22 March 2018

By 2020, Levi’s expects to have its automated laser finishing technique fully scaled worldwide

19 March 2018

London’s Gatwick airport will be the first airport in the world to trial autonomous vehicles to transport its staff around the airfield

19 March 2018

Rockley Photonics, a fabless supplier of silicon photonics chipsets, IP, and design for high volume optics applications, has raised $40 million in a recent funding round that will enable it to expand its design and production platform

19 March 2018

US consortium TALQ, which is developing a global interface standard and certification scheme for managing outdoor smart lighting networks, will shortly introduce TALQ Version 2.0, an application interface that will enable cities to choose and adopt smart lighting solutions from multiple vendors and control them all through a single central management system

13 March 2018

Photonics manufacturer Lumentum is set to acquire the outstanding common stock of another optical component manufacturer, Oclaro, for approximately $1.7 billion in cash and stock in the second half of 2018

07 March 2018

An innovation hub designed to help SMEs become intelligent digital businesses by taking advantage of photonics-based technologies looks set to create 750 new hi-tech jobs over the next four years, having secured €10 million from the EU’s H2020 programme

06 March 2018

Sensors for robotic - or autonomous - vehicles will become 'industries of their own,' which are set to experience impressive growth rates, according to recent analysis by Yole Développement (Yole)

06 March 2018

Scientists have developed a technique to separate two liquids liquids in a mixture and create new phases using a low-power laser diode, which they claim will lead to new ways of manipulating matter and creating crystals for industry

06 March 2018

A laser-based imaging device developed at Stanford University is able to observe images hidden round corners. Although this isn’t the first time researchers have achieved this, the Stanford group's algorithm can process 3D images in less than a second and can also run on a regular laptop

06 March 2018

The worldwide value of indoor LED-based signage and professional displays is set to reach $43.2 billion in 2027, after hitting $21 billion last year (2017), according to a new market report by Electronicast Consultants

05 March 2018

The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) has partnered with the Russian Laser Association (LAS) to help encourage cooperation between the consortiums and its members

01 March 2018

Edinburgh Instruments' parent company, Techcomp (Europe) (TEU), has acquired Dubai-based AASolutions, providing Edinburgh Instruments with a local platform for supporting future sales and service requirements