software development & optical systems consulting.

Convenient Business Solutions Inc. (CBS) was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Canada, with additional registered offices in Japan and Ireland. We have expertise in optical systems, software development, marketing, sustainable technology, property management, and offer consulting, services and online tools related to these industries in the global market.

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optical systems consulting.

We have worked across a wide range of industries and have experience providing design and analysis services across the whole R&D process - from evaluating the initial proof of concepts through to debugging prototype performance, and stray light analysis of large optical systems. We are distributors of:

FRED Optical Engineering Software is a globally recognized optomechanical raytracing software used by companies, government, and universities in the development of optical systems used for straylight analysis, laser systems, LED / illumination system design and imaging systems.

Photon Design Ltd provides the world's leading software to the photonics industry including tools for modeling both active and passive photonics components, and optical circuits. Photon Design's products are currently used in hundreds of laboratories in dozens of countries, contribute to thousands of leading research publications, and are used to develop the next generation of micro and nano optics.

software development.

Our people-first approach to software solutions gives users the freedom to work when and where they want; and provide all the necessary tools and analyses needed for better communication, collaboration, efficiency, and productivity. From properties and workflows, to smart cities and IoT, our management tools create a better sense of community.


With three strategically placed offices, we're able to promote and sell our network of products and services to a global audience.


Dublin, Ireland

With a focus on the following countries:

  • Majority of EEA
  • UK / Switzerland
  • Scandinavia
Go to CBS Europe


Tokyo, Japan

With a focus on the following countries:

  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Singapore
Go to CBS Japan



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