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04 Oct 18
OLED microdisplay offers improved virtual reality experience

Fraunhofer-led project develops displays for VR and other applications.

02 Oct 18
Agilent launches QCL-based imager for rapid pharma analysis

System based on quantum cascade laser said to offer 'unprecedented' speed of analysis.

27 Sep 18
Sell-out ECOC expo showcases innovation

The latest ideas and technologies for optical comms have been presented of at this week’s ECOC in Rome.

27 Sep 18
Infraredx imaging spots patients vulnerable to cardiac events

Lipid-Rich Plaque Study indicates potential clinical value of the company's dual-modality system.

26 Sep 18
pureLiFi works with Astronics on lifi-based airplane connectivity

Benefits of optical wireless communications for airline operations demonstrated at Boston's APEX EXPO.

25 Sep 18
Bionic retina looks good in early safety study

First patients to receive radical treatment for dry form of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) able to see patterns including letters and numbers.

18 Sep 18
First Osram VCSEL to illuminate for facial recognition app

Surface-emitting Bidos PLPVQ 940A VCSEL initially used for 3D sensing and mobile device security applications.

18 Sep 18
Exoplanet-hunting TESS returns first images

'First light' for satellite telescope launched earlier this year as multi-camera payload captures view of the Large Magellanic Cloud.

17 Sep 18
Nanodiamonds in polymer speed up 3D printing

Development by Finland's VTT Research and Carbodeon improves delivery and resilience of 3D printing material - for industrial, personal manufacture.

17 Sep 18
NASA launches 'ICESat-2' laser altimeter

Mission to monitor changing ice levels on Earth suffered significant delay and budget overrun.

12 Sep 18
Infrared spectroscopy trialled for drunk-driving detector

Governor of Virginia launches new technology-based attempt to reduce levels of drunk-driving.

11 Sep 18
German MV industry sales grew 17% in 2017 to €2.6 bn

VDMA Machine Vision Group reports record numbers for sector and booming, bi-annual VISION show.

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