20 March 2017

Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (IPMS) are to present a light-fidelity (LiFi) hotspot as a prototype for optical wireless communication for distances up to 10 metres, and at speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second, at the 2017 Optical Fibre Communication (OFC) trade fair

20 March 2017

Austrian sensor firm Ams has bought Princeton Optronics, a provider of Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers

13 March 2017

Intel is to purchase autonomous vehicle firm Mobileye for $15.4 billion, in order to and position itself as a leading technology provider in the autonomous vehicle market. 

Credit: Intel

08 March 2017

Fifteen young women researchers have been recognised in the L'Oréal-UNESCO 'For Women in Science awards for their contributions in disciplines such as ecology and sustainable development, physics, pharmacology, epidemiology, medical research, neuroscience and evolutionary biology

08 March 2017

A survey involving 80 women working in technology has found that almost half were actively discouraged from starting a career in tech

08 March 2017

Physik Instrumente (PI), a provider of motion control and nanopositioning systems, has acquired ACS Motion Control, an Israeli developer and manufacturer of high-end controllers and drives for multi-axis systems

08 March 2017

Japanese researchers at Utsunomiya University have developed a new type of 3D display that uses a femtosecond laser to form tiny bubbles inside a liquid ‘screen’

08 March 2017

Global life science company Bayer has purchased 10 pocket-sized digital microscopes from UK start-up IoLight for its practice support advisors

07 March 2017

European scientists are developing a new augmented reality (AR) surgical visor capable of superimposing a patient’s X-ray images and other medical information in perfect 3D unison with their anatomy

06 March 2017

The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) and the Israel Association of Electronics & Software Industries (IAESI) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will promote further interaction and collaboration between the two consortiums

03 March 2017

Messe München has revealed the new features to be expected at the Laser World of Photonics trade fair this year

27 February 2017

A research team at the university of Surrey, UK has devised a new method to characterise the internal structures of natural materials