HP and partners mobilise 3D printing against Covid-19

26 March 2020

HP and its partners are using their 3D printing teams, technology and experience to help deliver critical medical parts in the ongoing effort against Covid-19.

II-VI increases capacity to meet molecular diagnostic testing requirements

24 March 2020

Specifically, the firm is doing so for those that underpin the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing platforms of its customers

Photonics re-identified as key enabling technology by European Commission

24 March 2020

As a key enabling technology, photonics is recognised as being strategically important for Europe's industrial future

RNA fluorescence tech developed into coronavirus testing kits

23 March 2020

Researchers from Simon Fraser University in Canada will use its innovative imaging technology to develop coronavirus testing kits

UV light solutions deployed in fight against Covid-19

20 March 2020

The robots guide themselves around hospital rooms irradiating surfaces with UV light, which disinfects and kills viruses and bacteria.

The lidar scanner works with the cameras, motion sensors, and frameworks in iPadOS to scan the scene.

Apple's new iPad features built-in lidar scanner

20 March 2020

Apple has said the scanner will provide 'cutting-edge depth-sensing capabilities' that have 'never before possible on any mobile device'

Covid-19; a message to our readers and commercial partners

17 March 2020

At a time where the need for effective communications is more important than ever, our publications will continue as normal

STEM equity is on the cards

27 February 2020

Daneet Steffens, public relations manager at SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, details newly-launched initiatives aimed at advancing diversity

Coronavirus disrupts upcoming photonics events

26 February 2020

Light + Building and Laser World of Photonics China have been postponed, while LED Professional Symposium has been cancelled altogether

MicroLEDs key to enhancing AR, Photonics West panel concludes

26 February 2020

MicroLEDs are the ‘hot, new vital building blocks’ for augmented and mixed reality, attendees of SPIE’s AR VR MR conference heard in February

EPIC to tackle industry 'pain points' in 2020

22 February 2020

Finding investors and recruiting skilled staff are two key areas the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) will focus on this year, says Carlos Lee

UC Berkeley researchers extend perovskite spectral range with blue LED

19 February 2020

Scientists at the University of California (UC), Berkeley have created a blue light-emitting diode (LED).