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    Photonex Scotland 2018: Inspirational speakers

    Xmark Media has chosen a new venue for their annual Scotland event. Photonex will take place in the centrally located South Hall at the University of Edinburgh on Thursday, 14 June 2018. The exhibition, an event for people...
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  • Unmanned Vehicles Provide Value Across Industries

    Unmanned Vehicles Provide Value Across Industries

    Unmanned vehicles (UVs) have been growing in both popularity and utility in the past five years. As the technology and capabilities of UVs advance, so too does the value of their commercial applications. UVs are becoming...
  • IFR Research Shows Robots create jobs

    IFR Research Shows that Robots Create Jobs

    At 309 units per 10000 employees, robot density in German manufacturing industry is the third highest worldwide. At the same time, the number of people employed in Germany reached 44 million in 2017, the highest figure since...
  • FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

    FLIR Systems Completes Strategic Investment in DroneSense

    FLIR Systems and DroneSense have announced that FLIR has completed a strategic investment in DroneSense, makers of a software platform that serves the growing needs of public safety organizations in utilizing unmanned aircraft...
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    World's Smallest Optical Implantable Biodevice

    Japanese researchers describe a new implantable device no bigger than the width of a coin that can be used to control brain patterns. The device converts infrared light into blue light to control neural activity and is both the smallest and...
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    Quantum Technology for Advanced Imaging: QUILT

    Selected preparation, control and use of individual photons and quantum states for modern applications, in October 2017, six Fraunhofer Institutes launched a new lighthouse project: QUILT (Quantum Methods for Advanced Imaging Solutions). The...
  • Inside the spinal cord of a zebrafish embryo, new neurons light up in different colors, letting scientists track nerve circuit development Credit T Liu et alScience 2018
  • M Mitchell Smith from left, Margaret Grant and Dean H Kedes have used this microscope Smith built to reveal how a cancer-causing virus clings to our DNA
  • Laser light for writing and erasing informationa strong laser pulse disrupts the arrangement of atoms in an alloy and creates magnetic structures left A second, weaker, laser pulse allows the atoms to return to their original lattice sites right Image San

    Writing and Deleting Magnets With Lasers

    Scientists at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) in Germany, together with colleagues from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (US), have found a way to write and delete magnets in an...
  • A conceptual illustration for thermal-to-visible synthesis for interoperability with existing visible-based facial recognition systems Courtesy Eric Proctor, William Parks and Benjamin S Riggan

    Facial Recognition Technology That Works in the Dark

    Army researchers have developed an artificial intelligence and machine learning technique that produces a visible face image from a thermal image of a person's face captured in low-light or nighttime conditions. This development could lead to...
  • A comparison of blood vessels imaged with short-wave fluorescence imaging right and near-infrared fluorescence imaging left Both images rely on a fluorescent dye called ICG, but the vessels can be seen more clearly with short-wave fluorescence imaging

    Fluorescent Dye Could Enable Sharper Bio Imaging

    Fluorescence imaging is widely used for visualizing biological tissues, such as the back of the eye, where signs of macular degeneration can be detected. It is also commonly used to image blood vessels during reconstructive surgery, allowing...
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  • European Particle Accelerator Community Publishes APAE Brochure
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    HyperScout Successfully Captures Its First Images from Space

    HyperScout, the first miniaturized hyperspectral camera in space, has captured its first images. Developed by an international consortium led by cosine, HyperScout was launched into space on 2 February 2018. The images are the first Earth...
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    Autonomous Aerial Robots from Exyn Technologies

    Originating from the University of Pennsylvania’s GRASP Labs, Exyn Technologies has commercialized groundbreaking research to build its proprietary AI software, exynAI, technology from the ground-up. Today, Exyn Technologies provides leading...
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    Endoscope Inspects Gas Turbine Blades While in Operation

    Resolve Optics has supplied several high temperature Short Wavelength Infrared (SWIR) endoscopic viewing systems to enable inspection of the blades in a gas turbine while in operation. Today, gas turbines are one of the most widely-used power...
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  • ASV Global, BMT Advance Safe Autonomous Navigation Through Deep Learning Techniques

    ASV Global, BMT Partner to Advance Safe Autonomous Navigation

    ASV Global (ASV) is leading a new £1.2-million (~$1.7-million) research project in partnership with BMT to enhance the safety and reliability of autonomous navigation. The project team will use deep learning machine vision systems trained...
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