Crosman acquired laser sight company LaserMax a couple weeks after the airgun and optics manufacturer was acquired by a Connecticut capital investment company. The chain of events kicked off July 5 when Compass Diversified Holdings completed the purchase of Crosman for $152 million using both cash and credit, according to public filings of the transaction. Then, Crosman acquired LaserMax on...Continue Reading
An atomic-scale ID based on quantum technology has been demonstrated using a smartphone application. The quantum ID (QID) could potentially be used fo Source: Smartphone App Uses Quantum Technology to Identify Fake Products | Business | Jul 2017 | Photonics.comContinue Reading
AR/VR applications continue to be developed. Anyone who thinks this is going away needs to buy stock in buggy whips. The trendy-creepy glasses flopped. Then the tech giant realized that the future of wearables was in factories and warehouses. The original Glass designers had starry-eyed visions of masses blissfully living their lives in tandem with...Continue Reading
Rochester, NY. Laboratory for Laser Energetics. The first laboratory generation of an astrophysical shock wave has been reported by scientists. To produce the wave, scientists used a laser to create a high-energy plasma — a form of matter composed of atoms and charged atomic particles — that expanded into a pre-existing magnetized plasma. The interaction...Continue Reading
Excited to be working with our partners at High Technology of Rochester (HTR) on developing the biggest Optics. Photonics and Imaging start-up development programs in the country! This has been a long time coming, and we are glad to have finally achieved the recognition! Luminate: Helping optics photonics and imaging enabled startups with investment, mentors,...Continue Reading
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