October 2017
A former US Navy medic with training as an optician, Logan Newman later graduated from college with a degree in biology and became a certified science teacher. In 2012, New York state awarded him a STEM grant to start developing the curriculum for East High’s vision program. In 2014, he added his own New York...
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The largest optical fabrication conference in the nation happens in Rochester every other year.  It was held last week at the Riverside Convention Center. Amazing how difficult it was to get local media coverage about this extraordinary event. 188 Exhibitors (sold out) 2,000 attendees 110 papers 12 courses Thank you for the coverage, Photonics Media
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You are invited to the Luminate Lightning Round Join us as 25 companies compete to win a spot in Luminate, the world’s largest optics, photonics, and imaging accelerator. Each of  the 10 winning companies will receive admission into the six-month accelerator program starting this January, along with an initial $100K investment and a chance to compete...
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Digital Rochester is partnering with the Rochester Regional Photonics Cluster for an event designed for the non-photonics professional.  We will improve your understanding of the photonics industry, as well as some exciting updates on the recent wins in our area.  We’ve put together a panel of industry experts to give you a basic understanding of...
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Lumetrics, Inc., a leading metrology design, engineering and manufacturing company, has been awarded a Phase One Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant through the US Army and Department of Defense. Lumetrics’ proposal addresses the need of developing a specialized measurement system capable of measuring a critical component to many armed forces vehicles, transparent armor. Transparent...
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JML Optical Industries, LLC (JML) today announced the addition of Wade Cook to their industry leading management team. “Wade brings with him a wealth of knowledge and a fresh perspective on the nuances of the photonics industry in Rochester and around the world,” noted JML CEO Bob Bicksler.  “We believe this is a game changer...
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RPC Photonics today announced a large-volume order for Engineered Diffusers™ for a VCSEL-based, Time-of-Flight (ToF) 3D Sensing application from a Fortune 50 company.  RPC Photonics’ Engineered Diffusers™ provides uniform illumination with high efficiency in a custom-designed solution. G. Michael Morris, founder and CEO of RPC Photonics said “Our customers come to us for solutions to...
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Ahead Of Manufacturing Day, Senator Gillibrand Announces Legislation To Train The Next Generation Of Manufacturers, More Than 3,700 Albany County Students and 377,000 Students Statewide Currently Enrolled in Career and Technical Education (CTE) Training Could Benefit from This Legislation The bipartisan legislation, 21st Century Strengthening Hands On Programs that Cultivate Learning Approaches for Successful Students Act. This...
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