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2014-08-14 23:05:14

Drive-by Capability Delivers Massive Amounts of Data, Big Cost Savings Morgan Hill, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 In yet another innovative application of LiDAR technology, Boston-based Essess (http://www.essess.com) has deployed Velodyne HDL-32 LiDAR sensors to help public utilities meet energy efficiency goals via advanced 3D thermal imaging. A hardware and software technology company, Essess provides drive-by thermal imaging capabilities that enable utility and government clients to...

2014-08-14 08:29:56

Fungus Indication Expands Functionality of Gentle Pro Laser Series IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), a leading global aesthetic device company, announced today the market launch of its proprietary handpiece featuring a new 5-millimeter spot size for the Gentle Pro Nd:YAG Laser Series. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120528/535447 The introduction of this new FDA-cleared handpiece expands the functionality of the GentleYAG(®...

2014-08-13 12:26:18

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global CMOS Image Sensor Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2126349/Global-CMOS-Image-Sensor-Market-2014-2018.html About CMOS Image Sensors Image sensors are devices used for the conversion of an image into an electronic signal. Image sensing technology is used in cameras, camcorders, and all types of imaging devices. Before the digital era, analog image sensors functioned with...

2014-08-13 08:34:11

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With new acquisitions no longer on the books and fiber optic communications in high demand for securing government networks, primary U.S. government contractor Systems Plus recently began working with leading fiber optic equipment manufacturer FiberPlex Technologies to bolster existing fiber infrastructure for its government and corporate clients. "New optical fiber multiplexing technology is becoming a critical part of our...

2014-08-13 08:25:56

Deal Boosts Cinepolis' IMAX Footprint and Marks Exhibitor's First IMAX Screens in U.S. NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) and Cinépolis, the world's fourth-largest cinema exhibition company, announced an agreement for three IMAX(®) theatres to be located throughout the United States. The first theatre will be added to the Cinépolis Posner Park complex in Kissimmee, Fla., with locations for the second and third theatres yet to be...

2014-08-11 23:01:40

Development Collaboration Brings Popular VFX, Broadcast and Design Renderer to Industry-Standard Apps Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In response to artist and designer demands, Chaos Group and The Foundry have announced that V-Ray will be available for a number of The Foundry's creative software solutions. The two companies have been working together on the development of V-Ray for three of The Foundry's products: V-Ray for MODO, V-Ray for NUKE and V-Ray for...

2014-08-11 08:35:15

Ari Emanuel: "The future of media and entertainment is not going to be a flat screen. OTOY is building the content pipeline for the next generation of movies and computer graphics, where immersion and presence will be a key axis of the creative process." LOS ANGELES, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud graphics company, OTOY Inc., today marked a major milestone in the future of media and entertainment, unveiling a holographic video pipeline for content creators, including the world's first...

2014-08-11 08:35:09

Distributor and e-tailer of innovative optics now carries more than 60 high-quality product brands WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An online distributor, retailer and wholesaler of binoculars, scopes and night vision optics has announced the addition of a dozen brands to its line of products. TechEyes, LLC now carries more top names, expanding its offerings to about 60 brands. The new brands available online at techeyes.com are Swarovski, Leica, U.S. Optics,...

2014-08-08 23:07:33

Firebird Sensors, Inc. (FSI) has released its revolutionary new MEGA Laser Power Meter (LPM). It uses a patented, single crystal Silicon Carbide sensor to allow it to deliver unparalleled performance. Reno, Nevada (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Firebird Sensors, Inc. (FSI) has released its revolutionary new MEGA Laser Power Meter (LPM). It uses a patented, single crystal Silicon Carbide sensor to allow it to deliver unparalleled performance. “The MEGA allows, for the first time ever, a single...

2014-08-08 23:04:12

Transparency Market Research has added a new report titled "Global Laser Cutting Machines Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Today, laser is a proven industrial tool and a growing commodity in every segment. Laser cutting machines enables metal fabricators to create high quality metal parts that need less finishing work. Today, laser cutting machines offer substantial...


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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