San Jose company had announced plans to retrofit a 400 MW capacity facility in Oregon last month.
The diversifying optics company anticipates a market worth as much as $800 million by 2015 as gesture recognition goes beyond gaming.
Photovoltaics giant SunPower identifies Italy and the US as two of the key markets driving growth in 2011, and rival Yingli agrees.
Sapphire wafer manufacturer witnessed another sharp revenue increase as LED TV and solid-state lighting markets strengthen.
Pico projector developer moves away from expensive frequency-doubled green lasers as part of a plan to nearly halve its cash burn rate.
In all, the defense contractor is eliminating 150 positions, 14% of the workforce, at its Laser Systems facility in Apopka.
But the thermal imaging company still racked up record financial results and is set to issue its first ever shareholder dividend.
Optical systems company is benefiting from recent addition of the ASML Optics division, now part of its 'extreme precision optics' division.
San Diego company indicates robust semiconductor market, with chip makers said to be increasing capital expenditure plans for 2011.
Reduced debt and better cost structures add up to sustainable growth in 2011, says the German optics giant.
In a move that should cut the cost of producing lighting-class LEDs, the top-tier manufacturer is migrating to larger wafers during 2011.
The photonic integrated circuit (PIC) manufacturer sees its stock make major gains in its first few days as a public company.