L.A. Lens Blog
MiniCam Software Now Available For Mac

We are excited to announce the release of our Mac recording software. Videos and images now are now able to stream and save directly to your Mac computer. 

With the recording software for Mac you can perform the same functions as with the original version:
  • Record videos and add bookmarks to your videos
  • Take 5 MPix still images
  • Share videos and pictures securely with your colleague or patients
  • Upload videos to your private Futudent cloud account
  • Export videos and still pictures for further editing

User experience matters

We kept the user experience as consistent as possible between our Windows and Mac versions, so that the use of Futudent remains as simple as always. We made some minor changes to the Futudent recording software for Mac in order to improve the user experience:
Video library


    Tasks list

    There is a new task list for showing the status of individual video upload and sharing. This way you can continue working as usual while videos are uploaded to your private cloud account or shared with your patient.

    For more information, please contact info@la-lens.com.
    MiniCam 1080 Goes Mobile!

    Surgical point-of-view recording just went mobile with our new MiniCam 1080 Recording App for Android. We are pleased to release the new app which makes tether-free filming possible for all MiniCam 1080 users, old and new. The new app makes it possible to record and take photos from anywhere in the room, without requiring a USB connection to a computer.

    To get started, simply install the Futudent recording app from the Google Play Store and connect your MiniCam 1080 to any suitable Android phone or tablet. Then put your device in your pocket and start filming as usual.  The device provides power and storage for the MiniCam 1080 and enables an entirely portable camera set-up.

    For our V1 MiniCam HD users, a necessary firmware upgrade is required. It  can be installed free of charge by contacting info@la-lens.com. The app is also free on the Google Play store, making this useful new functionality is available to all users.

    Key Features:

    • 1080p and 720p recordings supported
    • Capture audio
    • Live stream to external monitor (via Chromecast or Miracast)
    • Free to all MiniCam 1080 users
    • Camera firmware upgrade might be needed, please contact info@la-lens.com

    To purchase the MiniCam 1080, please click here.

    New Partnership with Akamai Orthopedics
    LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2016 - L.A. Lens, the innovative Los Angeles-based healthcare supplier, and Akamai Orthopedics, Hawaii's leading medical device distributor, announce their new partnership. This partnership will expand access to surgical loupes, portable LED headlights, and HD surgical cameras to Hawaiian healthcare professionals.
    Akamai Orthopedics specializes in bringing the most medically advanced equipment to the Hawaiian markets through its extensive portfolio of unique and innovative medical device equipment.
    Nasir Khan of Akamai Orthopedics, explains, "Our customers trust our expertise when purchasing within our portfolio of products. We are excited to partner with L. A. Lens, as they are aligned with our vision and provide the most technologically advanced loupes, lights, and HD surgical cameras available."
    For more information, please call (844) 332-8383.
    L.A. Lens Introduces the Strand Frame

    Los Angeles, CA - April 22, 2016 – The Los Angeles-based medical device supplier - L.A. Lens - is pleased to introduce the new Strand Frame to its surgical loupe range. This ultra-lightweight sports frame is made from a durable, high-quality polycarbonate material. Its adjustable, ventilated nose pieces ensure great fit and anti-fogging.

    In order to suit a variety of tastes, the Strand comes in 4 stylish colors: blue, purple, black, and red. Each style also features an accent color on the frame arms.

    After vigorous testing of the frame durability, L.A. Lens is proud to offer a 3-year warranty on the Strand.

    Simon Smallwood, Director of Sales, explains, “We are very excited about this new addition to our product range. We responded to customer demand by providing more color choices and an exceptionally durable frame to offer greater longevity.”

    For more information about the Strand frame, please click here, or call (844) 332-8383.  

    New Partnership with Al-Haya Medical Company

    LOS ANGELES, February 11, 2016 - L.A. Lens, the Los Angeles-based medical device supplier, and Al-Haya Medical Company (AMCO), one of the world leaders in pharmaceuticals, healthcare products, and dental supplies and equipment, are happy to announce their new partnership. This partnership will expand access to loupes and portable LED headlights to dental professionals in AMCO's Middle Eastern territories, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait and Qatar. 

