This is the syndication feed for Mon, 24 Oct 2016 23:09:43 GMT Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:05:50 GMT 1800 Creating 3-D Hands to Increase Security Biometrics researchers from Michigan State University have created a lifelike 3D hand model, complete with all fingerprints, to test the accuracy of fingerprint scanners. These scanners are commonly... A61247 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:05:50 GMT Solar Imaging Tool Enables Better Understanding of Sun’s Atmosphere The ability to track a particular kind of solar wave as it sweeps upward from the sun's surface through the sun's atmosphere is widening astrophysics’ understanding of how solar material... A61248 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:00:00 GMT Photonics21 Announces Next Annual Meeting Photonics21 has announced that the 2017 Photonics Public Private Partnership Annual Meeting has been scheduled for March 28 and 29 in Brussels. Photonics21 is a European technology platform... A61244 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:43:10 GMT Infinera Joins AIM Infinera Corp., a provider of intelligent transport networks, has become the latest member of the American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), an industry-driven... A61243 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:40:47 GMT Novel Design May Make QCLs More Efficient, Easier to Produce Quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) developed using just two different materials have been demonstrated to be performance-comparable to QCLs manufactured using more costly, complicated methods. Previous... A61242 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:34:42 GMT Meise Joins EPIC Board Jan Meise, CEO of optical and thermal management technology developer AMS Technologies AG, has joined the board of directors of the European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC). “Almost... A61241 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:30:52 GMT S. Korea Researchers Produce Tabletop Hologram System Researchers at the 5G Giga Communication Research Laboratory of South Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute have developed a novel tabletop display system for... A61240 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:27:56 GMT Ciena to Supply Telecom Egypt With Optical Transport Systems Network solutions provider Ciena Corp. is supplying Egypt’s state-owned telephone company, Telecom Egypt Co. SAE, with its GeoMesh technology and packet-optical transport systems to enhance... A61238 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:45:19 GMT Picoquant Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary Optoelectronics development company Picoquant Inc. is celebrating its 20-year anniversary. “We at Picoquant focused from the beginning on offering innovative and high-quality products for... A61237 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:41:15 GMT Singapore International Robo Expo Announced The Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) has announced the first Singapore International Robo Expo (SIRE) to take place Nov. 1 and 2 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. SIRE... A61236 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:39:25 GMT LEDs Dominate Global Sapphire Applications LED remains the dominant sapphire application of 2016, according to a report by Yole Développement. After a dip in the second half of 2015, LED substrate demand has been growing strongly... A61235 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:37:08 GMT Retina Image Takes First Prize in NIH’s Beauty of Science Competition A confocal microscope image of a mouse retina shining with fluorescent molecules has been awarded first prize in the National Institutes of Health's 2016 Combined Federal Campaign "Beauty of... A61232 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT NJIT Biomedical Engineer Receives Innovation Grant New Jersey Health Foundation has awarded a $50,000 Innovation Grant to Tara Alvarez, Ph.D., to help create a 3D virtual reality therapy game for children suffering with binocular vision dysfunction... A61231 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:00:00 GMT Multichannel Optical Biosensor May Offer Low-Cost, Portable Means to Detect Cancer An eight channel smartphone spectrometer has been developed that can detect human interleukin-6 (IL-6), a known biomarker for lung, prostate, liver, breast and epithelial cancers. Unlike current... A61230 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:47:14 GMT Scifluor Begins Macular Edema, Degeneration Trials Biopharmaceutical company Scifluor Life Sciences Inc. has announced the first step in patient trials for the clinical investigation of potential new treatment for diabetic macular edema (DME) and... A61229 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:44:57 GMT Horwitz Appointed Chief Engineer at Optical Innovations Optical consulting firm Optical Innovations Co. has appointed James Horwitz as its chief engineer. Horwitz, a physics graduate of New York University, brings more than 20 years of experience in... A61228 Thu, 20 Oct 2016 08:41:26 GMT Hyperspectral Imaging May Enable Earlier Detection of GI Cancers A hyperspectral imaging technique uses a set of camera filters with a standard endoscopy system to increase the number of colors that can be seen during endoscopy and potentially improve the ability... A61225 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:05:57 GMT NIH Awards $1.4M Grant to Support Optogenetics Research A $1.4 million, three-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been awarded to Ryohei Yasuda, scientific director at the Max Planck... A61224 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:41:53 GMT Lifeimage Adds Functionality to Its Image Exchange Platform Lifeimage introduces release 5.0 of its medical image sharing technology, which connects health-care networks, providers and patients across the country. LifeIMAGE 5.0 provides more... A61223 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:39:55 GMT ELI Research Consortium Begins Construction, Technology Development The Extreme Light Infrastructure research consortium has begun construction of its Attosecond Light Pulse Source laboratory, along with technology development. Set to open in 2018, the facility... A61222 Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:37:35 GMT