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23 Oct 19
Hyundai Mobis and Velodyne join forces for autonomous driving

Korean car parts giant also invests $50M in the Silicon Valley lidar firm.

22 Oct 19
Photonics tech dominates UK physics awards night

Spin-outs from Imperial College, London, and the University of Oxford among winners at Institute of Physics event.

22 Oct 19
University of Arizona venture fund backs local laser startups

Investments in three new companies covers the spectrum from deep-UV to far-infrared sources.

16 Oct 19
ASML reports surge in EUV bookings

Record-breaking quarterly orders for lithography giant, as customers book 23 extreme ultraviolet tools.

08 Oct 19
FLIR acquires tethered drone assets from Aria Insights

Deal with UAS pioneer, formerly called CyPhy Works, includes intellectual property, and multiple patents.

07 Oct 19
Osram says it will 'shape its own future' after failure of takeover bid by ams

Group to soon present an update to the latest Osram strategy; new "anchor shareholder" ams is invited to talks.

03 Oct 19
AngioDynamics acquires Eximo Medical for $66M

Eximo’s 355nm Laser Atherectomy system has received 510(k) clearance to treat Peripheral Artery Disease.

02 Oct 19
Precision Optics reports positive Q4 and 2019 results

Significantly improved sales enhanced by income from acquisition of Ross Optical, which grew customer base and defense sector capabilities.

02 Oct 19
Huber+Suhner acquires BKtel Group for CHF 50M

To strengthen its position in the WAN / Access optical networks "core markets".

01 Oct 19
Stemmer Imaging results show 'satisfactory growth'

Vision systems giant’s revenue up 8.3% to €109M despite challenging market conditions.

26 Sep 19
Lumibird’s half-year figures reflect ‘strengthening of capacity’

First six months’ earnings up 22% to €6.7M (+9.1%) but operating income of €2.6m is down by 7%.

25 Sep 19
II-VI completes Finisar acquisition

$3.2BN deal creates giant photonics company employing 25,000 people across 70 locations.

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