Trends in Machine Vision

A recent informative article in Quality Today takes a look at the most talked-about machine vision technologies, their practical uses and limitations, and which will have a long-lasting impact on your current and future applications. In the specific area of machine...

Looking to Monitor a High Temperature Process?

Non-invasive monitoring of high temperature processes such as incineration, recycling, smelting and chemical manufacturing places great demands on optical systems. For such high temperature applications, optical systems need to be designed to ensure performance is...

2019 – A Great Year for Scientific Advances

A large number of significant scientific events have occurred during 2019. These have included the New Horizons space probe flying by the Kuiper belt in January. A British woman became the first person in the world to have gene therapy for age-related macular...

Sourcing Optics for Space Projects

Many different types of optical imaging and sensing systems are used to observe and measure the Earth and the universe at large. However, designing optical systems for satellites and spacecraft is challenging due to the harsh conditions that space places upon...

Current state of the European photonics industry

Europe has a dynamic photonics ecosystem with approximately 100 acquisitions a year and strong investment from the EU in research & development. A new article, written by Carlos Lee, Director General of EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium) and Jose Pozo,...