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07 Mar 18
QuantIC researcher spins off quantum technologies for gas detection

Bristol, UK-based Quantum Light Metrology developing drone-mounted methane sensor to tackle industry's reputed $30 billion losses.

05 Mar 18
Photonics surge lifts Novanta profits

'Stellar' quarter from Laser Quantum subsidiary contributes to US firm’s strong year-on-year growth.

01 Mar 18
Defense giant L3 backs Peak Nano Optics

Deal to help developer of nano-layered graded index optics expand manufacturing output.

28 Feb 18
CST Global reports £6.7million sales for 2017

Sales by UK-based maker of III-V photonic devices surge by 88 percent.

28 Feb 18
Korea's SK Telecom buys major stake in ID Quantique

$65 million investment to go towards development of quantum sensing.

27 Feb 18
Applied Optoelectronics reports weaker Q4 and 2017 results…

…while fellow optical data center interconnect developer Mellanox revises up its Q1 forecast.

26 Feb 18
Stemmer Imaging completes €51M IPO

Machine vision firm set for debut listing on Frankfurt exchange following oversubscribed offering of stock.

21 Feb 18
Chronocam raises $19M; rebrands as 'Prophesee'

Intel, Renault, and Bosch among the investors to back series B round for startup developing animal-inspired machine vision technology.

19 Feb 18
IPG's annual sales top $1.4BN

Fiber laser giant produced more than 10,000 kilowatt-level sources in 2017, says CEO.

16 Feb 18
Cognex chiefs hail 'spectacular' year

Machine vision firm posts record sales and net income despite huge tax charge following US law change.

14 Feb 18
FLIR hikes dividend on 'positive momentum'

Thermal imaging giant posted record sales of $1.8BN in transitional year.

09 Feb 18
Jenoptik’s ‘Strategy 2022’ to intensify focus on key competencies

Record sales lead to new ambitious program, structure, brands and reporting structure.

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