Analysis & opinion

29 March 2018

More than 300 key stakeholders were present at Photonics21’s AGM, where speakers from the European Commission discussed how to advance digital development across Europe

23 March 2018

Lidar could become an important part of autonomous driving and potentially a huge market opportunity for laser and detector manufacturers, as Greg Blackman discovers at the Image Sensors conference in London

28 February 2018

The spectroscopy market is headed towards chip-sized devices and automated production; however, skilled workers are crucial for enabling this, says Benno Oderkerk, director and founder of Avantes

28 February 2018

Amy Eskilson, president and CEO of Inrad Optics, says that Industry 4.0, in addition to public-private partnerships, could help bridge the workforce gap

27 February 2018

Jessica Rowbury reports from a Photonics West lighting panel session, where consumer adoption was discussed

26 February 2018

At Photonics West, Jessica Rowbury spoke to Bridgesat, a company developing the ground infrastructure for satellite communication

16 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from a quantum technologies panel discussion at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco

16 February 2018

In order to enable the technologies of tomorrow, optics manufacturers need to continue to invest in innovation and new techniques, writes Dan Adams, product marketing manager at Edmund Optics

08 February 2018

A microscope technique able to image every neuron in a fruit fly brain, and some of the remarkable healing properties of light for treating neurological conditions, were two topics discussed during a neurophotonics plenary session at Photonics West. Greg Blackman reports

06 February 2018

Greg Blackman reports from SPIE Photonics West, where the first image sensors based on graphene-CMOS integration were on display

26 January 2018

Jessica Rowbury looks at how some of the technologies demonstrated at the Consumer Electronics Show in January will transform the driving experience

23 January 2018

Aldo Kamper, president of Photonics21, discusses how Europe is to translate its current competencies into future leadership in a fast-growing global market