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16 Nov 17
Newsight and LeiShen partner to deliver V-LiDAR to automotive sector

Based on LeiShen Intelligent’s 3D LiDAR and Newsight Imaging’s CMOS image sensor; to be available in the first half of 2018.

15 Nov 17
AR glasses help surgeons operate on tumors

NIR cameras capture fluorescence and produce a 3D reconstruction of the affected lymph node - without requiring radio-isotopes.

15 Nov 17
Trumpf makes additive play with triple-laser fusion system for metals

German laser giant eyes additional €500 M revenue stream in 5-7 years' time.

14 Nov 17
Airy LSM sees nerves firing in mouse brain tissue

Light-sheet microscopy platform from M Squared promises 3D imaging of neurological behavior.

13 Nov 17
China 'leads' fiber-optic sensing deployments

Survey and interactive map from Fiber Optic Sensing Association suggests US is lagging behind both China and Germany.

10 Nov 17
Fifth mirror cast for Giant Magellan Telescope

8.4 m-diameter segment made from 17.5 tonnes of Ohara glass should be ready in 2023.

09 Nov 17
3D Systems selected for BMW’s AM processes

3-year contract includes 3D System's On Demand Manufacturing solutions to enable BMW to accelerate product development.

09 Nov 17
Optical biomolecule sorting boost for personal therapy

Fraunhofer ILT develops AnaLighter that uses light to characterize indicators in blood for early disease diagnoses.

07 Nov 17
Raylase boosts additive manufacturing with four units in parallel

Latest AM innovations including deflectors and controllers to be launched at Formnext expo in Frankfurt, next week.

07 Nov 17
Michelson Diagnostics applies OCT to melanomas

Imaging of blood vessels will also benefit aesthetic laser treatments via collaboration with Sciton.

01 Nov 17
Lightpoint Medical molecular imaging aids prostate surgery

Dutch clinical trial and support from UK's RAE both indicate potential impact of Cerenkov luminescence imaging.

01 Nov 17
Spectral Engines develops portable IR drug analyzer for police

€2.4 million in EU funding granted for productization of scanner developed by VTT spin out company.

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