From the home to Hollywood, consumer applications in entertainment will continue to have an impact on the photonics market.
Daniel S. Burgess, Senior Editor
The recent establishment of the Purdue International Center for Entertainment Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., is a formal acknowledgment of entertainment as a vibrant innovation sector. The center will bring researchers and the entertainment industry together to coordinate technology development and transfer.
In photonics, the center will target the digital production and exhibition of movies, the improvement of three-dimensional scanning and motion-capture systems, and optical communications solutions…