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05 Apr 19
Majority stake in Amplitude Laser to be sold to L-GAM Investment Group

As Amplitude's annual revenues hit €70 million, Cathay Capital, Mérieux Equity, Bpifrance, and Auriga intend to sell their stake.

03 Apr 19
North American MV market grows by 10% in 2018

AIA survey reveals record sales of $2.87 billion, last year, following six straight years of growth.

02 Apr 19
OLED microdisplay maker eMagin reports positive 2018 trading

Year on year revenue ramps 19% to $26 million, due primarily to continued growth from new U.S. and foreign military programs.

26 Mar 19
China, Israel investors back Innoviz for automotive lidar ramp

$132M in first tranche of series C financing to support production ramp needed for BMW deal.

26 Mar 19
Jenoptik hails 2018 as ‘new record year’

Revenue rose by 11.6% to €834.6 million; firm expecting further growth in 2019.

26 Mar 19
Ouster raises $60M; opens final assembly site in San Francisco

Lidar firm says it is now engaged with more than 400 customers, on applications ranging from aerial land surveying to robotics.

20 Mar 19
Ra Medical’s losses mount as sales costs soar

Excimer laser maker hampered by product issues around scale-up and hiring challenges, but CEO hails “exciting opportunity”.

15 Mar 19
Oxford PV raises further £31m in funding

Series D funding round will enable perovskite solar tech developer to move into "commercialization phase".

13 Mar 19
NVIDIA to acquire Mellanox for $6.9 billion

Unites leading players in processing and interconnect for the high performance computing, data center markets.

12 Mar 19
Quanergy and Athena offer LiDAR tech to the Indian market

LiDAR manufacturer expands availability to cater for innovative smart sensing solutions.

08 Mar 19
Luna reports ‘strong’ 2018 results, buys General Photonics for $20m

Company announces growth, positive outlook, and acquisition of 'complementary' General Photonics.

06 Mar 19
MACOM, GlobalFoundries ramp silicon photonics for data centers

Combination of photonic integrated circuit (PIC) and etched facet technology (EFT) said to solve key challenge of laser alignment.

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