he Mantis Compact and Mantis Elite microscopes from Vision Engineering Inc. are eyepieceless optical inspection systems used for intricate tasks requiring high-resolution stereo viewing. They are designed to reduce operator stress and fatigue over long periods of use, and they allow the user to wear glasses or contact lenses. They feature optimal color rendition and a greater working distance for inspection and manipulation. The Elite version also offers a UV option. The systems are suitable for medical devices and life sciences applications.