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Illumination & Displays

Virtual and Augmented Reality Tech Joins the Fight against Crime

AR and VR infiltrate shady criminal worlds and are beginning to tackle terrorism.

Pierre-Alexandre Blanche

Head-up displays have been in use by military aircraft for decades, but like a lot of interesting technology developed for the military, they're moving into the commercial space.

19 November 2018
PW childcare grant

SPIE has created a grant to give parents equal opportunity to attend its largest annual meeting.

1 November 2018
Augmented Reality for Breast Cancer Research

Augmented reality helps surgeons make decisions in real time.

30 October 2018
Terrasse Optique

An experiential pavilion teaches the public about light.

1 October 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
Eindhoven team develops hybrid data storage with optical and magnetic drives
Next-generation photonic memory devices are ‘light-written’, ultrafast and energy efficient,
17 January 2019
SPIE announces 2019 Society Awards
24 recipients recognised for achievements across wide range of light-based science advances.
16 January 2019
2019 SPIE Startup Challenge semi-finalists named
Contenders to showcase innovations in healthcare, lasers, wearables and IoT, hoping to win big at PW 2019.
9 January 2019
CES 2019: EPFL showcases photonics startups
Swiss Pavilion this week hosting several new photonics-led firms at the high-tech expo in Las Vegas.
9 January 2019
Richard B. Gunderman: Learning to See

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10 January 2019