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18 Apr 17
Airborne sensors: challenges and opportunities

SPIE DCS 2017 panel session on miniaturized mobile spectrometers sees early applications in gas pipelines shifting to conflict zones in the future.

11 Apr 17
Lidar mapping monitors spread of tree diseases

UK project by Leicester University and aerial map firm Bluesky reveals lethal infections P. ramorum fungus, Dutch Elm disease and Sudden Oak Death.

11 Apr 17
Wireless camera system monitors babies' vital signs

Swiss NewbornCare project aims to replace skin sensors, reducing false alarms and easing discomfort.

05 Apr 17
Artemis eyes wider market for laser protection filters

Optical thin-film technology initially developed for armored vehicles protects thermal cameras from laser strikes.

04 Apr 17
ULIS to launch 12 µm pixel pitch sensor family at DCS show

Volume producer of microbolometer devices says technology will add flexibility to low-cost thermal imaging product design.

04 Apr 17
Additive manufacture heralds innovation in implants for facial surgery

Concept Laser believes implants from its LaserCUSING platform can meet multiple different needs.

03 Apr 17
Metal additive manufacturing sector in 'pivotal' year - report

Germany-based laser systems companies dominate; annual market tipped to surpass $6 million by the mid-2020s.

30 Mar 17
Cellvizio trial promises accurate assessment of pancreatic cysts

Clinical study using Mauna Kea endomicroscopy suggests patients could be diagnosed earlier.

29 Mar 17
Mortar melted in UK laser weapon test

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory hoping to deliver demonstrator system by 2019.

21 Mar 17
Lockheed Martin to deliver ‘record-setting’ 60kW laser to US Army

Beam-combined fiber laser is the most powerful laser of its type yet demonstrated; now to be truck-mounted.

15 Mar 17
Subsea lidar to map ocean floor with centimeter resolution

Laser-based system already used by Monterey Bay aquarium to investigate at depths of nearly 3 km.

14 Mar 17
Semi equipment orders up sharply as EUV era beckons

Industry association SEMI says equipment bookings jumped 24% on 2015 figure, as chip makers report EUV lithography progress.

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