    Simon Smallwood, Director of International Sales, explains, "By entering this partnership with AMCO, L.A. Lens will secure lasting, profitable growth in one of the world's largest dental markets. AMCO will bring L.A. Lens' industry leading products to the market via well-developed distribution structures, providing dental loupes and LED headlights to practices across the Middle East."

    After servicing their healthcare partners for over 49 years, AMCO will be further expanding its customer base with this partnership. Existing customers will continue to benefit from top-class customer service.


    For more information, please call (844) 332-8383.

    L.A. Lens Announces Its Partnership with Dental Health Products, Inc

    LOS ANGELES, October 19, 2015 - L.A. Lens (Los Angeles, CA) is excited to announce its new partnership with leading dental supplier, Dental Health Products, Inc (DHPI) (New Franken, WI). DHPI will now provide dental professionals throughout the U.S. with high resolution through-the-lens and flip-up dental loupes, as well as portable LED headlights.

    DHPI has been servicing their healthcare partners with quality products, equipment and innovative services for over 20 years. Founded in 1991 by Dale (CEO) and Jim Roberts (COO), DHPI has grown from a home-based business to a distributor with over 200 employees, 2 warehouses and 6 U.S. locations.

    For more information, please visit www.dhpionline.com

    L.A. Lens with the DHPI Chicago team

    L.A. Lens Launches MiniCam HD Software for Mac

    TORRANCE, CA – APRIL 22, 2015 – L.A. Lens today announced the launch of its MiniCam HD software for Mac. In order to respond to customer demand, L.A. Lens has worked with its software developers to ensure that the MiniCam HD is fully accessible to the growing Mac user market.

    L.A. Lens is passionate about making video communication in dentistry and surgery attainable for all; therefore, the company is offering its Mac-compatible software as a free download. New and existing clients may choose to have both versions of the software without any additional fee. 

    The L.A. Lens MiniCam HD is a lightweight (0.56 ounces), loupe-mounted HD video camera that provides medical and dental professionals with hands-free video documentation and image capturing. In addition to its advanced and easy to use software, the MiniCam HD comes with a private cloud server. Users are provided with unlimited cloud storage and may use the cloud to safely and efficiently share their videos with colleagues, students, patients, and more.

    Since its foundation, L.A. Lens has had a history of delivering innovative solutions to meet market demands. The MiniCam HD Apple Macintosh interface is another addition to its feature-rich product portfolio.

    For more information about The MiniCam HD, please click here.

    The L.A. Lens Team

    L.A. Lens Introduces The Clearlight Wireless LED Headlight System

    TORRANCE CA – APRIL 15, 2015 – Los Angeles-based medical device company L.A. Lens introduces its new Clearlight Wireless LED Headlight system. Designed to provide illumination without the inconvenience of external wires, The Clearlight is mounted to a headband and is powered by a lightweight, built-in battery. The included headband is made of soft natural leather and can be adjusted to fit any size.

    The Clearlight LED Headlight provides medical and dental professionals with a circular uniform beam at 7,000 foot candles (75,350 lux). Included in the system are two wireless Lithium-ion batteries, each lasting over three hours. Users also have the option of purchasing a long lasting belt-clip battery pack should they want the flexibility of switching between a wireless and wired design.

    In addition to providing users with a wireless lighting solution, The Clearlight has some other key advantages. Not only is the headlight system extremely lightweight, it also does not radiate heat like many other portable headlights. Furthermore, the Clearlight light intensity can easily be adjusted from 0% to 100% simply by twisting the dial.

    The Clearlight LED Headlight retails for $695 and can be purchased directly from the L.A. Lens online store. With a 30-day money-back guarantee and a helpful customer service team, L.A. Lens strives to provide risk-free online purchasing.

    To purchase The Clearlight Wireless LED Headlight System, please click here


    The L.A. Lens Team