DSM and Lightyear enable commercialization of integrated solar roof for the electric vehicle market

A great example of a Photonics Application! High-tech mobility innovator Lightyear and Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, have signed an agreement to jointly scale the commercialization of Lightyear’s unique solar-powered roof for the electric vehicle market. With this solution, both companies aim to accelerate the global adoption of …

Manufacturing & Industry 4.0

Innovations in Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 rely heavily on new developments in laser technology, optical fibers and sensor technology. Photonics delivers on all of the above, which is why PHAPPS week is a must for manufacturing companies wanting to stay ahead of the curve. Lasers: efficient, sustainable and low-cost manufacturingLasers are one of the most …

Consumer Electronics & Lighting

Today’s innovations in the consumer electronics and lighting industry largely depend on advances in photonics technology. From faster lasers to powerful LEDs, photonics paves the way to a profitable, sustainable and innovative future in electronics and lighting. High resolution screens for smartphones, tablets and TV’sPhotonics plays a vital role in today’s consumer electronics. High resolution …

Photonics Applications Week 2018 welcomes EPIC as Media Partner

Photonics Applications Week 2018 welcomes EPIC as Media Partner About EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium EPIC is the European Photonics Industry Consortium, a membership-led not-for-profit industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organisations working in the field of photonics. Our members encompass the entire value chain from LED lighting, PV solar energy, Silicon …

Novel tiny vision processing chip, promising for ultrasmall smart vision systems & IoT Apps

Novel tiny vision processing chip, promising for ultrasmall smart vision systems & IoT Apps Scientists have developed a microchip that can capture visual details from video frames using extremely low levels of power. According to the research team, the chip’s video feature extractor uses 20 times less power than existing best-in-class chips. The new microchip, …