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13 Nov 14
Vision 2014: 3D innovations draw record crowds

After two-year break, expo sees rise in number of exhibitors and visitors, Scotland's Odos Imaging 'best in show', 3D technologies reviewed.

13 Nov 14
Laser trap tests asthma inhalers

Combination with Raman spectroscopy offers new insight into behavior of drugs on their way to the lung.

12 Nov 14
Photonics boost for prostate test and home healthcare

Fraunhofers demo new optical healthcare systems at Düsseldorf health technology expos.

05 Nov 14
Vision 2014: Imec presents 'improved' back-side lit CMOS sensor

With its UV-optimized antireflective coating, new chip targets high-res UV imaging applications in machine vision.

29 Oct 14
Heliatek installs largest PV-generating façade

Dresden-based solar film developer completes installation at headquarters - to power lighting system.

24 Oct 14
IMAX to start laser projector roll-out

After watching the forthcoming Interstellar, CEO hails technological development as ‘truly spectacular’.

24 Oct 14
Aquitaine start-up to make fiber lasers

Technology transfer deal with ALPhANOV center will allow MuQuans to make 780nm sources for its own atom-cooling instruments.

23 Oct 14
Osram develops brighter LED for car headlights

Output of 1400 lm and 200 Mcd/m2 achieved in the laboratory.

23 Oct 14
Soitec signs 150MW concentrated PV deal

France-based developer expecting to deploy more than 80,000 concentrated solar modules in California.

22 Oct 14
Fraunhofer showcases new camera systems

New banknote checker and remote, high-resolution,"eye-like" camera will be visible at Vision.

20 Oct 14
Vuzix sees big markets for improved smart glasses

Waveguide technology allows near-eye displays to be more versatile and wearer-friendly.

16 Oct 14
pureLiFi creates first optical atto-cell network

LED bulb-based comms systems Li-Flame to revolutionize 5G and Internet of Things, says developer.

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