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2014-01-23 12:28:54

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Biophotonics Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Biophotonics market to grow at a CAGR of 10.03 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing aging population. The Global Biophotonics market has also been witnessing the expansion of application. However, the high cost could pose a challenge to...

2013-12-16 08:24:02

Microscope Image of Carnivorous Plant Wins 10th Anniversary Olympus BioScapes Competition CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vegetarians beware! A spellbinding photo of the yawning trap of a carnivorous plant has taken First Prize in the 2013 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition(®), the world's foremost forum for showcasing microscope images and movies of life science subjects. Igor Siwanowicz, a researcher from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia...

2013-05-02 08:38:29

BF-190 bronchoscopes provide physicians and surgeons with unparalleled maneuverability and flexibility intended to expand reach within the endobronchial tree CENTER VALLEY, Pa., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative Medical and Surgical solutions, among other core businesses, announced today the commercial availability of its 510(k) cleared BF-190 bronchoscopes. (Photo:...

2012-12-17 08:23:17

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The judges dove Down Under to select an Australian video of freshwater rotifers as First Prize winner in the 2012 Olympus BioScapes Digital Imaging Competition(®), the world's foremost forum for showcasing microscope photos and movies of life science subjects. Ralph Grimm, a teacher from Jimboomba, Australia, captured the fascinating 58-second video showing the super-fast movements of tiny animals whose hair-like cilia beat constantly to...

2012-10-01 10:26:16

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. and SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus announces the availability of a revolutionary surgical system allowing surgeons to remove the gallbladder through the belly button using a single incision of only 12-15mm in size - a solution only Olympus is offering at this time. This one-of-a-kind system, developed over a five year period, will better enable Laparoendoscopic Single Site Surgery (LESS) and encourage a wider spread adoption of using a single...

2012-07-12 23:03:28

Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH and Olympus America Inc. CENTER VALLEY, Pa. have signed a nonexclusive worldwide licensing agreement allowing Carl Zeiss to access an extensive portfolio of patents held by Olympus in the field of digital pathology and virtual microscopy. Thornwood, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH and Olympus America Inc. CENTER VALLEY, Pa. have signed a nonexclusive worldwide licensing agreement allowing Carl Zeiss to access an extensive portfolio of patents...

2012-07-02 06:27:40

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus has premiered its IX3® line of inverted research microscopes, three systems that offer researchers unprecedented flexibility to customize their microscopes and adapt to tomorrow's demands. The systems offer precision, stability and optical performance to meet the most challenging quantitative measurement applications, along with user friendliness, speed, accuracy and the rugged reliability for which industry-leading Olympus research...

2011-12-14 10:17:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Olympus America Inc. today expanded its medical portfolio by introducing a collection of EZ Shot 2 single-use aspiration needles for Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) procedures.The four unique needles offer excellent puncture capability along with an adjustable sheath designed to help physicians more accurately approach the targeted site. Available in a complete selection of sizes and styles, the surface of the EZ Shot 2 needle is...

2011-12-07 21:31:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Olympus, a precision technology leader in designing and delivering innovative solutions in Medical and Surgical Products, among other core businesses, announces the release of Acecide(®)-C, a new, peracetic acid-based high-level disinfectant and sterilant. Designed exclusively for use in the Olympus Endoscope Reprocessor, the OER-Pro, Acecide-C provides high-level disinfection in just seven minutes, making...

2011-10-25 16:12:00

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympus America Inc. introduced a new surgical imaging platform, VISERA ELITE, and a new 5mm HD deflectable videolaparoscope, the ENDOEYE FLEX 5, today at the American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Clinical Congress in San Francisco. The VISERA ELITE platform is equipped with HDTV imaging capability and advanced image processing to provide the best possible image for Olympus surgical scopes across multiple specialties. The ENDOEYE FLEX...