneider Optics Inc. is again ITAR certified

The Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance reviewed the registration statement of our subsidiary Schneider Optics...

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich new CEO of Schneider-Kreuznach

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich took over as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH on 1 April 2020. The group intends to...

Gear of the Year Award for "Best Lens Accessory"

The readers of film magazine Pro Moviemaker awarded Schneider-Kreuznach with the Gear of the Year Award for "Best...

B+W Filter introduces new T-Pro filter range


Thinner profile with titanium-colored finish for top sliding properties. 

Stuart Singer appointed new CEO of Schneider Optics, Inc.

Effective December 16, 2019, Stuart Singer starts as Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Optics Inc., the US...

Schneider-Kreuznach Unveils New Full Spectrum Graduated ND Filters


Schneider-Kreuznach is introducing its first Full Spectrum Graduated Neutral Density filters.

SPIE Photonics West


Date: 04. - 06. February 2020
Location: San Francisco (USA)
Booth: 1365

BSC Expo


Date: 30. January - 1. February 2020
Location: London
Booth: 128

Schneider-Kreuznach expands the Xenon-Topaz C-mount compact lens series

The new 6.5 mm wide-angle lens with 17.6 mm image circle, for cameras with 1.1'' sensors, completes the...

IBC


Date: 13. September - 17. September 2019
Location: Amsterdam (NL), Booth 12.E45, 
Free-ticket-code: 4504

LASER World of PHOTONICS


Date: 24. June - 27. June 2019
Location: Munich
Booth: 211, Hall B1

Schneider-Kreuznach introduces the new Xenon-Opal 2.8/12 lens


A robust C-mount lens for 1.1” sensor down to 3 μm pixel size.

Cardboard instead of plastic: Schneider-Kreuznach adapts its B+W packaging


 
 

AUTOMATE


Date: 08. April - 11. April 2019
Location: Chicago (USA)
Booth: 9631/3

NAB Show


Date: 08. April - 11. April 2019
Location: Las Vegas (USA)
Booth: C7915

Cine Gear Expo


Date: 31. May - 01. June 2019
Location: Los Angeles (USA)
Paramount Studios

CEO Dr. Thomas Kessler to leave Schneider-Kreuznach

B+W ND Calculator App


The length of exposure time can be determined easily using the new app "B+W ND-Calc".