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Laser system for 3D movies could make 3D glasses redundant

News image16 January 2015
In the near future, cinema-goers may not need to wear glasses to watch 3D films, thanks to a new laser system created by Austrian start-up company TriLite Technologies in conjunction with Vienna University of Technology

Competition for Google Glass apparent at Consumer Electronics Show

News image14 January 2015
Competition for the Google Glass wearable display system was noticeable at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) as companies presented smart glasses that were more fashionable, more adoptable, and which can even clip-on to users' existing eyewear

Prism Awards 2015 announced

News image9 January 2015
Additive manufacturing systems for printing optics, devices that can detect radiation with higher accuracy, and novel microscopic tools are among the finalists of the 2015 Prism Award

SPIE photo contest celebrating International Year of Light announces winner

8 January 2015

Evatec aquires Advanced Technologies Segment of Oerlikon

5 January 2015

UK to join international science facility for access to X-ray free electron technology

5 January 2015

Gated STED microscopy licensed to PicoQuant

17 December 2014

CEO of Jenoptik re-elected as Photonics21 president

12 December 2014

Lattice light microscopy sublicensed

10 December 2014

Downing Street Christmas lights herald start of International Year of Light

10 December 2014

European Extremely Large Telescope gets green light

9 December 2014

Southampton university professor joins Photonics 21 board

28 November 2014

Spectroscopy entrepreneur wins EPIC Phoenix Award

28 November 2014

European Optical Society's executive director joins board of 3D printed optics company

27 November 2014

EPIC creates working group for photonic integrated circuits

27 November 2014

Raman confocal microscope wins the UK Queen's Award

26 November 2014

Applied Optics Center acquired by Optex

17 November 2014

UK doubles its funding for emerging technologies

11 November 2014

Singapore opens $100 million photonics research centre with ties to UK

3 November 2014

Director of Fraunhofer ILT wins LIA award

31 October 2014

Radiant Zemax sells Zemax optical design software business

31 October 2014

Endurance tests show potential for EUV high volume manufacturing

29 October 2014

Photonics firms reach out to public during Day of Photonics

27 October 2014

Next-gen fibres from ORC made available to purchase

21 October 2014

Jenoptik revises revenue guidance due to weak market segments

21 October 2014

Small-sats to represent a significant market for photonics

17 October 2014

Optical technology experts join VDMA steering committee

14 October 2014

One million aspheres to be supplied to Chinese laser company

2 October 2014

UK scientists to build 23 million Euro spectrograph for VLT telescope

1 October 2014

Most powerful laser in the world to be fitted at European research facility

30 September 2014

Laser light source wins OSA optics award

22 September 2014

Photonic IC firm gains €340k to commercialise software

16 September 2014

CEOs of ModuLight and Avantes join EPIC's board of directors

15 September 2014