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01 May 13
DSS 2013: thermal imaging meets consumer electronics

Tablet-mounted infrared cameras offer wealth of potential applications in medicine and security, hears the conference.

01 May 13
EU Orbital processor to debut at Laser 2013

Rugged, pan-European novel industrial welding solution braves the factory floor.

30 Apr 13
DSS 2013: saliva emerges as medical test site

As a simple, non-invasive health indicator, the use of photonic and other technologies to study saliva is gaining popularity.

30 Apr 13
Visualant brings a staple sci-fi scanning concept to life

ChromaID compares spectral response to structured light against a database of patterns.

29 Apr 13
DSS 2013: hyperspectral sensor shows that small is beautiful

Highly compact imager will launch on board a satellite and be used to monitor volcanic gases.

24 Apr 13
Alphanov and NKT Photonics partner to boost PCF tools

Jointly working with various fiber interfacing solutions to meet customer needs.

24 Apr 13
Fianium launches industrial picosecond lasers

Hylase intended for high-precision materials processing applications.

22 Apr 13
Microsatellites turn eyes to the sky

How two Canadian-built satellites and their optical sensors are keeping tabs on asteroids and space debris.

17 Apr 13
Optical circuits sparkle over diamond structures

German collaboration creates high-speed optical devices based on polycrystalline diamond.

17 Apr 13
Cheap and quick HIV testing made possible with DVD scanners

Economy optics find a new life in speedy technique for on-the-spot bioanalytics.

17 Apr 13
Photonic system monitors air quality at Heathrow Airport

Novel sensor network analyzes gases, VOCs, particulates from vehicles and aircraft.

16 Apr 13
Xenics' image fusion reveals 'hidden' objects

IMEC spin-out to launch expanded range of IR camera modules as it targets homeland security applications at SPIE DSS event in Baltimore.

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