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14 Jul 21
Rockley Photonics launches wearable digital health monitor

“Clinic-on-the-wrist” combining hardware, firmware, and cloud analytics, is based on spectrophotometer-on-a-chip.

14 Jul 21
AEye lidar test confirms 1-kilometer range

Company indicates long-range performance possible in bad weather and behind glass.

13 Jul 21
Trumpf system laser-prints multiple dental prostheses automatically

TruPrint 1000 offers “Multilaser” capability; two lasers working simultaneously in a metal powder bed.

07 Jul 21
NIST laser comb measures primary greenhouse gases

Upgraded mid-IR platform provides critical atmospheric data.

06 Jul 21
Optical biopsy spots lung tumors in real time

Mauna Kea's Cellvizio platform able to identify malignant tissue accurately in small-scale, proof-of-principle study.

05 Jul 21
Infrared gesture sensor detects wider range at greater distances

Maxim Integrated's optical sensor is 1/4 size and 1/10 cost than camera-based ToF systems for automotive applications.

05 Jul 21
Sense Photonics launches platform for mass-production Lidar...

...as Ouster partners with Danfoss to drive adoption of Lidar technologies.

02 Jul 21
Hamamatsu develops pulsed laser system delivering 250 joules

Designed for industry, laser-diode pumped source is claimed to offer “world’s highest pulse energy”.

01 Jul 21
Metamaterial supercells control multiple optical properties

Harvard SEAS foresees novel methods to engineer various optical devices.

30 Jun 21
Imaging robots assist emergency services after Florida tower disaster

Following condo collapse on June 24th, thermal imagers were rushed to site by camera supplier Teledyne FLIR.

30 Jun 21
Laser cooling takes the heat out of optical tweezers

University of Texas at Austin uses opto-refrigerative tweezers to minimise sample damage.

28 Jun 21
‘Highest-brightness’ green OLED microdisplay developed for AR screens

Kopin says its “world first” 35,000 nit source is designed for displays in defense, medical, and consumer apps.

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