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2014-05-29 23:08:21

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Photonic Integrated Circuit (IC) Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/photonic-integrated-circuit.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Photonic IC Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth,...

Sight For Sore Eyes: Augmented Reality Without The Discomfort
2014-05-29 14:31:26

The Optical Society New goggle-like device may lead to 3-D augmented reality technology that minimizes visual fatigue Augmented reality is increasingly becoming… well … a reality. Smartphone apps can point out restaurants as you scan the street with your phone camera or even identify constellations when you point your phone at the night sky. And goggle-like devices—akin to Google Glass—that you wear on your head can superimpose computer-generated images onto your direct view of...

2014-05-29 12:28:11

SINGAPORE, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Zecotek Photonics Inc. (TSX-V: ZMS; Frankfurt: W1I.F), a developer of leading-edge photonics technologies for medical, industrial and scientific markets, today announced it has completed the initial design engineering for a new data processing module for its patented real-time 3D display, representing a significant milestone in bringing the display system to commercial production. The new configuration provides for real time capability, with a...

2014-05-29 08:34:03

BROUSSARD, La., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Optogain USA Inc., (OPTOGAIN) a leader in the optical communications business, announced plans today to expand their sales of fiber-optic cable and hardware by applying for a GSA Schedule Contract and actively pursuing federal contracts. Government officials utilize GSA Schedules as a means of procuring goods and services knowing that companies on these schedules have been qualified and thoroughly vetted by the General Services...

2014-05-28 23:16:11

CyberCity 3D, a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with UK-based aerial mapping company Bluesky to create smart 3D city models throughout the UK. The Company also plans to integrate Bluesky's National Tree Map into 3D Esri CityEngine scenes it creates with Esri UK and Cumbria, England-based Garsdale Design. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 CyberCity 3D, Inc., a leading provider of advanced geospatial smart building data, has teamed with...

2014-05-28 23:14:37

Convention Photography services and Onsite Printing Photography by Professional Images Photography is now being offered in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Convention Photography services and Onsite Printing Photography by Professional Images Photography is expanding operations to southern California. The San Diego Convention Center is expected to attract over 800,000 attendees to annual meetings, tradeshows and expositions this year and Professional Images Photography has...

2014-05-28 12:32:37

LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Contact Lens Market (Gas Permeable Contact Lens and Soft Contact Lens) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/eye_care/contact_lens_market_gas_permeable_contact_lens_soft_contact_lens_global_industry_analysis_size_share_growth_trends_forecast_2013_2019.html Contact lens are medical devices that...

2014-05-28 12:27:02

LOS ANGELES, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Universal Pictures, a division of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), and Legendary Pictures today announced that Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula, starring Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals), will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(®) format and released into IMAX(® )theatres internationally starting Oct. 2 and in North America beginning Oct. 17....

2014-05-27 12:37:19

DUBLIN, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wcg36n/global_fiber) has announced the addition of the "Global Fiber Laser Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Fiber Laser market to grow at a CAGR of 21.9 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption of fiber lasers due to...

2014-05-27 12:28:46

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global Objective Lens Market to 2018 - Market Size, Top 10 Countries, Trends, and Forecastshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/north_america/usa/global_objective_lens_market_2018_market_size_top_10_countries_trends_forecasts_1.html This industry report package offers the most up-to-date market data on the actual market situation, trends, and future outlook for objective lenses in the world...


Latest Optics Reference Libraries

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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