Theia's MY23F Receives 2023 Govies Government Security Award

Dallas, Texas – March 31st 2023 - Theia Technologies, known for innovation in optics design, was recognized among the best in security by the judges of The 2023 Govies Government Security Awards program. An independent panel of judges from the security industry selected the top entries in the 2023 categories and named winners using criteria including Features, Innovation, User Friendliness, Interoperability, Quality, Design, Market Opportunity, and Impact in the Security Industry, Technical Advances, and Scalability.

Theia Technologies’ was awarded for their innovative design in the video surveillance hardware and accessories category for their MY23F lens which provides their patented Linear Optical Technology® in a ruggedized and larger 1/1.8” format. Linear Optical Technology® lenses correct barrel distortion optically improving resolution at the edges of the image, without software or its inherent latency, making it ideal for real-time imaging applications like video surveillance and other security applications.

“Theia is thrilled to be honored for innovation in lens design as we continue to develop technology that extends the state of art in industrial imaging. We are excited to expand the use of this powerful lens technology within the security community,” said Jeff Gohman, president of Theia Technologies.

Theia lenses are designed and marketed from the US and manufactured to ISO 9001:2015 standards. Theia's precision engineering, prototype validation and quality control assure every lens shipped to our customers will be consistently high quality. For lens samples and global sales enquiries, please contact Andrea Van Landingham, VP Business Development, by emailing or visit

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About Security Today’s Govies Government Security Awards Program
1105 Media launched its government security awards program in 2009. In 2011, this successful program became known as The Govies. As security continues to be a concern in government institutions, the security industry continues to respond with strong solutions.

About Theia
Theia Technologies provides high quality 4K and megapixel lenses for machine vision, intelligent traffic systems, video surveillance and other applications. Their patented, award winning Linear Optical Technology® corrects barrel distortion and improves image resolution over typical lenses. Theia lenses are designed and marketed from the US and manufactured to ISO 9001:2015 standards. Theia also provides optical engineering and custom design services. Theia has numerous issued and pending US and foreign patents for lens technologies.

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