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11 Apr 18
Velodyne hails 'lifesaving' potential of lidar-equipped forklifts

Photonic sensors tipped to improve safety record in sector responsible for tens of thousands of serious injuries each year.

11 Apr 18
Confocal laser endomicroscopy reveals newly recognized human organ

Mauna Kea platform shows anatomical structures that may be important in cancer metastasis.

10 Apr 18
German team developing laser bomb disposal technique

Two-step procedure will be tested on unexploded World War II ordnance.

04 Apr 18
Optalysys optical processing powers convolutional neural network

Breakthrough paves the way for deep learning applications, as company prepares to launch co-processor product.

03 Apr 18
AIA Vision Show announces startup finalists

Expo, which opens on April 10th, also announces extra keynote speaker from Intel Studios; event is expecting 2500 attendees.

30 Mar 18
SWIR Vision Systems aims quantum-dot cameras at industrial imaging

Research Triangle Park venture to offer high-resolution infrared imagers based on layer of colloidal lead sulfide dots.

27 Mar 18
NASA team probes greenhouse gases simultaneously with new lidar kit

'First-of-a-kind' differential absorption lidar instrument used by Langley researchers on board adapted aircraft.

26 Mar 18
Mobile ‘dual-comb’ device improves gas detection

NIST-developed detector improves sensitivity and cost model for finding methane, other problem gases.

22 Mar 18
Gemalto announces laser-enhanced security features for ID documents

Dutch-French firm invests in color laser engraving technology to boost fraud protection and ease verification for passports.

21 Mar 18
New swept-source OCT platform targets ophthalmic imaging and biometry

OCTLIGHT commercializes diode technology from the Technical University of Denmark.

19 Mar 18
NASA chooses Pixelink cameras for Orion mission

Canadian firm working with Deep Space Systems on optical navigation kit for new manned spacecraft.

15 Mar 18
OFC 2018: Exhibition and launch highlights

A selection of new launches and demonstrations from this week’s event in San Diego.

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