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09 Jan 17
CES 2017 round-up: LeddarTech, FLIR, Kopin, Vuzix et al

Thermal imaging for drones, augmented reality headsets and smart sunglasses vied for attention with autonomous vehicle technology at the Las Vegas jamboree.

05 Jan 17
ADB Safegate wins Best Swedish Optics & Photonics Company 2016

Airplane safety and handling systems developer recognized by PhotonicSweden for innovation, cost-saving, and business growth.

03 Jan 17
Katarina Svanberg wins SPIE Gold Medal

Past president wins the society’s most prestigious award for biophotonics work including cancer diagnostics.

15 Dec 16
ON Semi sensor fab chosen for AIM Photonics manufacturing

'Cornerstone' test, assembly and packaging facility at the Eastman Business Park in Rochester previously hosted Kodak’s CCD expertise.

13 Dec 16
Route des Lasers and Elopsys merge to become Alpha-RLH

French clusters with joint skills in photonics and digital will enable Alpha-RLH to innovate for defense and more.

08 Dec 16
Photonics opportunities emerge with UK research hubs

£60M government investment in six targeted technology themes promoted as element of UK’s industrial strategy spending.

05 Dec 16
In memoriam: Joe Yaver, SPIE leader; optics visionary

Society’s long-serving former executive director and driving force behind what became the Photonics West event dies at 83.

02 Dec 16
SPIE chiefs welcome small-business R&D legislation

Future of SBIR and STTR programs secured in compromise agreement for US National Defense Authorization Act.

28 Nov 16
Dianov wins 2017 John Tyndall Award

Russian Academy of Sciences professor recognized for key developmental work in nonlinear fiber optics.

23 Nov 16
UK science groups welcome 'truly exciting' tech investment

Fiber-optic infrastructure and autonomous vehicle technology to the fore, alongside £400M venture capital investment.

22 Nov 16
Photonics21 elects Osram’s Kamper as new president

Aldo Kamper, 46, to lead European industry group after departure of Jenoptik’s Michael Mertin.

22 Nov 16
Tuberculosis sensor and optical dent-checker among Prisms finalists

28 different companies feature across nine categories in the short-list for Photonics West gala event.

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