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05 Dec 17
Startup's car sensor 'monitors driver heartbeat'

Israel-based Guardian Optical Technologies plans accelerated development of multifunctional sensor technology for what it calls 'passenger-aware' cars.

05 Dec 17
Private equity groups complete Excelitas switch

Business comprising Qioptiq and several other well-known photonics brands has been acquired by AEA Investors.

04 Dec 17
LightIntegra raises $3.5M from shareholders

Canadian firm’s ‘ThromboLUX’ product uses laser scattering technique to characterize blood platelets.

28 Nov 17
Gooch & Housego boosted by fast-growing order book

Chairman Gareth Jones hails company's 'strongest ever' position as stock price approaches record high.

27 Nov 17
Giant new Osram LED fab up and running in Malaysia

First stage of planned €1 BN investment in production capacity completed amid rapid demand growth.

20 Nov 17
Hamamatsu and Mitsubishi back perfusion imaging startup

California-based Modulated Imaging completes series A round for technology offering early warning of diabetic ulcers.

17 Nov 17
Holographic headset startup lands $7M

Vestel Ventures and Intel Capital back Turkish university spinout CY Vision's AR/VR technology.

14 Nov 17
Sales and orders on the up at SLM Solutions

Provider of laser additive manufacturing equipment bounces back from difficult trading period.

13 Nov 17
Buoyant Jenoptik reports 'strong momentum'

Optics and life science segment sales up 16% so far this year as demand from semiconductor market remains solid.

08 Nov 17
Coherent boosted by bookings milestone

Laser giant says it logged more than $2BN in orders during the fiscal year just completed.

08 Nov 17
Oclaro reports improved Q1 2018 results but shares slide

Uncertainty in key Chinese and data center markets spoil firm's generally positive recent sales performance.

07 Nov 17
Continental and Osram jv to make intelligent lighting for automotive

Partners announce 50:50 deal to market innovative lighting, electronics, software to manufacture new products

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