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Tech focus: Neurophotonics

A look at the current market for Neurophotonics and some of the products and solutions available

Crucial point-of-care comes closer

Delivering diagnostics at the time of testing improves healthcare outcomes, but requires photonics firms who develop optical sensing technologies such as spectroscopy, to adapt to the changing needs of the medical sector

Similar to a smartwatch, the developed glucose monitor will be wearable on the wrist for the convenience of hundreds of millions of diabetics worldwide. (Image: Shutterstock/Chaay_Tee)

An end to pin-prick tests? Trumpf VCSELs to enable wearable glucose sensors

The device could dramatically increase the quality of life for diabetics, who currently have to prick their finger or wear an implant to monitor glucose levels

Optical benches at Politecnico di Milano, the general coordinator of the Crimson project. Credit: Politecnico di Milano

Remedy for medical photonics innovation

It can take a village to bring a medical photonics device to market, Benjamin Skuse discovers

How Delta Optical Thin Film is Meeting the Miniaturisation and Manufacturing Requirements of Today’s Optical Filters for Next-Generation Point of Care Devices

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The Point of Care (PoC) device market is growing rapidly and not just because of the effects of the recent pandemic. These instruments have various uses in medical diagnostics, including the detection of infectious diseases, testing haemoglobin levels and monitoring blood glucose levels. They are a popular choice for these types of tests as they only require a single drop of blood, saliva, or urine and can be performed by a GP within minutes.

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