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19 Sep 17
Augmedics raises $8.3M for surgical visualization development

'Smart augmented reality optics' from Israeli startup tipped to disrupt minimally invasive surgery.

15 Sep 17
LightPath optimistic despite Irma power outage

Recent acquisition of ISP Optics has boosted bottom line at infrared component and optical assembly firm.

14 Sep 17
ULO Optics aquires Laser Beam Products

UK infrared optics developer expands with acquisition of specialist mirror maker.

13 Sep 17
LED systems maker ProPhotonix posts generally positive interims

First six months of 2017 saw better revenues and gross profits, although income slipped back.

12 Sep 17
Optical test firm Exfo bids to buy Yenista Optics

Quebec-based optical test giant aims to buy French R&D test specialist to grow market share across global sales channels.

07 Sep 17
Innoviz raises $65m as its solid-state LiDAR starts production

Partners Delphi Automotive and Magna International join new and existing investors.

05 Sep 17
Quantum dots reinforce LCD positioning in TV market

QDs & other technologies will take advantage of OLED TV capacity constraints, says analyst Yole Développement.

04 Sep 17
PowerPhotonic announces major expansion plans

Scottish micro-optics manufacturer receives six-figure funding package for new plant, staffing.

30 Aug 17
Suzhou Chunxing Precision Mech buys optical switch maker Calient

California-based manufacturer Calient acquired to support growth in China’s optical circuit switching market.

29 Aug 17
Resonetics expands laser cutting capability with Aduro acquisition

New purpose-built facility for laser processing of medical devices set to open in December.

29 Aug 17
Osram buys lighting control firm Digital Lumens

Strengthens portfolio for Internet of Things apps based on connected lighting in industrial buildings.

23 Aug 17
Hyperspectral imaging firm SPECIM wins €3.5M funding

Investment by Bocap intended to double Finnish firm’s sales to €20 million.

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