This is the syndication feed for Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:00:04 GMT Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT 1800 Engineered Film Has Refractive Index Near 1 A dielectric film with a refractive index close to that of air could be used to make photonic devices more efficient and mechanically stable. Photonic devices require high contrast between... A57805 Mon, 12 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT The Value of the Visual For those who question how much a picture is worth, consider the experience of Engineering Specialties, Inc. (ESI). Getting a complete image is crucial to the company’s success. Based in... A57809 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:09:27 GMT Design Presents Cheaper Alternative for 2-μm Fiber Lasers A new fiber laser design that eliminates a costly component that had been necessary to generate beams around 2 μm, a band useful for surgery, materials processing and atmospheric study.  ... A57806 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:53:26 GMT Marissa Edmund Named VP of Sales at Family Optics Company Edmund Optics Inc. has appointed Marisa Edmund, granddaughter of founder Norman Edmund, as its executive vice president of global sales and marketing. Marisa Edmund began her career at the... A57804 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:43:55 GMT German Partnership Brings OCT, Laser Transfer Printing to Hearing Aids Seven businesses and a nonprofit research institute have partnered to improve the functionality and comfort of hearing aids through light-based imaging and manufacturing technologies. The... A57803 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:31:42 GMT Time Flies. So Do the Technological Advancements It Delivers. Light-based advancements in industrial manufacturing, assembly and automation occur at a pace about as lethargic as an F-22 Raptor jetting through the sky at an approximate 65,000-ft altitude... A57802 Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:26:23 GMT 3D Color Stereo Line-Scan Imaging — Addressing 3D Imaging Obstacles The world of industrial automation continues to advance technically. In the past few years, the machine vision industry has developed and introduced many new 3D methodologies, including... A57798 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:34:43 GMT Laser Measurement System Best Practices Given the pace at which technology advances, there always seems to be a learning curve. With the abundance of consumer electronics available, there typically is no right or wrong way to use these... A57797 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:25:28 GMT 3D Vision for Industrial Robots Industrial robots have existed for several decades, finding an initial foothold in the automotive sector. With tasks requiring high levels of repeatability, large payloads and moderate speeds,... A57796 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:17:29 GMT Choosing a Machine Vision System — Making the Right Selection Picture an industrial process designer confronted with a problem that only vision-based technology can solve. The first decision that the designer would need to make is whether to choose an... A57795 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:01:58 GMT Profits Up at Exfo Despite Currency Concerns Telecommunications firm Exfo Inc. increased earnings dramatically in its last fiscal year, which ended Aug. 31. The result came despite lower sales figures, which the company said resulted from... A57794 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:16:45 GMT Latest Research, Technologies Slated for Neuroscience 2015 The Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting, Neuroscience 2015, will be held on Oct. 17-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. More than 30,000 scientists and researchers from more than 80... A57793 Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:12:41 GMT Teledyne Dalsa Secures Contract for Multispectral Satellite Imagery Denel Spaceteq, a South African satellite systems provider, has awarded a contract to Teledyne Dalsa Inc. to develop a multispectral image sensor for an Earth observation platform to be launched in... A57792 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:45:54 GMT Imperx Opens R&D Office at Florida Incubator Imperx Inc. has announced the opening of its new R&D office in Orlando, Fla., at the University of Central Florida (UCF) business incubator facility. The offices are located at Research... A57791 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:43:03 GMT Andrew Boorn Named CEO of Tornado Spectral Systems Dr. Andrew Boorn has been named CEO of Tornado Spectral Systems Inc., a developer of real-time optical process analyzers and imaging solutions. Boorn currently serves as chairman of the... A57790 Wed, 07 Oct 2015 10:39:48 GMT How Does Your Garden Glow? Gardens are typically better enjoyed in daylight, right? A new art installation at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Georgia begs to differ. The “Bruce Munro: Light in the Garden”... A57789 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:43:39 GMT NASA Technology Aims to Save the Forests Ravenous insects that are smaller than a penny continue to migrate north from the southeast U.S., threatening to destroy millions of pine and ash trees in the northeastern part of the country. NASA... A57788 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:39:23 GMT Position, Position, Position New standards could provide positioning and motion systems with higher dynamic path-following capabilities than existing and earlier systems. This may become critical for applications in precision... A57787 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:10:56 GMT Cloaking Principle Could Boost Solar Cell Performance Invisibility cloaking may be a long way from reality, but the principle could help improve the performance of solar cells in the near term. In a series of simulations, researchers at the... A57786 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:54:54 GMT UV Catheter Plugs Holes in Hearts With help from UV light, a catheter device could provide a way to repair defects in hearts and other organs without surgery. The device has already been used successfully in animal studies, and... A57785 Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:50:02 GMT