08282004 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 52 patents.

There is described a focusing apparatus having a deformable membrane that at least partially defines a cavity and an optical fluid disposed in the cavity. An actuator assembly can be provided for imparting a force to the deformable membrane. In one embodiment, the actuator assembly can include a piezoelectric actuator.

Title
Focusing apparatus and terminal comprising variable focus lens assembly
Application Number
12/432480
Publication Number
8282004 (B2)
Application Date
April 29, 2009
Publication Date
October 9, 2012
Inventor
Michael Sterling
Weedsport
NY, US
Robert Hunsinger
Plainville
NY, US
Robert John Hennick
Cayuga
NY, US
William H Havens
Syracuse
NY, US
Jeffery Gilfus
Weedsport
NY, US
Colleen P Gannon
Jordan
NY, US
Chen Feng
Snohomish
WA, US
James A Cairns
Skaneateles Falls
NY, US
Robert Bowker
Cortland
NY, US
Samuel Bingo
Auburn
NY, US
Donald Anderson
Locke
NY, US
Ynjiun P Wang
Cupertino
CA, US
Agent
Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P C
Assignee
Hand Held Products
NY, US
IPC
G02B 3/12
G02B 1/06
G06K 7/10
G06K 7/00
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