Babak Parviz, one of the creators of Google Glass, looks forward to "smart" devices becoming unobtrusive.
Car industry also interested - as lighting and design innovations debut at this week's Siggraph expo.
'ALICE' instrument has started receiving data as the ESA probe approaches comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Winemaking and the emergency services are just two of the many sectors beginning to benefit from the combination of optics and UAVs.
Optical microscopy platform from VisionGate could have implications for 3D pathology techniques.
Corning and ICFO integrate micro- and nano-structured features on monolithic glass.
Los Alamos team to build improved version of 'ChemCam' instrument currently analyzing the red planet.
US firm SemiNex awarded project funding by National Institutes of Health.
Collaboration between 3D Systems and English Racing demonstrates flexibility of laser additive manufacturing.
Focus switches to reduced US program after Japanese shutdown narrows market; Silex hopes for resumption when conditions pick up.
Leicester, UK-led project opens the door to development of novel nano-materials.
Shown at July's Integrated Photonics Research meet in San Diego; Belgian R&D center's next fab-runs in fall 2014 now open for registration.