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New Imaging Technology Takes Cues From Astronomy And

New Imaging Technology Takes Cues From Astronomy And Ophthalmology To Make Microscope Images Sharper

Howard Hughes Medical Institute The complexity of biology can befuddle even the most sophisticated light microscopes. Biological samples bend light in unpredictable ways, returning difficult-to-interpret information to the microscope and...

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2013-12-17 12:25:39

Captures Five Optical Measurements in One High-Resolution Scan; Same Wavefront Sensing Technology Used to Measure NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's Optics ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the introduction of Abbott's iDesign Dx system, U.S. ophthalmologists now have a diagnostic tool that can capture five optical measurements in one three-second scan to determine the patient's visual abnormalities. This highly advanced diagnostic tool measures the internal...

2013-09-26 23:31:27

As a leading manufacturer of measurement technology, Lumetrics®, Inc. is the proud recipient of a prize from Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements in Technology in the category of “Optics, Photonics and Imaging Technology.” Rochester, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 With more than a decade of experience in the field of precision measurement, Lumetrics, Inc. has received a “GREAT” award from Digital Rochester, also known as Greater Rochester Excellence and Achievements...

Wavefront Optics Can Help You See Better
2013-08-27 17:44:13

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Astronomers have developed groundbreaking optical techniques to bring distant stars into focus and this same technology is now being appropriated by eye care professionals to improve their analysis and corrective methods. According to a recently published review in the journal Optometry and Vision Science by Indiana University optometrist Larry N. Thibos, the concept of ‘wavefront optics’ is transforming how vision professionals...

2013-06-12 12:25:07

ON NATIONAL TELEVISION OWNED BY MARK CUBAN COMPANIES AND RYAN SEACREST MEDIA LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EnV Productions today announced that they have signed an agreement with AXS TV, the network joint venture among Mark Cuban Companies, Ryan Seacrest Media, and partners AEG and talent agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to air the WAVEFRONT Electronic Dance Music Festival (EDM) live from Chicago on July 6. Fatboy Slim will headline the network's live coverage of...

2012-09-13 02:33:02

Interactive technology showcase to accelerate development and adoption of wireless Machine-to-Machine innovation in Canada VANCOUVER, Sept. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications and Wavefront today open the doors to a new Rogers Wireless Innovation Centre in Vancouver. Located within Wavefront's national centre of excellence for wireless commercialization, the Rogers Wireless Innovation Centre is a space where business customers and developers can experience first-hand the latest...

Tiny Planet-Finding Mirrors Borrow From Webb's Playbook
2012-05-25 03:33:19

NASA's next flagship mission – the James Webb Space Telescope – will carry the largest primary mirror ever deployed. This segmented behemoth will unfold to 21.3 feet in diameter once the observatory reaches its orbit in 2018. A team of scientists at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., now is developing an instrument that would image and characterize planets beyond the solar system possibly from a high-altitude balloon has borrowed a page from the Webb...

Webb Telescope Spinoff Technologies Already Seen In Some Industries
2012-04-20 03:38:40

[ Watch the Video ] A critical component of the James Webb Space Telescope is its new technology. Much of the technology for the Webb had to be conceived, designed and built specifically to enable it to see farther back in time. As with many NASA technological advances, some of the innovations are being used to benefit humankind in many other industries. The Webb telescope is the world's next-generation space observatory and successor to the Hubble Space Telescope. The most powerful...

2012-01-23 11:00:00

Wireless Innovation Centre to foster development of innovative wireless solutions on Canada's first LTE network VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Rogers Communications and Wavefront, Canada's wireless centre of excellence for commercialization and research, announced today the launch of the Rogers Wireless Innovation Centre, a new Centre that helps technology innovators develop products and bring them to market faster. The Rogers Wireless Innovation Centre will showcase the...

2011-09-14 15:18:00

GREENBELT, Md., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. is now offering its advanced optical technologies for licensing and partnership opportunities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA's Innovative Partnerships Program Office is making available wavefront sensing and adaptive optics technologies, procedures, and lab equipment to private industry through its "Can you See it Now?" Campaign. All of the...

2011-09-14 06:05:00

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has delivered Wavefront Sensing & Control (WFS&C) software for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) to prime contractor Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. The WFS&C software contains the sophisticated mathematical algorithms that will be used to align and phase the telescope's eighteen 1.3 meter hexagonal primary mirror segments to perform as a single monolithic mirror. (Photo:...