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27 Aug 19
Raytheon sensor to fly on NASA satellite to monitor Earth's oceans

Geostationary Littoral Imaging and Monitoring Radiometer being built under University of New Hampshire contract.

16 Aug 19
SPIE O+P 2019: optics meets geology with multiphoton gemstone probe

Non-invasive technique uses second- and third-harmonic generation to map crystal structures.

14 Aug 19
UV LEDs key to more hygienic beer brewing: Fraunhofer R&D project

Mercury-free technology also suitable for disinfecting brew water, and tops for bottled beer and other drinks.

14 Aug 19
NvisionVLE platform receives further FDA approval

NinePoint Medical instrument cleared for use in the pancreas and bile duct.

13 Aug 19
IPG Photonics and Brose developing auto part laser-welding

First direct weld method for car seat components; increases manufacturing efficiency.

13 Aug 19
Samsung launches first 108MP image sensor for smart phones

Electronics giant says it is taking mobile photography “to the next level”.

07 Aug 19
Aberration compensation assists accurate retinal imaging

University of Washington project should benefit studies of color perception and vision testing.

30 Jul 19
Light-controlled microcapsules promise strong gut reactions

Caltech project uses photoacoustic-guided and infrared-activated micromotors for drug delivery in the intestines.

28 Jul 19
Allied Vision and Antmicro agree image processing partnership

To provide joint offering for modular embedded vision and edge AI systems.

24 Jul 19
Trumpf kit makes laser-printed implants for spinal surgery

Customer in Russia plans to ramp production of titanium alloy cages used as treatment for herniated discs and degenerative spinal injuries.

23 Jul 19
Inspection tool sees 'invisible' VCSEL wafer defects

Phase shift deflectometry technique locates the topographical defects that other optical metrology tools cannot.

23 Jul 19
Infrared imaging spectrometer en route to the Moon will look for water

Indian space agency launches Chandrayaan-2, featuring Lynred-built hardware to search for lunar water.

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