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Press releases

Perfect preparation for moving targets: the new lead distance app from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

October 17 2014

A successful hunting trip is based on outstanding hunting expertise, an ability to sight the target correctly in seconds, and on being an excellent shooter. This means that your technique must be instinctive, as hitting a moving target is a much greater challenge than hitting a stationary one, with safety being the number one priority in this. To help prepare for the challenge that hunters face with driven hunts, SWAROVSKI OPTIK has developed an innovative lead distance app that is available now for you to download for free from the App Store and Google Play.

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STR 80 spotting scope with reticle from SWAROVSKI OPTIK: leaving no detail to chance

October 01 2014

A spotting scope is an absolute must for sports marksmen and long-range hunters to enable them to make out details over long distances reliably and correctly. Thanks to the new STR 80 spotting scope from SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a reticle can be projected directly in the image plane. This enables the reticle to be activated or deactivated as required. The STR 80 also offers an outstanding optical performance package and is perfectly suitable for documentary purposes, for example, when combined with the TLS APO digiscoping adapter. An extensive set of accessories add the finishing touch to this product. The STR 80 spotting scope with reticle is available from December 2014.

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A tribute to Africa: CL Companion Africa from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

September 16 2014

SWAROVSKI OPTIK presents an exclusive edition of the popular CL Companion binoculars: the CL Companion Africa range. This model impresses with their elegant design that is inspired by the vibrancy of Africa and the colors of African nature. With their proven, perfectly adapted optical performance package, the CL Companion binoculars promise you unforgettable discoveries. Top-quality equipment and specially created accessories, such as the handcrafted bag made from waxed canvas, round off the CL Companion Africa range.

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Ausbildung mit Weitblick: Start für acht neue Lehrlinge bei SWAROVSKI OPTIK

September 15 2014

Am 1.9.2014 starteten acht Lehrlinge aus ganz Tirol in ihre dreieinhalbjährige Ausbildung als Feinoptiker/in oder Metalltechnik-Zerspanungstechniker/in bei SWAROVSKI OPTIK in Absam. Sechs junge Männer und zwei junge Frauen haben sich für die Lehre beim Tiroler Familienunternehmen entschieden, das auf die Entwicklung und Herstellung fernoptischer Geräte spezialisiert ist.

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Judgment upheld: SWAROVSKI OPTIK wins patent case in the UK

June 03 2014

On May 15, 2014, the Court of Appeal in London upheld the judgment against Leica Camera AG due to its infringement of the Z6 rifle scope patent belonging to SWAROVSKI OPTIK.

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SWAROVSKI OPTIK launches its 9th “Digiscoper of the Year” competition

June 02 2014

Immersing yourself in a world of fascinating details and undiscovered secrets: this is what digiscoping allows you to do. An ever-growing number of people are discovering this special photographic technique for themselves, helping them produce impressive pictures that they want to share with others. This is now the 9th time SWAROVSKI OPTIK is inviting entries for the “Digiscoper of the Year” competition. This competition offers four specific themed categories, a jury of top-class experts, and high-quality prizes to attract entrants. There is, for the first time, a special prize for the best shots taken using a smartphone adapter. All digiscoping fans are invited to cast their vote for a winner each month via the SWAROVSKI OPTIK Facebook page. The competition begins on June 2, 2014 and the closing date for entries is September 30, 2014.

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