Airbus Netherlands and TNO partner towards the realisation of optical satellite communication

At the inaugural event of the new Airbus production facility for space technology, Airbus Netherlands and TNO announced their cooperation for the development of a next-generation optical ground stations in the gigabit range. This is an important step towards the realisation of optical satellite communication. Almost all the data connections in space are based on radio-frequency electromagnetic waves. The new systems for optical satellite communication use laser light to make communications faster, more secure and cheaper. Continue reading “Airbus Netherlands and TNO partner towards the realisation of optical satellite communication”

SAVE THE DATE: Photonics Applications Week 2019, 30 Sept – 4 Oct

SAVE THE DATE: the next edition will take place from 30 September to 4 October 2019 in the Brainport Region (Eindhoven / Helmond, The Netherlands).

Unlike other photonics events Phapps Week is all about practice, not theory. During the workshops, exhibitions, lectures, networking events, debates and hackathons you get first-hand experience and insight into how the fast growing field of photonics can benefit your business and industry.

Phapps Week focuses on the following 8 application areas: Health Care | IoT & Autonomous Systems | IT & Telecom | Agri & Food | Manufacturing & Industry 4.0 | Aerospace & Military | Consumer Electronics & Lighting | System Integration /Integrated Photonics/Human Resources/Finance

Network with business peers and photonics experts to learn how your company can stay ahead of the innovation curve. Exchange your market demand with professionals from the photonics industry and see how they can help you, instead of the other way around!

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Photonics Applications Week welcomes Stijn Grove, Dutch Data Center Association, as Advisory Board Member for IT & Telecom

Photonics Applications Week welcomes Stijn Grove, Managing Director, Dutch Data Center Association, as Advisory Board Member for IT & Telecom

DDA connects the market-leading Dutch Data Centers to strengthen economic growth and drive awareness of Data Centers. DDA stimulates interaction between its participants, partners, government, interest groups and platforms. It promotes the role, impact and significance of Data Centers in our society and represents the interests of the DDA participants.

Stijn also heads the Digital Gateway to Europe organisation to promote the Netherlands as the international digital hub. Next to his work for the DDA and Digital Gateway to Europe Stijn is the co-initiator of the Digital Infrastructure Netherlands foundation, the umbrella organisation for the Dutch digital infrastructure sector. Continue reading “Photonics Applications Week welcomes Stijn Grove, Dutch Data Center Association, as Advisory Board Member for IT & Telecom”