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Google Looking Beyond Glass Eyeing Contact Lenses

Google Looking Beyond Glass, Eyeing Contact Lenses

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Just as many people are forgoing glasses and opting for contact lenses so too may tech giant Google -- at least in the prototype stage. While Google has announced that it will open its...

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2014-04-22 23:07:30

Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of a 48 watt LED wobble light. The WBL-4X4LED-100-X24I from Larson Electronics consists of four LED lights with machined aluminum housings mounted on top of a frame to give a full 360° range of light. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The WBL-4X4LED-100-X24I self-righting light from Larson Electronics contains four LED light heads that produce 720 lumens each with a combined 48 watts...

2014-04-22 16:32:11

DUBLIN, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtvhhw/freestanding_and) has announced the addition of the "Free-Standing & Bulk GaN Substrates for Laser Diode, LED and Power Electronics Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wtvhhw/freestanding_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) LED applications will become the driving force of the...

2014-04-22 16:27:08

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/lens_markets_western_europe_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThe industry report package Lens Markets in Western Europe to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecasts offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends,...

2014-04-22 12:37:01

DALLAS, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Metamaterials Market by Device Type (Antennas, Superlens, Cloaking Devices, Absorbers), Metamaterial Type (Electromagnetic, Terahertz, Photonic, Tunable, Frequency Selective Surface, Non-Linear), Application & Geography - Trends & Global Forecasts to 2025" published by MarketsandMarkets, the value of Metamaterials Market is expected to reach $643 Million by 2025, at an estimated CAGR of...

2014-04-22 12:27:10

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX), DreamWorks Animation (NASDAQ: DWA) and 20th Century Fox, a division of 21(st) Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOX) today announced that How to Train Your Dragon 2, the thrilling second chapter of the How to Train Your Dragon trilogy, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(® ) 3D format and released into IMAX(® )theatres internationally starting June 13....

2014-04-22 08:28:14

Innovative, Tissue-Sparing, Cost-Effective Therapy MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX) today announced that an educational story based on its innovative MicroPulse(TM) technology for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD), was recently featured on the Washington, D.C. edition of "American Health Front," a health news program focused on advances in medical techniques and technologies....

2014-04-18 23:08:12

April 9-11, Beijing, China; Visit Christie at Booth #EE1-01. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Christie®, the world leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing the best-in-class 1-chip DLP® brightness offered by the new Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP® projectors at InfoComm China 2014, April 9-11. This marks the debut of the industry-leading projector series in the China market since its official introduction in February. Ideal for rental staging applications including concerts,...

2014-04-18 23:07:14

LED grow light sales enabled SuperCloset to record one of the company’s best revenue generating quarters for the first part of 2014. SuperCloset is the exclusive distributor of KIND LED which is widely regarded as the best LED grow light on the market today. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 The KIND K3 series is the current LED grow light series distributed, sold and shipped by SuperCloset. The main feature of the K3 KIND LED grow light is the 12 band perfect spectrum that...

2014-04-18 23:03:17

ReportsnReports.com adds Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 industry research reports to its store at http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/280781-grow-lights-for-agriculture-market-shares-strategies-and-forecasts-worldwide-2014-to-2020.html. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 This 2014 research on Grow Lights for Agriculture Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2014 to 2020 has 459 pages, 221 tables and figures....

2014-04-17 12:27:32

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Compound Optical Microscope Markets in the Top 5 American Countries to 2018 - Market Size, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/compound_optical_microscope_markets_top_american_countries_2018_market_size_trends_forecasts_1.htmlThis industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook...


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Nature Photonics
2012-09-24 08:13:04

Nature Photonics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2007 and published monthly by the Nature Publishing Group. As with other Nature journals, this periodical has no external Editorial Board with editorial decisions made by a fully-functioning in-house team. The journal covers research related to optoelectronics, laser science, imaging, communications, and other aspects of photonics. It publishes review articles, research papers, news and commentary, and research...

Optics Communications
2012-04-30 14:35:08

Optics Communications is a peer-reviewed rapid-publication scientific journal published by Elsevier. This journal has been in publication since April of 1969, according to the Library of Congress. It reports on all fields of optical science and technology. The following subjects are covered in Optics Communications: Physical optics, Optical information and image processing, Guided wave optics, Atomic and molecular physics, Optical properties of condensed and soft matter, Quantum optics,...

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2010-09-24 17:50:57

A telescope, designed to aid the observation of remote objects, collects some form of electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light). The Netherlands developed the first known practical telescope in the 17th century. The term "telescope" was termed in order to describe Galileo's instruments in 1611. However, Galileo was not the inventor of the telescope. It was Hans Lippershey, Zacharias Janssen, and Jacob Metius who are credited with the creation of the telescope. In 1668, Isaac Newton...

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2010-09-23 19:15:37

Bifocals are eyeglasses, commonly prescribed for presbyopia, with two distinct optical powers. Although there are arguments against him, Benjamin Franklin is generally credited with the invention of bifocals. After a correspondence between George Whatley and John Fenno it was thought that Franklin possibly invented the bifocals fifty years earlier than previously thought. Many inventions are worked on independently by many people and bifocals may have been the same, however, Franklin was...

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2010-09-16 15:48:43

A magnifying glass is a convex lens, usually mounted in a frame with a handle, which is used to produce a magnified image of an object. The glass works by creating a magnified virtual image of an object behind the lens. However, the distance between the lens and the object must be shorter than the focal length for the glass to work. If the distance is not correct then the image will appear small and inverted. Many magnifying glasses are mounted on a stand to insure the proper distance...

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