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23 Jan 19
Jingfang Optotelectronics acquires Dutch Anteryon group

Anteryon, based in Eindhoven, was spun off from Philips in 2006; now delivers “customer-specific optical components."

23 Jan 19
ASML remaining positive despite geopolitical tensions

Lithography giant still seeing solid business in China; settles Nikon patent dispute with €150 million payment and royalty plan.

22 Jan 19
SiOnyx lands $20M US Army deal to advance night-vision cameras

Low-light cameras set to be provide US soldiers with technological advantage.

21 Jan 19
Mauna Kea reports rise in clinical sales

Optical biopsy firm encouraged by figures after transition to pay-per-use business model.

17 Jan 19
L3 division wins $26M contract to deliver weapon sights

US Special Operations Command to receive updated version of holographic sights.

09 Jan 19
WaveOptics signs augmented reality deals with Taipei manufacturers

Oxford, UK, maker of diffractive waveguides agrees development partnerships with Compal and Wistron.

04 Jan 19
Lidar developer Baraja confirms $32M venture round ahead of CES debut

Sydney, Australia, startup says tunable wavelength-shifting approach has advantages for autonomous vehicles.

03 Jan 19
VCSEL suppliers hit by Apple profit warning

II-VI, Lumentum and IQE see valuations slide as the iPhone maker scales back sales expectations.

28 Dec 18
Nikon allies with Velodyne Lidar

$25M investment will see Japanese camera giant collaborate to combine precision optics technology with Velodyne sensors.

20 Dec 18
Roper sells scientific imaging brands to Teledyne

$225M deal sees Princeton Instruments, Lumenera, and Photometrics transfer to owner of sensor firm e2v.

20 Dec 18
Cisco backs silicon photonics with $660M Luxtera move

Venture-backed Carlsbad firm is acknowledged leader in technology wanted to alleviate data center traffic bottlenecks.

19 Dec 18
Trumpf targets VCSELs in deal to buy Philips Photonics

Acquisition of major supplier of components used in smart phone 3D sensor units expected to complete in spring 2019.

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