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SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing 2019 | Call for Papers


Defense & Security

SPIE presentations cover the latest research and promising breakthroughs in astronomy

Plenary sessions from SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2018.

Jennifer Douris O’Bryan

The US Trade Representative has announced a process for US companies to request permission to continue importing targeted items on a duty-free basis.


7 September 2018

A balloon-borne mission demonstrates the functionality of high-contrast imaging equipment in the stratosphere

16 August 2018
Christian Heipke_Deep Thought

Christian Heipke of Leibniz University Hannover discusses deep learning for remote sensing.

15 August 2018
Jurgen Beyerer, Fraunhofer

Jürgen Beyerer of Fraunhofer discusses machine vision and machine learning.

14 August 2018
Marks_SMART bandage

Photonics for a Better World

8 August 2018

European industry is an active participant in the quantum technology race.

1 July 2018
Exoplanet-hunting TESS returns first images
'First light' for satellite telescope launched earlier this year as multi-camera payload captures view of the Large Magellanic Cloud.
18 September 2018
Bipartisan bill 'saves' Rochester laser lab
Laboratory for Laser Energetics previously threatened by budget cuts now set for record $80 million funding.
17 September 2018
NASA launches 'ICESat-2' laser altimeter
Mission to monitor changing ice levels on Earth suffered significant delay and budget overrun.
17 September 2018
Boeing on board as BridgeSat raises $10M
Company is developing a network of ground stations to connect satellites and high-flying UAVs with high-speed laser links.
12 September 2018

Timothy Day: Good causes make for great business in photonics

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