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16 Jul 14
Laserworld Group merges with HB-Laser

Swiss and German laser lightshow specialists join forces.

09 Jul 14
Novel optics to 'revolutionize' augmented reality

UK's TruLife Optics launches device for augmented reality devices; hologram technology creates industry-disruptive applications.

08 Jul 14
Hybrid welding with disk laser suits pipeline applications

Technique for faster welding using a 16kW disk laser under development at Laser Zentrum Hannover.

08 Jul 14
NCTech sees new horizons for panoramic imaging

Use of iSTAR platform in criminal trial proves benefits of new approach to 360-degree images and video.

02 Jul 14
Osram and Vatican extend LED lighting agreement

Brighter, more economical illumination of art and treasures; Osram board is rejigged.

02 Jul 14
Orbiting spectrometers for carbon data launched

Copy of the failed Orbiting Carbon Observatory mission features three different spectrometers to measure CO2 gas.

25 Jun 14
US Air Force project to develop laser-printed component repairs

Optomec partners with GE Aviation, Lockheed Martin, Rolls-Royce and others on $4M effort.

19 Jun 14
First UK 6kW fiber laser on show at MSS Lasers

Three-day “open house” will see demos of materials-processing lasers.

19 Jun 14
Scan system improves aim of laser-robots

LASYS 2014 to see demo of high-power welding with online seam tracking; BMW-Mini already a fan.

12 Jun 14
UK lighting industry launches strategy with government

Aiming to boost activity of UK lighting suppliers, while cutting energy demands. Carpark giant puts plans into action.

12 Jun 14
Penetrating lidar to boost airport safety

3D system based on spinning prisms from Neptec Technologies will alert controllers to foreign objects on the tarmac.

08 Jun 14
Phase Focus adds depth to ptychographic imaging

Technique to form images without the need for lenses gains improved 3D capability.

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