siOPTICA develops and sells ground breaking display solutions for visual privacy on demand. The company offers its customers in the banking, payment, automotive and consumer electronics industry technology licenses, key components or displays with integrated switchable privacy.

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About Us

It is amazing how new technologies improve our day to day live. With its sioSHIELD technology, siOPTICA will contribute to make our life’s better and safer by bringing the best technology to market that helps to prevent visual hacking and shoulder surfing.

Our switchable privacy solution can be integrated into any LCD screen serving a variety of markets.

The company has been founded in the year 2013 in Jena, a vivid town in Thuringia which is famous for its optical industries. With its 2 universities in town and more nearby it offers a good ground for start ups in order to attract the best talents.

Our Investors


Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger 

was a member of the Board of Management of Siemens AG, as well CEO of the Industry Sector and was responsible for the central department Corporate Information Technology. From 2011 to 2018 he was CEO of the material and technology company ThyssenKrupp AG. He is currently a member of the supervisory boards of BMW AG and Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Dr. Yi-Hsin Lin

is a Distinguished Professor, Director in Tin-Ka-Ping Photonics Center, and joint appointment Prof in Dept of Dentistry at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University(NYCU). She is a board member of Taiwan Photonic Society(since 2019) & in Taiwan Liquid Crystal Society(since 2007). She was elected as and SPIE fellow in 2022, OSA fellow in 2021. Prof. Lin received many more awards from highly reputable institutions. She is associate editor or in editorial board in many journals.


German Association of Automitive Industry
Global Network for Display Professionals

Photonics Network Thuringia


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siOPTICA has been selected has an Digital Innovation Leader of Germany for three years in a row by well known F.A.Z. Institute

2020 – 2022


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