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  • Red Dot Award

    Schott Wins Red Dot Design and German Innovation Award

    The international technology group SCHOTT’s latest lighting innovation “LuminaLine” has not yet been on the market for three months and has already earned two prestigious international awards. Following the...
  • From left to right Dr Klaus-Henning Noffz CEO, Silicon Software, Dr Dietmar Ley CEO, Basler AG, Dr Ralf Lay CEO, Silicon Software

    Basler Acquires Silicon Software

    Industrial camera manufacturer Basler takes over 100% of the shares of Silicon Software, with immediate effect. The two managing directors, Dr Klaus-Henning Noffz and Dr Ralf Lay, will be working for Silicon Software and...
  • Schott agrees to acquire Primoceler Oy, a Finnish pioneer in glass micro-bonding Photo Primoceler
  • EPL Lineup
  • EMVA Forum September in Italy

    EMVA Forum: Vision for Industry 4.0 and beyond

    Today is the final day to get the early bird discount for the 3rd European Machine Vision Forum, to be held September 5 to 7 in Bologna, Italy. Register directly on the EMVA website. Details are now finalized – see all...
  • Jenoptik Acquires Prodomax Automation

    Jenoptik Acquires Prodomax Automation

    The Canadian company focuses on machine integration and process automation in the automotive industry. The combination of automation solutions and laser processing machines enables Jenoptik to tap into additional growth...
  • Double Helixs SPINDLE 3D nano-imaging module turns 2D imaging into 3D information capture Double Helix Optics
  • Phillip Schon left interviewed by Jose Pozo of EPIC right
  • Bright Photonics
  • Steven Goetstouwers and Jose Pozo

    Insights from European CEOs: EPIC interviews Admesy CEO

    Unlike most CEOs of European photonics companies, Steven Goetstouwers is neither an engineer nor does he have a technical background. A native of Belgium, he studied at the University of Hasselt in Belgium and took a degree involving a mix of...
  • EPIC interviews Focuz
  • EPIC interviews Synopsys and Phoenix Software CEOs

    Insights from European CEOs: Synopsys and PhoeniX Software

    Two business leaders who share a passion for software are united on one team. Jose Pozo, CTO of EPIC, had the opportunity to interview Tom Walker, the R&D Group Director of Synopsys and Twan Korthorst, the Director of PhoeniX...
  • Trends in Light 2018

    Seven Trends in Light Technologies, 2018

    This has been an important year in the development of light technologies, and among the advancements, Novus Light has spotted seven clear trends that will continue into 2018 and beyond. A recent report forecast that the overall photonics market is...
  • Trends and forecast 2016

    Seven Trends in Light Technologies, 2016

    The year of 2015 was the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies, celebrating these important technologies and their applications to people around the world. Light-based technologies are everywhere, and Novus Light has covered the...
  • Nitin Sampat Joins Edmund Optics as Senior Vision Solutions Engineer
  • Lance Bennett Assumes Presidency of IES 20182019

    Lance Bennett Assumes Presidency of IES

    Lance Bennett assumed the office of president of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the international provider of lighting education, standards, publications and professional development. Bennett succeeds Cheryl English.  Bennett has...
  • Pascal Langlois
  • Brookhaven Lab Senior Scientist Emeritus Vasilis Fthenakis Credit Brookhaven Lab

    Vasilis Fthenakis Receives William R Cherry Award from IEEE

    Vasilis Fthenakis, a senior scientist emeritus at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and founder and director of the Center for Life Cycle Analysis at Columbia University, has received the 2018 William R...
  • Eric Kurman Joins Deposition Sciences as CTO

    Eric Kurman Joins Deposition Sciences as CTO

    Deposition Sciences (DSI) plans to expand its thin-film deposition product range with the hiring of Eric Kurman, who rejoins the company as chief technology officer after a stint at Northrop Grumman.   Kurman holds an MS in Materials Science...
  • Joel Falcone, Excelitas Technologies
  • Junchi Lu has been awarded a 2018 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE

    Lu Awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship

    Junchi Lu has been awarded a 2018 Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for her potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field. Lu is a third-year PhD...

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