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10 Oct 22
Booz Allen launches HELworks directed energy weapons business

New entity is intended to address “asymmetric threats” in the modern battlespace.

05 Oct 22
Prophesee's sensors proliferate with industrial partners

Developer of event-based sensors recently raised €50 million in series C round backed by Xiaomi and Saudi Aramco venture fund.

04 Oct 22
Germany's machine vision sector grows beyond €3BN

But 16% growth rate in 2021 expected to slow on macro uncertainty and work-through of stockpiled components.

29 Sep 22
Optics11 Life expands US footprint with €5M funding boost

Amsterdam startup has developed fiber-optic instruments for use in drug development and regenerative medicine.

28 Sep 22
Precision Optics looks to finalize Nasdaq listing as sales rise

Micro-optics and imaging firm posts sharp increase in annual revenues, thanks largely to Lighthouse Imaging acquisition.

27 Sep 22
Leuko raises $5M for optical white blood cell monitor

MIT spin-out is developing a microscope platform for label-free imaging of human blood cells as they flow through capillaries.

22 Sep 22
Brelyon secures $15 million for Ultra Reality immersive technology

Funds will accelerate development of headset-free display for enterprise and metaverse users.

21 Sep 22
Lumentum and Coherent carve up VCSEL market

Analyst report shows duo have cornered 80% of the market, largely thanks to Apple’s iPhones.

20 Sep 22
Ouster to cut workforce by 10%

SPAC-funded lidar firm reducing headcount by around 30 as part of wider ‘streamlining’ effort to preserve cash.

20 Sep 22
SPIE 2023 Startup Challenge now accepting applications

Competition open to startups working in healthcare and ‘deep tech’ fields will take place during next year’s Photonics West event.

13 Sep 22
CMOS image sensor market to top $31BN by 2027

Yole Intelligence says that Sony is looking to consolidate its leading position as the market begins a new growth cycle.

07 Sep 22
Jenoptik breaks ground on €70M Dresden micro-optics facility

Site will produce devices for use in semiconductor lithography, with operations expected to start in 2025.

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