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19 Apr 18
TESS mission begins exoplanet hunt

Launch of Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will compile rapid survey of almost the entire sky, yielding a list of new 'worlds' for detailed follow-up.

19 Apr 18
DCS 2018: Hyperspectral imaging offers early diagnosis of plant diseases

HSI developer HinaLea reports success in maximising agricultural yields with handheld camera.

12 Apr 18
Inkjet process can print flexible touchscreens

Addressing growing printable, wearable markets, INM Leibniz Institute to show at Hannover Messe how flexible displays will become reality.

11 Apr 18
ALPhANOV develops compact 780nm picosecond laser

Compact laser prototype has been developed by French research group for a medical diagnosis of prostate cancer.

11 Apr 18
Breakthrough bolometer keeps pace with high-speed cameras

ULIS expecting faster thermal sensors will boost demand for for machine vision apps; on show at DCS next week.

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.

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