Increasing incidence of pirate attacks prompts orders for electro-optic systems to protect coastal waters.
High-efficacy competition winner is not yet available in stores, but could be launched early next year.
Five new studies published in leading medical journals show wide potential clinical use of Mauna Kea's 'Cellvizio' confocal laser probe.
Surgeons at the Texas Children's Hospital have performed the revolutionary technique on five patients – all are now said to be seizure-free.
Mounting diodes inside standard microscope objectives promises faster and more efficient research in cutting-edge cell biology.
As uncertainty surrounds the future of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, a 106-CCD, meter-long space camera is assembled in France.
L-3 Insight Technology and DRS have been awarded up to $950 million to provide optical rangefinders for rifles over the next five years.
Development of portable detection unit could reduce the need for mass animal culls to control future outbreaks of the disease.
Finnish company sees large market opportunity for high-efficiency 532nm source based on a frequency-doubled GaAs chip.
Photonic metrology system used in production of new Ford Explorer and Ford Focus models is expected to reduce cabin noise.
Trend will see more high-resolution smart phone and tablet cameras incorporating microlens arrays in place of traditional lens optics.
Serial entrepreneur Hamid Farzaneh vows to build on Varioptic's pioneering liquid lenses as he takes the technology to Silicon Valley.